Northwood Dealer Education Awardee Frank McCarthy, Sheehy Auto Stores

Northwood Dealer Education Awardee Frank McCarthy, Sheehy Auto Stores

Washington area dealer Frank McCarthy was one of 10 dealers who received Northwood Universitys Dealer Education Award at the NADA Convention. Since 1972, Northwood has recognized individuals in the automotive marketing field who have made noteworthy contributions to public or private education.

McCarthy started his automotive career working for a Washington area Toyota store in high school, later graduated from Notre Dame and went on to work in Toyota Motor Sales Boston office. Returning to retail, he joined Ourisman of Virginia and later moved to Sheehy Auto Stores, where he has been general manager of its Springfield Ford/Nissan/Subaru store for the past eight years.

On the education front, he heads a leadership task force that is reestablishing WANADAs Automotive Dealer Education Institute Technician Development Program at Marshall Academy in Fairfax County, where the program has recently expanded. McCarthy has served on WANADAs Board of Directors since 2010.

In the community, McCarthy was recognized with Sheehy Auto Stores by the Housing and Community Services Program of Northern Virginia for supporting the organizations efforts to educate the public on the plight of those struggling to maintain their housing arrangements.

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