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An overview, our leadership, values, partners.


Singlethread is a leading provider of web-based software to improve communication in franchised automobile dealerships. Singlethread's patent-pending solutions are helping dealers generate record breaking revenue, while it's Teamwork process is re-inventing how dealerships communicate with customers. Whether you're a small or large single-point store, multi-state dealer group, or Dealer Service Provider, Singlethread can likely help.


  • 1. All software development, data storage, and support are United States based. Data security is our highest priority and dealer data never travels overseas.

  • 2. Singlethread carefully selects which features to add and implements them with care. More features do not always result in a better product.

  • 3. We love teaching old dogs new tricks.


Will Mapes


Will Mapes has spent the majority of his career designing and implementing technology solutions for automobile dealerships, Dealership Service Providers and OEMs. With a passion for software, and born into an automotive family, Mapes brings a unique perspective to automotive software.

Patrick Southward


Patrick Southward's career began in his family dealership in his early childhood. Always one to pursue a challenge, Patrick climbed the ranks of his family store in Michigan but pursued even greater challenges across the United States in Southern California with the David Wilson Automotive Group. Patrick's years of dealership experience lend Singlethread a real-world perspective that few can match.


Singlethread works with dealerships, Dealership Service Providers, and OEMs. Singlethread explores all partnerships with due diligence and an eye towards long-term, mutually beneficial partnerships. The Singlethread platform is extensible and can be implemented in many ways, including Single-Sign-On, via API, and White-Label. Singlethread partners have been able to successfully roll out texting in a matter of weeks.

Singlethread explores distribution, white-label, M&A, advisory, and staffing partnerships.


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