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Dent Wizard Promotes Allen & Whitney to Hail Business Development Manager Position


Grant Allen and Scott Whitney are promoted from regional hail roles to newly created positions

ST. LOUIS, April 14, 2015 – Dent Wizard International, the global leader in automotive reconditioning and SMART (Small to Medium Area Repair Techniques) repairs, recently promoted Grant Allen and Scott Whitney to Hail Business Development Managers, recently created roles that will help the company continue to improve its hail response services across North America.

The two previously served as Regional Hail Managers: Allen covering North Carolina and South Carolina; and Whitney covering Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada and Utah.

Allen and Whitney are part of a 30-person hail management and support team working with thousands of technicians in the field responding to hail damage throughout the U.S. and Canada. Allen joined Dent Wizard in 1999, and Whitney joined the company in 2011. The two will report to Todd Yanak, Dent Wizard’s Vice President of Business Development for Hail.

“2014 was a year of tremendous growth for Dent Wizard’s Hail Department” said Yanak. “We instituted new programs, updated our systems, and strengthened our partnerships with many of our customers. With Grant and Scott in their new roles, we are confident that 2015 will provide many more opportunities for growth and helping our customers.” 

Mike Black, Chief Operating Officer of Dent Wizard, added: "Both of these gentlemen have extensive experience in the industry and in responding to hail storms, which has been helpful to our customers and to Dent Wizard. They understand the value we provide through our ability to execute, serve, and work as a partner during very hectic, catastrophic events.”

About Dent Wizard

Dent Wizard International has been the leader in the development of Paintless Dent Removal (PDR) technology since its establishment in 1983, and today is North America’s leading provider of SMART Repairs (Small to Medium Area Repair Techniques). Dent Wizard provides on-site reconditioning services and products to the automotive industry through its relationships with dealerships, auto auctions, rental companies and insurance companies. Services include: PDR; minor paint; wheel repair; chip and scratch repair; bumper repair; headlight brightening; interior repair; locksmith services; exterior blackout; and hail damage repair. Dent Wizard also offers Ding Shield®, Ding Shield Preferred, Ding Shield Drive and Ding Shield One service plans sold through dealership F&I departments. An affiliate of Gridiron Capital, a leading global private equity investment firm, St. Louis-based Dent Wizard operates throughout the United States and Canada. For more information call 800-DENT-WIZ.

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