NADA Board of Directors

Timothy J. “Tim” Smith

Southern California

Tim Smith is president and owner of Bob Smith BMW and Bob Smith MINI in Calabasas, Calif. He grew up in the automotive business working in his family's dealership part time during school vacations. After graduating college, he went full time in 1968 as a sales manager in the Volkswagen dealership. In 1973, he opened the BMW dealership with Tim as General Manager. Smith represents Southern California's franchised new-car dealers on the board of directors of the National Automobile Dealers Association. (Term: January 2015-January 2021)

Industry Service

  • President, California New Car Dealers Association, 1982-1983
  • Chairman, AIADA, 2003

Community Service

  • President, Catholic Education Foundation, 2013-present
  • Staff Sergeant, US Army Reserve, 1968-1974

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Economic, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, Calif.

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Bob Smith BMW
24500 Calabasas Road
Calabasas, CA 91302
www.bobsmithbmw.com

Franchises

  • BMW, Mini

Committees

2018  
Dealership Operations, Industry Relations, NADA Show

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