Rockford’s Collision Center joins Ed Koehn Chevrolet dealership

By Ryan Schlehuber "Scoop" • Last Updated 1:53 pm on Friday, March 02, 2012

ROCKFORD — The Collision Center on 14 Mile, between Rockford and Cedar Springs, is now under management of Ed Koehn Chrevrolet dealership.

The Collision Center on 14 Mile, between Rockford and Cedar Springs, is now part of the Ed Koehn Chevrolet dealership team. Staff members of Ed Koehn’s new Collision Center in Rockford include, from left, in front, Lenny Wentz, Rick Palm, Eric Montgomery; back row, Heather Odren and Jack Price.

The Collision Center team includes Jack Price, Heather Odren, Lenny Wentz, Rick Palm and Eric Montgomery.
Ed Koehn is a name well known and respected in West Michigan. Owners Ed and Aaron Koehn are excited with the opening of the Ed Koehn Collision Center. The Collision Center shares the same property with the All New Ed Koehn Chevrolet dealership.
“We feel very fortunate to have acquired Jack Price, a lifelong resident of the area to operate our Collision Center,” Ed Koehn said.
The Collision Center was part of the John Decker Chevrolet dealership previously.
“We are now the collision facility for all four of the Ed Koehn Automotive Group dealerships, which includes Chevrolet, Ford and Chrysler,” Price said, “as well as serving those in West Michigan, regardless of make or model.”
This is the first venture into the automotive collision repair business for Koehn’s, according to Price.
Experience in car repair is what Koehn’s new Collision Center boasts the most.
Price brings 35 years of expertise in customer relations, insurance company relationships and business management that are focused on customer satisfaction and quality of work for customers.
Odren brings 11 years of experience in the collision and glass industry and carries the “Mark of Excellence Award” from General Motors.
Wentz has 22 years of experience as a collision specialist, from minor scratch and dent repairs to full structural repair.
Palm, a fellow collision specialist, has 35 years of experience from minor scratch and dent repairs to full structural repairs including full frame vehicles using our state of the art computerized measuring system.
Montgomery, the Collision Center’s third specialist, has 20 years of experience with the past 16 years spent working at Ed’s Auto Body on Indian Lakes Road, serving the North Kent and Montcalm county area up until Ed Fitzpatrick retired earlier last year.
Ed Koehn’s Collision Center is at 4650 14 Mile NE (M-57) in Rockford and can be reached at (616) 866-9511 or email or

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