Northwood University has announced the appointment of Dr. Thomas Litzinger as the new industry chair of aftermarket education.
Litzinger has already marked his presence as the executive director of the University of the Aftermarket and as an instructor, the university said in a statement. His new role entails leading Northwood’s academic aftermarket program, where he is expected to continue pushing the boundaries in serving the industry’s talent needs.
“Dr. Thomas Litzinger has already made an impressive impact as executive director of the University of the Aftermarket and in the classroom. With Thomas now leading our academic aftermarket program, Northwood looks forward to further gains in serving the emerging talent needs of this important sector of our economy,” said Dr. Kristin Stehouwer, academic vice president and provost of Northwood University.
Litzinger assumed the role of the executive director of the University of the Aftermarket in October 2022.
Litzinger has a passion for Northwood and the aftermarket industry. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration at Northwood and his Master of Science degree in organizational leadership from the DeVos Graduate School of Management. He also completed Leadership 2.0, an executive training program through the University of Aftermarket. Outside of Northwood, he completed his doctorate at Liberty University and is a limited licensed psychologist in Michigan.
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