2018 National Auto Body Council Board of Directors

(Front row, l-r) Keith Egan, Domenic Brusco, Anthony Natale, Jeff Peevy. (Middle row) Michael Jordan, Kerry Angers, Gerald Poirier, Darren Huggins, Arlo Johnson, Debbie Teter, Elizabeth Clark, Jim Ocampo, Joe Amodei. (Back row) Nick Notte, Barry Barbee, Scott Bridges, Doug Schlueter, Bill Mayer, Joseph O’Neill. Not pictured: Craig Camacho, Brandon Eckenrode, Herb Lieberman.

Executive Committee

Term Company Address Phone Mobile Fax Email Website Bio
Darren Huggins, Chairman exp. 10/18 Berkshire Hathaway Automotive 972-670-2948 dhuggins@berkshirehathawayautomotive.com Darren Huggins
Keith Egan, Vice Chair of Community Involvement exp. 10/17 Colours, Inc & Collision Equipment Company 903 Easton Road, Warrington, PA 18976 215-491-7234 215-491-2301 kegan@gocolours.com www.gocolours.com Keith EganKeith has been on the distribution side of the collision repair industry for 35 years, in the time he has grown to love the industry and being a Board Member of the National Auto Body Council. National Auto Body Council has shown Keith how to help others who need a hand up in life, while fulfilling a desire to help others. When he is not working he takes great pride supporting the dreams of his children, twins Rachel and Ryan. Seeing them grow into adults has been the achievement of his life. “I never really wanted much for myself, it is my family that has driven me to the level off success I currently enjoy” His wife Debbie has taught him how to love and be loved and for that he will always cherish her and their relationship. The people he stands besides on the National Auto Body Council have become his family, they continue to show him there are no limitations when it comes to helping others.
Kerry Angers, Vice Chair of Industry Involvement exp. 10/18 Enterprise Holdings  600 Corporate Park Dr.
St. Louis, MO 63105
314-397-6551 kerry.d.angers@ehi.com Director, Manufacturer & Collision Repair Business Development, North America

Kerry AngersKerry began his career with Enterprise in the DFW market in 1990. Kerry held the positions of Branch, Area and Regional Rental Manager during his time in the DFW market. Kerry moved to St. Louis in 2006 to join the Insurance Replacement Team as a National Marketing Manager. Kerry was named Director, Insurance Replacement Division in 2012. In this role Kerry managed relationships with the top ten insurance carries in the U. S. In November of this year, Kerry was promoted to his current position of Director, Manufacturer & Collision Repair Business Development, North America.

Elizabeth Clark, Treasurer exp. 10/19 State Farm Insurance One State Farm Plaza, A4, Bloomington, IL 61710 309-735-0253 Elizabeth.clark.gs8b@statefarm.com Elizabeth ClarkOver the last 22 years, Elizabeth’s professional energies have centered on auto claims, vendor management, and leadership. For six years, she led the auto salvage program for State Farm. Through that role, she centralized State Farm’s vehicle donation process and formalized a channel to provide vehicles for the National Auto Body Council’s FREE™ and Recycled Rides™ initiatives. Elizabeth now leads a team that focuses on automotive technical research and provides excellent service to State Farm’s internal customers while she also deepens her understanding of the collision repair industry.

Elizabeth has served on the National Auto Body Council Board of Directors since 2013 and is in her third year as an officer on the board. As current Vice Chair of Industry Development, she has taken a lead role in revitalizing the membership value proposition and is deeply committed to the mission and vision of the National Auto Body Council. Elizabeth is a CIC Gold Pin member and an active member of the Women’s Industry Network (WIN) Outreach Committee.

Elizabeth holds a degree in Finance from Illinois State University and resides in Bloomington, Illinois.

Doug Schlueter, Secretary exp. 10/19 I-CAR 847-902-0964 doug.schlueter@i-car.com DougSDoug has over 25 years of industry experience with sales and management leadership positions with Enterprise, Hertz, Insurance Auto Auctions, Copart and I-CAR. Doug is currently the National MSO Manager with I-CAR and currently resides in Overland Park, KS with his wife, Kristin, and their three daughters. Doug’s hobbies include golf and presidential history.
Barry Barbee, Director At-Large exp. 10/18 ARDirect 229-546-7241 barry.barbee@ar.direct Barry BarbeeBarry is a proven consulting and sales leader with a diverse 30-year career in design and implementing technology, adjusting, appraisal and salvage solutions to the auto and property insurance industry. He brings a unique insight and expertise to salvage operations after founding an independent auto auction network.

