NADA Board of Directors

Michael K. Alford

2021 NADA Vice Chairman
North Carolina

Michael Alford is president of Marine Chevrolet Cadillac in Jacksonville, N.C. Mike is a native of Lynchburg, Virginia. He entered the car business in 1992 after a career in banking. He joined his father-in-law in the family business, working in all departments while attending the NADA Dealer Academy and purchased the dealership in 1997. Alford represents North Carolina's franchised new-car dealers on the board of directors of the National Automobile Dealers Association. (Term: January 2017-January 2023)

Industry Service

  • Appointed to the North Carolina Board of Transportation, 2010

Community Service

  • Supporter of United Way, Relay for Life, Girls on the Run, Toys for Tots, Wounded Warriors and the Onslow Community Ministries' Soup Kitchen and Mobile Food Vans.


  • TIME Dealer of the Year Award winner for North Carolina and national winner, 2013


  • Bachelor's degree in Political Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • NADA Dealer Academy

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Marine Chevrolet Cadillac
1408 Western Blvd.
Jacksonville, NC 28546


  • Chevrolet, Cadillac


de facto member - all committees

Industry Affairs, Legislative Affairs, Public Affairs, Regulatory Affairs (chairman)