NADA Board of Directors

NADA Board of Directors

2021 NADA Board Member Foster McKissick

A. Foster McKissick, III

NADA Board Member - South Carolina

Fairway Ford, Inc.
2323 Laurens Road
Greenville, SC 29607

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Ford, Lincoln, Subaru

Foster McKissick III is CEO of Fairway Automotive Group in Greenville, S.C. He started in the automotive business in 1978, working in his family's dealership. McKissick represents South Carolina's franchised new-car dealers on the board of directors of the National Automobile Dealers Association. (Term: January 2017-February 2024)

Industry Service

  • South Carolina Automobile Dealers Association
    -    Director, 1997-2000
    -    Regional vice-president, 2000-2004
    -    Treasurer, 2004
    -    First vice-president, 2005
    -    President, 2006
    -    Immediate past president, 2007
    -    DEAC State Chairman, 2009-2016
    -    President's Club member, 2014-2016
  • Board member/SC at-large rep., Carolina Ford Dealers, 2011-present

Community Service

  • Member and past president, The Citadel Brigadier Foundation
  • Life member, The Association of Citadel Men
  • Life member, Scouting Heritage Society
  • Board member, YMCA Foundation
  • Past chairman, American Red Cross of Upstate South Carolina
  • Past chairman, SC Governor's Cup Billfishing Advisory Board
  • Past executive board member, Boy Scouts of America
  • Member, Greater Greenville Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Economic Development Council
  • Member, SCDNR Law Enforcement Advisory Committee
  • Avid supporter of Clemson Athletics, Coaches4 Character, Meals on Wheels of Greenville County, Caine Halter Family YMCA and Greenville Humane Society


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, The Citadel, Charleston, S.C.
  • Pat Ryan & Associates, Chicago, Ill.