Chief Revenue Officer
As Chief Revenue Officer for Cars.com, John Clavadetscher oversees the company’s local direct and major account business, which includes managing strategic relationships with more than 8,000 local auto dealers and partnerships with national dealer groups. John is responsible for setting the sales and customer acquisition and service strategy, ensuring the company meets aggressive revenue and retention goals. He currently oversees a team of more than 450 sales personnel nationwide. John strives to create an environment that enables his team to succeed through training, development and communication, turning them into consultants that make car shopping and selling a great experience for dealer customers.
John received a bachelor’s degree in American Studies from Georgetown University in 1995, graduating Phi Beta Kappa. He was also a member of the Division I varsity crew team, traveling and competing internationally. In his spare time, John is focused on education. His wife, Carol, co-runs a local charter school, and John himself is on the Council of Regents at Loyola University Chicago. John currently resides in Chicago, is married and has three children.