Larry Baker started teaching Automotive Technology at the Aims Fort Lupton Campus part time in 2008. He moved to full time in 2010, just in time for the new building in Windsor!
He holds an A.A.S. degree in automotive technology from the Denver Institute of Technology, as well as several certifications, including:
Mark started teaching at Aims in 1996. He earned his Associate of Applied Science degree from Aims in 2004, as well as an Associate of Liberal Arts degree in 2008 from Aims. He went on to earn a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado has earned a Master of Arts in Rehabilitation Counseling in 2014.
He also holds several certifications and awards, including:
Mark teaches Automotive Service Technology courses.
Director, Automotive Programs & Aims Automotive & Technology Center
Fred Brown joined Aims Community College as the Director of Automotive Programs in 2009 and was directly involved in the ground up construction and operation of the Aims Automotive & Technology Center in Windsor.
Fred holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management and has more than 30 years of management and leadership experience operating multi-location businesses, multi-million dollar automotive dealership groups, and non-profit community based organizations.
Fred is also a Management and Leadership Consultant to independent businesses, owners, operators, leaders, managers, and individuals. He has also served as a consultant to the Ford Motor Company, Ford Motor Credit, Snap-On Tools, Gates Corporation and a multitude of other organizations. His quest is to make the Aims automotive programs "simply the best!"
Instructor, Automotive Collision Repair
Kyle Cadarette has been teaching at Aims part-time since October 2009 and full-time since 2013. He received his A.A.S in Automotive Collision Technology from Aims Community College. Kyle teaches all courses in Automotive Collision Technology including plastic repair, refinishing, structural and non-structural repair. His work experience over the last 15 years has covered all aspects of collision repair including production, custom, hot-rod, restoration, fleet and semi-truck and motorcoaches.
Kyle also hold several certification, including:
Margaret began working for Aims in 1998 as an Academic Advisor and with Admissions and Records. She moved to working in the Automotive department in 2007. She is the receptionist and building coordinator for the Aims Automotive and Technology Center and brings basic advising and admissions knowledge to the building as a resource for students and faculty.
Masters of Education Degree in Career and Technology Education
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Industrial Arts
First Degree Black Belt in Kenpo Karate
Mike Hanscome graduated from Aims in 1991 before spending 20 years in the industry. He returned to Aims in 2012 as an assistant and moved to a part-time instructor later that year. In his years in the collision industry he has worked in collision shops, restoration/Hot Rod shops, and built cars for drag racing. His drag racing background is essential as the lead advisor for the Full Throttle Automotive Car Club. This club builds, maintains, and races the club drag car. Mike as been a successful advisor for the SKILLS USA program leading student to 7 podiums spanning over 7 years including 4 national championships.
Mike also holds several certifications, including:
Mike teaches collision repair and refinishing courses.
Instructor, Auto Service Technology
Dan Sisson attended Aims and received an A.A. degree in Automotive in 1979. He worked at a local dealership in Greeley, then taught part time in August 2006. He moved into full time in August 2010, and now teaches automotive students at the Windsor facility.
Brian Smallwood has been teaching part time for Aims Community College since 2010. He graduated from Wyoming Technical Institute in 1998 and is an ASE master automotive technician.
Brian teaches automotive and light diesel classes.
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