HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL – April 29, 2014 – The Collision Repair Education Foundation announced their newly appointed Executive Committee. The Education Foundation is honored to have the following representatives on the Executive Committee:
Chairman Terry Fortner, LKQ Corporation
Vice Chairman Nick Notte, Sterling Auto Body Centers
Secretary Rick Tuuri, AudaExplore, a Solera Company
Treasurer Domenic Brusco, PPG Industries, Inc.
Member-At-Large Tim Adelmann, ABRA Auto Body & Glass
Member-At-Large Stacy Bartnik,
Immediate Past Chairman Chris Northup, Professional Parts Group
In addition to the Executive Committee, the Foundation Board of Trustees consists of: Joe Allen – CCC Information Services Inc.; Jerry Beigel – Safelite; David Brunori – Matrix System Automotive Finishes; James Fichera; Don Hermanek – Insurance Auto Auctions; Russ Hoffbauer – State Farm Insurance; Mary Knapp; Scott Kohl – Liberty Mutual Insurance; William Lawrence – LC Automotive Investments, LLC.; Mary Mahoney – Enterprise Holdings, Inc.; Timothy O’Day – Gerber Collision & Glass; Pam Overton – Allstate Insurance Company; Renee Ricciotti – 3M; and Jeanne Silver – CARSTAR Mundelein.
Trustee Emeriti consist of: J. Laurence Costin – CCC Information Services Inc.; Lirel G. Holt; Frank D. McGiboney; Chuck S. Sulkala – Chuck Sulkala Consulting; and the late Russell Verona – East Rockford Collision Center. Chairmen Emeriti consist of: Chris Evans – State Farm Insurance.
Collision Repair Education Foundation Board of Trustees Chairman and LKQ Corporation Vice President of Industry Relations Terry Fortner noted, “I am humbled and honored to lead this outstanding board that has stewardship and guidance responsibility for what I feel is the greatest not-for-profit industry organization within the collision industry. The future of our industry is the youth that we mentor, guide, coach and support financially. This year is already off to an outstanding start. With the support of our industry partners we will make this a record year.”