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Crash Champions Acquires Thomas Collision Center in Georgia

September 21, 2022

Crash Champions Acquires Thomas Collision Center in Georgia

Chicago, IL, September 21, 2022 – Crash Champions, LLC (“Crash Champions” or the “Company”), one of the nation’s fastest-growing independent collision repair service providers, today announced that it has acquired Thomas Collision Center (“Thomas Collision”) in Georgia, consisting of two high-quality collision repair centers in Valdosta, Ga., located at 1505 Maxine Ave. and 4534 North Valdosta Rd. The acquisition of Thomas Collision gives Crash Champions 11 locations in the state.

“James and his team of dedicated, highly-trained professionals have worked hard to establish Thomas Collision as one of the most respected operators in the area,” said Matt Ebert, founder and CEO of Crash Champions. “Their reputation and standard of excellence will serve us well as we continue to expand our team in the Peach State, and I am pleased to welcome them to the Crash Champions family.”

“Being born and raised in Valdosta, I have deep ties to this community, and take great pride in making sure the customers who walk through our doors get only first-class service and the highest quality repairs,” said James Thomas, owner of Thomas Collision Center. “In Matt, I have met a fellow owner-operator who continues to go above and beyond for his customers and employees, just as he did when running his very first shop. I know the team at Thomas Collision and the residents of Valdosta will be in good hands with Crash Champions.”

For more information about Crash Champions, visit and watch the company’s story here. Companies interested in selling their business are encouraged to contact Crash Champions directly by visiting to learn more.


About Crash Champions

Crash Champions is a leading independent collision repair company operating ~570 state-of-the-art centers across 35 states and Washington, D.C. Founded in 1999 as a single shop outside Chicago by industry veteran and entrepreneur Matt Ebert, today Crash Champions is one of the fastest-growing and largest founder-led and operated collision repair MSOs in America. For more information, visit

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