Dent Wizard Hires Paul Hott as VP of Talent

Paul Hott, VP of Talent

ST. LOUIS, March 18, 2022 – Dent Wizard International, the largest provider of vehicle reconditioning services in North America, recently hired Paul Hott as VP of Talent, a role in which he will lead Dent Wizard’s recruiting, HR and training departments. Hott started Feb. 21, 2022.

Hott comes to Dent Wizard with 26 years of experience in human resources, and brings extensive experience in organization and leadership development, as well as performance, engagement and change management systems. Immediately prior to joining Dent Wizard Hott was a partner at Edward Jones where he led the Talent Management team. His other previous experiences include SVP of talent and organization effectiveness at Reinsurance Group of America, and global VP of human resources and compliance officer at Savvis, Inc. A native of Lake View, Iowa, Hott earned an MBA with an emphasis in organization development from the University of Iowa.

“Dent Wizard’s aggressive growth strategy over the next several years includes an emphasis on recruiting and talent development,” said Jim Powers, Dent Wizard’s chief financial officer. “Paul Hott has the experience and passion for the role to help us continue to deliver exceptional value to our customers.”


About Dent Wizard


Dent Wizard International, established in 1983, is North America’s largest provider of automotive reconditioning services. Services include paintless dent removal, minor paint and bumper repair, wheel repair, interior repair, windshield repair, detail services, appraisal and catastrophe support, and key origination and duplication. In addition, Dent Wizard offers vehicle protection products through Sonsio Vehicle Protection. Dent Wizard serves the automotive industry’s leading companies through a diverse mix of customer channels: dealers, auctions, rental, OEM, auto body shops and insurance companies. Dent Wizard is transforming the automotive reconditioning markets through its full-service solutions and unmatched scale and expertise. The company’s value proposition, track record of quality and service, sophisticated scalable infrastructure, best-in-class technicians and entrepreneurial management team are reasons Dent Wizard is the leading North American platform. A subsidiary of Dealer Tire LLC, St. Louis-based Dent Wizard operates throughout North America. For more information visit