Andrew Batenhorst brings with him over 25 years experience in the automotive and insurance industries
Sacramento, Calif.—The California Autobody Association (CAA) has announced Andrew Batenhorst, of Pacific BMW Collision Center, as the new president of its Glendale/Foothill Chapter. Batenhorst brings with him over 25 years experience in the automotive and insurance industries.
As the current body shop manager at longtime CAA member Pacific BMW, he also serves on the board of SCRS and the CIC Estimating and Parts & Materials Committees. In addition, Batenhorst is a member of the advisory committees at both College of the Canyons and the University of Riverside.
His office will assist in developing CAA strategies, policies, chapter meetings and support the CAA’s continued mission to protect and advocate on behalf of all California body shops.
“I love this industry very much and I owe most of my success to having great mentors. Organizations like the CAA were there for me in my formative years of my career, and I want to give back to the industry as it did for me,” Batenhorst said. “I look forward to bringing real world experience and knowledge to the association and highlighting important topics that body shops need to know about to improve their businesses.”