Luis Romero at Liberty Ford Maple Heights

If you have not driven past Liberty Ford in Maple Heights, you have not seen one of the biggest automotive dealerships and service facilities in NE Ohio. This place is massive! They sell and service both consumer and commercial vehicles. The service department is a well-oiled machine with specific areas for new cars, used cars, […]

Brandon Reynolds at Liberty Ford

Brandon Reynolds (AD-287/2018) is the newest OTC graduate to be working at Liberty Ford in Maple Heights. He’s currently working as a lube tech, what all entry level techs start out as, and is working towards moving up to service tech. While some new graduates feel their skills are wasted as a lube-tech, it is […]

Adam Vikowski

Adam Vikowski (AT-232/2016) is a graduate of Normandy High School. He has been working as a service technician with Liberty Ford in Maple Heights for three years. With a service department that is open 10-hours a day five-days a week, and eight hours on Saturdays there is no shortage of work to be done. OTC […]

Jonathon Miranda
MW student at Buick GMC

Automotive graduate AT-236/2018) and BMW STEP (OH-36) student Jonathon Miranda is working at Ganley Buick GMC in Strongsville, OH. He was working full-time hours while he was in the Automotive program, now that he’s in the STEP program, he has cut back, working late afternoons and into the evening. Miranda got the job when he […]

Abby Mitchell headed to Hilton Head BMW

There can be good and not so good cities to work in, but we can’t imagine one much better than Hilton Head, South Carolina to land your first job as a new BMW technician! Abby Mitchell is packed and headed south after Friday’s BMW STEP graduation to Hilton Head BMW. Mitchell is continuing a trend […]

OTC alumni stops by

Darnell Jackson became a student at OTC after his attempt to change the oil in his grandfather’s car caused him to drain out all of the coolant instead. Jackson is a February 2017 auto-diesel graduate and July 2017 graduate of BMW STEP and stopped back on campus today to give us an update, along with […]

Alumni Donates Tools

A HUGE Thank You! goes out to 2005 OTC alumni David Eaton for paying it forward in donating $7,000 worth of new tools to Ohio Technical College. The tools will be put to good use and given to a top student or students in future graduating classes. Eaton gives credit to OTC for his current success […]

BMW foreman is OTC alumni

As shop foreman, OTC alum John Staley (AT-104/2008, BMW OH-15/2011 ) oversees more than a dozen employees at two BMW locations, one in Westlake and the other in Middleburg Heights. He calls himself an ‘automotive detective’ in that having been a BMW technician for over five years, he knows when the job has been done […]

Tyler Coon
Classic Corvette Restoration

It’s always great to see our graduates when they stop in and let us know how things are going. During Saturday’s Open House we saw several alumni stopping in or actively participating in their training programs’ presentation to the hundreds of visitors we welcomed on campus. Nothing and no one can explain the effectiveness of […]

Alex Genao and Andrew Morrill
Alex Genao and Andrew Morrill

Auto-Diesel graduates Alex Genao and Andrew Morrill are a minimum 12-hour drive from home. Genao and Morrill live about 90-minutes away from each other, Genao is from Gloucester, MA and Morrill is from Webster, New Hampshire. Both made the decision to attend OTC as a means to break free of their small town existence and […]