What Former Students Have To Say About DRIVE One:

"DRIVE provided me with great memories and helped me jumpstart on my career.; Transferring to DRIVE was the best decision I ever made."

-Isiah Cook
Class of 2019
Paint Technician
Axalta Coating Systems

"DRIVE One opened my eyes to a career I never would have known about. The volunteer's/mentor's collective success and support influenced me to pursue a career in the automotive industry."

-Miranda Rumfelt

Class of 2018

Creative Design - Clay Sculptor

General Motors

"DRIVE One Definitely prepared me for my career as a service technician. Without them and the skills they taught me, I wouldn't be where I am today."

-Nick Arnone

Class of 2018

Service Technician
Mike Dorian Ford

What Industry Has To Say About DRIVE One:

"Working with the Drive One Tech Center over the past few years has been exciting and rewarding not only for Axalta but also for the students involved."

-Nancy Lockhart

Global Product Manger-Color

Axalta Coating Systems

"DRIVE One is an integral partner in providing much needed talent"

-Mark Williams

Corporate Recruiter

The Suburban Collection

"Roy O’Brien Ford, has benefitted greatly by the recruitment of over twenty graduates of DRIVE One to fill various positions in our dealership of 105 employees."

-Mark O'Brien


Roy O'Brien Ford

Partner Organizations:

In addition to harnessing their skills and earning a diploma, DRIVE One students will have opportunities to work on project cars, attend extra-curricular exhibitions, and find career placement through community partnerships with these great organizations: