SOURCE: Mitchell International

Mitchell International

March 03, 2015 08:00 ET

Mitchell Hosts Auto Body Shop Boot Camp in St. Louis

Education Training Sessions Make Auto Repair Shops More Productive by Improving Business Operations and Customer Relations

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 3, 2015) - Mitchell, a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, will be hosting a local auto body shop boot camp for repair shops in the St. Louis area. The one-day training will help local repair shop owners understand the latest technologies and strategies that some of the leading shops are using in the industry.

Shop owners and industry leaders will come together to discuss the evolving landscape of the repair industry, how to get more revenue in a consolidating marketplace, and how to enhance lean operations in a repair shop. Whether you are wondering how to market your business in today's mobile world or how to improve cycle time without having to add more technicians, the one-day training will give you the tools to take a shop to the next level and build for the future.

The local St. Louis boot camp will feature the following speakers:

  • Frank Terlep - President, Summit Emarketing Sherpas
  • Frank Laviola - AVP of Industry Relations, Enterprise-Rent-A-Car
  • Lance Getz - Business Development Manager, PPG Industries
  • Jason Scharton - Business Development Manager, 3M
  • Wayne Krause - Manager-Technical Writing, Mitchell International

The auto repair industry has evolved significantly over the past year yet many shops are still playing catch up in terms of best practices. Mitchell's body shop boot camp is an opportunity for managers to learn new tools and tips to grow the business. The goal is not just to provide the industry's best solutions, but it's also to constantly deliver resources that help shop owners increase their productivity and revenue.

The event will take place Wednesday, March 11 in St. Louis, Missouri. To learn more about the body shop boot camp, please email

About Mitchell International
Mitchell is uniquely positioned to simplify, enhance and accelerate claims handling processes across the P&C industry through deep workflow solutions that include unparalleled access to data, advanced analytics and decision support tools. Our expert workflow and adjusting solutions advance the claims management process by enabling automotive physical damage, bodily injury and workers' compensation clients to process claims more accurately, consistently, and cost-effectively.

Mitchell's solutions provide an expert level of decision support and connectivity within the claims organization and with industry partners to achieve optimal outcomes. Mitchell's comprehensive solution portfolio and robust SaaS infrastructure enables tens of millions of electronic transactions to be processed each month for over 300 insurance companies, including the majority of the top 25 insurance carriers, and over 30,000 collision repair facilities. With an expanding global footprint, Mitchell products are currently utilized in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Mitchell is headquartered in San Diego, California, and has 2,000 employees. For more information, please visit