Quality Collision Group, a new private-equity-backed venture of multi-site OEM certified collision repair centers, announced yesterday that longtime industry veteran Scott Krohn has joined the organization’s Board of Directors. At the same time, Phil Southard has been named chief financial officer.
“This is an exciting moment for the Quality Collision Group team,” said CEO Jerod Guerin. “Our brand is built upon a foundation of excellence, and that extends to the standard of leadership we aim to attract to our business. Phil Southard and Scott Krohn are pivotal additions to our leadership, as we embark on a national growth strategy.”
The collision repair group’s strategic focus is building the nation’s largest and most trusted OEM certified collision repair company.
Krohn joins the Quality Collision Group board of directors with an extensive background as an executive leader at one of the automotive repair industry’s largest MSO groups, having served as executive vice president of operations for Abra Auto Body and Glass. Most recently, he served as president of U.S. operations at asTech – a leading automotive diagnostic company based in Dallas, Texas.
“It is rare that you get to build a platform from scratch,” Krohn said. “Quality Collisions in a position to develop the best operating OEM centric collision repair company in the country.”