The first doctoral certificate from Sobel University will be awarded to Ed McNamara of General RV in Ashland Va., at the December advanced comprehensive sales course.

According to a press release, McNamara has met all qualifications required to receive his doctoral certificate from Sobel University. His doctoral thesis included putting together a working system to hire and train technicians starting as early as their junior year of high school.

McNamara’s work “forges new ground” in solving the ongoing problem of not having enough skilled technicians to keep up with increased sales and growing service demand nationwide in the RV industry, the release stated.

McNamara has worked in the RV industry holding leadership positions over a 42-year career.

Ed McNamara will receive his doctoral certificate on Monday, December 9th at the Sobel University Advanced Course in Tacoma Washington.