Born and raised in Sycamore, Georgia, Barry spent his youth as an apprentice in his father’s collision shop and still enjoys restoring both cars and antique furniture to this day. After joining the US ARMY and serving (an Operation Desert Shield Veteran), was honorably discharged; he began his professional career at Mitchell International. He became a Board Member of the National Auto Body Council, chairing the Trade Show Committee, is a multi-year Gold Pin Member of the Collision Industry Foundation and is a member of the Automotive Recyclers Association.

Barry is a father of two sons, a Jeep off-road enthusiast, is happiest near the ocean and is actively involved with the Scottish Rite, having received the Pillar of Charity award twice. Barry is the co-founder of the C.H.A.N.G.E. Foundation – a non-profit think tank that collectively has raised over $3 million for nonprofits that were stalled and needed an extra push and energy. His push in life is to do as much good as possible, filling the conduit of life with good. His personal mantra is Do Well. Do Good. Feel Good.

Domenic Brusco, Immediate Past Chair exp. 10/18 PPG Automotive Refinish 1 PPG Place – 38S, Pittsburgh, PA 15272 724-931-3063 724-640-5296 brusco@ppg.com http://us.ppgrefinish.com/PPG-Refinish/home.aspx DomenicBruscoFor the past 35 years, Domenic has worked in the automotive and industrial coatings industry and the last 30 years for PPG. He joined PPG as a refinish territory manager in Boston, Massachusetts and has held several sales and management positions of increasing responsibility; including OEM and dealer business development manager, regional sales manager, insurance and services market manager, CEI insurance services director, and his current role of Sr. Manager of Industry Relations and MVP Business Solutions.

Domenic’s talents have been utilized through his knowledge of the collision industry, high profile client relationships and strategic business solutions. His drive, performance, expertise and reputation as a consistent industry achiever have led him to continual growth at PPG and within the collision industry associations. In his current role, Domenic works with various industry leaders to identify and seek solutions to business challenges that the automotive aftermarket industry faces. Domenic has served on the Board of Directors of the National Auto Body Council (NABC) for the past 8 years, currently in his second term as Chairman, a former Trustee and Treasurer of the Collision Repair Education Foundation and is a multi-year Gold Pin member of CIC.

Domenic studied business management and computer science at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Board Members

Term Company Address Phone Mobile Fax Email Website Bio
Joe Amodei exp. 10/18 The Collision Centers of New York 631-475-1122×105 joea@thecollisioncenters.com Joe AmodeiJoe Amodei, Founder and President of The Collision Centers of New York and Long Island’s only regional MSO, started in the early 80’s in the automotive industry working for a highline dealership and eventually started his own used car dealership in 1989 with service and a body shop.

He eventually focused on just collision repairs in 1997. 0pened 2nd location in 2007 and 3rd location in 2012 and May 2015 he opened his 4th location. Joe has over 60 employees.

Joe has plans on growing on Long Island for the next 3-5 years. Amodei also has both his son’s Joe and Chris whom are area managers and are a big part of his growth plan.

Joe’s values have always been “Take care of the customer and the customer will always come back”.

Joe has developed a different work culture to a standard repair process and made the shops more efficient and has developed a great new infrastructure of people and processes within the business that has allowed us to continue to grow in the future. Joe credits the company’s growth to a culture focused on three things: quality repairs, earning customer trust through outstanding service, and industry leading cycle time.

Joe has been a member of the National Auto Body council since 2008 and has an ongoing commitment to the recycled rides program. A member of The Long Island Auto Body repairman’s association that has helped gift over 20 vehicles since 2008. Joe is also on ASA Collision Operation committee.

