Mike Stanton Returns to NADA

Published January 10, 2018

TYSONS, Va. (Jan. 10, 2018) – Michael J. Stanton, Jr., has returned to the National Automobile Dealers Association as senior vice president and chief operating officer.

“I am excited to be back at NADA and have the opportunity to enhance existing relationships and develop new ones to support franchised new-car and -truck dealerships and our industry,” Stanton said.

Stanton will work across the organization on strategic and operational issues and the development of new business opportunities. He will oversee the information technology and economics and data analytics departments as well as NADA’s affinity programs.

“Mike is a proven NADA leader who will add bench strength to our team,” said NADA President and CEO Peter Welch. “He has worked many years gaining vast experience and building key relationships and partnerships throughout the automobile industry and beyond.”

Prior to rejoining NADA, Stanton was vice president and general manager of J.D. Power’s Vehicle Valuation Practice, formerly the NADA Used Car Guide, which was acquired by J.D. Power in 2015.

Before the acquisition, he was vice president and COO of the NADA Used Car Guide. Previously at NADA, he was the executive director of industry affairs, and before that was the national sales manager for the NADA Used Car Guide.

Prior to NADA, Stanton worked for two auto manufacturers, primarily assisting dealers with their sales and service operations.

He received a bachelor’s degree in political science from James Madison University and a MBA from Virginia Tech.

He resides in Washington, D.C., with his family. Read his bio.

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