HUNT VALLEY, MD — (Nov 5, 2010) — Better Business Bureau of Greater Maryland’s welcomes Jason Goldsmith, CEO of CARCHEX, to the Board of Directors. He will take part in the governance of BBB’s operations.

Goldsmith provides entrepreneurial skills and experience in technology development, marketing and finance. The new Board member bought CARCHEX, a provider of mobile pre-purchase vehicle inspections in 2003. A year later, the company expanded consumer services by offering aftermarket extended warranties for new and used vehicles. Goldsmith has grown the company to more than 75 employees and 900 independent contractors in all 50 states.

SmartCEO Magazine recognized Jason Goldsmith this year for Excellence In Young Entrepreneurship. Inc. Magazine ranked CARCHEX 887 on its annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive compilation of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. CARCHEX is ranked 20th in the Baltimore area and 51st nationally in the consumer products and services category.

“He has an innovative mindset and goal-oriented spirit,” said Angie Barnett, president and CEO, BBB | Greater Maryland. “In just a short time, Goldsmith has already accomplished more in his career than many achieve in a lifetime.”

Prior to CARCHEX, the new Board member established and ran several Internet marketing businesses, including GoldNet, an interactive advertising agency, which later merged with e.magination. He founded and sold, an online program generating leads for mortgage lenders.

“I’m proud and excited to join the BBB board,” Goldsmith said. “I plan to bring what I’ve learned in 15-plus years of online marketing and business development to the role, helping BBB develop ways to consistently analyze businesses accurately.”

Headquartered in Baltimore, BBB | Greater Maryland is a non-profit organization that was established in 1922. It serves 18 Maryland counties and Baltimore City. In 2009, BBB provided over 1,107,000 Reliability Reports on businesses and processed over 7,000 marketplace disputes. BBB is supported by Accredited Businesses that have passed a comprehensive review, met BBB’s Standards for Trust and agreed to the organization’s Code of Business Practices governing sound advertising, selling and customer service practices that enhance customer trust and confidence in business.

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CARCHEX is the premier provider of direct-to-consumer automotive products and services including auto warranty, pre-purchase inspections, auto insurance, auto financing and car buying. The company serves as a consumer advocate throughout all stages of the car buying, selling and ownership process. Protecting automotive consumers for over 14 years and providing exceptional customer service has translated into an A+ Rating with the Better Business Bureau. To learn more about CARCHEX and to Get Protected, visit