Mitchell 1, a Snap-on Company, has recently hired Michael D. Padrnos as Director of National Accounts for their Commercial Vehicle Group. The addition of Padrnos expands CVG’s North American sales team to meet the increasing demands for Mitchell 1’s on-line vehicle repair manuals:, and As featured in and CCJ Digital.

Mr. Padrnos has previous experience in the commercial vehicle industry most recently as Industry Manager – Commercial Vehicles Division, ASA Electronics. Prior to joining ASA Electronics in 2003, he held sales/account manager positions with Grumman Olson Industries and Bergstrom, Incorporated. Padrnos has a BS in Business Management from the University of South Dakota and added graduate studies in marketing and product management from the University of Nebraska.

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Jill Schafer

Jill Schafer is the Marketing Communication Manager at Mitchell 1 and has over 20 years of marketing experience with high-technology organizations, including over 10 years in the automotive information industry.