“Every career and organizational accomplishment that I have been privileged to enjoy has been due to the outstanding training of Ranken Technical College.”

Bill Rueckert has had a career span of 40 years in his field of automotive maintenance technology, with two import automotive manufacturers/distributors: Volkswagen Mid-America, Inc. and American Suzuki Motor Corporation.  He has had 41 years of continuous membership in the Automotive Technicians Association (A.T.A.), including 12 years as president.

He has 30 years continuous A.S.E. Master Registered Technician certification.  He also participated in two Ranken Commencements, 1985 and 1986, where he delivered the commencement addresses. Bill has been both mentor and employer of four successful Ranken graduates while he was the warranty manager at Volkswagen Mid-America, Inc.