We’re Redefining

the Auto Repair

Financing

Experience

$65 million in loans
44,000 happy customers back on the road
3,000 satisfied auto service centers

Life Without Your Car? Nope.

Not repairing your car simply isn’t an option for you. And being taken advantage of by a disengaged financing company with unfair practices shouldn’t be one either. DigniFi was founded on the desire to be there for people when they need it most, in the right way.

We believe everyone deserves responsible, respectful and transparent access to a better financial future. Everything we do is aimed at getting you a car repair loan that’s best for you. One with flexible, affordable terms that give you the breathing space you need when the unexpected happens.

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We Help Auto Service Centers Help More Customers

Your customers count on you. So it’s troubling when they can’t afford to get back on the road safely. That’s why we partner with reputable auto service centers like yours to offer them a lifeline that can take the worry out of paying for car repairs.

Because our advanced analytics go well beyond credit scores, thousands of DigniFi car repair loans are approved every month. And it’s as hassle-free as it gets for your busy team. Our goal is for the customer to be happy with you and for you to be happy with us from start to finish. The result is better business all around.  

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Our Core Values

Our core values reflect our promise to be really smart problem solvers and really good people in equal measure.

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Be Supportive
Make customer service priority #1 no matter how many other priorities there are.

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Be Transparent
Share accurate, complete and truthful information about what we do and how we do it at all times.

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Be Empowering
Pioneer new and better ways to help more people get the loans they need to take back their financial future.

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Meet Our Leaders

DigniFi is a different kind of car repair financing company because our leaders work from a different perspective: yours.

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Richard Counihan
Chief Executive Officer

Few people know the automotive industry better than Richard or prioritize customer and employee well-being higher. Before leading DigniFi’s charge to provide a better kind of car repair loan, he founded Enprecis, an online vehicle quality measurement company that now operates in 12 countries. He was also a senior executive at call-tracking leader Who’s Calling and an integral part of the team that successfully sold the company to private equity. Prior to Who’s Calling, he was instrumental in growing Percepta, a joint venture between Ford and Teletech to manage global customer relationship management activities. Richard graduated from University College London.

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Tim Clay
Chief Revenue Officer

Tim has more than 20 years’ experience providing real-world results in the automotive retail space. He’s a graduate of the National Automobile Dealers Association’s distinguished Dealer Candidate Academy. Previously, he was chief operating officer and co-founder of ClickMotive (now Dealertrack Interactive), a software company that creates interactive marketing software exclusively for the automotive industry. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from The University of Oklahoma – Price College of Business.

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Kevin Cawley
Chief Technology Officer

Kevin directs advanced technology initiatives that have established DigniFi as an industry leader in technical efficiency and product usability. Originally from the Northeast, Kevin began his career as a mechanical engineer. He soon discovered that his true passion was in software development and entrepreneurship, so he earned his master’s degree in computer science from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He went on to develop cutting-edge technologies and applications for a number of successful startups, from inception and sustainability to exit.

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Hal Goetsch
Chief Financial Officer

Hal is optimizing the financial performance of DigniFi with more than 2 decades of experience in all aspects of equity research, portfolio management and risk analysis. His strong leadership has contributed to the success of a wide range of top financial services organizations, including Surveyor Capital/Citadel LLC, Alydar Capital, The Boston Company Asset Management and Fortis Investments. Hal also served 5 years as a nuclear power-trained submarine officer in the U.S. Navy. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management from Purdue University and holds a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

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Ed Barry, CPA
Chief Credit and Risk Officer

Ed brings nearly 20 years of lending experience in the financial services industry to DigniFi. He provides the company a strong sense of regulatory awareness and compliance that’s deeply woven into operational policies and procedures. Prior to joining DigniFi, he was vice president of finance at DriveTime, the nation’s largest integrated used car retailer and subprime finance company, and Go Financial, a DriveTime subsidiary. He has a deep understanding of consumer analytics, from underwriting to collections, and has developed corporate risk, pricing, credit and financial models. Ed holds a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science from Arizona State University. He’s also a CPA in Arizona.

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John Gersitz
Senior Vice President of Loan Servicing

The automotive finance and technology sectors have been John’s home for the past 20 years. He’s built loan servicing and operation groups for multiple non-prime automotive finance companies with operations ranging in size from $50 million to over $1 billion in loans. He also played an integral role in acquiring a GPS technology company focused on providing auto lenders key information about location and use of their collateral. In addition, he led the Lender Services division for the nation's largest automotive GPS company and focused on bringing the benefits of a connected car to both the lender and consumer. John graduated from Northern Arizona University. 

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Andrea Gillespie
Director of Sales and Account Management

Andrea’s 15 years of experience in the automotive retail space with software as a service (SaaS) products is elevating the DigniFi brand as the company continues to expand. She began her career in the automotive space with Who’s Calling, a leader in call tracking, with over 12,000 dealers as customers. She then joined Contact At Once to lead multiple sales teams that contributed to a multimillion-dollar automotive SaaS company. She’s also coached and trained automotive sales teams, launched successful new hire training programs and distributed original equipment manufacturer programs, including Chrysler, Subaru, Kia and GM, to sales teams. Andrea earned her Bachelor of Science in Finance at Central Washington University.

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Jason Fransua
Senior Director of Compliance

Jason is a strategic-minded compliance professional who oversees DigniFi’s steadfast dedication to legal and regulatory excellence. He has 11 years of extensive experience in consumer banking and lending and spent over 5 years working with prominent financial institutions such as Wells Fargo and US Bank. He also has more than 8 years of experience managing high-performance teams. Jason has 100+ certificates in regulatory compliance, including in areas such as BSA/AML Compliance, Fraud Prevention and Deposit and Lending Compliance.

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Tamar Gonzales
Director of Loan Servicing

Tamar, who has more than 10 years of management experience in the automotive finance industry, is dedicated to creating efficiencies within DigniFi. She spearheads efforts to find innovative strategies to streamline processes and to integrate those strategies cross-company. She’s run numerous loan servicing centers and managed relationships with vendors across the industry. Tamar graduated from the University of Phoenix with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management.

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Taniya Bose 
Director of Risk Analytics

Taniya has over 10 years of analytics consulting experience in the banking and financial services industry, where she has led projects with multimillion-dollar impacts. Before joining the Credit Risk department at DigniFi, she worked at Accenture Management Consulting, driving legacy European banks to adopt analytics-driven strategies. Taniya started her career at HSBC Bank, working with the Product, Pricing, Asset Liability Management, Network and Marketing teams. She has a wide range of expertise in predictive modelling, machine learning and design of experiments, and consumer and product analytics. Taniya has her master’s in predictive analytics from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s in engineering from India.

 
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