Dent Wizard Promotes Lekebusch to Sr. VP; Promotes two to RVPs

Dent Wizard Promotes VPs

ST. LOUIS, January 11, 2022 – Dent Wizard International, the largest provider of vehicle reconditioning services in North America, recently announced the promotions of Carl Lekebusch to senior vice president, as well as Dan Bowers to regional vice president for Florida and Tim Forloine II to regional vice president for the Chesapeake area. The promotions were effective Jan. 1, 2022.

Lekebusch joins Michael Fedorowich as a second Sr. VP serving the U.S., a newly created position. Lekebusch will lead the south and west regions; Fedorowich the north and east. In his new role Lekebusch will continue to report to Addison Thomas, president and COO, and will also join the company’s Senior Leadership Team.

Lekebusch began his career with Dent Wizard in 1994 as a route PDR technician servicing dealerships in Massachusetts. He advanced in the company, serving in various management positions including district manager in New York and most recently as Dent Wizard’s regional vice president for the Florida region.

Dan Bowers replaces Lekebusch as regional VP of Florida. Bowers’ previous positions at Dent Wizard include regional auction manager, regional operations director and most recently as VP of operations.

New Regional VP of Chesapeake, Tim Forloine II, started with Dent Wizard in 2000 as a PDR tech and has since served in various roles including regional technical trainer, sales manager and for the last 12 years district manager over the Maryland, Virginia, and Delaware markets.

“The promotions of Carl, Dan and Tim, plus the more focused designations of our service territories, are examples of how we’re supporting our customers with more boots on the ground,” said Addison Thomas, Dent Wizard’s president and COO. “They have market experience and knowledge that will bring significant 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