At the 2021 NABC® Annual Meeting, the National Auto Body Council® held its board elections for the upcoming year. In addition to re-electing five members whose terms were expiring, it also welcomed two new members to the National Auto Body Council Board.

Active members in attendance at the virtual NABC annual meeting had an opportunity to vote on the board members to guide the organization forward over the next three years. Newly elected board members include:

  • Jennifer Hubbard, Strategic Solutions Advisor, CCC Intelligent Solutions
  • Don Porter, CEO, United Recyclers Group


The re-elected board members include:

  • Kristle Bollans, Director, Replacement Accounts, Hertz Corporation
  • Kevin Creegan, National Accounts Manager, Saint-Gobain
  • Darren Huggins, National Collision Director, Berkshire Hathaway Automotive
  • Gene Lopez, Director of Development and Training, Seidner’s Collision Centers
  • Clint Marlow, Director – Claims Innovation and Customer Experience, Allstate Insurance


The 2021/2022 NABC Board of Directors includes:

  • Anthony Natale, President, Nexterra
  • Ben Clymer, Jr., CEO, Ben Clymer’s The Body Shop
  • Brian Driehorst, VP of Business Development, All Star Auto Lights
  • Brian Newberry, VP of Franchise Development, CARSTAR
  • Clint Marlow, Director – Claims Innovation and Customer Experience, Allstate Insurance
  • Darren Huggins, National Collision Center Director, Berkshire Hathaway Automotive
  • Debbie Teter, Director of Sales and Marketing, Garmat USA
  • Don Porter, United Recyclers Group
  • Doug Schlueter, Principal, MSO Business Development, I-CAR
  • Elizabeth Stein, Vice President of Industry Relations, Assured Performance
  • Gene Lopez, Director of Development and Training, Seidner’s Collision Centers
  • Gerry Poirier, National APD Strategy Manager, Farmers Insurance
  • Jennifer Hubbard, CCC Intelligent Solutions
  • Katie Pharr, Industry Consultant
  • Keith Egan, National Account Manager, BETAG Innovation
  • Kevin Creegan, National Accounts Manager, Saint Gobain Automotive Aftermarket
  • Kristle Bollans, Director of Replacement Accounts, the Hertz Corporation
  • Matt Immerfall, CEO, All Star Auto Lights
  • Paul Grant, President,
  • Paul Williams, VP of Business Development, Honk for Help


The NABC Executive Committee adds one new member and announces new leadership positions on the committee:

  • Clint Marlow – Chairman
  • Doug Schlueter – Vice-Chair of Industry Involvement
  • Matt Immerfall – Vice-Chair of Community Involvement
  • Kristle Bollans – Secretary
  • Brian Driehorst – Treasurer
  • Scott Sampley – Director-at-Large
  • Darren Huggins – Immediate Past President


“We have accomplished a great deal in 2021 during a challenging year and set the trajectory for the next several years,” said Bill Garoutte, President and CEO of the National Auto Body Council. “We look forward to working with our volunteer board members – both new and returning – to continue to build positive awareness for our NABC members and enhance the foundation of the wonderful institution of The National Auto Body Council. Also, we thank these board members for their commitment of time and resources to help advance our important cause. We humbly thank outgoing board members Keith Bell and Luke Harris for their years of service.”



The National Auto Body Council, which celebrated its’ 25th anniversary in 2020, is the premier organization of collision industry partners dedicated to strategic networking opportunities that positively change lives in the communities we serve. The collaborative membership of the National Auto Body Council® has gifted more than 2,750 vehicles, provided extrication opportunities for more than 4,800 First Responders and contributed to thousands of distracted driving pledges in communities through NABC Recycled Rides®, NABC First Responder Emergency Extrication (F.R.E.E.™) and the NABC Drive Out Distraction program. That effort equates to a 4:1 ROI in dollar value delivered from NABC membership dollars. The National Auto Body Council® is changing the paradigm of how the collision industry works and is viewed. For more information, visit

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