Scott Ellegood

Scott is an estimating expert that has been working in the collision and auto insurance industries since 1994. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee, is an ASE Certified Collision Technician, completed all requirements to become a certified Korn Ferry corporate trainer and is I-CAR Platinum and Pro Level 3 certified.

Scott began his career in the collision industry in 1994 as a prep technician and worked his way to master collision technician. In 2005, Scott began his career in the auto insurance and independent appraisal industries as a claim representative writing estimates for automobiles, RV’s, motorcycles, boat, personal watercraft, heavy equipment, farm equipment and more. Scott worked for 7 years at State Farm Automobile Insurance as an appraiser and corporate trainer. He trained hundreds of Estimating personnel during his tenor as a trainer. 

In 2017, Scott left State Farm to partner with Roger Cada and Kent Ruppert at Accountable Estimating. Scott’s desire for collision repairers to succeed and the industry to improve drives him every day. His first goal is help shops return customers vehicles to the safety and functionality the OEM intended. This is the only way to ensure that consumers are as safe in their vehicles after repairs as they were before.

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