Women in the Automobile: Tabitha D. Wilkens

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Tabitha D. Wilkens has spent the past 32 years working full-time in the automotive industry, 30 of them at Ancira dealerships in San Antonio.

She says she got a taste of what the auto industry was like working part-time at a dealership through a co-op program during her senior year in high school. She returned to start a full-time career in the industry a few years later, and never looked back, she says.

Q: What is your current role in the automotive industry?

A.: I am the Chief Financial Officer of Ancira Enterprises Inc., the parent company of all Ancira dealerships.

Q.: Why did you choose the automotive industry?

A.: Honestly, a cashier job at an auto dealership was the hottest choice on a job list for my co-op program my senior year in high school.

Q: How did you get your first job in the industry?

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