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Joe Hudson’s Collision Centers (JHCC) announced that President and CEO Traweek Dickson is retiring after over three decades with the company and will take on the role of executive chairman. Seasoned business leader Brant Wilson will succeed Dickson as CEO, effective Nov. 29, 2021.
“Leading JHCC has been one of the greatest honors of my career, and I am immensely proud of what we’ve accomplished during my time as CEO and my many years at the company before that,” said Dickson. “The entire JHCC team has worked tirelessly to substantially grow this business, adding numerous locations across the country. I am confident that with Brant at the helm, JHCC is poised for continued success, and I look forward to assisting with the transition and serving in my new role as executive chairman.”
Added Erik Johnson, managing director at TSG Consumer Partners, JHCC’s majority owner, “Traweek has built an incredible business and company culture. We wish him the best in his retirement and greatly appreciate his continued involvement while Brant transitions into his new role. Brant is a highly-respected executive with a proven track record of both expanding footprint and increasing sales. His high energy and results-driven attitude makes him an ideal cultural fit, and we look forward to working closely with him to implement JHCC’s growth initiatives.”
Wilson joins JHCC with over 20 years of professional experience, including running significant automotive services businesses, both company-owned and franchised. Most recently, Wilson served as president and COO of the Automotive Group at TBC Corporation, where he oversaw over 2,100 stores across four banners. Prior to TBC, Wilson served a seven-year tenure at H&R Block, where he was responsible for over 1,800 stores as Western Territory vice president. He also successfully led H&R Block’s overall network growth strategy as vice president of Acquisitions & Development.
“It is a privilege to serve as CEO of JHCC,” said Wilson. “JHCC is a well-respected market leader with a customer-centric culture and world-class team. I look forward to leveraging my retail and business-building experience to continue to accelerate JHCC’s strong growth trajectory.”
For more information on Joe Hudson’s Collision Center, visit jhcc.com.