Dent Wizard Promotes Trudeau to Director of National Sales for F&I
ST. LOUIS, June 7, 2016 – Dent Wizard International, the global leader in automotive reconditioning and SMART (Small to Medium Area Repair Techniques) repairs, recently promoted Matt Trudeau to the position of Director of National Sales for Dent Wizard’s Finance & Insurance programs.
In his new role Trudeau will work closely with Dent Wizard’s major national accounts and develop new opportunities with national F&I companies, dealer groups, OEMs and other strategic product partners.
Since starting at Dent Wizard 19 years ago, Trudeau has held numerous management positions in the company, including sales manager, regional sales manager, and district manager for New York State. Most recently, since 2011, he served as regional F&I director for the Northeast region, where he worked with several of NADA’s top 50 groups and added a number of strategic agent partners in the territory.
“Matt is a confident, knowledgeable, and experienced team player,” said Lindsey Bird, Dent Wizard’s vice president of aftersales. “In his nearly two decades with the company, he’s participated in the evolution of Dent Wizard’s world-class appearance programs. I have no doubt that his skills will serve him well in his new role.”
Trudeau will continue to work from his office in Wilbraham, Mass., and report to Lindsey Bird. Trudeau has a degree in business management from Post University.
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.