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05-12-2010

Safelite AutoGlass' Herron Appointed Trustee

Doug Herron, executive vice president and CFO for Safelite AutoGlass®, has been appointed trustee of Community Shelter Board.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Doug Herron, executive vice president and CFO for Safelite AutoGlass®, has been appointed trustee of Community Shelter Board.

"We are delighted about Doug's appointment to our board of trustees. We were attracted to his strong financial expertise and experience," said Michelle Heritage Ward, Community Shelter Board's executive director. "Since Doug's appointment, he has shown a great deal of excitement for the mission of ending homelessness He is already a demonstrated advocate, working with other companies to champion the cause and gain support for solutions to end homelessness. We look forward to his continued contributions as a passionate, highly engaged trustee."

Herron joined Safelite AutoGlass® in 1992 after 20 years with General Electric, where he held positions in finance operations and corporate audit. Since joining Safelite® Group, he has served as leader of various departments, including finance, IT, supply chain and commercial sales.

"My appointment as trustee of the Community Shelter Board is a great honor" said Herron. "This organization is dedicated to assisting families and individuals facing barriers to housing stability and I'm dedicated to doing all I can to further this mission."

Herron earned a bachelor's degree in economics from Cornell University. He resides in Westerville, Ohio.

About Community Shelter Board

The Community Shelter Board, established in 1986, is a public-private partnership organization that creates collaborations, innovates solutions, and invests in quality programs in order to end homelessness in Columbus and Franklin County. The Community Shelter Board allocates over $12 million annually to support homeless programs and services. Last year, these programs served more than 8,000 individuals. The Community Shelter Board is funded by the City of Columbus, the Franklin County Board of Commissioners, the United Way of Central Ohio, The Columbus Foundation, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the State of Ohio, and private donors.

About Safelite AutoGlass®

Safelite AutoGlass®, founded in 1947, is the nation's leading provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement services, providing mobile service to more than 95 percent of the U.S. population in all 50 states. The Columbus, Ohio-based company employs 9,000 people across the United States and serves more than 3.7 million customers each year through its company-owned operations.


Editors Note: Herron resides in Westerville, OH 43082. Photo available upon request.

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