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Service King Chair to Speak at PBES Spring Conference

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April 5, 2013—Cathy Bonner, chairman of the board for Service King Collision Repair Centers, will be a featured speaker at the 2013 Paint, Body & Equipment Specialists (PBES) Spring Conference, to be held May 14-16 in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Bonner will present “Service King’s Vision for Expansion and Outlook for the Industry,” as well as share her view of the Carlyle Group’s entry into the industry and her outlook on multi-shop consolidation.

In 2010, Bonner was hired as Service King’s president to develop a strategic growth plan for the company.

Investment firm the Carlyle Group purchased Service King in August of 2012.

Bonner is a business entrepreneur with more than 35 years of experience in leading a variety of organizations in both the public and private sector.

“We are really excited to have Cathy Bonner as a featured speaker, who is already generating a high level of interest among our audience,” said Peggy Volpe, co-chair, PBES Conference Committee. “With the constant changes occurring in the industry, I know conference attendees will be very interested in her experience and outlook.”

To register for this year’s PBES conference, with a theme of “Tackling Tomorrow’s Trends Today,” visit

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