Roger has forty-seven years of experience in the Automobile Industry. He started his career by attending GM’s Technical School where he completed extensive training in auto body and mechanical repair techniques. After graduation he worked at auto dealers and independent repair facilities becoming an accomplished technician in collision repair.
During his fifteen years as a technician he also managed two successful automotive repair facilities.
Roger began his career in 1984 with State Farm Mutual Ins. in the Chicago area as an Estimator. He held positions as an Estimatics Trainer and Supervisor prior to being invited to come to State Farm's corporate office in 1991 to develop and author curriculum to teach the company's estimators and leadership. The official training center was launched in 1992. He educated State Farm employees, shop managers and owners for the next 24 years integrating the latest technology and build structures in the Automotive Industry.
The High Tech Tool Box was also built and developed at State Farm Ins. from Roger’s vision for on line video training. Roger acted as a video host and producer of the instructional videos.
Roger is recently retired from State Farm Ins. and continues to offer training and consulting to the Automotive Industry.