Meet Our Alumni
Charles (Andy) Riedel was born in Hays, KS and grew up in Overland Park. After high school, he graduated from Johnson County Community College with an A.A.S. in Automotive Technology. Andy went to work at Burnett Automotive in Olathe before moving to Topeka and working for Firestone Complete Auto Care. In 2013, he moved back to work as a lead technician for a local Midas franchise. In 2014, he began working at KH Automotive, a mom-and-pop European auto repair facility. In December of 2014, he graduated with a Bachelors in Applied Science in Power Mechanics from Pittsburg State University.
Andy enjoys staying active, working on hands-on projects, playing music, and spending time with his children. While in the Full-Time MBA program, Andy was a member of the winning team for the General Motors Fairfax Plant consulting project. Post-MBA, Andy was selected for Cox Enterprises' Rotational Development Program.