Chad is the Founder and CEO of CarSaver. CarSaver’s automotive eCommerce platform helps customers buy, finance and insure all brands of new and used cars online. CarSaver has teamed up with Walmart to offer the platform to their 250 million customers and 1.5 million employees. CarSaver’s eCommerce platform helps car companies, lenders and dealers digitize their business and sell cars 100% online. CarSaver is changing the way the world buys and sells cars.
With a desire to enter into the auto business as a teen, Chad started as a lot attendant and began selling cars to pay his way through college. Chad quickly ascended to sales management and general management positions. In 2004, when Chad was 26 years old, he achieved his first major goal when he became the youngest non-succession Ford dealer in Ford Motor Company history.
Chad was a recipient of the Automotive News "Innovative Dealer of the Year" in 2008. Chad acquired multiple dealerships in the central southern states. Chad’s innovative approach to car sales took the dealerships to market leaders. Chad bought and sold three dealerships, the last to AutoNation, by the age of 32. Chad has built and sold several auto tech companies including Imalooker, an AI assisted selling solution, and CarFactor one of the first and most downloaded auto apps.
Chad is regarded as a thought-leader in the auto industry. He is an accomplished executive, entrepreneur, keynote speaker, TV commentator, panelist and investor. Some of his speaking appearances include the Thought Leadership Summit, Auto Leadership Roundtable, Digital Dealer, JD Power AutoRev, and the N.A.D.A. Conference. Chad has served on numerous corporate boards, community service organizations and the Indiana Auto Dealers Association Board of Directors.
Chad is also Chairman of Collier Consulting that provides services to various branches of the U.S. government. Chad is a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation Indian tribe and is an advocate for upward mobility for Native Americans. He is married with two beautiful children. In his spare time, Chad is a pilot.