Erik Shepard will replace Jim Tap as tech services manager at Goodson Tools & Supplies.
Goodson Tools & Supplies for Engine Builders, Winona, Minn., has announced that long-time tech services manager Jim Tapp has stepped down as department manager.
Erik Shepard will take over for Tapp, according to Juan Roque, Goodson president.
“I’m 60-some years old and it’s time to let the young guys take over. I’m not going anywhere, but we’re preparing for a smooth transition when I decide to retire,” Tapp noted in a Goodson press release.
A 25-year automotive industry veteran, Shepard is an avid racing fan and builds and participates in bracket racing.
“I have some big shoes to fill, but I look forward to the challenge,” Shepard said.