The RV Technical Institute is growing its leadership team by adding Bill Stewart as the facility’s new director of education.
Stewart joins institute with 32 years of RV and automotive experience. In addition to being a Level 4 Certified RV technician, he holds certifications from Cummins, Grand Design, Heartland and others, the institute stated.
“With over two decades of training and RV technician leadership, Bill is the perfect candidate to help RVTI understand the needs of our dealer partners,” RVTI Executive Director Curt Hemmeler said. “And Bill is no stranger to RVTI. He participated in the creation of the RVTI curriculum, and as the head of training for General RV, he has been training technicians using the new curriculum for a while now.”
The newly established education director role is responsible for overseeing continued improvement of RVTI curriculum, along with the development of additional lessons to meet RVTI customer needs.
The institute stated Stewart’s passion lies in training and motivating people to achieve goals. His goal is to train technicians to better serve customers, RVTI stated. Stewart’s previous positions include general manager, general sales manager and parts and service director. He most recently worked with General RV as technician trainer, where he established training programs to promote RV tech growth.
“Throughout the years, people have helped me,” Stewart said. “I am just paying it forward.
“Training and educating RV technicians is not a job. It is not a hobby,” he said. “It is my passion.”