Meet Our Staff

Meet Our Staff


Leona Dalavai Scott

Leona Dalavai Scott, is director of marketing and communications. Prior to her current role, she edited AutoInc. for 10 years. A graduate of the University of Kansas, she holds degrees in journalism and political science. She is a member of Association Media and Publishing and has many years of communications and marketing experience.

(817) 514-2900, ext. 119 |


Jeff Bach

Jeff Bach is the owner of CRT Auto Electronics in Batavia, Ohio. He can be reached at


Trisha Baker

Trisha Baker, manager of graphics and production, has been with the Automotive Service Association since 1982. A journalism graduate from North Texas State University, she handles all graphic production for AutoInc., as well as other ASA publications. She is instrumental in developing brand recognition of the association and its publications through graphic design and layout practices.

(817) 514-2900, ext. 125 |


John Clark

John Clark, the editor of AutoInc. magazine, has worked as a reporter and editor at several daily newspapers in Texas. For more than 18 years, he served as the editor of in-flight magazines for American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines. Most recently, he edited Scouting magazine as managing editor for the Boy Scouts of America.

(817) 514-2900, ext. 116 |


Brian Manley

Brian Manley is a vocational automotive instructor for the Cherry Creek school district in Aurora, Colo. He is an ASE triple master certified technician and a member of the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) board of trustees.


Bob Redding

Bob Redding is the Automotive Service Association’s Washington, D.C., representative. He is a member of several federal and state advisory committees involved in the automotive industry.

(202) 543-1440 |


Craig Van Batenburg

Craig Van Batenburg, AAM, is the owner of the Automotive Career Development Center (ACDC),, and delivers management and technical seminars nationwide. He formerly owned Van Batenburg’s Garage Inc. in Worcester, Mass., for more than 25 years. Van Batenburg is ASE master and L1 certified, with advanced skills in hybrid drive systems.

(800) 939-7909 |

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