HUNT VALLEY, MD — (Marketwired – Oct 13, 2014) — CARCHEX, the industry-leading provider of direct to consumer automotive products and services, today announced that Executive Vice President Joe Campanella has been named to the Advisory Board of the Maryland Chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).

As one of the nation’s most widely respected non-profit organizations, MADD makes it their mission to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking. The MADD Maryland Advisory Board is designed not only to provide strategic leadership and guidance to MADD staff regarding programs and services, but also to serve to broaden MADD’s volunteer base and help build capacity through increased revenue generation.

“Through CARCHEX’s existing partnership with MADD, I have been privileged to witness the difference this organization makes in the lives of Maryland families through their tireless efforts to prevent drunk driving and underage drinking,” said Campanella. “I am honored to join the MADD Maryland Advisory Board and look forward to contributing to the mission to end drunk driving.”

“We congratulate Joe on his new role with MADD Maryland’s Advisory Board. We know he will bring the same energy, thoughtfulness and creativity to MADD as he does with customers, partners and colleagues every day at CARCHEX,” said Jason Goldsmith, CEO of CARCHEX.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Joe to the MADD Maryland Advisory Board. We have an excellent core group of members and look forward to expanding our team,” said Lisa Spicknall, State Program Director for MADD. “Joe brings a lot to the table, and we are all looking forward to working with him.”

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About MADD
Founded by a mother whose daughter was killed by a drunk driver, Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) is the nation’s largest nonprofit working to protect families from drunk driving and underage drinking. MADD also supports drunk and drugged driving victims and survivors at no charge, serving one person every 8.6 minutes through local MADD victim advocates and at 1-877-MADD-HELP. Learn more at or by calling 1-877-ASK-MADD.

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