Patrick Porter

Associate Manager, Collision and Technical Compliance

Patrick Porter is associate manager of Collision and Technical Compliance at OEConnection (OEC). Before that, he was a third-generation shop owner/manager at Porter's Body Shop in Brookhaven, Miss., with the one goal of consumer safety. Porter is an I-CAR instructor and has obtained his AMi Accredited Automotive Management Certificate and AMI’s new Accredited Collision Repair Estimator Certificate. He has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Belhaven University and an MBA from the University of Phoenix.

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Embrace vulnerability in the workplace and grow with your employees and co-workers

March 31, 2022
Stepping out of our comfort zone and being uncomfortable allows real change to happen
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Playing the role of victim or hero?

Aug. 31, 2021
It is no one’s fault but our own if we are not providing a complete, safe, quality, and certified repair. Be the hero in our industry.

Change management for collision repair processes

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Change management is a collective term for all approaches to prepare, support, and help individuals, teams, and organizations make organizational change.

C'mon, collision repair industry!

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Just like in sports, the collision repair industry has its “C’mon, man!” moments too. But what are our “C’mon, man!” moments, exactly? To me, these moments show up in the form...