News: Consolidator Report
Mike Mitchell of Mitchell’s Crash Repair named new president, while Brad Meuli of A&D Collision replaces Mitchell as vice president.
The Montana Collision Repair Specialists (MCRS) held elections during the 2014 spring meeting in Billings, Mont. Ninety-five members of the collision industry were in attendance, and as a result of the association’s membership drive, two new members joined the organization.
Steve Trapp of Axalta Coating Systems conducted a full day of education with presentations titled, "Selling Customer Pay/Consumer-Based Marketing" and "Improving Your Scoreboard."
At the Saturday morning Business Breakfast meeting, the following new officers were inducted into association leadership:
Mike Mitchell, Mitchell’s Crash Repair, Great Falls, president, replacing Bruce Halcro of Capital Collision in Helena, who will now be the association legislative liaison
Brad Meuli, A&D Collision, Bozeman, vice president, replacing Mitchell
Pam Carey, Northstar Collision, Sidney, remaining secretary-treasurer
New Directors: Paul Flores, Rick’s Auto Body, Missoula; Jeramy Myers, Flawless Auto Body, Great Falls; Todd Litton, American Auto Body, Billings; and Matthew McDonnell, Big Sky Collision, Billings
“I have been a member of the Montana Collision Repair Specialists for many years and have watched it grow and improve,” said President Mike Mitchell. “ I am honored to be to be working with this board and Montana’s collision industry.”
MCRS expresses deep appreciation to outgoing officers Gene Dzidza, Collision Craft, Kalispell, and Max Yates, Yates Body Shop, Butte, for their dedicated service to the industry.