Hires New Director of Marketing

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PRESS RELEASE: Anaheim Hills, Ca. – August 1st, 2013 –, a Flash of Genius company, is pleased to announce its recent hire of Tom Zoebelein, who will join the AutoBody-Review team as the Director of Marketing. Within this role, Zoebelein will lead the Strategic Accounts Team. Zoebelein’s proven background in the trade show business, helping automotive companies tell their brand stories in three dimensions, will bring valuable leadership to the organization and strengthen the brand to both consumers and the Auto Body industry. He is a veteran of NACE, SEMA and AAPEX shows.

“From the moment I met Tom I knew he was a perfect fit for our company.” said Nixon the President of Flash of Genius. “Tom brings marketing and design service experience for local Auto Body Collision Centers across the nation.” Nixon also stated. “His experience led to a connection to the National Auto Body Council, helping to improve their tradeshow presence and rebranding the organization as a whole. This really caught my attention.

”In 2010 Tom opened Stratosphere Studio to move from tradeshow marketing to digital marketing. At Stratosphere Studio Tom worked with industry veterans such as CIECA, Verifacts, Fix Auto, and Collision Hub, and started inbound marketing for auto body shops, generating as many as 60 web leads a month through the internet for individual shops. Tom has been featured multiple times in Fender Bender magazine discussing blogging, SEO, and inbound marketing for auto body shops.

“The industry seeks market ready proven technologies backed by a strong organization,” said Zoebelein. “What I saw in the Flash of Genius suite of auto body marketing tools including,, was opportunity. Opportunity for shops to expand their ability to reach, convert and service today’s digital consumer, and also opportunity to build a brand for a fast growing industry leading company”.

Zoebelein went on to say, “I’m really excited to be a part of this organization and create a real change in how consumers explore the online reputation of the body shops. With, consumers are better prepared to explore shops that their Friends, Family, Insurance or Dealers recommend to them. 

Zoebelein’s appointment comes during an exciting time for Flash of Genius as we continue to develop new technology solutions for many industries to keep their customers informed, provide insight into the true sentiment of the customer, and help companies build and manage their online reputation.

About Flash of Genius, Inc. dba and

Flash of Genius Inc. is a leading communication and information technology provider to insurers, collision repair facilities, and auto-service related operations throughout North America. Flash of Genius Inc. has developed a totally unique approach to product development and deployment strategies in an effort to ensure the greatest possible value for its customers. Flash of Genius Inc. has created leading-edge products that simply outperform the competition at every level.

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