Scott Bridges Hertz Corporation 720-989-6979 sbridges@hertz.com VP, Insurance Replacement Sales, The Hertz Corporation

Scott BridgesScott has been with The Hertz Corporation (Hertz) for 19 years. As the Vice President of our Insurance Replacement Sales division, he oversees a team of Key Account Managers that manage our relationships with our largest insurance partners. In this role since 2010, he has played an instrumental role in growing the partnership with State Farm from a ‘secondary’ position to ‘multiple-vendor’ to today’s ‘primary’ relationship.

In Scott’s career with Hertz, he has received several outstanding awards including the Hertz Global Leadership Award, the highest award bestowed at Hertz and several Best Sales Region awards prior to becoming a Vice President. He is a four-time recipient of the President’s Circle for Sales Excellence award (2007, 2011, 2012, and 2014). Additionally, Scott was awarded the Hertz Global Achievement Award by the CEO at the Hertz annual leadership conference in 2012.

Scott started in 1991 with Enterprise Rent-A-Car, where he spent the first 7 years of his career. In 1998, he moved to Hertz, as a District Sales Manager, starting up Hertz’s Off Airport Operations – Hertz Local Edition (HLE) – in Las Vegas. In 2000, he was promoted to Zone Sales Manager in San Francisco, where he managed the Hertz Corporation’s single largest account at that time. In 2001, he was promoted to Regional Sales Manager based in Denver, where he oversaw a multiple state area and team members tasked with growing revenue from insurance claim centers in his territory. His role expanded over time to include all customer segments, which eventually led to the opportunity for today’s role as Vice President, Insurance Replacement Sales.

In addition, Scott serves on the Board of Trustees for the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF). Hertz is a proud supporter of CREF and the industry in general. CREF collected nearly $100M in donations since 2014, of which 94% was returned to the industry in the form of gifts, grants, scholarships and awards.

Scott currently lives in Denver with his wife of 20 years and their two boys, ages 17 and 13.

Craig Camacho exp. 10/19 Harrington, A MITA Collision Company Rising Sun, MD, 21911 410-658-5553 610-587-3187 410-658-2439 CCamacho@mitacollision.com http://www.mitaautobody.com/ CraigCCraig is VP of Marketing & Business Development for MITA Collision out of Rising Sun, Maryland.

Craig is a current board member and Marketing PR Chair of the National Auto Body Council. He also holds a PA Appraisers License and chairs the O.A.C. Board for the Chester County Technical College High School Pennocks Bridge Campus. Craig is a CIC Gold Pin Member and is also on the board of the CBC and ETBPA, two local non- profit organizations.

He currently resides in West Grove, PA with his wife Donna and their family of rescue animals. Craig’s hobbies include motorcycles, competition shooting and spending time with family and friends.

