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EP.72: Joanie Butler—"Curiosity and Grit Will Go a Long Way” 

Femcanic Garage Podcast

Release Date: 01/23/2021

Episode 81: Lacey Truett—“Fear is Not An Option!” show art Episode 81: Lacey Truett—“Fear is Not An Option!”

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Lacey Truett is a car and motorcycle SSCA female racer based in Alabama. She’s also a track manager and she coaches racing clinics for women and teens. Lacey is the first female racer in her family, but her drive for independence started with her father who insisted she learn how to drive “stick shift” and learn how to change the oil and tires on her first car. Lacey began working in the trades and automotive industry as a service writer at a car dealer, but then worked up to service manager since she could diagnose issues in vehicles better than most of the technicians who worked there....

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EP.80: Martina Kwan--“Dare to Do Something Scary—It’s NEVER Too Late!” show art EP.80: Martina Kwan--“Dare to Do Something Scary—It’s NEVER Too Late!”

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Martina Kwan is the world's only Chinese/German FIA licensed race car driver. After earning two master's degrees, leading a successful career in finance and accounting with major firms in NYC, and starting two highly awarded and recognized businesses, Martina decided to start a career in racing! The only thing more impressive than her long list of accolades is the fact that she decided to do this at the age of 50. Join us in this episode to learn how Martina thrived beyond her childhood trauma and said "yes" to the life she was meant to live! Martina's Contact Info: INSTAGRAM: @martinakwan...

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EP 79: BRI LYNCH--“Your Disadvantage is Your Superpower--Capitalize on it!” show art EP 79: BRI LYNCH--“Your Disadvantage is Your Superpower--Capitalize on it!”

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Brionna Lynch is a total Femcanic badass! Not only is she a professional stunt driver, she is also a self-taught mechanic, AND a savvy business woman. At only 24 years old, she is known as the best African American female stunt driver in Hollywood. She has over 50 films and TV credits for stunt driving including the TV shows Preacher and Blue Bloods and the movies Black Panther, Fate of the Furious: In the Family, and Proud Mary. When she’s not stunt driving for Hollywood, she is drift racing and/or fixing her favorite drift cars. Her top stunts include “the cannon” and “the...

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EP.78: The Women of CARSTAR and Maaco-- Everyday Heroes show art EP.78: The Women of CARSTAR and Maaco-- Everyday Heroes

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On International Women's Day, Driven Brands featured five amazing women from their CARSTAR and Maaco franchises. Jayme had the opportunity to learn more about CARSTAR and Maaco’s high-quality collision repairs and excellent customer service from the stories shared by these amazing everyday heroes. Working as technicians, painters, detailers, estimators, customer service representatives and store managers, they are on the front lines every day helping customers manage their collision repair experience. From fulfilling a family legacy by joining the collision repair industry, providing a...

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EP. 77: Tammy Tecklenburg--“You Have the Power…Use It!” show art EP. 77: Tammy Tecklenburg--“You Have the Power…Use It!”

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Tammy Tecklenburg is an established leader, mentor, and visionary in the automotive field. For over 25 years she has been on the front end of launching three companies and taking a major part in eight mergers and acquisition transactions for industry leaders, such as Honeywell, Armored AutoGroup, Spectrum Brands, and Energizer Holdings. As if that wasn't enough, Tammy has spent most of her career being a trailblazer for other women in the field. She has served as President of Women in Auto Care,  she is an active board member of the Women in Automotive and Auto Care Board of Directors....

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Ep. 76: Adrienne Cruser--“Don’t Just Work It—LIVE IT!” show art Ep. 76: Adrienne Cruser--“Don’t Just Work It—LIVE IT!”

