Steve Ali
Steve Ali

OTC alumni, Steve Ali, has an abundance of confidence and believes 100% in his skill level and his ability to run a profitable business. “Anytime I do something, I’m all in.” His multi-million-dollar shop, Xtreme Performance, is proof he knows what he’s doing. Ali is proud of the fact it is one of the Top […]

Gary Reynold
Gary Reynold

In Gary Reynold’s classroom a sign above the whiteboard reads, Pass with Hard Work. The message is simple, “this is not easy. That’s why it is called WORK.” Gary Reynolds has been a successful automotive teacher for the Hudson (OH) School System for twenty-four years. Lessons he passes along to his students come from 20+ […]

David Fairhurst
David Fairhurst

David Fairhurst started his OTC training as an Automotive student. He had the grades, attendance and attitude to continue into BMW STEP training. OTC STEP graduate David Fairhurst is now working at Kelly BMW in Columbus, OH and has been since his 2014 graduation from our BMW STEP training program. Shout out to his classmates […]

Justin Smith
Justin Smith

OTC Auto-Diesel graduate, Justin Smith, is working his way through BMW training since he was hired on at Kelly BMW in Columbus, as an apprentice. Smith was specifically looking to relocate to the Columbus area, and Kelly was a good fit for both of them. One of the biggest obstacles dealerships face is acquiring good […]

Gary Frederick, Jr.
Gary Frederick, Jr

Complete Automotive graduate Gary Frederick, Jr., couldn’t be happier with his placement at Kelly BMW in Columbus, Ohio. “I have a great mentor here that have taught me so much since I started in September. He is super patient with me asking a million questions and has taught me some handy tips on how to […]

Richard Martin
Richard Martin

OTC alumni Richard Martin is from Chagrin Falls, OH. He made Honor Roll three times during his 18-months of Automotive training at OTC. Like many other students who excel in our Automotive and Auto-Diesel programs, Martin was offered the opportunity to extend his training in OTC’s BMW STEP program. Martin had a small introduction to […]

Christopher Peterson
Christopher Peterson

On the road once again, this time OTC stopped at No Cages Harley Davidson in Plain City, OH – catching up with Christopher Peterson. He graduated from VTTT-03 in March 2015. “The American V-Twin program with the added Associate Degree was just what I wanted. Life worked out where that was the perfect time for […]

Kristopher Brickman
Kristopher Brickman

OTC is on the road again in search of our alumni. The road trip this time was a little shorter, just about 45-minute drive southeast of downtown Cleveland we stopped in at Steinel’s Autowerks, tucked inside one of the many industrial parks in Twinsburg, OH. Steinel’s would be a destination stop for any discriminating Porsche […]

Brandon Cain
Brandon Cain

It’s always a bonus when we stop to talk with one alumni, and find out there is more than one working at the same location. At Steinel’s Autowerks in Twinsburg we also talked to 2008 Automotive and BMW STEP alumni Brandon Cain. Cain is a Willowick native and while in high school took one year […]

Steve Mcbride, Jr.
Steve Mcbride, Jr.

High Performance & Racing alumni Steve Mcbride, Jr. graduated in December 2015 and was featured on our Road Trip themed yearbook. In keeping up with many of our alumni, we reached out to all of our students on that cover to see what they were up to. After graduation, McBride was immediately in the thick […]