Press Release

Database Enhancement Gateway Announces New JOC Committee member Will Latuff

For Immediate Release

Jan 23, 2020 – Colorado Springs, Colorado – The Database Enhancement Gateway (DEG) announces Will Lattuff of Latuff Brothers Auto Body INC. as the newest member to the Joint Operating Committee (JOC) for Database Enhancement Gateway, the free online resource developed to address inquiries to information providers (IPs) about collision repair estimating data. With nearly 25 years of collision repair experience in the collision business, Latuff brings a wealth of experience and insight to the DEG joint operating committee.

“Latuff is a frequent DEG user as well as an advocate for the DEG.” Says Gredinberg DEG Administrator. Heavily involved in the collision repair industry with the following background: 23 years w/Latuff Brothers Auto Body, Graduate UW-Stout Major: general business administration, Minor: Quality management, President AASP-MN 2018 and Contributing writer for ABRN Magazine.

“I am excited to join the DEG JOC and give back to the collision repair industry. My passion for estimating began later in my teen age years when I met Mike Anderson. His passion and unstoppable logic for not included operations propelled my learning and fueled my desire to never stop growing as an estimator. The DEG is a great resource and achieves amazing results. I appreciate that submissions are handled in a timely manner and that the changes rendered benefit all stakeholders. I believe that givers gain and I am looking forward to serving our great industry!”

Will Latuff will join the DEG Joint Operating Committee providing organization decisions as well as providing insights and feedback to the DEG for continuous improvement. Latuff joins a group of well-rounded peers where a plethora of current and historical information which can be passed onto the next generation of collision repairers. When Lattuff isn’t busy tackling OEM Procedures, Diagnostics and ensuring proper repairs are being made, you can find him fishing with his kids or brewing up something delicious from his unique beer recipes.
For more information about the DEG or if you have an inquiry regarding estimating data, please visit www.degweb.org.

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About the Database Enhancement Gateway (DEG): The DEG is an initiative designed to help improve the information in collision repair estimates through proactive feedback about vehicle-specific errors, omissions and inaccuracies in the database and labor times. With support and funding from the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers (AASP), Society of Collision Repairs (SCRS) and other industry organizations, the DEG can provide its services free of charge to the industry. For more information on the DEG please visit www.degweb.org or email admin@degweb.org.