NADA Board of Directors

NADA Board of Directors

2021 NADA Board Member Michael Alford

Michael Alford

NADA Board Member - North Carolina
Industry Relations GM Co. Liaison

Marine Chevrolet
1408 Western Blvd.
Jacksonville, NC 28546

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Chevrolet, Cadillac

Michael Alford is president of Marine Chevrolet in Jacksonville, N.C. 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 was 2022 chairman of the National Automobile Dealers Association and represents North Carolina's franchised new-car dealers on the board of directors. (Term: January 2017-February 2026)

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