Ross Stromberg is currently employed with Firestone Complete Auto Care, which has 27 locations across the St. Louis region. Firestone has partnered with Ranken Technical College and hired Ranken alumni for decades.
Ross started working there while enrolled in the Automotive Maintenance Technology (AMT) program at Ranken in Wentzville. Part of the Wentzville location’s very first graduating class in Automotive Maintenance (2014), Ross has worked his way up to become a Lead Technician at Firestone and achieved L1 certification. Amy Gillam, a Senior Recruiter at Firestone, states they “are super proud of the work Ross does, and we love to see him train and coach new Ranken students.”
While attending Ranken, Ross was able to find a productive balance between working with the cars at Firestone’s shop, applying what he had learned, and setting himself on a successful career path. He continues to be a vital link between other Ranken alumni and his workplace. Amy tells Ranken, “He definitely shows a sense of pride being able to show what he has accomplished and where he came from.”