SOURCE: Mitchell International

Mitchell International

April 01, 2015 08:00 ET

Mitchell Hosts Collision Industry Bootcamp in Seattle

Informative Sessions Educate Auto Body Shops to Improve Business Operations by Encouraging Efficiency and Enhancing Customer Relations

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 1, 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 bootcamp for repair shops in the Seattle area. The two-day training will present the latest technologies and strategies being used by some of the leading shops in the industry.

The boot camp will serve as a forum for shop owners and industry leaders to examine the newest resources for navigating the changing repair industry landscape and streamlining operations. Attendees will learn about emerging marketing techniques geared toward an increasingly mobile world, the latest tools to promote accurate estimating as well as a glimpse into technologies available to propel shops to the next level.

The local Seattle boot camp will feature the following speakers:

  • Rick Leos - Collision Program Director, Toyota Motor Sales
  • Ron Reichen - Chairman, Society of Collision Repair Specialists and Owner, Precision Body and Paint
  • Paul Massie - Powertrain and Collision Product Marketing Manager, Ford Motor Company
  • Frank Terlep - CEO, Summit eMarketing Sherpas
  • Wayne Krause - Manager-Technical Writing, Mitchell International

"Technological advances in the auto repair industry continue to modernize operations," said Brian Moss, Director, Solution Advising West at Mitchell. "Mitchell's body shop boot camp series aims to educate and inspire repair facilities to take advantage of the industry's latest and greatest tools and strategies to improve their business and retain loyal customers."

The event will take place Tuesday, April 21 and Wednesday, April 22 in Seattle, Washington. To learn more about the body shop boot camp, please visit or 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