Stacey Phillips

IMG 1006 copy Stacey Phillips is a freelance writer for the automotive industry based in Southern California. She has 20 years of experience as an editor including writing in a number of businesses and fields. She can be reached at sphillips.autobodynews@gmail.com. 

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Randy Sattler, manager of Rydell Collision Center in North Dakota

 

Fourteen and a half years ago, Randy Sattler came to work at Rydell GM Auto Center in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

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Camille Eber, owner of Fix Auto Portland East and Fix Auto Gladstone in Oregon.

 

Camille Eber began working at her parent’s Oregon body shop, Roth & Miller Autobody, in 1986.

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Weaver's Auto Center in Shawnee, Kansas.


When Tony Adams was in high school, he began working at Weaver’s Auto Center, where his dad was a technician.

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Kurt Lammon, president of Polyvance, said there are many benefits of plastic repair.

 

Faster cycle times, fewer total losses and shorter length of rentals. These are just some of the many benefits of plastic repair that Kurt Lammon, president of Polyvance, talked about during a recent Guild 21 webinar.

As a second-generation body shop owner, Tom Tracy of Tracy’s Collision Center said he always dreamed about being a businessman.

With the growing need for skilled technicians across the nation, body shops are looking at new ways to hire employees.

Last November, a 2011 Toyota Camry was brought into Coach Works Auto Body for a post-repair inspection.

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Dan Stander, operations manager of Fix Auto Highlands Ranch and president of ASA Colorado’s collision division


When it comes to the power of peer groups, Dan Stander of Fix Auto Highlands Ranch in Littleton, CO, is certainly a great resource on the subject.

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Tom & Ed’s Auto Body has six locations in Indiana. Owner Tom Tylka and his wife Debbie are pictured.


Tom and Ed’s Autobody was established in 1983 in a 2,000-square-foot space in Schererville, Indiana.

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Located in Waipahu, Hawaii, The Tony Group Collision Center was founded more than 30 years ago.

 

On the Hawaiian island of Oahu, The Tony Group dealership and collision center were founded by Tony Masamitsu more than 30 years ago.

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