Guild 21: George Avery on potential best practices for DRPs

George Avery

By Tom Davis Newport Beach, California — October 13, 2017 — The latest Guild 21 conference call aimed to create a conversation on how to improve the relationship between shops and insurers in regards to direct repair programs (DRPs). The guest was George Avery, formerly of State Farm, and now an independent consultant.  Avery, who […]

Mike Anderson to guest on next Guild 21 Conference Call

Mike Anderson (left) and Gary Gardella Jr. during a training session at Axalta's Refinish Performance Management seminar in 2015. Anderson will serve as the guest of the next Guild 21 Conference Call.

Newport Beach, California — February 21, 2017 — Verifacts Automotive has announced that Mike Anderson of Collision Advice will return as the guest on the next Guild 21 Conference Call. The call is scheduled for March 9, 2017 at 2 p.m. EST. The most recent Guild 21 call featured George Avery, formerly of State Farm, […]

George Avery offers guidance on DRPs

George Avery discussed DRP programs in the latest Guild 21 conference call, specifically the challenges in the relationship between shops and insurers.

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — February 9, 2017 — Anticipation ran high this week concerning an appearance by former insurance executive George Avery on the Guild 21 conference call. Avery drew on his deep experience on the insurance side of the industry to offer insights on the state of the relationship between collision repair […]

George Avery to guest on next Guild 21 conference call

George Avery, formerly of State Farm, will serve as the guest on the next Guild 21 conference call.

Newport Beach, California — February 2, 2017 — George Avery is well-known in the collision repair industry for his work representing State Farm to the collision sector, a role he filled starting in 2005. However, Avery retired from the automotive insurance industry in June 2016. That’s part of what makes the upcoming Guild 21 conference […]