NADA Board of Directors

NADA Board of Directors

2021 NADA Board Member Robert Brodgen

Robert Brogden

NADA Board Member - At-Large West

Robert Brogden's Olathe Buick GMC
1500 E Santa Fe
Olathe, KS 66061

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Buick, GMC, Cadillac, Hummer EV, Kia

Robert Brogden is owner/president of Robert Brogden’s Olathe Buick GMC and Robert Brogden’s Olathe Kia in Olathe, Kan. and Robert Brogden’s Buick GMC Cadillac in Hays, Kan. He started in the automotive business in 1982 at Scholfied Bros Pontiac in Wichita, Kan. He has held multiple positions within the dealership from F&I, GM, Managing Partner, President, Operator and Owner in all new and used variable departments. Brogden is an at-large member of the National Automobile Dealers Association's board of directors, representing minority dealers from the West Region.  (Term: April 2021-February 2027)

Industry Service

  • Vice Chairman, Kansas Automobile Dealers Association, 2021
  • Treasurer, Kansas Automobile Dealers Association, 2020
  • Board Member, Kansas Automobile Dealers Association, 25 yrs
  • Member, Automobile Dealers Association of Kansas City, 25 yrs
  • Board Member, General Motors Minority Dealers Association, 27 yrs
  • Board Member, National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers, 15 yrs
  • Board Member, Minority Dealers Advisory Council, 10 yrs

Community Service

  • Member/Sponsor, Kansas City Chapter Tuskegee Airman
  • Board Member/Sponsor, Olathe Public Schools Foundation
  • Board Member/Sponsor, Olathe Health Charitable Foundation
  • Board Member/Sponsor, Olathe Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Nicodemus Historical Society National Park Service
  • CVC Trolley Run Annual Sponsor
  • Greater Kansas City Donor Investment Funds Foundation
  • Board Member, Johnson County Community College
  • Sponsor, Kansas City Air Show, Red Tails Exhibit
  • Sponsor, NAACP Community Foundation
  • Sponsor, Tuskegee Airmen Foundation


  • Kansas African American Trailblazer Award, 2015
  • Kansas Minority Business of the Year Award, 2000 & 2010
  • GM Dealer of the Year Award, 2019
  • GM Mark of Excellence Award, multiple years
  • Olathe Human Resources Chairperson Award, 2015


  • GM Dealer Development Academy, Wichita, Kan.
  • GM Motors Holding Division, Olathe, Kan.