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AMN Drivetime: Kathleen Schmatz (Podcast)

Bill Babcox talks with industry icon Kathleen Schmatz about her remarkable career, and most valuable lessons.

In episode 2 of AMN Drivetime, Babcox Media CEO Bill Babcox talks with industry icon Kathleen Schmatz. The two longtime friends and colleagues chat about Schmatz’s remarkable career, with her beginnings writing press releases on a typewriter to eventually leading one of the nation’s leading trade associations.

AMN Drivetime with Bill Babcox is presented by Litens and published by aftermarketNews.com.

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