Ronald H. Weiner was a pioneer in the support and promotion of automotive service excellence. He was President of the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), an industry-wide coalition working to improve the quality of service and repair by testing and certifying automotive technicians. He worked on and around cars for nearly 40 years, beginning in his family’s automotive business while earning a degree in transportation from the University of Denver.
Weiner spent five years as President of the Detroit- based Automotive Information Council before being named ASE President in 1982. A charter member of the ASE Board of Directors, he also headed the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, which evaluates auto service programs in schools across North America.