CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts Announces Major Industry Players and
Insurance Carriers to Attend National Conference in San Antonio

Friday, August 03, 2012
OVERLAND PARK, KS (August 3, 2012) – CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts will saddle up in San Antonio, TX, this year for its annual conference, the largest of any MSO network in North America. The Conference will include a Vendor Expo featuring the top manufacturers and service providers in the industry, a keynote address by nationally recognized Afterburner, a team of real fighter pilots who deliver powerful leadership seminars, and a general session address by five industry experts:
  • Greg Horn, Mitchell VP of Industry Relations
  • Robb Knott, Nationwide Insurance Claims Director
  • Jeff Peevy, I-CAR Director of Field Operations
  • Vincent  Romans, CEO of the The Romans Group LLC
  • Matthew Ohrnstein, Managing Director of Symphony Advisors LLC
Article ImageMore than 350 store owners and employees will join the CARSTAR corporate leadership team to plan for the growth of CARSTAR in the years ahead, celebrate the successes of the CARSTAR store owners, participate in training programs and share time together as North America’s largest MSO network. CARSTAR also is expecting claim executives from a majority of the top 20 personal auto insurers to be in attendance who will be participating in Conference activities including an Insurance Symposium on Sunday afternoon.

The theme for the 2012 National Conference is “The Will to Win” and all activities will focus on how North America’s largest network of auto body repair experts can drive its business’ performance, enhance its insurance industry relationships and strengthen its national brand image. 

 “Our national conference is an incredible opportunity for CARSTAR owners and managers from around the country to gather as North America’s largest MSO network to share ideas, plan together, address the challenges facing our industry and explore how collectively we can leverage the strength and power of the CARSTAR network,” said David Byers, CEO of CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts. “San Antonio is a terrific host city for our conference, and we have a very strong presence there with five CARSTAR stores and 12 total in the state of Texas. We are looking forward to a great event and an even better year ahead.”

For more information on the CARSTAR National Conference, visit or contact CARSTAR at 1.800.CARSTAR.


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