Deanna Acker is the Founder and President of Motocruit, a recruiting agency that specializes in automotive and collision recruiting to dealerships, auto body shops, and automotive shops nationwide.
With a background in collision and a passion for sales and helping people, she began her collision recruiting journey in 2014. Launching Motocruit in 2019, she successfully began offering recruiting services to the automotive and collision industry. Deanna was featured in Auto Body News magazine in 2020 as the country’s only recruitment firm 100% dedicated to the collision repair industry. In 2023, Deanna extended her services to also include automotive and began providing recruiting assistance to dealerships and automotive shops.
Motocruit continues to be a leading agency in the Automotive and Collision sector. With teams in Pennsylvania and Virginia, Deanna lives in Richmond with her husband and 2 dogs. She enjoys hiking and considers herself an avid foodie. She plans to continue her expansion by offering affordable recruiting services and delivering an exceptional experience to both her clients and candidates.
"I really appreciate everything they do for us. It takes away a lot of the stress of trying to figure out how you're going to interview everyone and how you're going to track down good candidates."
Deanna Acker and The Collision Vision host, Cole Strandberg, talk about the industry-wide talent shortage and how to best go about fixing that on a micro level for your business. Included in their conversation are some tips and tricks for hiring the people you need.
As the country’s only recruitment firm 100 percent dedicated to the collision repair industry, Motocruit in Pittsburgh, PA, helps body shops all over the U.S. find qualified talent.