During an awards ceremony hosted at NADA Show 2023 in Dallas. Gary Rome president of Gary Rome Hyundai and Gary Rome Kia named the TIME Dealer of the Year 2023. The honor, supported by Partner Monetary, celebrates diversified new-vehicle sellers for excellent business execution and extraordinary local area administration. Rome picked among a field of 48 seller candidates from the nation over.
Gary Rome Said, “It’s amazing to me that I get to receive this honor for doing something I love doing day in and day out,”. “It’s more about our team and what they do every single day to support this. We pick charities and initiatives that they invested in. It’s so much more about writing a check, it’s about being involved.
Dealers nominated by the members of the Automotive Trade Association Executives. TIME Dealer of the Year finalists and winner choosed by a panel composed of faculty from the Tauber Institute for Global Operations at the University of Michigan.
Regional finalists were:
- Mark Brickey, dealer of Sand Mountain Toyota (Albertville, Ala.)
- Bruce Daniels, director of operations for Honda of Marysville (Marysville, Ohio)
- Tim Hutcherson, president/general manager of Downey Nissan (Downey, Calif.)
Rome nominated by Robert O’Koniewski, executive vice president of the Massachusetts State Automobile Dealers Association.