Michael Alford2022 Chairman
Michael K. Alford, dealer principal of Marine Chevrolet Cadillac in Jacksonville, N.C., and Trent Buick GMC and Trent Cadillac in New Bern, N.C., will become 2022 NADA chairman at the Saturday Main Stage session on March 12. A new-car dealer since 1997, Alford attended the NADA Academy. He is committed to supporting the military and employs many former service members; in 2007 he chaired the NC Military Growth Task Force, assembling local leaders to address social and infrastructure needs of Marine Corps bases in North Carolina. Alford was the recipient of the 2013 TIME Dealer of the Year.