49 franchise dealers nationwide have been nominated for prestigious TIME Dealer of the Year Award
TIME and Ally Financial recently announced the nomination of 49 exceptional auto dealers for the TIME Dealer of the Year Award, recognizing them for their business success and dedication to giving back.
Chosen from nearly 17,000 franchise auto dealers nationwide, the dealers nominated for this prestigious award have demonstrated strong business acumen and a steadfast commitment to their communities. The honorees will be recognized by Ally and TIME at the 103rd annual National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Show in Las Vegas on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, during a formal ceremony where the national winner will be announced.
“The award applauds the incredible effort each of these dealers puts into their businesses and their communities,” said Doug Timmerman, president of Auto Finance at Ally. “They are influential business leaders and admired ambassadors for worthy causes. It’s an honor for Ally to recognize their generosity and impact in cities and towns across America.”
In its ninth year as exclusive sponsor, Ally will recognize the dealer nominees and their many community efforts by contributing $1,000to each nominee’s 501(c)3 charity of choice. The finalists for the award will receive an additional $5,000 for their favorite charities and the winner will receive an additional $10,000 to give to charity.
Nominated by executives from state and metro dealer associations throughout the country, each nominee represents their respective association in the national competition. The awards are sponsored by TIME in partnership with Ally and in cooperation with NADA. A panel of faculty members from the Tauber Institute for Global Operations at the University of Michigan will select one finalist from each of the four NADA regions and one national Dealer of the Year.