AGTO Contestant Close-Up: Amado Velador, Northwest
October 21, 2009
Velador, auto glass technician for Northwest Windshields in The
Dalles, Ore., will compete in this year's Pilkington Classic Auto
Glass Technician Olympics. The event will be held Las Vegas November
6-7 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.
Velador, 52, has five years' experience as an installer. He and
his wife, Charlotte, have three childen, Emmalo, Erik, and Amado.
In his spare time, he enjoys music and racquetball.
The AGTO is held as part of Auto Glass Week in Las Vegas, in conjunction
with the Auto Glass Expo at NACE, the International Auto Glass Safety
(AGRSS) Conference, the IGA's Marketing Conference, the National
Windshield Repair Association's (NWRA) Marketing Conference, and
the Third Annual Walt Gorman Memorial Windshield Repair Olympics
(WRO). The AGTO is co-sponsored by the Independent Glass Association
and glassBYTEs.com/AGRR magazine.
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