OMAHA, NE: — Iowa Western Community College officials announced a significant donation to its Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Program today. Truck Center Companies handed over the keys to a 2020 Freightliner Tractor Truck during a ceremony at its headquarters in Omaha. Truck Center Companies CEO Trey Mytty presented the truck to Iowa Western President Dr. Dan Kinney and Matt Mancuso, executive director of the college’s Business and Community Education Division.
“The donation is critical to the growth of our CDL and diesel technician programs,” Dr. Kinney said. “This new truck will enable the college to train more drivers and diesel technicians in these high demand career fields. We are thankful that Trey and his team at Truck Center Companies recognize the importance of these growing fields and are grateful for the donation.”
Family-owned Truck Center Companies is one of America’s largest Freightliner dealers. Founded in 1975, the Omaha, Nebraska-based dealership has grown to 17 locations in Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, and Minnesota. Truck Center Companies has earned local and national recognition, including the American Truck Dealers Association Truck Dealer of the Year and the ASPIRE Award from Freightliner for best business practices in the industry. The Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce has recognized Truck Center Companied as one of Omaha’s fastest-growing companies and awarded them with the Golden Spike Award, which honors area businesses for their longevity and investment in greater Omaha.