Managing Partner LJI Collision Center
Lauren Angie is a managing partner at LJI Collision Center, Orange Village OH 44122 an independent collision center with a process centered environment and directional production flow. Leading and executing lean disciplines and principles with the beneficiary being the customer with quality and timely repairs at a competitive price. Our mission is to build confidence in every customer and ensure the quality repairs and superior customer service. Our commitment is to achieve and retain customer for life.
Lauren Angie was responsible for implementing, training and executing operational consistency in DCR’s world-class environment, as well as developing and expanding the reach of DCR’s unique operating model. She also has a well-known passion for customer service. “Helping our customers is a rewarding.” says Angie. “Their situation is frustrating and upsetting, and they’re often uncertain what to do next. Gaining their confidence and trust is my focus for our company.” Prior to DCR Systems, Angie worked at Sterling Collision Centers, where she succeeded her brother, Michael Giarrizzo, Jr., as the regional director the company’s Cleveland and Akron markets. Managing a staff of 150 and schooled in lean manufacturing principles, Angie held one of the team who began to revolutionize the industry’s operation model. Before Sterling, Angie was employed at her family’s JSI Collision Centers, where she worked side by side with her father and mentor Michael Giarrizzo Sr., whom she credits for teaching her compassion and work ethic. Angie went to work at JSI Straight out of school. “My goal in life as i was finishing high school was to work for my family’s business and marry my high school sweetheart,” says Angie, who happily reports that both came true. “I’m very fortunate – I’m living my dream.”
When Angie isn’t managing LJI Collision Center, you’ll find her being a mom to her two sons and a wife to her long-time sweetheart, husband Fred. Besides her passion for work and family, she’s also passionate about riding her 17.2 hand high Dutch Warmblood – Angie rides with the trainer and competes FEI Level dressage.