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Redefine the automotive experience in the consumer’s favor.
Guided by our principles
We look for these principles in all our employees, and how we operate as a whole.
Seek first to understand – our community, our co-workers, ourselves
Serve and work on behalf of our community
Everything we do is done with clarity and visibility
The Long Game
We’re not in it for the “quick buck” — change takes time, and we’re invested in fulfilling our vision
Equal attention to what we like to do, what we want to do and what we need to do.
Treat others the way you would like to be treated
Meet the CarEdge team.
We are here to help you.
Jennifer Lawinsky, Customer Support Specialist
Katherine Kendall, Head of Product Design
Thomas Gideon, Lead Developer
Mitch Robinson, Senior Software Engineer
Arash Soheili, Chief Technology Officer
Hannah Gardner Hattersley, Software Engineer
Zach Shefska, Chief Executive Officer
Ray Shefska, Consumer Advocate
How CarEdge makes money
We take no compensation from car dealerships, repair shops or automotive manufacturers. We make money from our car buying services, finance and insurance products, and memberships.
Many online automotive research and vehicle search businesses claim to be “customer-centric” and in support of car buyers. However, these same businesses make money by selling your information to car dealerships as “leads.” CarEdge doesn’t do this.
The business model of “looking like the good guy” and then selling your information perpetuates the unfair and inefficient practices that plague the auto industry.
We want you understand how CarEdge makes money so we can earn your trust in our mission to break down information asymmetry and evolve the industry.
Why we started CarEdge
CarEdge was founded in 2020 by father-son duo Ray and Zach Shefska. With Ray’s 43 years of dealership experience, and Zach’s insatiable appetite to question the status quo, CarEdge was born to make buying, owning, and selling a car more efficient and fair for everyone involved.
How you can support CarEdge
If our products and services can help you, please use them. Your financial contribution is greatly appreciated. If you are happy with the help we provide, please share CarEdge with a friend, family member, or colleague.
Press and media
Bethesda father-son team goes viral for car buying tactics →
January 18, 2023 | Good Morning America
January 18, 2023 | WGRZ
January 16, 2023 | TheDrive.com
Toyota Tops List for Cheapest Cars To Maintain Over a Decade →
December 2, 2022 | Reader’s Digest
September 24, 2022 | Good Morning America
September 17, 2022 | CNBC
April 29, 2022 | MotorBiscuit
Father-son team simplify car-buying process grows; into $4.2M venture →
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