Tuesday, 17 August 2021 23:07

Brent Henkle Joins the Elite Body Shop Solutions Team

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An expert more than 30 years in the making, Brent Henkle joined forces with Elite Body Shop Solutions, the most prominent business in auto body shop leadership and management training.

“We’re proud to announce that Brent Henkle, a matchless professional in our industry, is now working together with the rest of the Elite team on crafting unique solutions for body shop owners,” said Dave Luehr, the leader behind the brand. “His vast and versatile skills will be indispensable in helping our body shop clients succeed.”


Henkle obtained hands-on experience with Price’s Collision Centers, working closely with every department to optimize performance, grow the business and elevate employee engagement. During his 34 years in automotive, he dedicated 13 years to collision centers alone, specializing in process and management optimization.


With Elite, Henkle will focus on his role as training manager. He will use the position to help auto body shops harness the power of their management systems, which are often the most underused and yet the most essential tools in the business.


Working directly with body shops and all their departments, Henkle helps them customize the system to reflect the shop’s unique workflow. As a result, his invaluable expertise allows shops to determine their optimal work-in-progress, improve cycle time and above all, reduce chaos across the board. Add to that, Henkle works on improving body shops’ scheduling and parts management procedures, to increase productivity across the business.


What makes Henkle's approach so effective is he doesn’t treat individual sectors---he tackles the organization as a whole to make sure every department performs properly, toward the same goals. Henkle knows the technology, but even more so, he knows body shop people. He has worked with CEOs, CFOs and technicians alike through his training, and his Elite solutions will focus primarily on...

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