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Dean Fisher joins CrashBay

Nov 07, 2023 - For immediate release

Prominent Industry Expert, Dean Fisher, Joins CrashBay as Advisor

Dean Fisher appointed as Board Advisor of CrashBay!

CrashBay is proud to announce the addition of Dean Fisher to our team as a distinguished board advisor. This marks a significant milestone in our mission to enhance the claims management process for the car repair industry.

Dean is a seasoned entrepreneur and executive with a remarkable career in the automotive and collision repair sector. From his humble beginnings as a collision shop owner, Dean's journey led him to become the President of the largest automotive collision franchisor in North America, a significant accomplishment that solidified his status as an influential leader in the automotive and collision repair industry.

John Harvey, CrashBay Founder & CEO, said "We are excited to have Dean join the CrashBay team as a board advisor. Dean has many accomplishments in his esteemed career as a successful entrepreneur, executive, mentor, and coach. CrashBay is pleased to add Dean as we continue to elevate the car repair industry with our marketplace strategy. We look forward to continuing our journey to elevate the car repair industry related to making claims management accessible for the autobody industry.”

Beyond his professional achievements, Dean is a dedicated community leader who exemplifies servant leadership to the core. His wealth of knowledge and experience will undoubtedly enrich our team, and his inspirational mentorship will be instrumental to both CrashBay and our executive team as we continue to innovate and enhance our services.

Please join us in welcoming Dean to the CrashBay family, where he will play a vital role in our journey to change the way automotive services are accessed.

About CrashBay

CrashBay is a digital marketplace specializing in end-to-end collision repair solutions for fleets and carriers. Car owners and carriers can book appointments with shops across North America. Repair shops can list their businesses and access a-la-carte programs. CrashBay offers customized SaaS solutions, digital payments, and claims services for carrier partners. Founded in 2019, CrashBay is rapidly expanding in the US and Canada, with global expansion on the horizon. For media inquiries, contact:

CrashBay appoints Andrew Daniels as President

January 01,2023 - For immediate release

Andrew Daniels appointed as President of CrashBay!

Based out of Columbus, OH, Andrew brings with him a wealth of experience as a creator and builder, known for his innovative contributions to the automotive and insurance technology sector. With a background in building physical creations and pioneering new insurance concepts, Andrew has honed his skills in operational leadership, software development management, and advising early-stage tech startups. Furthermore, Andrew is the founder of Insurtech Ohio, a community of industry leaders, carriers, startups and investors on a mission to celebrate and accelerate insurance innovation. 

"Andrew's expertise will undoubtedly prove invaluable as we continue to forge new paths and push the boundaries of our industry.  He will play an instrumental role spearheading the opening of our US Head Quarters in Columbus, OH." says John Harvey, founder and CEO.

We look forward to the exciting opportunities and growth that his vision and expertise will bring to our organization.

CrashBay partners with In Motion Brands to offer digital showroom for Tire and wheel e-commerce along with Mechanical Services

In Motion Brands continues its exponential growth with a recent strategic partnership with IMB will deliver a state-of-the-art digital showroom for both tire and wheel e-commerce, along with a national service marketplace of automotive service providers facilitating the procurement and installation of tire and wheel packages for CrashBay’s fleet clients. 

In Motion Brands improves business performance for owners in the automotive aftermarket in a way never before offered in the industry. Its client list includes businesses with one location, dozens of locations, and even hundreds of locations. 

“IMB offers a one-stop shop of best-in-class solutions, software and services that allows us the flexibility to meet our rapidly expanding digital marketplace [...] The team at IMB have been able to facilitate immediate scale by aligning us with a marketplace of automotive service providers from coast to coast while also providing best-in-class software that aligns with our technology stack,” commented CrashBay Founder & CEO John Harvey. 

CrashBay delivers a digital marketplace for car and fleet owners to easily access a marketplace of approved automotive service providers offering various services from collision repair, detailing, vehicle service, glass, tires, and wheels - basically anything under the car care umbrella.  

“John and the team at CrashBay are the type of game-changers we love to partner with. CrashBay is a perfect example of marrying the physical elements of the business to a strong digital strategy. Getting phygital is a must” explains James Channer, COO of IMB.

The strategic partnership has already launched over 100 automotive service locations into the CrashBay digital marketplace. 

“Expansion of this offering will continue across Canada and the USA in the coming months. Offering car owners, and our fleet and insurance partners more options to book with the best shops in their communities delivering ‘Car Repair & Service Anytime Anywhere,’" explains Harvey.

CrashBay and IMB have an aligned vision to create value for all stakeholders by leveraging technology that has yet to become commonplace within the automotive aftermarket.  We’ve seen marketplaces take off in other segments and CrashBay is doing that in automotive.

About In Motion Brands

Co-founders Todd Richardson and James Channer are both seasoned industry executives. Channer has worked for a leading North American collision franchise and Richardson worked with one of the largest national tire and auto repair retail chains in Canada. 

In 2016 the pair teamed up and developed a suite of high performing solutions to drive performance for an automotive aftermarket network. This stack of services covers; marketing, operations, supplier programs and other retail services all driven by transparency.

Richardson and Channer officially launched In Motion Brands in 2021 during the height of the pandemic. Over the past two year IMB has experienced exponential growth. Servicing clients across North America from independent automotive service shops to large networks of 100+ locations and other industry verticals such as excavation, financial services and fitness. IMB continues its mission of creating value and enhancing the lives of their employees and client partners.

About CrashBay

Established in 2019, CrashBay’s mission is simple and remains to this day:  “To help car owners and car shops find each other anytime anywhere in the world!”  

How is that possible?  Because CrashBay is a digital marketplace and a technology company that can bring their technology stack and business model to any market.

Founded by current CEO John Harvey and growing with the help of COO Jeff Keddie and their North American co-founder team, (soon to be announced), partners and service providers, CrashBay has now reached a serious inflection point where consumer demand for their solution has grown exponentially after revamping their business model and upgrading their technology stack and talent bench. 

CrashBay connects thousands of qualified car shops and service providers in ONE search engine marketplace; built specifically for all things under the care care umbrella.  Making it easier for car owners and car shops to connect in the communities where they live, work, travel and play!  

Currently in Canada and the USA with plans to span the globe - CrashBay is serving the end user and shop owner first while helping all stakeholders grow.  With the CrashBay model everybody wins, big shops, small shops, corporately owned, franchised or independent - they all coexist in one car repair marketplace.  Soon car owners will be able to travel virtually anywhere in the world and have CrashBay as a travel companion and tool in their pocket to help them find trusted service providers from the comfort of their smartphones anytime, anywhere!

CrashBay featured in Yahoo Finance! "Car Repair Marketplace Search Engine Launched Find Thousands of Shops"
Thu, January 28, 2021, 11:30 PM·3 min read
CrashBay has launched a search engine for car repair services. The search engine connects car owners with pre-qualified car repairers in the local area.

Oakville, Canada, Jan. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)

CrashBay, an e-commerce automotive company that provides an online marketplace for auto repair across the US and Canada, has launched a search engine function for car repair.

Similar to concepts like – CrashBay helps car owners and shops to easily find each other.

North American Collision Repair Search Engine Marketplace Launched

Business Insurance News

December 14, 2020 at 03:00 AM EST

A new North American vehicle crash and auto repair search engine has been launched, called It connects car drivers to service providers, helping them to get the aid they need whenever it’s required.  

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