Rich Pannazzo Named New COO at

by Ed Attanasio - Thu, Jun 18, 2015 1:29 PM

Chino, CA, June 18th – of Chino Hills, CA appoints Rich Pannazzo as their new Chief Operating Officer. Rich Pannazzo will oversee’s day-to-day operations. Rich is enthused by his new position, stating, “I’ve known Curt Nixon for almost a decade, and before landing the position, I worked with him as a consultant, enabling me to learn more about the business and what our goals are. is playing a major role in the collision industry, for both body shops and consumers, by providing the confidence and peace-of-mind they both need with our verified reviews from actual customers.”

As a 10-year veteran of the collision industry, Pannazzo has worked as the Senior Director of Field Operations and Vendor Management for an international collision repair franchise. As such, he was responsible for the operations of their US-based locations, as well as buying programs and vendor relations for both the Franchise and Collision Repair Experts division. Pannazzo is also credited with being their Director of Sales, Director of Client Services, Manager of Member Services, Training and Development Manager, and the Quality Control Specialist to 21 Southern California locations.

Curtis Nixon, the president and CEO of Flash of Genius, dba, is excited to have Pannazzo join the team, and has already seen great results. Curtis states that, “Rich Pannazzo is a great addition, and we’re happy to have him on our team. We created this position to accommodate our recent growth and Rich is ideal for this vital role, because he knows the business and will bring his outstanding organizational and leadership skills to the forefront. This company’s success has been built on our amazing staff, and we know that Rich will quickly become an invaluable part of what we’re doing here at” was created as an alternative to other review sites that feature questionable validity in their reviews. All of the reviews on are from 100% verified, real customers. In addition, the company offers tools that consumers can use to evaluate each body shop, find local shops nearby, tour their facilities and schedule an appointment quickly and easily using

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