NADA's primary mission as the Voice of the Dealer is to advocate on behalf of dealers before Congress, the federal government, manufacturers, the media and the public.
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NADA is the dealer's advocate in dealer/manufacturer relations, addressing dealer concerns with manufacturers and distributors.
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NADA Show 2018: Wes Lutz Elected Chairman
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ATD Show 2018: Jodie Teuton Elected Chairwoman
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NADA's Industry Analysis division produces NADA DATA, MarketBeat and other economic reports to provide insight into vehicle sales, dealership financial profiles and industry trends.
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NADA's state-by-state retail data shows the auto industry's impact on the overall U.S. economy, including employment and payroll figures, tax data and more.
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The NADA Foundation is committed to supporting organizations involved in disaster relief, emergency medical care, higher education and more.
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Learn about how the NADA Foundation's generous donations from dealers are benefiting wounded veterans, disaster relief victims and others in need.
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NADA Members enjoy a variety of benefits to help keep their dealerships humming.
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NADA Retirement provides retirement plans and financial services beneficiaries nationwide.
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NADA Insurance assists dealers through its member-negotiated insurance programs.
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The franchised new-car dealer model has benefited consumers and their families for generations.
Charles W. "Charlie" Gilchrist is president of Southwest Ford in Weatherford, Texas. He started in the automotive business as controller of a heavy-truck store, then was general manager of two Ford dealerships, SouthWest Ford and Nichols Ford. Charlie became president of SouthWest Ford in 1992. Gilchrist is 2018 vice chairman of the National Automobile Dealers Association and represents Northern Texas's franchised new-car dealers on the board of directors. (Term: January 2014-January 2020)
SouthWest Ford Inc.
3000 Fort Worth Highway
Weatherford, TX 76087www.southwestautogroup.com
de facto member - all committees, NADA Foundation
Government Relations, Industry Relations (chairman), Regulatory Affairs (chairman), Empower Quality Control
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