Industry Veteran Tony Molla to Join ASA Staff

For Release:            Immediate

News Release ASA-11


Industry Veteran Tony Molla to Join ASA Staff


Molla will play a visible role at industry events, leveraging his vast experience

and extensive network of contacts.


NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, TEXAS, April 29, 2015 – Industry veteran Tony Molla will join the staff of the Automotive Service Association (ASA) beginning May 11 as its new vice president.

            In this just created position for ASA, Molla will participate in industry events and build industry relations, including those with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). He will work closely with the Mechanical and Collision Division Operations Committees on their projects and activities, as well as perform many other duties, including the Secure Data Release Model (SDRM).

            Dan Risley, president/executive director of ASA, said the contributions Molla brings to the table will benefit ASA in its future.

“ASA is poised for growth and adding a well-respected industry veteran with all-star caliber talent such as Tony will benefit ASA members and the industry. He embodies our philosophy and approach of working together with the industry, and we are fortunate to have him join our team,” says Risley.

Molla is currently the vice president of communications for the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) in Leesburg, Va., where he has worked for 15 years. Prior to joining ASE, Molla spent nine years as the editorial director of Motor Age magazine and Automotive Body Repair News (ABRN).

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