Brandon Eckenrode exp. 10/18 Collision Repair Education Foundation 312-231-0258 brandon.eckenrode@ed-foundation.org Brandon EckenrodeBrandon Eckenrode has worked within the collision industry for 15 years (7 years with I-CAR, and 9 with the Collision Repair Education Foundation). Currently Brandon serves as the Director of Development for the Collision Repair Education Foundation, the 501c3 charitable organization that provides support to high school and college auto body and collision school programs, students, and instructors nationwide. Brandon has helped take the organization from providing $300,000 in support in 2009 to over $60 million since then. Brandon travels the country visiting industry members to help raise additional support for the technical students. Brandon is a past recipient of the NABC’s PRIDE Award and also placed 2nd and 3rd in NABC’s 2006 Industry Idea Enhancement Contest.
Arlo Johnson exp. 10/18 CARSTAR 704-644-8107 arlo.johnson@carstar.com Arlo JohnsonArlo Johnson is a franchising executive with diverse experience in the automotive and QSR industry. His specialties include financing and growth strategies for franchises, as well as developing plans to assist them with operational improvement. Johnson joined Driven Brands as Vice president of Development in July of 2014 where he lead the development of over 100 new automotive franchise locations. Currently, Johnson is the Vice President of Insurance at CARSTAR a Driven Brands portfolio company, a position he has held since January 2016. Prior to Driven, Johnson spent ten years with Burger King in a number of leadership positions, most recently serving as the Director of Franchise Performance. In this role, he was the Field operations team leader for the Burger King Brand in the Southeast region. His responsibilities included propelling annual restaurant sales of over $400M, leading Operations Excellence initiatives in over 400 restaurants, developing franchise businesses in terms of unit growth and profitability, and negotiating and consulting franchise business acquisitions and divestitures. Johnson was raised in Miami, Florida where he attended the University of Miami earning a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance as well as an MBA.
Michael Jordan exp. 10/17 Manchester Collision Center 150 John Devine Dr., Manchester, NH 03103 603-491-7130 603-634-1798 mjordan@autofair.com JordanMMichael Jordan, Vice President/General Manager of Manchester Collision Center, has been in the collision industry for 30 years. He has been actively involved with the National Auto Body Council since 2010, after seeing a Recycled Rides event and knew he wanted to be a part of this community service program.He currently serves as chair of tab’s First Responder Extrication Program.
Herb Lieberman LKQ Corp (614) 489-5322 send2herb@aol.com
Bill Mayer exp. 10/19 Insurance Auto Auctions 2 Westbrook Corporate Center, Ste 500, Westchester, IL 60154 Bmayer@IAAI.com Bill MayerBil Mayer started his 33 year career at GEICO on the Liability side and was asked to transition to the Auto Physical Damage side. He was promoted to the Assistant Vice President of Auto Physical Damage. He was responsible for the policies and procedures followed by the adjusters, the Training Center, Rental, Glass and the Review Team. Mayer helped develop the current Auto Repair Express program. While at GEICO Mayer was a member of the Mitchell Insurance Advisory Board, the Mitchell Industry (Insurers and shops) Advisory Board, the CCC Insurance Advisory Council, The Motors Industry Advisory Board, the Copart Advisory Board, the I-CAR Board of Directors and the PCIAA Physical Damage Subcommittee which I chaired. He sat on the I-CAR BOD for 7 years and was the Chairman in 1995/1996. During his time at GEICO he started attending the National Auto Body Council meetings.

In 2005 Mayer retired from GEICO and took a position with Insurance Auto Auctions. He was the Director of Industry Relations. While with them he was elected to his first term on the National Auto Body Council Board. Mayer helped launch the Recycled Rides program and became the Director of Procurement for many years. He was able to convince many insurer contacts to donate vehicles to the program. Mayer was with IAA for 11 years having just retired with them last year. He is now a consultant for them.

Mayer attended St. John’s University where he received a BS in Management. He is a US Army veteran having served 2 years on active duty (inductee) and 12 years in the Reserves (voluntarily). He obtained the rank of SFC (E-7).

Mayer resides in Odenton Maryland with his wife.

Anthony Natale exp. 10/17 Dent Concepts, Inc. 615-739-6100 anatale@dentconcepts.com AnthonyNataleAnthony Natale is President at Natalco Enterprises, a holding company that supports various well-established companies in the Claims and Automotive Aftermarket Industry. Anthony has devoted the last 20 years to pioneering and acquiring new businesses, both in the Auto and Property Claims industries.

His recent activities include; President of Dent Concepts, Board of Directors at the National Auto Body Council, and a contributor to the curriculum development for PDR at I-CAR.

As President of Natalco, Anthony continues to be innovative; along with creating industry awareness about repair methods, best practices, and market trends.

Currently, Anthony co-chairs the Distracted Driving Initiative (DDI) for the National Auto Body Council. During his tenure at NABC, he has assisted with the refacing of the Initiative from infancy to a well-recognized program. DDI targets the nation’s communities to provide a community based program.
Anthony is a frequent speaker at several industry events and summits within the auto, property, and aftermarket industries. Currently, he lives in Nashville, Tennessee where his interests are in Jazz music and enjoying time at home.

