BodyShop Business presented Jeff Middleton with its 2012 Collision Repair Shop Executive of the Year Award at the annual International Autobody Congress & Exposition (NACE) in New Orleans today. Middleton is owner of Exhibition Automotive CARSTAR and Ballard Collision CARSTAR in Washington.
The award has been given since 1984 to a true collision repair visionary who has experienced great success by being forward-thinking, overcoming challenges and persevering.
Middleton has been in the collision repair industry for more than 30 years, starting at a dealership in 1978 and eventually opening his own shop in 2002.
Aside from achieving tremendous business success, Middleton has served on technical school advisory boards since 1985 and has participated in many CARSTAR-led charity projects.