Instructor Biography - Tom Smith

About the Instructor

Tom  Smith

Tom Smith started in the automotive industry in 1984 at a local independent shop. In 1986, he made the switch to dealership life. Tom has worked for Saleen Autosport and Shelby Automobiles before settling down at Chevrolet. Along the way he have owned his own shop, which is where the idea of teaching came to him. After closing his shop, Tom began teaching high school and later made the transition to the local college which allowed him to work full time at the dealership as well as teach in the evenings. Tom spent many years traveling to teach all over the U.S. But all good things must come to an end, at least temporarily. Tom then moved on to run the G.M. Training Center in Colorado for 7 years and then decided it was time to return to what he loved. Tom has have been with CTI since 2018 and have many regions that he is happy to call his own.