Automotive Lift Institute elects officers, honors outgoing chairman

Nov. 20, 2012
Association names Jerome Lentz, of Challenger Lifts, chairman.

Automotive Lift Institute (ALI), a trade association of NorthAmerican vehicle lift manufacturers, elected Jerome Lentz of Challenger Lifts, Louisville, Ky., chairman of the board of directors at its annual membership meeting on Oct. 28. Lentz takes over from Douglas Grunnet of Stertil-Koni USA, Streator, Ill., who was recognized at the meeting for his extensive contributions to the organization over his three-year term.

Continuing in their roles on the ALI board of directors are Gary Kennon of Vehicle Service Group, Madison, Ind., Gary DiAngelo of Wheeltronic Ltd., Mississauga, Ontario, Jeff Kritzer of BendPak, Inc., Santa Paula, Calif., Pete Liebetreu of Hunter Engineering Co., Bridgeton, Mo., and R.W. (Bob) O’Gorman, ALI president.

To learn more about ALI, its member companies and lift safety, certification and inspection programs, visit You can alsoconnect with ALI on Facebook at, Twitter,, and YouTube,

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