Dent Wizard Hires VP-Information Technology
ST. LOUIS, March 13, 2017 – Dent Wizard International, the global leader in automotive reconditioning and SMART (Small to Medium Area Repair Techniques) repairs, recently hired Jim Townsend as vice president of information technology.
Townsend will manage all functions of Dent Wizard’s IT systems, reporting to Dent Wizard CFO Tammy Conner. He will work from the company’s headquarters in St. Louis.
Townsend comes to Dent Wizard with an extensive background in the technology field, most recently serving as vice president and CIO of Dylex Solutions, an IT consulting firm based in Atlanta, and before that as chief information/technology officer for Performance Team, a third-party logistics company. Townsend has a BS degree in Computer Science from Everest College.
“Jim brings a considerable amount of first-hand field knowledge to this position,” said Conner, “which will be critical for Dent Wizard’s continued leadership in introducing new technology solutions to our customers, as well as to our sales and service techs throughout North America.”
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, body shops; 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 offers multiple branded programs and service plans that are sold through the major profit centers of the dealership: F&I, pre-owned and service departments. An affiliate of Gridiron Capital, a private equity investment firm, St. Louis-based Dent Wizard operates throughout the United States and Canada. For more information visit www.dentwizard.com or call 800-DENT-WIZ.