Long Beach, Calif. (Sept. 25, 2012) — WyoTech has appointed John Allen as vice president of the Long Beach campus, located at 2161 Technology Place in Long Beach. In his new position, Allen will provide administrative and leadership support to the students and staff.
Allen comes to WyoTech-Long Beach with more than 19 years of experience in the automotive industry. After earning his Bachelor of Science degree in Management from Rutgers University, Allen’s automotive career began as general manager at Strauss Auto, a full service auto parts and tire chain in New Jersey. In 1999, he was hired as a store manager for EZ Lube where his leadership skills allowed him to advance quickly from managerial positions to vice president of operations and finally vice president of compliance in 2010.
“John has an excellent understanding of our students’ immediate needs and objectives,” said Brad Janis, president of WyoTech Long Beach. “His extensive leadership experience, as a result of managing 80 EZ Lube oil change facilities, will be beneficial to our faculty and staff. He will play an integral role on our campus, continuing the mission of providing superior career-oriented education for our students.”
WyoTech – Long Beach is located at 2161 Technology Place, Long Beach, Calif., 90810. WyoTech is a division of Corinthian Colleges, Inc., one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America. With six campuses located throughout the United States, WyoTech offers degree and diploma programs in the fields of automotive, diesel, collision/refinishing, motorcycle, marine and construction trades. In addition, WyoTech offers advanced training programs in applied service management; advanced diesel; light duty diesel; advanced automotive diagnostics; street rod and custom fabrication; motorsports chassis fabrication; high performance power trains; and trim and upholstery technology. For more information about WyoTech, go to www.wyotech.edu. For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at www.wyotech.edu/disclosures.