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Jay Perry, owner of Ally Business Coaching and co-author of Success Manifesto

 

Most body shops would agree that excellent leadership is critical to running a successful business.

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Carl Swope, owner of the Swope Family of Dealerships, in Elizabethtown, Kentucky

 

Earlier this year, Carl Swope learned he received the 2017 Time Dealer of the Year Award during the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention in New Orleans.

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Foster worked on Varley’s 1980 Ford Mustang, “The Gold Car” for the Street Outlaws series.

 

In Edmond, Oklahoma, Dave Foster recalls growing up in the 1990s during the mini truck era, learning about vehicles while shaving door handles and disassembling trucks.

Tuesday, 18 April 2017 22:31

The Pros and Cons of Getting OEM Certified

Written by

Collision Shop OEM Rick Starbard
Rick Starbard

 

Are automaker shop certifications a potential substitute for collision repair shops seeking less dependence on insurer direct repair programs?

Mike Anderson
Mike Anderson, president of Collision Advice

 

One of the hot topics in the collision repair industry over the past several years is the importance of conducting a pre- and post-repair scan.

Nagys Jordan
Jordan Wincek, the lead painter at Nagy’s Green location in Akron, Ohio

 

Based in Ohio, Nagy's Collision Centers is an award-winning family-owned collision repair facility.

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Tony Lombardozzi teaches shops how to get paid properly.

 

On the last day of AASP/NJ's 40th Annual NORTHEAST Conference and Tradeshow, Superare Marketing's Tony Lombardozzi and Peter Abdelmaseh hosted two sold-out sessions for shop owners: "Stop Playing by the Appraiser's Rules" and "Set Your Own Prices and Make Them Stick."

Esquivel Illinois Shop Helps Community
Midwest Auto Body decided to give a car to a worthy recipient, and as a result, local Catholic seminarian and missionary Marco Franco got a 2006 Mercury Milan from this shop in Melrose, IL.

 

Last year, I interviewed Jose Esquivel, the owner of Midwest Auto Body in Melrose, IL about his journey into collision repair.

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Originally an amateur drifting racer, now Zenia Amezquita is all-in when it comes to road racing.

 

Five days a week and sometimes on Saturdays, Zenia Amezquita, 32, works at Cali Style Auto Body in Hemet, CA as the office manager.

The Women’s Industry Network (WIN®) introduced its 2017 Most Influential Women (MIW) honorees on March 3.

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