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Geoffrey Pohanka

2023 NADA Chairman

Geoffrey Pohanka is Chairman of Pohanka Automotive Group in Capitol Heights, Md. He started in the automotive business in 1971, working summers in his father's dealership. He is a third-generation dealer. The company was originally founded by his grandfather in 1919, selling and servicing Chevrolets. Today, the Pohanka Automotive Group sells 15 makes of vehicles at locations in Maryland, Virginia, Texas and Delaware. Learn more


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