The National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) recently elected Tom Castriota as its vice chairman, a position that often leads to the role of chairman in the future. The decision was made at a board meeting held in Palm Beach, Florida, on October 17. Tom Castriota is the owner of Castriota Chevrolet in Hudson, Florida, and his extensive experience in the automotive industry, including his role as a United States Marine Corps veteran and former chairman of the Florida Automobile Dealers Association, has contributed to his selection.
In addition to serving as the vice chairman, Tom Castriota also represents Florida’s franchised new-car dealers on NADA’s board of directors. His contributions to the automotive industry were previously recognized when he received the Time Magazine Dealer of the Year award in 2011.
This appointment positions Tom Castriota as a key figure within NADA, with a high likelihood of becoming the organization’s chairman in 2025, reflecting his dedication and leadership in the automotive sector.