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Co-founder of 911 Collision Centers will help advance company’s cloud-based parts procurement platform.
uParts Inc., a provider of cloud-based electronic parts procurement solutions, has appointed Michael Quinn as senior vice president of business development.
“I am thrilled to join the uParts team," said Quinn. "They have developed a state-of-the-art cloud-based parts procurement platform that has been long overdue for shops and parts suppliers. Streamlining inefficient parts procurement processes will benefit these longtime trading partners as well as vehicle owners and auto insurers through improved repair experience.”
Quinn most recently served as senior VP of industry and community relations for Caliber Collision. Prior to Caliber, he was co-founder and CEO of 911 Collision Centers, where he and his partner built seven successful repair facilities in Arizona and Nevada. In 2012, he completed a two-year term as chairman of the Collision Industry Conference (CIC) and was also inducted into the industry’s Hall of Eagles.
Many collision professionals know Quinn from his service to the industry. Through the National Auto Body Council (NABC), he helped to spearhead numerous charitable efforts including Katrina Relief, Recycled Rides, First Responder Emergency Extrication and, most recently, Operation Comfort.
“I’m excited to welcome Michael to our company,” said Alex Adegan, founder and CEO of uParts. “His decision to join uParts is a testament to our vision and shared values with repair professionals and our mission to streamline their interactions with their suppliers. There’s no better indication of our commitment to help collision shops than having one of their most trusted advocates join our team.”