MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ABRA Auto Body & Glass, a national damaged vehicle repair company, announced today the appointment of Duane Rouse, currently Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, to the position of President & Chief Financial Officer.
Rouse joined ABRA in 1996 as Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer. In 1998 he was promoted to Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer. Rouse is a Certified Public Accountant with a degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin at LaCrosse. He was employed by Price Waterhouse and held senior management positions in several companies prior to joining ABRA.
During his employment with ABRA, Rouse has helped lead the company in expanding to 98 collision repair centers in 11 states, with additional growth in the pipeline.
ABRA Auto Body & Glass is a national damaged vehicle repair company specializing in collision repair, paintless dent removal, and auto glass repair and replacement. Started with one repair center in 1984, they have grown to ninety-eight facilities in eleven states. Their plans for accelerated national growth over the next several years include acquiring existing facilities and building new locations in major markets, and awarding franchises in adjacent markets.