National Automobile Dealers Association

Michael J. Stanton, Jr.

Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of NADA Used Car Guide

NADA Used Car Guide
Michael Stanton
 (703) 821-7298


Michael J. Stanton, Jr., vice president and chief operating officer of NADA Used Car Guide, oversees all business operations of the company. Stanton began his career with NADA in 2000 as the national sales manager of the NADA Official Used Car Guide Company.  He then joined the industry relations department in 2002 as an associate director and was promoted to director in 2004, where he presented dealer interests to manufacturer representatives in policy and operational areas.  Stanton returned to NADA Used Car Guide in October 2006.

Stanton’s automotive industry experience spans more than 15 years.  Prior to joining NADA, Stanton worked for two automotive manufacturers in sales, marketing, business management and distribution roles.  During his time with the manufacturers, Stanton worked closely with dealers to help improve their sales, service and parts operations.

Stanton has a Bachelor of Science degree from James Madison University and a MBA from Virginia Tech with a concentration in information technology.  He resides in Washington, D.C. with his wife Kelly and their 3 children.

Over a 75-year history, NADA Used Car Guide has earned its reputation as the leading provider of market-reflective vehicle valuation products, services and information to businesses throughout the U.S. and worldwide.  NADA's editorial team collects and analyzes over half-a-million combined wholesale and retail automotive-related transaction prices per month.  Its guidebooks, Web-based products, analysis and data solutions offer automotive, financial, insurance and government professionals the timely information and reliable solutions they need to make better business decisions.  For more information, visit