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Collision Repair Education Foundation Announces New Executive Committee

Terry Fortner, LKQ Corporation, to lead committee alongside other industry members.


The Collision Repair Education Foundation has announced its newly appointed Executive Committee.

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Members include:

  • 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
  • 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. Chris Evans of State Farm Insurance serves as chairman emeritus.


“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,” said Fortner. “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.”

More information:

Collision Repair Education Foundation

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