AAMCO Transmissions, Inc. ("AAMCO"), has been named a 2017 LearningElite award winner by Chief Learning Officer magazine. This robust, peer-reviewed ranking and benchmarking program honors organizations for exemplary workforce development strategies that deliver significant business results. Named among more than 60 other national organizations across various industries, AAMCO was recognized for the second consecutive year for its state-of-the-art training curriculum and facility, AAMCO University, which includes over 300 comprehensive training courses designed for its franchise owners, customer service managers and technicians.
"Dedication to ongoing learning and development for our franchise owners and their employees plays a critical role in AAMCO's success, and we are honored to be recognized for our best-in-class performance in that area," said Brett Ponton, CEO and president of American Driveline and AAMCO Transmission, Inc. "As the automotive repair industry continues to evolve and become more complex, it is our commitment to both professional development and technical mastery that gives AAMCO the edge in employee and customer satisfaction."
Developed under the guidance of a group of chief learning officers and senior learning and development practitioners, the LearningElite program ranks the best organizations based upon their impact, size and industries served. A comprehensive evaluation of learning and development, the LearningElite list also recognizes individual companies for their efforts in functional areas, including leadership development, use of technology, executive buy-in, and content development and delivery, among others.
For more than 50 years, AAMCO's network of locally owned and independently operated automotive service centers has employed the latest technology. Expert technicians diagnose a repair, fix it right the first time and back it with a nationwide warranty. Known as the world's leading transmission expert, the company has evolved into a total car care brand that provides a variety of services including brake repair, tune-ups, shocks and struts, routine maintenance and more. AAMCO was named to Entrepreneur's 2017 Franchise 500 ranking top of its category for the third consecutive year. Based on network size, growth rate and financial strength, last year, the brand also earned a spot on Entrepreneur's "Best of the Best" list. Additionally, AAMCO has been consecutively ranked on Franchise Times' Top 200+ for the last two years.
With nearly 650 centers across North America, AAMCO is actively seeking single- and multi-unit franchisee operators who are passionate about the brand and committed to providing the highest quality service. Interested candidates should have a minimum net worth of $250,000 and liquid assets of at least $65,000 per unit. Depending on the real estate site selected, franchisees can expect the total investment to be approximately $227,400 – $333,000 with a $39,500 initial franchise fee. AAMCO offers financing support for qualified candidates. Reduced franchise fees are also available for honorably discharged veterans.