Our Mission

We’ve been protecting consumer safety for more than 50 years.

The ABAC is dedicated to educating Connecticut motorists, enhancing the abilities and knowledge of its members, and promoting in all ways safe and dependable auto repairs. Through proposing and monitoring legislation, the ABAC endeavors to protect the best interests of consumers, its members and the collision repair industry.

Our Accomplishments

  • Clarification of the appraiser’s law. 
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  • Creation of an Insurance Complaint Process. Consumers can now easily create a complaint against an insurance company by filling out a simple online form, hosted by the CT Insurance Department. 
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  • Broadcast Television Campaign to inform Consumers of their rights. You can see many of the public service announcements in our Video Library.
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  • Adoption of standards by the Connecticut DMV.
  • Clarification from the Banking Department on check endorsement. 
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  • Reduction in paperwork from the EPA Clean Air Act VOC. 
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  • Provided DMV-required signs, plaques, window stickers, outside signs and consumer awareness brochures. ABAC Members can get all of these items directly from ABAC, without having to search for the rules or the items.

Our Team

Name and RolePhoneFaxEmail
ABAC Officers
Tony Ferraiolo, President
A&R Body Specialty, Wallingford
(203) 269-2842(203) 294-4379arbody@sbcglobal.net
Bob Amendola, Vice President
Autoworks of Westville, New Haven
(203) 389-4401autoworksofwestville@gmail.com
Bob Skrip, Immediate Past President
Skrip’s Auto Body, Prospect
(203) 758-6605(203) 758-0345indabodybiz@aol.com
Michael Wilkowski, Treasurer
Stanley’s Auto Body, Waterbury
(203) 756-1562(203) 596-8019stanleysautobody@gmail.com
Mark Wilkowski, Secretary
Stanley’s Auto Body, Waterbury
(203) 756-1562(203) 596-8019stanleysautobody@gmail.com
Heather Romaniello, Administrative Director(203) 767-5731(860) 283-4154abacadmin.heather@gmail.com
Board of Directors
Tony Catapano
Walt’s Auto Repair, North Branford
(203) 484-7373(203) 484-4429waltsautoinc@aol.com
William Denya
Denya’s Auto Body, Inc, Meriden
(203) 237-6068(203) 639-0215wpdenya@sbcglobal.net
Mario DiMichele
Jake’s Auto Body, Waterbury
(203) 756-8877(203) 757-3922jakeswaterbury@aol.com
Carol Lupinek
Eddie's Auto Body, East Haddam
(860) 873-9044(860) 873-9306cprecourt6@comcast.net
Ed Lupinek
Eddie's Auto Body, East Haddam
(860) 873-9044(860) 873-9306eddies_autobody@hotmail.com
Ronald Poidomani
Town Line Body Shop Inc, Monroe
(203) 268-5307(203) 261-8451townlinebodyshop@sbcglobal.net
Thornton J. Scott (Scotty)
Family Garage, Bridgeport
(203) 366-5631(203) 367-3423
Joann Serkey
A & R Autobody, Torrington
(860) 482-7389(860) 482-9487aandrautobody@live.com
Randy Serkey
A & R Autobody, Torrington
(860) 482-7389(860) 482-9487aandrautobody@live.com
Mike Walsh
T & J Auto Body, East Hartford
(860) 528-9337(860) 289-6655
Dean McCoy
Dean Autoworks, Durham
(860) 349-9980(860) 349-9539dean.autoworks@comcast.net
Steve Sbalcio
Dean Autoworks, Durham
(860) 349-9980(860) 349-9539steve@deanautoworks.com
Adriana Indominico
Santostefano Auto Boby, Middletown
(860) 346-8886santostefanoautobody@gmail.com
Sabrina Indominico
Santostefano Auto Boby, Middletown
(860) 346-8886santostefanoautobody@gmail.com
George Atwood
Atwood's Auto Appearance, Deep River
(860) 526-3635george@atwoodsauto.comcastbiz.net
Joe Miano
Friendly Auto Body and Towing, Hartford
(860) 296-8588joe@friendlyautobody.com
Tony Cavallaro, Jr
Airport Road Auto Body, Hartford
(860) 296-2639tony@airportroadautobody.com
John Welsh
Oxford Automotive, Oxford
(203) 888-1333oxfordautomotive@sbcglobal.net
Ashley Burzenski
Autoworks of Westville, New Haven
(203) 389-4401autoworksofwestville@gmail.com
Attorneys
John Parese(203) 776-2278(203) 776-3368
Alan Neigher(203) 259-0599(203) 255– 2570
Dave Slossberg(203) 877-8000(203) 878-9800
ABAC News
Don Cushing(401) 578-0536abacnews@cox.net
Dave Fogarty(860) 227-0653abacnews@cox.net