Jim Ocampo exp. 10/18 Axalta Coating Systems 1452 N. Vasco Rd #308, Livermore, CA 94551 909-973-0079 Jim.M.Ocampo@usa.dupont.com Jim Ocampo
Joseph O’Neill, Jr. Benner’s Auto Body 908-276-1111 joseph.oneill@bennersautobody.com
Jeff Peevy exp. 10/19 President – Automotive Management Institute 224-704-3840 jpeevy@amionline.org Jeff PeevyJeff has been in the collision repair industry over 35 years, starting as a refinish technician and today is the president of the Automotive Management Institute (AMi). He currently serves on the NABC Board of Directors, Executive Committee and Vice-Chair of Community Involvement. As a long-time industry educator, Jeff also serves as co-chair of the Collision Industry Conference (CIC) Education and Training Committee. He is a well-known industry speaker and advocate of the learning culture movement.
For Jeff and his family, being involved and giving back is a family thing, as his wife Marie serves as the NABC Awards Committee Chair and is a Women’s Industry Network (WIN) board member. Outside the industry, he and Marie serve on the American Liver Foundation, Great Lakes Region Board of Directors, where they promote liver disease awareness.
Jeff is supported by a wonderful family, including six children ranging from 33 to 4 years of age. When not working in the industry, he and his family spend most of their time on the water, enjoying nature and a variety of water activities.
Jeff strongly believes in giving back to an industry that has been good to him and is convinced the hard-working people of the industry are among the most giving you will ever find.
Gerald Poirier Farmers Insurance 404-886-3487 jerry.poirier@comcast.net
Debbie Teter Garmat USA 1401 W. Stanford Ave., Englewood, CO, 80110 303-781-6802 debbiet@garmat.com Debbie TeterDebbie Teter is the Marketing Director and National Account Manager for Garmat USA. Having started in 2010, she considers herself a relative newbie in the industry. She knew she was “home” the day she interviewed for the job, and her love of the industry grew as she met more customers, interacting with not only shop owners, but industry partners. Every facet of the industry is focused on the customer, and the idea of family seems to permeate throughout.

Debbie has been a member of the NABC for two years. Recycled Rides was the major draw, she has witnessed first hand how the gift of transportation can change a life, As an experienced Marketing Professional she will bring to the board her skills in many methodologies including communications, branding, research and event planning.

At home, Debbie is highly involved in community programs, and was Board Chair for the South Westminster Arts Group from 2009-2015 This group brought art experiences and education to the low income communities in Westminster, Co. Under her tenure she helped secure funding and brought to life programs that included sculpture in the park, community festivals and free art education for children. Debbie is also part of the Heart of Westminster, a citizen’s group protecting the rights of homeowners in her neighborhood. The groups acts as a catalyst to city government to ensure the under-served in the neighborhoods of South Westminster have a voice in local government decisions. In addition, Debbie was also instrumental in the creation of the newly formed Inclusivity Board in Westminster, having served on the Inclusivity Task Force.

Debbie and her husband spend their free time working on their house, which they affectionately call the money pit. It is an 1885 Victorian Shingle Home located in Westminster Colorado.

Past Presidents

Company Address Phone Mobile Fax Email Website Bio
Domenic Brusco (2016-2017) PPG Automotive Refinish 1 PPG Place – 38S, Pittsburgh, PA 15272 724-931-3063 724-640-5296 brusco@ppg.com http://us.ppgrefinish.com/PPG-Refinish/home.aspx For the past 34 years, Domenic has worked in the automotive and industrial coatings industry and the last 29 years for PPG. He joined PPG as a refinish territory manager in Boston, Massachusetts and has held several sales and management positions of increasing responsibility; including OEM and dealer business development manager, regional sales manager, insurance and services market manager, CEI insurance services director, and his current role of Sr. Manager of Industry Relations and MVP Business Solutions.Domenic’s talents have been utilized through his knowledge of the collision industry, high profile client relationships and strategic business solutions. His drive, performance, expertise and reputation as a consistent industry achiever have led him to continual growth at PPG and within the collision industry associations. In his current role, Domenic works with various industry leaders to identify and seek solutions to business challenges that the automotive aftermarket industry faces.Domenic has served on the Board of Directors of the National Auto Body Council (NABC) for the past 6 years and currently as Chairman, is a Trustee and Treasurer of the Collision Repair Education Foundation and is a multi-year Gold Pin member of CIC.Domenic studied business management and computer science at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and resides with his family in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Nick Notte (2014-2015) I-CAR 847-463-5286 815-814-6435 847-463-5486 Nick.Notte@i-car.com Nick NotteNick Notte began his insurance career with the Allstate Insurance Company on the east coast in 1981, amassing an extensive background in auto, casualty and property claims to include SIU. His career since includes leadership positions at Allstate, including management roles at Tech-Cor, a wholly owned subsidiary of Allstate, Mitchell International, and Nobilas Claim and Fleet Solutions. Notte served as President of Sterling Auto Body Centers, once the fourth largest collision multi-shop operator in the industry, until its sale in June of 2014. His responsibilities included all areas of operation for the 62 store, 16 state network of collision repair centers. Notte is currently partner, executive vice president and chief operating officer of International Paintless Dent Repair.
Brandon Devis (2013) Clariant
Stacy Bartnik (2011-2012) ITW Evercoat 1249 Jack Pine Court, Palatine, IL 60067 224-210-9952 847-991-6576 stacybartnik@comcast.com StacyBStacy Bartnik currently holds the position of Business Development Manager for ITW Evercoat. In her current position she is responsible for providing value added services to Evercoat customers Prior to joining ITW Evercoat, she was Executive Director for Team PRP which represents 135 recyclers. She was also previously CARSTAR’s Vice President of Operations.
George Avery (2009-2010) Avery LLC 1804 Pinnacle Lane, Edmond, Oklahoma, 73003 309-825-7357 george@averyknows.com AveryGGeorge began his career in the auto body repair industry working as an auto body technician and painter in Southern California.

