Immediate Past Chairman
Board of Directors — Utah
Term: January 2002 – February 2014
Stephen Wade Video Profile
150 West Hilton Dr.
St. George, UT 84770
Phone: (435) 628-5201
Fax: (435) 986-2513
BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, GMC, Honda, Jeep, Mazda, Mercedes Benz, Nissan, Subaru, Toyota, Ram, Volvo
Dealership Operations, Industry Relations, Nominating (Chairman)
Region IV Vice Chairman, Policy and Bylaws, ATAE/NADA, Finance, Government Relations, Industry Relations, Chairman of Industry Relations Task Force
Stephen W. Wade, president of Stephen Wade Auto Centers in St. George, Utah, is the 2011 chairman of NADA and represents Utah’s franchised new-car and -truck dealers on the association’s board of directors.
Previously, Wade served as NADA's region IV vice chairman and on the Policy and Bylaws, ATAE/NADA, Finance, Government Relations and Industry Relations committees. He served as chairman of the Industry Relations Task Force. Wade also served as president of the Utah Automobile Dealers Association in 1981.
Wade has owned more than 20 franchises throughout Utah and has served on numerous auto manufacturing committees, boards and associations. Currently, Wade’s franchises include BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, GMC, Honda, Jeep, Mazda, Mercedes, Nissan, Ram, Subaru, Toyota and Volvo.
Active in his community, Wade has served as board of trustees chairman for Dixie State College and founder of SunFirst Bank of St. George. He is also the owner of KCSG, a TV station based in Southern Utah. Wade has served as chairman of the Salt Lake County American Cancer Society and state chairman of the Utah American Cancer Society. He chaired the special events committee of Utah’s Federation for Drug Free Youth and is an alumni board member for the University of Utah. Wade also served in the National Guard from 1969 through 1975.