NADA Board of Directors

Paul Walser

2021 NADA Chairman

Paul Walser is a second-generation dealer and a partner of Walser Automotive Group in Edina, Minn. He started in the automotive business in 1974 selling new cars at Town's Edge Ford. Walser is 2021 chairman of the National Automobile Dealers Association and represents Minnesota's franchised new-car dealers on the board of directors. (Term: February 2014-February 2024)

Industry Service

  • Former president, Minnesota Automobile Dealers Association
  • Former president, Greater Metro Automobile Dealers Association of Minnesota

Community Service

  • Board member of the Walser Foundation, which provides cash grants to organizations that strengthen communities through support of families, women and children
  • Member, Minnesota Keystone Program


  • Recognized as one of the Top 25 Family Owned Businesses
  • Recognized as one of the Top 100 Private Companies in Minneapolis-St. Paul, 2002


  • Bachelor's degree in business, Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa

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Walser Automotive Group
4401 American Blvd. West
Bloomington, MN 55437


  • Acura, AMG, Audi, BMW, Buick, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, GMC, Honda, Hyundai, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Land Rover, Lexus, Mazda, Mercedes, Mini, Nissan, Porsche, Ram, Sprinter, Subaru and Toyota


de facto member - all committees

Executive Committee, Finance, Industry Relations (chairman), Legislative Affairs and Public Relations

NADA Executive Positions
Vice Chairman (2020)