Chris Ollila – Central United States territory manager for VeriFacts Automotive

Chris graduated in entrepreneurship and business management from East Central University Oklahoma. Chris has served as a body technician, repair planner/estimator, production manager, and centre manager.  His experience in the collision industry spans more than 19 years, enabling him to address the varied obstacles and needs which collision repair facilities face today, all of which makes him an asset to any repair facility looking for assistance in:

  • Coaching on proper repair methodologies based on respective manufacturer requirements
  • Damage analysis and the implementation of blueprinting
  • Creating repair planning calibration exercises
  • Developing and customizing SOP’s
  • Implementation of SOP’s for researching repair procedures
  • Negotiation techniques based on OEM repair information and factory certification requirements
  • Creating cultures which embrace and thrive on continuous improvement
  • Motivating and challenging staff through coaching to achieve the highest possible level of repair quality output
  • Seminar/workshop creation and delivery

Chris is bilingual in English and Portuguese.  He prides himself on his ability to communicate well with all socioeconomic groups.  He believes that all greatly successful leaders are servants to their teammates.