Wednesday, 29 May 2019 19:45

1Collision Enters Colorado and Illinois, Adds to Corporate Support Staff

The 1Collision Network has expanded its US footprint, with the addition of Jet Auto Care in Colorado Springs, CO.

Jet Auto Care Owner Gary Wendorf commented: “We are excited to partner with 1Collision, and believe their corporate support will help grow our business, and our profits.” The new business name will be 1Collision Jet Auto Care.


Randazzo’s Gallery Collision in Bradley, IL, has also recently affiliated with 1Collision. Owner Mike Randazzo, a seasoned industry veteran and former AASPI Illinois President and Board Member, commented “In today’s highly competitive collision repair Industry, shops need added support, with quality, competitive solutions. We are excited to begin our journey implementing the 1Collision offerings.”


Kelly Cooper, 1Collision VP of operations stated "As we continue to grow our Network of high-quality collision repair businesses, we are grateful that shop owners like Mike and Gary see the opportunities that lie ahead for collision repair shops that focus on providing proper repairs, by utilizing OE procedures, effectively managing their KPI's, and providing outstanding customer care.”


In other 1Collision news, Brianne Garvin, formerly with Harley Davidson’s corporate social media department, has joined the 1Collision Marketing Group as social media team lead, and marketing support specialist.


Djordge Cancarevic, a recent Purdue University Northwest graduate and soccer athlete, has been hired as 1Collision business development account manager.


Joyce Schuenke has joined the team as location admin and data management support lead. Schuenke is a collision-industry veteran with extensive expertise and experience in front office admin process training and coaching with a collision franchise, an information provider as well as a computer management system training company.


Chad Bijou, a successful shop operator, has also joined the 1Collision support team as a performance coach and business management advisor.


1Collision President and CEO Jim Keller stated, “With the recent staff additions, the 1Collision support team now numbers 20 specialists, whose talents and professional expertise cover virtually every aspect of collision repair operational, financial, administrative and comprehensive marketing support available to our partner locations.”