MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, YourMechanic, the leading national mobile car repair network, named Anthony Rodio as President and Chief Executive Officer. Rodio will oversee the YourMechanic team in Mountain View and their expanding nationwide network of mobile mechanics to deliver a best-in-class customer experience and drive growth in new markets.
"I am excited to join the team at YourMechanic to be a part of this exceptionally novel and promising business," said Rodio. "YourMechanic is building a modern auto service brand that will redefine the way in which maintenance and repair services are delivered, discovered, and booked."
YourMechanic was founded in 2012 and offers more than 600 repair, maintenance, and diagnostic services by appointment seven days a week. Their mobile mechanics are active in more than 2,900 cities across the U.S., including the 50 largest metropolitan areas.
Rodio brings decades of consumer e-commerce expertise to YourMechanic, with vast executive-level experience in launching and scaling new businesses across all operating functions. Prior to joining YourMechanic, he served as CEO of Redbeacon. Under his leadership, The Home Depot acquired Redbeacon in 2012. He also served as Vice President of Silicon Valley Operations at The Home Depot.
He has held leadership roles with top consumer brands, including Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Support.com, Vice President of Product Management at Sidestep, Inc. (acquired by Kayak), Vice President of Marketing at Stubhub.com (acquired by eBay), and Senior Director of MSN Brand and Communications at Microsoft. He also served as General Manager of Amazon.com zShops, Brand Manager of Procter and Gamble, and as Account Executive of Acquisitions at Bank of America.
"We are thrilled to welcome Anthony to YourMechanic," said Lee Senderov, Vice President and General Manager, North America. "His expertise with world-renowned consumer brands complements our engineering and operations capabilities at YourMechanic. Together, we are on a path to bring simplicity and convenience to car repair to disrupt a $80 billion industry."
Rodio currently serves as an advisor and investor for Tripping.com, and an advisor for both Finrise and GetMyBoat.
He earned an MBA from Washington University, an MS from Portland State University, and a BS from the University of Oregon. He is an Ironman athlete, endurance cyclist, marathon runner, and active in his community as a Little League and National Junior Basketball board member.
YourMechanic is the industry leader in mobile car repair, offering more than 600 repair, maintenance, and diagnostic services. YourMechanic is available in the top 50 largest U.S. metropolitan areas with new cities added regularly. YourMechanic connects mobile mechanics to customers who seek affordable, convenient, and honest car repair, maintenance, and diagnostic services at their home or office, seven days a week. Mobile mechanics enjoy flexible hours and higher pay than at a shop or dealership.
Founded in 2012, YourMechanic has secured $32 million in funding. YourMechanic won TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco in 2012 and holds an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau.
Headquartered in Mountain View, California, YourMechanic is funded by SoftBank Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Y Combinator, Ashton Kutcher, Data Point Capital, and others. For more information on YourMechanic, to book a service, or to view current career opportunities, visit www.YourMechanic.com.
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