About Prestige Auto Body
Prestige Auto Body... Where Technology Meets Craftsmanship
Prestige Auto Body opened its doors in 1986 in Manchester, NH. Initially a one-man shop, Prestige now has a team of more than 25 dedicated employees.
David Ludwig, founder and president, is a Manchester native. He attended the local public schools and earned a degree from the New Hampshire Vocational Technical College in Manchester. As a proud resident of Manchester, Dave supports many community programs in the area. As testament to his involvement in the community, Prestige Auto Body is proud to have been awarded a 2013 Union Leader Reader’s Choice Award!
David Ludwig and Prestige Auto Body are active supporters of the Palace Theater and the Manchester community as a whole. In addition, David and the team at Prestige Auto Body have worked with the New Hampshire Breast Cancer Coalition to raise money to help families that are dealing with breast cancer.
A reputation for excellent work and great customer service has propelled Prestige Auto Body to being one of the premier collision repair shops in New England. We’re proud to be a Better Business Bureau Accredited Business!
Prestige Auto Body adheres to the industry’s best practices, all verified by maintaining leading trade certifications such as being an I-CAR Gold Class Facility, current ASE Technician Certification, AMI Customer Service, and Spies Hecker Refinish Training just to name a few. David was the highest scoring ASE collision repair technician in the country for 2007.
At Prestige Auto Body we provide the first class, professional service that you have come expect and deserve. We operate Prestige as a family and are proud that so many of our seasoned employees have been with us for well over ten years. This family environment at Prestige sets us apart in our industry and gives our customers a sense of trust and the peace of mind that their vehicle will be repaired with only the utmost care.
Not only do we care about our customers, but we do our best to help the greater Manchester community as a whole and show our support in every way we can.
About our Prestige Auto Body Team Members!
Bill White: Prestige Auto Body A-tech
Bill has over 19 years of experience in the auto body industry and has been a part of the Prestige Team for 14 years. He received his education at the Manchester School of Technology and has an I-CAR Gold certification. His auto body specialty is panel replacement.
Randy Biggs: Auto Body Tech
Randy has over 33 years experience in the auto body industry and 9 years as part of the Prestige Team. Randy holds an associate degree in Auto Body Repair at the New Hampshire Vocational Technical College as well as an Auto Damage License from Northeastern University. Randy has the following certifications: ASE Master Certification, BMW Body Repair, BMW Aluminum Repair, Mass Auto Damage Appraiser License, I-CAR Platinum Certification, I-CAR Welding Certification and is working towards his Toyota Certification. He is an auto body specialist for Toyota and structural repair.
Jesse McGrath: Collision Tech
Jesse has been working in the auto body industry for 7 years, 2.5 of which has been spent as part of the Prestige Team. His education is from UTI in Houston, TX and he has the following certifications: I-CAR Platinum, Mercedes Master Tech. He is an aluminum specialist.
Willie Batista: B-Technician
Willie has 10 years experience in the industry and has been a part of the Prestige Team for 5 years now. He has an I-CAR Certification and specializes in plastic repair.
Rick Loverem: Lead Painter
Rick has worked in the auto body industry for 22 years with 11 years spent at Prestige Auto Body. He has an ASE Certification, Spies Hecker Master Tech certification and is I-CAR Platinum certified. He specializes in color matching.
Richard Bell: Lead Body Technician
Richard has been working in the auto body industry for 28 years and has been working as part of the Prestige Team for 22 years. He has an ASE Master Tech certification as well as an I-CAR Platinum certification and is Toyota Factory Trained. He specializes in paintless dent removal and carbon fiber and composite.