Mr. Regan’s automotive industry credentials include executive director for the Massachusetts Auto Body Association from 1999 to 2011, Board of Directors of the national collision repair trade association the Society of Collision Repair Specialist (SCRS) from 2008 to 2013, including three years as an Executive Committee member, and serving as Chair of the Legislative, Communications, and State Affiliate Association Committees. He served as the Chairman of the Collision Industry Conference (CIC) Governmental Committee from 2009 to 2016, and is a former Chair of the National Auto Body Council’s (NABC) Public Relations Committee.
Mr. Regan attended undergraduate school at Georgetown University in Washington, DC (class of 82). During a ten year career on Capitol Hill he worked for Rules Committee Chairman Congressman Joe Moakley (D-South Boston), Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Congressman John Dingell (D-Michigan), and Iran-Contra Committee Chair Lee Hamilton (D-Indiana). Locally, he served as the chief of staff for the Massachusetts legislatures Joint Committee on Taxation.
He is married to his wife Joan, the have three children and live in Norwell, Mass.
Editor & Chief
Bill McDonough has been involved in writing and reporting on the automotive repair industry for more than a decade. He is the former editor and publisher of Damage Report magazine, the former editor of the Automotive Body Parts Association’s Body Language newsletter, served as editorial director for Surefire Social Media, and is managing partner of Scribendi Digital Marketing in Hanson, Massachusetts.
Director of Communications
Conor McDonough has more than 5 years of experience in the auto body industry in a communications capacity. He has designed and managed websites, marketing campaigns, and social media campaigns for national organizations and brings valuable experience in both Public Relations and Social Media management. Conor also brings experience on the legislative side, having designed and implemented campaign websites and marketing materials.
A graduate of Emerson College, Conor currently serves as the Creative Partner of Scribendi Digital Marketing, a boutique digital marketing and website design agency outside of Boston.