I-CAR, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, has announced its lineup of panelists for the General Session at this year’s 2012 I-CAR "Driving Excellence” Industry Event.
These panelists will center their discussion on industry excellence, how to achieve industry-wide and business-specific excellence in repair methods, and business performance and professionalism. The panel discussion will be moderated by Vincent Romans, founding partner of the Romans Group, LLC, and will include the following seven panelists representing various segments of the collision industry:
Tim O’Day, president & COO, Gerber Collision & Glass
Will Johnston, COO/co-owner, AutoBody America
Geralynn Kottschade, owner, Jerry’s Body Shop
James Roach, senior vice president, Parts & Service Division, American Honda Motor Co. Inc.
Darren Huggins, national collision director, Van Tuyl Auto Group
Susanna Gotsch, director, industry analyst, CCC
George Avery, auto claim consultant P & C Claims, State Farm
This year’s event is being held at the Hyatt Regency San Antonio July 18-20 and will coincide with several other industry meetings being held during the same week. The General Session will wrap up with I-CAR’s response to the repair procedures request that was submitted to I-CAR at a previous Collision Industry Conference meeting, and will include participation by members of the I-CAR Board.
Early bird registration with reduced pricing is available now through May 31, 2012.