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Meet RepairPal's Leadership Team

Art Shaw
President, Chief Executive Officer and Board Member

Art Shaw is CEO at RepairPal. After going to Stanford Business School, Shaw worked at McKinsey and then left to run Strategic Planning at Charles Schwab. Shaw changed roles at Schwab in 1995 to help launch www.schwab.com, which defined financial services online and grew to a $1 billion business. He then ran myCFO and sold it to Harris Bank after achieving the #1 rating from Bloomberg Wealth Manager. Thereafter, Shaw was CEO of Connexus, an online advertising company targeting audiences through display, search and social. He served as Executive Chairman of Tunecore (sold to Sony Music) and Lead Director of Insikt.  

Art holds a BA, magna cum laude, in Mathematical Economics from Brown University, where he was elected Phi Beta Kappa. He was also selected as a Henry R. Luce Scholar and spent a year in Thailand working on Public Policy.

Aubrey J. Shelton
Vice President, Finance 

Aubrey joined RepairPal in 2013 and oversees all of the company's corporate and financial operations. During his time at RepairPal, Aubrey has established a corporate governance structure and implemented reporting systems that have played a key role in guiding the company through a period of high growth and transformation.

Prior to joining RepairPal, Aubrey spent six years in public accounting, focused on the development and implementation of internal control processes and the integration of accounting systems between newly merged organizations.

Aubrey holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from George Mason University

Bret Bodas 
Vice President/General Manager, Express

Bret joined RepairPal in 2008, as the company was just beginning. He managed the team responsible for building and maintaining the Price Estimator and went on to develop the RepairPal Certification program. He led the team of Automotive Professionals responsible for certifying shops in the RepairPal network.

Bret currently heads the Express program which provides maintenance solutions for vehicle fleets and emerging mobility services.

Bret began his career as an automotive technician, where he worked for 18+ years. He was promoted to Shop Foreman in 1999 and remained in that role until his arrival at RepairPal in 2008. He was a VW/Audi and Volvo Master Technician, and is currently an ASE Certified Master Technician.

Jill Trotta 
Vice President, Industry, Marketing and Sales

Jill Trotta is an ASE Certified Technician/Advisor with over 25 years of experience in the industry. Jill started as a technician and has worked her way through many areas of industry. She’s been a technician, service advisor, service manager, parts director, and shop owner. Her experience is vast and started in the ’90s with a broken Volkswagon Bug and a degree in Recreational Therapy and has developed into a long and successful career.

Joined RepairPal in 2013 as a member of the Automotive Group and is currently the Vice President of Marketing, Industry, and Sales at RepairPal. In her roles at RepairPal, she’s played an integral role in execution and evolution of the RepairPal Certified program, this program has grown from 120 shops in 2013 to over 2300 shops today, Jill and her team have evaluated over 6000 independent repair facilities. These shops are widely considered to be the best shops in the country.

Jill is a well-known face at industry events and is RepairPal’s spokesperson and a thought leader in the industry. In 2017 She was named Women In AutoCare Woman of Excellence and is a very active member of the Women in AutoCare. She is currently a member of their Executive Team, serving as the Sponsorship Vice Chairperson.

Most recently she’s been recognized as the leading expert in the industry on Price Transparency. She’s been featured in industry publications including the Remarkable Results Podcast, Ratchet&Wrench, PTen, Tire Review, Geico, Consumer Reports, and CarsYeah!.

Joseph Audette
VP, Product

Joseph has over 15 years of experience in the automotive industry and at startups. At RepairPal, he oversees design and development efforts as Head of Product. Previously, Joseph held leadership roles and built product teams at several early-stage startups, including Carlypso, TrueCar, and NerdWallet. He began his career at automakers Ford and Toyota, and holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he also ran the MIT Motorsports Formula SAE team.

Jim Castillo 
Vice President, Engineering

Jim has spent his career working with talented engineers to design, build and deliver scalable solutions that focus on quality and performance. For 13 years, Jim fulfilled a variety of roles at OpenTable, from developing the core software running restaurants to establishing the next generation of build and deploy solutions. He has grown numerous engineering teams delivering a vast array of products for OpenTable's two-sided marketplace. Before that, Jim led a billing team for telecom startup Telution, focusing on instilling quality and test-driven development. He started his career as a system integration consultant at Crowe, building custom solutions for Fortune 500 companies.

Kathleen Long
Vice President/General Manager, Shop Network

Over the course of her career, Kathleen Long has provided thousands of practical solutions to small and medium-sized businesses to help them grow and thrive. From 2010–2014, Kathleen was VP of Customers at Bill.com. Prior to that, Kathleen worked at Intuit and PayCycle, helping to grow and develop what ultimately became the largest online payroll service in the US. In each case, Kathleen built and developed world-class, award-winning sales, success and support teams, experiences and strategies. Kathleen delights equally in mentoring and developing employees and has enjoyed watching many achieve great success.

Kathleen has a degree in General Studies and Philosophy from the University of Nevada, Reno.

Steve Moretti
Vice President/General Manager, Business Development

As a veteran of the online automotive industry, Steve oversees the business development and strategic partnerships of RepairPal. He has over 15 years of experience in driving growth via startup/disruptive environments, strategic planning, business development, marketing, product development, infrastructure and operations. Steve’s career includes leading departments and initiatives for some of the most recognized brands in the country; including Chase, Capital One, DMV.org, and Kelley Blue Book. Along with his executive-level positions over the years, Steve is the Founder of Condurre Inc., a publisher of consumer websites including FinanceSource.com; and he has been an independent advisor and consultant to numerous companies. Most recently, Steve worked directly with the founders of TrueCar.com for over five years, helping the company grow to become one of the most successful businesses within the automotive industry by going public and reaching a valuation of over $1.5 billion dollars.

