Prestigious Awards Announced at Collision Industry Red Carpet Awards Breakfast

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Pictured, left to right, are CIECA Chairman Phil Martinez; CIECA Chairperson’s Award recipients Gene Lopez of Seidner’s Collision Centers and Frank Terlep of Opus IVS; and CIECA Executive Director Paul Barry.

Members of the collision repair industry gathered at the Collision Industry Red Carpet Awards Breakfast on Nov. 2 during the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, NV.

Prestigious awards and recognitions were given out by BodyShop Business, the Collision Industry Electronic Commerce Association (CIECA), the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF), Greco Publishing, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR), the National Auto Body Council (NABC) and the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS).

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Bill Condron, left, recipient of the I-CAR Jeff Silver Memorial Award, with I-CAR CEO and President John Van Alstyne, right.

The event was sponsored by participating organizations and the master of ceremonies was Jeff Peevy, vice president, technical products, programs and services at I-CAR.

Awards included:

BodyShop Business

Single-Shop Executive of the Year Award:Michael Bradshaw, K & M Collision
Multi-Shop Executive of the Year Award: Matt Ebert, Crash Champions

CIECA

Outstanding Contribution: Dan Webster, Enlyte; Andy Bober, Entegral; and Mike Hastings, Car-Part.com
Chairperson’s Award: Gene Lopez, Seidner’s Collision Centers, and Frank Terlep, Opus IVS
Company of the Year: Enterprise Holdings

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Pictured, left to right, are Barry Dorn, Dorn’s Body & Paint; Dale Matsumoto, Auto Body Hawaii; Toby Chess; Danny Gredinberg, Database Enhancement Gateway, and recipient of the SCRS 2022 March Taylor Kina’ole Award; and SCRS Executive Director Aaron Schulenburg.

CREF

Fueling the Future Award: Rod Habel, Sherwin-Williams

Greco Publishing

Industry Icon Award: Mike Anderson, Collision Advice

I-CAR

Jeff Silver Memorial Award: Bill Condron
Russ Verona Memorial Award: Eveland Bros., Collision Repair, Inc.

SCRS

2022 March Taylor Kina’ole Award: Danny Gredinberg, Database Enhancement Gateway

A full write-up of the award winners will be included in the December 2022 issue of Autobody News.

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