“Software built by an award-winning
automotive service manager.”

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Mission Statement:

Shyft Auto’s mission is to be the premier automotive repair shop software company, providing the best opportunities for our team members, customers, and the communities that we represent.

Our History

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Marcus Aman - CEO

Marcus Aman is a self-described "gearhead" who turned his passion for automobiles into a full-time career.

Raised in the small community of Clinton, North Carolina, Aman worked on cars under the watchful eye of his father, Michael Aman. After high school, he pursued a baseball career with Mount Olive University and after college, took his first job at Jeff Gordon Chevrolet in Wilmington, NC. After having a lot of success, Marcus would later move to Greenville, NC to be the fixed operations director for Bob Barbour and Rick Hendrick at Barbour-Hendrick Honda.

After 14 years of breaking records, Marcus started Shyft Auto based on experiences with customers over the years and around inefficiencies in the repair shop. Marcus is currently the CEO of our company, a great husband, father, and friend. Marcus’s passion and will to win pulls teams together to reach the finish line every time.

Our Team

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Peter Seymour - COO

Peter is a great father, husband, and friend. Peter is also a self-proclaimed “gearhead”. In his free time, you might catch Peter working on one of his vehicles, at his bee farm, or playing a round of golf with his son. Peter has over 24 years of bringing web-based solutions to life. Peter has worked for Sun Microsystems, Oracle, NASA, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and is a successful entrepreneur. Peter handles development strategy, finding talent, road mapping, financials, and more.

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Matthew Blackman - CTO

Matthew has over 15 years of managing remote teams and building backend solutions. Matthew is versed in new technologies and implementing our development strategies and hitting milestones/timelines. Matthew graduated from East Carolina University with a degree in Computer Science and has built solutions for Rival Health, GamePlan, and other startup companies. Matthew’s top skill is execution. Matthew is a great father to two boys and a true visionary in the tech space. In Matthew’s free time he loves to fish and spend time with his boys.

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John Bender - National Sales Director

John has worked in the Automotive industry for the last 30 years, 15 years as a consultant helping automotive repair shops. John has worked for companies like Dominion, AutoAlert, and TVI-Marketing helping them grow their business by providing value-added products to grow repair shop’s service business. John is a great leader, resilient and persistent in reaching goals. John is a wonderful father of 3 boys and has made a lot of great friends in the automotive industry.

Built By An Award Winning Service Manager

Our founder, Marcus Aman, was that service manager for one of the largest dealership groups in the United States.