Wednesday, 26 March 2014 21:34

CAA Santa Clara Chapter Meeting Hosts Scott Biggs Talk on OEM Certification: The Next Frontier

Scott Biggs is the CEO and founder of Assured Performance Network, headquartered in Irvine, CA. Assured Performance is a co-op and non-profit consumer advocacy organization that provides third-party certification for Ford, Chrysler, GM, Nissan, Enterprise, and others.

Their joint-effort program provides certification for at least 2,500 shops nationally. Assured Performance is also the largest co-op for collision repair businesses in the world with approximately 3,500 member body shops. In the last eight years, Assured Performance has provided body shops with over $12 million in rebates.

Biggs has been a highly-visible and active part of the collision industry for 30 years starting with a state-of-the-art management system and later through products such as Body Shop Video Magazine, Collision Concepts (audio industry news), Business Development Group, EOM, eBOSS, BodyShopTV.com, and now Assured Performance Network.

During his 30 years in the industry, Biggs has delivered over 850,000 hours of management education with over 7,000 class attendees. Scott was the host and founder of the Collision Business of the Year Awards and the Night to Remember program, administrator of the Hall of Eagles for 13 years, and an original co-founder of the National Auto Body Council (NABC). Biggs has been recognized twice with the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) Industry Achievement Award, inducted into the Collision Industries Hall of Eagles, and recognized as one of the 25 most influential leaders in the collision industry. Biggs is also the author of numerous business books, video programs, and management workshops. Biggs has degrees in communications and business, and a graduate degree in industrial psychology.

Biggs gave a talk on OEM certification called "The Next Frontier," at the California Autobody Association (CAA) Santa Clara Chapter Meeting on March 19, 2014, in San Jose, CA.

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