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364 2nd Street
Encinitas, CA, 92024


Co-founder and CEO
VP, Technology & Engineering
Director of User Experience & Conversion
Director, Corporate Development
Director of SEO
Product Manager - Content & SEO
Chief Strategy Officer

Tags is a privately owned website that simplifies driver- and DMV-related information. It serves the online community with state-by state guides that cover how to:

  • Apply for a driver’s license
  • Register a vehicle or boat
  • Transfer a vehicle title
  • Order license plates and placards
  • Obtain a driving record
  • Get auto insurance
  • And much, much more

Although each state handles driver and vehicles services differently, they all have something in common: a tough job! Publishing a website with accurate, easy-to-find info is a huge task. And drivers don’t have it any easier. Ensuring they’ve got all the requirements and fees BEFORE standing in line can be time consuming. That’s why aims to make things easier on everyone. It features thousands of pages informing residents about hundreds of tasks—all in one place. is not affiliated with the government, but often works hand in hand with state motor vehicle agencies to publish up-to-date content. What’s more, connects its users to time-saving products and services—everything from online practice tests and driver’s ed courses to instant driving records and vehicle history reports.

Recent Milestones

  • Check added David Gray as VP, Technology & Engineering. (1/1/13)
    Posted 9/10/13 at 9:26pm
  • Check added Cory Glazier as Director, Corporate Development. (1/1/13)
    Posted 9/10/13 at 9:26pm
  • Check —’s Co-founder Raj Lahoti named an Empact100 honoree - Top 100 Companies Started by Young Entrepreneurs (9/1/12)
    Posted 1/16/13 at 11:22am via
  • Check added Nick Musica as Director of SEO. (1/1/12)
    Posted 9/10/13 at 9:28pm
  • Check added Daniel Schmachtenberger as Chief Strategy Officer. (1/1/12)
    Posted 9/10/13 at 9:26pm
  • Check — reaches 80 million visitors within one year. (1/1/12)
    Posted 1/16/13 at 6:28am
  • Check — reaches 200K Facebook Likes. (1/1/12)
    Posted 1/16/13 at 6:29am
  • Check added Rick Beaty as Communication. (1/1/12)
    Posted 9/10/13 at 9:28pm
  • Check added Shane Hale as Director of User Experience & Conversion. (8/13/08)
    Posted 1/7/13 at 11:26am
  • Check — reaches 65 million visitors within one year. (1/1/07)
    Posted 1/16/13 at 6:28am
  • Check added Jen Lamboy as Product Manager - Content & SEO. (2/9/06)
    Posted 1/17/13 at 4:30am
  • Check — publishes more than 3,000 pages of unique, state-specific content. (1/1/06)
    Posted 1/16/13 at 6:28am
  • Check — expands to a 1,000-plus link directory. (1/1/03)
    Posted 1/16/13 at 6:27am
  • Check — launched as a portal to state motor vehicle agencies. (1/1/99)
    Posted 1/16/13 at 6:26am
  • Check added Raj Lahoti as Co-founder and CEO.
    Posted 1/14/13 at 12:13pm


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