On today's episode, we have Doug Irish, current Department Chair Collision Repair & Refinish Technology at Fayetteville Technical Community College and, the President & CEO of AccuracyDriven4, Inc.
Mr. Irish graduated from Saint Leo University with a BA in Business Management and has nearly four decades of collision industry experience. Doug has extensive experience in management, training, vendor management, process improvement, expertise in appraisal, technical development and claims quality assurance. Doug is known for his leadership with a proven track record of delivering in varying roles in the organization.
Doug Irish initially served in the US Army as a Specialist almost 3years. And then he began his career in the industry as a repair technician; and eventually owned a repair business, as well as managing multiple Dealer and Independent Collision Repair Centers.
As a licensed appraiser he spent 20 years with MetLife Auto & Home, responsible for estimatics, training, vendor solutions and MetLife’s “Guaranteed Repair Program”. He also became the President of VeriFacts Automotive LLC where he is responsible of day-to-day operations of the company. Identifying new market strategy and products. Oversee all aspects of the business and assist CEO in moving company forward in promoting excellence in the collision industry.
Having established professionally recognized expertise in operational leadership, Irish’ now oversees the strategic operations as President and CEO of AccuracyDriven4 as well as heads up Fayetteville Technical Community College’s Collision Repair & Refinish Technology Program as Department Chair. Doug is responsible for developing and delivering curriculum to students pursuing a career in the Collision Repair Industry, while also handling the day-to-day operations of the department.
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