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J & R Auto Body & Paint joins 1Collision as first location in San Diego Area

Denisse Barragan is the owner-operator of the family business which will soon move into a larger facility

Vista, Calif.—1Collision has announced the addition of J&R Auto Body and Paint in Vista, located in San Diego County, where the independent family-owned business has provided collision repair and vehicle restorations in North County, San Diego, for more than 15 years.

“We joined 1Collision because of its reputation in the collision repair industry,” said Denisse Barragan, the owner-operator of J&R Auto Body and Paint. “We listened to other repair shops who are already part of the network and they had nothing but great things to say about 1Collision.”

John Hollingsworth, 1Collision’s director of new location development, met Barragan at an industry event in Dallas and learned about her business.

“I was impressed with how passionate she is to help her family’s business grow,” he said. “We love supporting women in our industry and I knew 1Collision and our resources could support her team with their goals. We are delighted they have joined 1Collision as our first location in the San Diego market.”

Barragan said the company prides itself on offering excellent customer service and prompt communication to help make it easy to understand auto repair estimates.

The collision repair facility is certified by more than 10 automotive brands, including Acura, Honda, Nissan, Kia, Hyundai, Jeep, Dodge, and Chrysler. Advanced factory training is offered to all of its technicians and the company stays up to date with new technology and equipment to ensure vehicles are repaired correctly. 

Barragan added that the shop is growing and we will soon be moving into a larger facility with the help of the 1Collision team,” she said.

In 2007, Barragan and her father, Ruben, started the business and they have been growing it together since then. They live in and work in Vista, and have deep roots in their community.

“We love being part of such an amazing community and getting involved,” she said. She and her father are members of various organizations, such as the Vista Chamber of Commerce, and have donated to non-profits through the years, including the Boys & Girls Club of Vista, the Rising Stars Scholarship program, Las Valientes, and Solutions for Change. 

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