NADA Board of Directors

NADA Board of Directors

2021 NADA Board Member Bob Tasca

Robert "Bob" Tasca

NADA Board Member - Rhode Island

Tasca Automotive Group
1300 Pontiac Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920

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Bob Tasca, Jr is President of Tasca Automotive Group in Cranston, RI. He was born into the automotive business. Tasca Automotive Group was founded by his father, Bob Tasca, Sr in 1943. Bob Tasca Sr started off as a grease monkey and grew the business to what is now a fourth generation family owned and operated business. Tasca Automotive Group sells and services 11 automotive brands, distributes parts internationally and offers body shop repairs. The auto group operates out of 11 locations spread throughout Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Florida. Tasca represents Rhode Island’s franchised new-car dealers on the board of directors of the National Automobile Dealers Association. (Term: January 2019-January 2025)

Industry Service

  • Past President and board member, Rhode Island Automobile Dealers Association
  • Past Member, Ford Motor Company Dealer Council
  • Past Chairman, Lincoln Mercury Dealers Advertising Board, 20 years
  • Past National Chairman, Lincoln Mercury Dealers Council
  • Past Member, Ford Motor Company Product Advisory Committee

Community Service

  • Past President and current member, Rhode Island Attorney General’s Arbitration Advisory Committee
  • Member, Providence College President’s Council
  • Past President and current member, RI 100 Club
  • Current Member, American Heart Association Heart Ball Committee


  • Time Dealer of the Year Award for Rhode Island
  • Italo American Man of the Year for Rhode Island, 2015