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Adrienne Cruser is the owner of the Breeze RV, founder of RVIT (an organization focused on RV education), and a licensed RV Technician and Inspector. This “jill-of-all-trades” has dabbled in a little bit of everything in various male-dominated industries! Wherever Adrienne was, she dominated her craft, but frustration with the realities of a job led her to a whole new adventure. Check out this episode to hear Adrienne share about how she got through the “terror of the unknown” and landed in the world of RV’s! Adrienne's Contact Info: Website:  https://thebreezerv.com/...

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EP.75: Cheyenne Ruether (and Violet)--“Decide What You Want, then Blaze Your Way Through It!” show art EP.75: Cheyenne Ruether (and Violet)--“Decide What You Want, then Blaze Your Way Through It!”

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Cheyenne is an auto body technician who owns and runs her own shop in Las Vegas, Nevada. This badass has created her career path EVERY-STEP-OF-THE-WAY starting at age 15 with auto body work while tearing up the runway as a model, then moving on to representing the trades on TV, and now to running her own shop. During the COVID mayhem this past year, Cheyenne took advantage of the circumstances and took her 7-year-old daughter, Violet, to the shop to teach her a few tricks of the trade. You won’t want to miss this episode! Cheyenne shares her experience with juggling motherhood while...

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EP.74--Nikki Dart: “Don’t Let Anyone Dim Your Light!” show art EP.74--Nikki Dart: “Don’t Let Anyone Dim Your Light!”

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Nikki is a mechanic and big rig driver based in Montreal, Canada. Being the only woman in both her automotive mechanics and truck driving class, Nikki has learned how to overcome and adapt to challenges in a male-dominated world. Nikki’s pride and joy is her 1970 Dodge Dart Swinger, known also as “Daisy”, which was featured in a special edition Rock Auto magnet. In this episode, Nikki takes us for a ride talking about her work on Daisy and about how she pulled herself out of her largest life challenge--a back injury. Buckle up Femcanics!  Nikki's Contact Info: Instagram: @nikkidart...

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EP.73--Kate Cook: “Do It in Fear!” show art EP.73--Kate Cook: “Do It in Fear!”

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Kate is a professional artist, illustrator, and pinstriper based in Central Texas. Kate’s link to the industry stems from her focus on vintage pinups, hot rods, and war airplane “nose art”. Inspired by early family experiences, Kate began her artistic career as a teenager when she was hired to illustrate a children’s story book. In college, Kate entered her work into an art show, which became her first commissioned job. Today Kate owns Asphalt Canvas Custom Art where she continues creating artwork inspired by her customer’s ideas.  Join us in this episode as this visionary...

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EP.72: Joanie Butler— EP.72: Joanie Butler—"Curiosity and Grit Will Go a Long Way” 

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Joanie Butler is a Distributor Sales Manager at Arc Zone, Inc.—a top welding supply company in California. She has been with the company for 9 years, but her journey in the skilled trades industry didn’t start there. This small-town girl from northern California started dabbling in the trades as a teenager while 4-wheeling and off roading “with the guys”. Her free spirit and curiosity about how things work continued leading her to a world of adventure and exploration beginning with amateur surfing in the early 90’s. Seeking “more” Joanie taught herself how to weld, got certified...

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Joanie Butler is a Distributor Sales Manager at Arc Zone, Inc.—a top welding supply company in California. She has been with the company for 9 years, but her journey in the skilled trades industry didn’t start there. This small-town girl from northern California started dabbling in the trades as a teenager while 4-wheeling and off roading “with the guys”. Her free spirit and curiosity about how things work continued leading her to a world of adventure and exploration beginning with amateur surfing in the early 90’s. Seeking “more” Joanie taught herself how to weld, got certified as a small engines mechanic, became a top sales person and fabricator for a company that made catalytic converters, and then got recruited by Arc Zone where she is today. Join us on this episode as we pull back the curtain and explore Joanie’s adventurous journey!  

Joanie's Contact Info:

  • Business Website: arc-zone.com
  • Business Email:  [email protected]
  • Instagram: @joaniebutler, @thecarmenelectrode , @arc_zone

 

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