VP of Strategic Solutions
Fred has spent over 37 years in the Auto Glass Repair and Replacement (AGRR) and Collision Industry with a variety of prominent companies, mostly devoted to the creation and implementation of data standards and the establishment of alliances between industry partners.
He has held various positions with increasing level of responsibility and accountability: initially from a programming background to CIO, and from Assistant Vice President to Executive Vice President.
For the past 22 years, Fred has been providing professional services that specialize in Strategic and Tactical Planning, Association Management, and Data Integration and Management.
Founding Member of CIECA (Collision Industry Electronic Commerce Association). Has closely supported its efforts throughout the years. And, served as CIECA’s Executive Director from 2001-2019.
Founding member of the Property & Casualty Insurance group that establishes EDI standards under ANSI (American National Standards Institute); Task Group’s Co-Chair for 10 years; Served 2 terms (four-4 years) as the Vice Chair of X12N the Insurance Subcommittee including P&C, Health Care, Life, and Reinsurance.
Member of the DISA (Data Interchange Standards Association) Board of Directors for 8 years. Served in various capacities as Vice Chairman, Corporate Secretary, and Chairman of the Finance Committee, a member of the Finance Committee, and a member of the Strategy Committee.
Fred has been a speaker at various Electronic Commerce, AGRR and Collision Industry, Insurance Industry and Financial seminars and conferences. Authored many articles within the Collision Repair and Electronic Commerce industries.
Board Member and Treasurer of the National Auto Body Council (NABC) 2010-2014.
Board Member of the Automotive Recyclers Association Education Foundation 2017-2021.
Former Board Member of Chicago Chapter of Boy Scouts of America.
Former Board Member of Chicago’s Boys Hope.
B.A. – Mathematics, Lewis University (Cum Laude)
M.S. – Physics, St. Louis University (National Science Foundation Fellow)