Russ Verona and Jeff Silver Awards

Russ Verona Memorial Award

Presented to a select collision repair business that has held the I-CAR Gold Class designation for at least five consecutive years, this award honors businesses that actively promote the Gold Class designation and training and that reinforce the positive image of the collision repair industry.

Past Winners (year denotes when they were presented the award):

  • 2006 – East Rockford Collision Center, Nick Verona
  • 2007 – Florida Auto Body, Jimmy and Julia Suppe
  • 2008 – Zara’s Collision Center, Brad Zara
  • 2009 – North Kitsap Auto Rebuild, Jim Sund
  • 2011 – Grossman CARSTAR
  • 2012 – Gustafson Bros, John Gustafson
  • 2013 – Oakland Auto Body, Ron Vincenzi
  • 2014 – Master Auto Body, Mike Minutillo
  • 2015 – Mike Loy’s Collision Inc., Mike Loy
  • 2016 – Precision Unlimited CarCare, Brad Czerkies
  • 2017 – Car Crafters, Jim Guthrie 

 Russ Verona Memorial Award Nomination Form


Jeff Silver Award

This award is presented to a select individual who has held the I-CAR Platinum designation for at least five years. The honoree actively promotes the Platinum designation and training and works to bolster the collision repair industry’s positive image.

Past Winners (year denotes when they were presented the award):

  • 2009 – Peter Fryzel, State Farm Insurance
  • 2011 – Joe Lacy, GEICO Insurance
  • 2012 – Marcus Essiq, I-CAR Instructor
  • 2013 – Mike Loy, Mike Loy’s Collision Inc.
  • 2014 – Dustin Harrier, Service King Collision Centers
  • 2015 – James J. Losel, State Farm Insurance
  • 2016 – Jerry Dalton, Dalton Collision
  • 2017 – Richie Webb, Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance

 Jeff Silver Award Nomination Form