The Collision Repair Education Foundation has announced the addition of Keith Bell, of Axalta Coating Systems, and Mark Verbois, of Enterprise Holdings
Hoffman Estates, Ill.—The Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) has announced the addition of two new members to its board of trustees: Keith Bell, of Axalta Coating Systems, and Mark Verbois, of Enterprise Holdings, who both have more than 50 years of collision industry experience between them.
“We are excited that Keith and Mark are joining the Board and bringing their vast experience to the role,” said CREF Managing Director Brandon Eckenrode. “There’s no doubt that they will be an integral part of our efforts moving forward to achieve CREF’s vision and goals.”
Since he began his career, Keith Bell has been dedicated to the refinish and automotive industry. He is currently the Distribution and Industry Relations Director for Axalta Coating Systems where he oversees sales and partnerships for North America Refinish. Prior to that, Bell worked for AkzoNobel and BASF where he earned several positions of increasing responsibility within sales, marketing and distribution leadership.
Verbois began his career with Enterprise in 1994 as a management trainee in Seattle, Washington. Over his decades-long career, he has held positions of increasing responsibility in markets throughout the country, earning a promotion to his current position in 2021. In this role, Verbois is responsible for overseeing the company’s strategy for MSO partnerships.