Chip Lindsay is WANADAs Time Dealer for 2014
It is with pride that WANADA announces that Chip Lindsay of Lindsay Automotive is its next Time Magazine Dealer of the Year, the recognition for which is set for the 2014 NADA Convention in New Orleans next January.
As with his father and grandfather, Chip is being honored with the Time Dealer Award as principal at Lindsay Cadillac in Alexandria, the flagship store in the Lindsay organizations portfolio of dealerships and franchises that also include Lexus, Chevrolet, Ford and Volkswagen at four other locations.
Chip along with his brothers, Chris and Michael, followed their father, Terry, into the family business, with Chip coming on board in the early 1990s after service in the United States Marine Corps as an artillery officer.
Besides being an eminently successful dealer operator in the Washington market, Chip has been an industry leader heading up the Washington Auto Show in 2004 followed by service on the WANADA Board, which he chaired last year. Currently, Chip continues on WANADAs Board as immediate past chairman and also serves on the board of VADA and the Virginia Motor Vehicle Dealer Board. He has additionally served on the Cadillac National Dealer Council.
For extraordinary support and personal involvement in things educational, philanthropically and in his business, Chip was recognized with the Northwood University Dealer Education Award in 2011. In his own career, he graduated from the United States Naval Academy before being commissioned as an officer in the Marines. Subsequently, he completed NADAs Dealer Academy on his way into the automobile business.
As noted above, Chip Lindsay is the first to follow his father and grandfather as WANADAs Time Magazine Dealer of the Year, just as he is the first third generation of Lindsays to chair the WANADA Board.
Time Dealers of the Year are nominated annually from dealer associations –like WANADA– across the U.S. A TDY recognition ceremony is set during the first general session of the NADA Convention which early next year will be on January 25th in New Orleans.
This years Time Dealer for MADA is Marisa Shockley, Shockley Honda in Frederick and VADAs is Larry Shelor, Shelor Motor Mile, Christianburg, VA
WANADA salutes Chip Lindsay for the well-deserved recognition!Download Bulletin PDF