paint, body and equipment specialists

paint, body and equipment specialists


PBES educates and disseminates information to PBES segment members and provides the opportunity for PBES businesspeople to network with their counterparts, suppliers and customers outside of the usual industry meetings.

Why should you join PBES?

The PBES segment is composed of business owners and executives representing the Paint, Body and Equipment industry’s leading jobbers, warehouse distributors, manufacturers, business services, major program groups and manufacturers’ representatives. Resources available to members include:
  • Leadership Committee meets twice a year.
  • Annual conference provides unique opportunity to network with industry peers outside of the usual industry meetings.
  • Conducts free webinars on a variety of topics.

PBES Segment Committee

Committee Chairman

Keith Bell, AkzoNobel Automotive & Aerospace Coatings, Norcross, GA

Committee Members

  • David Abrahams, TASCO Auto Color, Houston, TX
  • Wade Bowman, National Oak Distributors, West Palm Beach, FL
  • Todd D’Angelo, MEDCO, Moorpark, CA
  • James (Jimmy) Donahue, Aftermarket Partners, San Diego, CA
  • Tracy Flannery, Bill Flannery Automotive, Inc., Bensalem, PA
  • Joe Mattos, National Coatings & Supplies, Raleigh, NC
  • Patrick Mayette, Painters Supply & Equipment Co., Taylor, MI
  • John Moreau, BASF Corporation, Southfield, MI
  • Jim Ryan, 3M Co., St. Paul, MN 
  • William Small, Axalta Coating Systems, Glen Mills, PA
  • Tom Stephens, ITW Evercoat, Peachtree City, GA 
  • Bret Thorpe, Ogden Auto Paint & Glass Co., Ogden, UT
  • Brad Wallin, Rex Marketing & Sales, Draper, UT
  • Robert Wenzinger, PPG Industries, Inc., Strongsville, OH
  • Jeremy White, Wesco Autobody Supply, Inc., Mount Lake Terrace, WA 


  • Scott Shriber, Babcox Media, Akron, OH
  • Mike Willins, Automotive Body Repair News,  UBM Advanstar, North Olmsted, OH

Committee Liaison
Paul Fiore, Auto Care Association

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