George retired from State Farm Insurance after 37 years of service. During his career George was responsible for developing and delivering auto estimating curriculum for auto estimating personnel and management companywide. George also provided guidance and direction to claims management in multiple states and served as the State Farm spokesperson to the auto repair industry.

George is a Past President of the National Auto Body Council. George has chaired both the Tradeshow Committee and First Responders Emergency Extrication (FREE) committees.

George has served on the Collision Industry Foundation (CIF) Board of Trustees, is a Past Chairman of the Collision Industry Conference (CIC), and a recipient of the Hall of Eagles award for his efforts in the auto body repair industry.

George speaks at local, national, and international industry events providing insight on auto body repair issues and providing quality Customer Service.

Russell Thrall III (2007-2008) Collision Week/I-CAR PO Box 538, Tannersville, PA 18372 570-629-8010 216-274-9040 russ@thrall3.com
Guy Bargnes (2005-2006) Painters Supply & Equipment Co. 25195 Brest Rd., Taylor, MI 48180 734-308-4383 gbargnes@painterssupply.com
Doug Webb (2003-2004) CSi Complete 8080 Corporate, Plain City, OH 43064 614-873-9830 614-873-9834 dwebb@wimco.net
Marco Grossi (2001-2002) Collision Craftsmen 15930 – 23 Mile Road, Macomb Township, MI 48044 586-247-0600 grossim@aol.com
Ed Dollar (1999-2000) 424 S. 35th, Tacoma, WA 98418 253-278-1008 Halmac1936@reachone.com
Lorene Lombardi (1998)
Tom Welsh (1997) Crockett’s Permier Auto Body 900 San Pablo Avenue, Pinole, CA 94564 510-741-9001 tomwelsh@cpabinc.com
Chuck Sulkala (1995-1996) 12 Carriage Lane, Walpole, MA 02081 617-803-1120 617-522-8661 ChuckSulkala

Charles S. “Chuck” Sulkala, founder and current Executive Director of the National Auto Body Council, is a widely recognized speaker and spokesperson for the collision repair industry. Having been involved with a 65-year-old family-owned business in Boston, MA. for the last 45 years, he is certainly no stranger to the challenges and opportunities facing the industry. His industry leadership positions including:

  • President, Massachusetts Auto Body Association (MABA);
  • Chairman, Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS);
  • Chairman, Collision Industry Conference (CIC) and also chairing numerous committees
  • Chairman, Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR),
  • Chairman, I-CAR Canada;
  • Vice-Chairman, I-CAR Educational Foundation renamed the Collision Repair Education Foundation and current Trustee Emeritus.
  • Collision Division Steering Committee, Automotive Service Association (ASA)
  • Board of Directors, Collision Industry Foundation

Sulkala has been honored as “Man of the Year” by the Massachusetts Auto Body Association and “Collision Executive of the Year” by Body Shop Business magazine, as well as received the “Industry Achievement Award” from the Society of Collision Repair Specialists. He was also named Trustee Emeritus by the I-CAR Educational Foundation; Honorary Life Member of NABC; a Hall of Eagles recipient; recognized with the ASA 2001 Humanitarian Award, and Auto Body Repair News recognized him as one of the Collision Industry’s 25 Movers and Shakers of the 20th Century. His highest honor was as the first recipient of the Collision Industry Conference, Chairman’s Award recognizing a lifetime of service to the collision industry. In addition, he has also been recognized by ABRN for a Lifetime Achievement Award as well as a Lifetime Achievement Award from SCRS.

