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Mitchell Announces Winner of Get-a-Life Dream Vacation

Wicklunds CARSTAR "gets a life" with RepairCenter™

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San Diego, CA—January 17, 2012—Mitchell, a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, today announced the winner of Mitchell’s Get-a-Life Dream Vacation contest held in 2011. Mitchell’s RepairCenter™ team presented Gabrielle Kephart of Wicklunds CARSTAR and Glass in Liberty, MO with a check totaling $5,000 in late December 2011, for an all expenses paid trip to Maui, Hawaii. RepairCenter is the industry’s first Shop Workspace™ solution that manages the repair, the customer, and the business, all from a single personalized workspace, helping body shops manage their businesses so well that they have time to "get a life."

"Congratulations to Wicklunds CARSTAR for winning Mitchell’s Get-a-Life Dream Vacation," said Jim O’Leary, Mitchell’s Vice President of Repair Solutions. "We are pleased to empower shop employees to 'get a life’ by simplifying every aspect of complex auto collision repair business environments. Mitchell’s RepairCenter auto shop management software streamlines key repair processes to help body shops be more efficient."

O’Leary added, "We believe that a trusted partnership—founded on listening, responsiveness and collaboration—is the cornerstone of Mitchell’s and our clients’ success, and we will continue building on the value we deliver to the collision repair industry."

"I’m thrilled that I won Mitchell’s Get-a-Life dream vacation—I couldn’t believe that I won," said Gabrielle Kephart, Collision Repair Consultant for Wicklunds CARSTAR. "Mitchell RepairCenter is a great program that helps me daily in my job, from managing and navigating through files to get info on a certain file. I'm looking forward to having an amazing time in Maui with my mother."

RepairCenter is the industry's first Shop Workspace, building on the strength of Mitchell's
market—leading business management systems, repair information content, and customer satisfaction services functionality. RepairCenter's flexible design allows auto body shops to select the tools they need to create a customized Workspace that meets their exact needs, and then add modules as their businesses evolve. To learn more about RepairCenter and Mitchell's other solutions for collision repair facilities please fill out the contact us form on or contact your Mitchell representative.

About Wicklunds CARSTAR
Wicklunds CARSTAR & Glass of Liberty, MO was the First CARSTAR Franchisee. Founded on the principle of raising the standards of the collision repair industry, Wicklunds CARSTAR Collision Repair Center must meet strict requirements concerning quality of work, training and customer satisfaction. Wicklunds CARSTAR & Glass has earned The CARSTAR President's Platinum Award for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction. Customers have given Wicklunds a Customer Satisfaction Index Rating of 97% or greater since the program’s inception in 2002. Quality repairs combined with an exceptional warranty and excellent customer service. For more information, visit

About Mitchell
Mitchell empowers clients to achieve measurably better outcomes. Providing unparalleled breadth of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, Mitchell is uniquely able to simplify and accelerate the claims management and collision repair processes.

As a leading provider of Property & Casualty claims technology solutions, Mitchell processes over 50 million transactions annually for over 300 insurance companies/claims payers and over 30,000 collision repair facilities throughout North America. Founded in 1946, Mitchell is headquartered in San Diego, California, and has 1,700 employees. The company is privately owned primarily by the Aurora Capital Group, a Los Angeles-based investment group. For more information about Mitchell, visit

Receiving Mitchell’s Get-a-Life Dream Vacation contest prize from Stephan Brisard, Director of Product Marketing, Mitchell Repair Solutions, right, are (from left): Rochelle Wicklund, Collision Repair Consultant, Gerald Wicklund, Owner/General Manager, Gabrielle Kephart, Collision Repair Consultant at Wicklund CARSTAR and Glass, the winner of the trip to Maui, Hawaii.

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