ActivEngage was founded on the principle that people, not technology, sell cars.

Our Mission

To inspire conversations which create powerful first impressions and lasting relationships.

Our Promise.

To create dynamic conversations in every chat, build lasting relationships with every word, and provide an elite experience every time.

ActivEngage Leadership

With over 150 combined years of industry experience, the ActivEngage Executive team has a rich understanding of the Automotive sector and is fully committed towards creating solutions that can be implemented by every single dealer.

Ted Rubin
Executive Chairman & Founder

Ted is a leading expert on operations management, process deployment, technology development and personnel management. He's built multiple successful businesses over his career, has over 20 years of automotive industry experience, and has consulted with several Fortune 100 tech and service companies on business development processes.

Carol Marshall
VP of Operations

Carol has more than 20 years of automotive industry experience with national organizations such as Mazda N.A. and AutoNation.

David Zinn
Chief Financial Officer

David started his career at PwC, and grew into an integral role at AutoNation as a CPA. He's been working alongside Ted for years and adds value to the ActivEngage team through compliance, critical thinking, operational excellence, and sustainable growth.

Eric Schlesinger
VP of Sales

Eric has over 29 years of automotive retail and vendor expertise. His career began at Sloane Automotive Group in Philadelphia where his influence grew the Internet department into one of the most successful departments in the country.

Michael Third
VP of Development and Technology

Michael has more than 20 years of experience in software architecture and distributed systems. He has previously held software architect positions at Beeline, DMEAutomotive, and JM Family Enterprises.

Andrew Shansky
Senior Director of Development

Andrew has 7 years of professional programming experience with expertise in the following areas: service-oriented architecture, agile development and .NET. Andrew earned a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the University of Tennessee.

Dave Sazama
Senior Director of IT & Facilities Operations

Dave began his technology profession in 1990 while working as an Intelligence Analyst in the United States Military. After leaving the military, Dave gained expertise and professional certification in many business-related technologies spanning network infrastructure, client/server implementation, video surveillance, access control, audio/video, and more.

Maria Mesa
Director of Human Resources

Maria oversees human resources, and also plays a critical role in creating and cultivating the overall culture at ActivEngage. Her passion for creating a satisfied and loyal workforce has led to public recognition for ActivEngage, including ``Best Places to Work in Central Florida.``

We're Honored to Work with Great Partners!

From OEMs to Automotive Groups and beyond, we are proud to work with teams across the industry to provide integral and accessible services that directly impact the dealer.

Our Community

At ActivEngage, we aspire to have a positive impact on the community, spread awareness about those in need, and foster a culture of compassion and service to others. In a society where the pace of life is always increasing, we’re proud the ActivEngage team actively gives their time to help create a brighter future for others, themselves, and future generations.

We are committed to supporting the following non-profit organizations

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