2018 National Auto Body Council Committees

Initiative Chair Vice Chair(s)
Recycled Rides Doug Schlueter
I-CAR
Joe Amodei
The Collision Centers of New York
Recycled Rides for Schools Bob Medved
PPG
Eric Showalter
Washburn Tech
First Responder Emergency Extrication Michael Jordan
Manchester Collision Center
Dustin Wheeler
ARDirect
Greg Brown
State Farm
Distracted Driving Gene Lopez 
Seidners Collision Center
Brandon Eckenrode
Awards Marie Peevy
Automotive Training Coordinators LLC
Open
Membership Anthony Natalie
Dent Concepts
Arlo Johnson 
Car Star
Finance Doug Webb
TenPoint Complete
Bill Mayer
Insurance Auto Auctions
Marketing & Communications Craig Camacho
Harrington, A MITA Collision Company
Barry Barbee
AR Direct
Debbie Teter
Garmat USA
Governance Scott Bridges
Hertz
Stacy Bartnik
ITW Evercoat
Fund Raising Keith Egan
Colours
Darren Huggins
Berkshire Hathaway Automotive
Board Orientation Stacy Bartnik
ITW Evercoat
TBD
Personnel Nick Notte
I-CAR

Staff

Company Address Phone Fax Email Bio
Chuck Sulkala Executive Director 12 Carriage Lane
Walpole, MA 02081
617-803-1120 617-522-8661 chuck@nationalautobodycouncil.org Charles S. “Chuck” Sulkala, founder and current Executive Director of the National Auto Body Council, is a widely recognized speaker and spokesperson for the collision repair industry. Having been involved with a 65-year-old family-owned business in Boston, MA. for the last 45 years, he is certainly no stranger to the challenges and opportunities facing the industry. His industry leadership positions including:

  • President, Massachusetts Auto Body Association (MABA);
  • Chairman, Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS);
  • Chairman, Collision Industry Conference (CIC) and also chairing numerous committees
  • Chairman, Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR),
  • Chairman, I-CAR Canada;
  • Vice-Chairman, I-CAR Educational Foundation renamed the Collision Repair Education Foundation and current Trustee Emeritus.
  • Collision Division Steering Committee, Automotive Service Association (ASA)
  • Board of Directors, Collision Industry Foundation

Sulkala has been honored as “Man of the Year” by the Massachusetts Auto Body Association and “Collision Executive of the Year” by Body Shop Business magazine, as well as received the “Industry Achievement Award” from the Society of Collision Repair Specialists. He was also named Trustee Emeritus by the I-CAR Educational Foundation; Honorary Life Member of NABC; a Hall of Eagles recipient; recognized with the ASA 2001 Humanitarian Award, and Auto Body Repair News recognized him as one of the Collision Industry’s 25 Movers and Shakers of the 20th Century. His highest honor was as the first recipient of the Collision Industry Conference, Chairman’s Award recognizing a lifetime of service to the collision industry. In addition, he has also been recognized by ABRN for a Lifetime Achievement Award as well as a Lifetime Achievement Award from SCRS.

Mike McManus Administrative Director
First Responder Emergency Extrication Contact
Technical Enterprises, Inc. 7044 S 13th St
Oak Creek, Wi 53154
414-908-4957 414-768-8001 m.mcmanus@nationalautobodycouncil.org
Kim Kimbriel PR/Marketing Manager Kimbriel Marketing Communications 6169 Via Jaspeda
Tucson, AZ 85718
520-548-2000 kim@nationalautobodycouncil.org
Nicole Cheever Membership Manager Technical Enterprises, Inc. 7044 S 13th St
Oak Creek, Wi 53154
888-667-7433 x 116 414-768-8001 n.cheever@nationalautobodycouncil.org
Linda Sulkala Recycled Rides Program Manager 617-293-8744 programmanager@nationalautobodycouncil.org