ST. LOUIS, July 11, 2018 – Dent Wizard International, the largest provider of automotive reconditioning services and related products in North America, recently hired Jim Powers as chief financial officer, effective July 2. He will report to Dent Wizard CEO Mike Black.
Powers comes to Dent Wizard with an extensive background in various leadership roles, most recently serving as president and CEO for St. Louis-based UniGroup Inc. and subsidiaries, including United Van Lines, Mayflower Transit and other relocation and logistics-related entities. Prior to UniGroup, Powers held CFO and other executive management positions at companies including Viasystems Technologies, Crain Industries, Berg Electronics and Moog Automotive.
“Dent Wizard’s on a tremendous growth path, which has been continuing for more than seven years,” said Black. “Jim brings the intellectual capital and experiences that will help us continue the trend. I’m excited to have him on the senior team, and look forward to his strategic support for years to come.”
Powers is a graduate of Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Mo.
About Dent Wizard
Dent Wizard International, established in 1983, is North America’s largest provider of automotive reconditioning services and related products. Services include paintless dent removal, minor body repair including bumpers, wheel restoration, interior repair, appraisal and catastrophe support, key origination and duplication, plus finance & insurance products. Dent Wizard serves the automotive industry’s leading companies through a diverse mix of customer channels: dealers, auctions, rental, finance & insurance and catastrophe/OEM, which includes auto body shops and insurance companies. Dent Wizard is transforming the automotive reconditioning market through its full service solutions and unmatched scale and expertise. A clear value proposition, track record of expansion and growth, sophisticated scalable infrastructure, best-in-class technicians and entrepreneurial management team are reasons Dent Wizard is the leading North American platform. An affiliate of Gridiron Capital, a private equity investment firm, St. Louis-based Dent Wizard operates throughout North America.