In addition to his role at RepairPal, Steve is the Founder & Executive Director of the Automotive Executives Association.

Steve holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, with a major in Operations and minor in Economics; and a Master of Business Administration degree, with a concentration in Finance, from the University of Delaware.

Board of Directors

Andrew Seligson

Andrew Seligson is a portfolio manager at Passport Capital, a San Francisco-based global investment firm. At Passport, Andrew co-manages the firm’s technology investments and has been investing in Internet companies since 2001. Prior to Passport, Andrew spent four years in the Strategic Planning Division at NEC Corporation in Tokyo. He has a BA from Colgate University and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley.

Daniela Proske

Daniela joined the BP Venture team in 2018, leading activities in mobility. Previously, she held a number of roles at BASF, where she started her career as business development and global key account manager in intermediates. Later, she looked after BASF Ventures in North America. Most recently, she worked as senior manager for mergers and acquisitions, and led international M&A transactions for various business units. Prior to BASF, Daniela co-founded a life science company as head of finance. She has a Ph.D. in biochemistry from Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, Germany, and graduated in economics at the St. Galler Business School in Switzerland. 

Dave Whorton

Dave Whorton has served on the board of directors of RepairPal since 2009 and chairman since April 2011. In addition, Dave is the founder and managing partner of Tugboat Ventures. Prior to Tugboat, Dave was founding CEO of Good Technology (acquired by Motorola), co-founder of Drugstore.com (sold to Walgreens after public) and president of Optical Engineering, Inc., a manufacturer of industrial CO2 lasers. Dave also worked at Netscape, Hewlett Packard and Bain & Company. On the investment side, Dave was a managing director at TPG Ventures and associate partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Investments prior to RepairPal include Blue Nile (NILE), Cranium (sold to Hasbro), richrelevance and SuccessFactors (SFSF). Dave also worked closely with Amazon, Autotrader, E.piphany and Google in their early days. Dave is a founding nonprofit board member of Charter Cities and Newschools Venture Fund.

Greg McGivney

Greg McGivney is General Manager and Vice President of Strategy and Business Development for Cars.com. He maintains responsibility for a number of areas critical to Cars.com's success, which include defining the strategy of the organization, leading business development efforts, maintaining partnerships and alliances, and exploring new revenue opportunities. McGivney also manages Cars.com's Santa Monica office. McGivney joined Cars.com in 2003 after leaving his role as the chief operating officer of By-Products Interactive, a $50 million agriculture brokerage and publishing company. Prior to his role with By-Products, McGivney also led teams as a manager in the strategy consulting practice with Cap Gemini Ernst & Young and also held strategy and corporate finance positions at Waste Management. McGivney is a graduate of Marquette University and received his Master's degree in Business Administration from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

Hal Logan

Hal Logan is the CEO of BuyBook Technologies. Before joining BuyBook Technologies, Hal served as Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning and Industry Relations for Manheim, Inc., the world's leading provider of automotive remarketing services. Hal's earlier positions at Manheim included President and CEO of Manheim Interactive, and Senior Vice President of Marketing. Before joining Manheim, Hal managed Third Set Partners, a consulting company. Hal began his career in 1973 as a reporter with the Washington Post. In the following years, he helped launch Dow Jones and Company's online service for investors, held various executive-level positions at Pacific Bell Directory, and was President and CEO of Vicinity Corporation, an Internet company that provided Yellow Pages, mapping and driving direction services. Hal holds a BA degree in Economics from Harvard University and a Master's of Business Administration with a concentration in strategy and finance from Stanford University.

Matthew Gold

Matthew Gold has been Chief Strategy Officer of Cars.com Inc. since August 2018. With proven experience across strategy development, technology and consulting, Gold is responsible for evolving and expanding the Cars.com long-term growth strategy and creating strategic alignment across all Cars.com brands. He also leads the Cars.com new business development efforts. Gold joins Cars.com from Alphabet, where he developed strategies and partnerships based on insights and traffic from over a billion users. Most recently, he served as Head of Strategy and Operations for Emerging Market Product Partnerships at YouTube, helping drive growth of YouTube viewership in new markets. He started his career as a consultant at McKinsey & Company where he provided counsel to senior executives on strategic growth and operations challenges. Gold earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University and his JD and MBA from Northwestern University.

Michael Smith

Michael Smith is Assistant Vice President of Corporate Development at USAA. USAA provides a full range of highly competitive financial products and services to the military community and their families. Prior to USAA, Michael was a Director at Huron Consulting Group, advising clients on corporate strategy and valuation matters. Earlier in his career, Michael worked as a consultant for Deloitte and for Price Waterhouse helping clients successfully optimize costs. Michael earned a BBA at The University of Texas, Austin and his MBA from London Business School.

Terence Rasmussen

Terence Rasmussen is Assistant Vice President of Corporate and Business Development at CarMax, where he is responsible for corporate venture capital, strategic partnerships and corporate development. Prior to serving in this role, Terence served as a Director in CarMax's Focus Forward department and in a variety of roles in CarMax's legal department. Prior to joining CarMax in 2010, Terence practiced corporate and securities litigation at the law firm of Hunton & Williams. Terence is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University and received his JD from the University of Virginia School of Law.