Steve Trapp

Steve Trapp is the North American Strategic Accounts Manager, who leads Axalta Coatings Systems team of experts which assists the growth of regional MSOs in North America. As a professional training department manager and program administrator, Trapp has established and grown programs from start-ups to profitable businesses. Trapp is a professional consultant and project manager who specializes in lean Six Sigma projects. He earned a B.A. in Economics Education from the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire. 

File photo by Matt Hudson

Implementing Shifts in Collision Repair 

July 5, 2024
Process-driven operations allow more gross profit to be squeezed out of the same footprint.

Becoming or maintaining your position as employer of choice

Nov. 28, 2016
Hopefully, this article will inspire you to reconsider your employment and management choices to protect your current staff from recruiting by other repairers.

Evaluate your technician progress

Oct. 1, 2016
Develop staff using training, learning through observation and hands-on verification.

Incentivize apprentices and mentors to encourage their efforts

Aug. 1, 2016
In this article, we will discuss some ways to provide incentives or rewards to apprentices and mentors to encourage support of their efforts in order to combat the technician ...