NADA Board of Directors

NADA Board of Directors

2021 NADA Board Member Annette DiLorenzo Thayer

Annette DiLorenzo Thayer

NADA Board Member - New Mexico

Quality Mazda
8101 Lomas Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110

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Mazda, GMC, Buick

Annette DiLorenzo Thayer is dealer/owner of Quality Mazda in Albuquerque, N.M. A third-generation dealer, she started in the automotive business in 1989, working in her family's Quality Jeep Eagle dealership. DiLorenzo Thayer represents New Mexico's franchised new-car dealers on the board of directors of the National Automobile Dealers Association. (Term:  July 2014-January 2025)

Industry Service

  • Board member, Albuquerque New Car and Truck Dealers
  • Treasurer, New Mexico Automotive Dealers Association, 2001
  • Representative, New Mexico Automobile Dealers Association for Bernalillo County, since 2000
  • Chairman, New Mexico Dealer Election Action Committee
  • Vice President, New Mexico Automotive Dealers Association, 2002
  • President, Albuquerque New Car and Truck Association, 2003
  • Committee member, NMADA Advertising Review Board, since 2003
  • Committee member, New Mexico New Car Show, since 2004
  • Chair, New Mexico Work Comp Group, 2004-2011
  • Chair, New Mexico Automotive Dealers Association, 2007
  • Immediate past chair, New Mexico Automotive Dealers Association, 2008
  • National Dealer Advisory Council for Mazda North America, since 2012
  • National Dealer Council for Mazda Service, 2010-2012
  • Jeep Dealer Council, 1998-2004

Community Service

  • Board member, Lobo Club, since 2011


  • Time Dealer of the Year Award winner for New Mexico, 2009


  • Bachelor's degree with double major, University of New Mexico, and a four-year letterman in track and field
  • NADA Dealer Candidate Academy, Class 69
  • New Mexico Associate Brokers License