Articles by Dave Luehr

David Luehr’s message is one of hope to a troubled collision repair industry. As an Oregon born collision business owner in the in early 1990s, David experienced the challenges of the independent owner and has spent the last thirty years perfecting his craft. With a deep background in lean operations, David has worked in leadership positions with several organizations including companies Manheim and ABRA Auto Body and Glass. David also believes in the importance of education and has served as the Chairman of Middle Tennessee’s award winning I-CAR committee taking an active role in the development of students within the industry, but also those entering the industry through local vocational schools. Now as the owner of Nashville, Tennessee based Elite Body Shop Solutions, David uses his vast industry knowledge to help America’s independent collision repairer win by offering hope and practical real world advice as a coach, mentor, and consultant. As a writer and keynote speaker, he has inspired an international audience helping thousands improve both their businesses and quality of life.