NADA Board of Directors

NADA Board of Directors

2021 NADA Board Member Kirt Frye

Kirtlund "Kirt" Frye

NADA Treasurer

Sunnyside Automotive Group
7660 Pearl Road, 2nd Floor
Middleburg Heights, OH 44130

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Audi, Chevrolet, Honda, Hyundai, Mitsubishi, Toyota

Kirt Frye is president of Sunnyside Automotive Group in Middleburg Heights, Ohio. He started in the automotive business in the parts department of Sunshine Honda in Plymouth, Mich. in 1982. He and dealership founder Tom Bohlander built the business into a successful three-state operation with 13 stores in Michigan, Ohio and New Hampshire. Frye bought Bohlander out of all Ohio operations in 1997 and expanded the group to include eight stores. Frye represents metropolitan Cleveland's franchised new-car dealers on the board of directors of the National Automobile Dealers Association. (Term: April 2013-February 2026)

Industry Service

  • Board member, Ohio Automobile Dealers Association, 2009-2013
  • President, Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers Association, 2006
  • Chairman, Cleveland Auto Show, 2007

Community Service

  • Member, Bay Men's Club and the Bay H.S. Boys Soccer Parents Organization
  • Board member, Rockets Renovation (a sports complex fundraiser)
  • Treasurer, Sidekicks


  • Time Dealer of the Year Award winner for metro Cleveland, 2010


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio