AIADA Announces Conn. Dealer Bradley Hoffman as 2015 Chairman
Jan. 27, 2015—The American International Automobile Dealers Association (AIADA) announced Monday that East Hartford, Conn., auto dealer Bradley Hoffman will serve as the organization’s 2015 chairman.
Hoffman took over the position during AIADA's 45th Annual Meeting and Luncheon, held over the weekend in San Francisco, Calif.
"As AIADA's 2015 Chairman, I want to help usher this association into a new era," said Hoffman. "This will be a year of ensuring that dealers' rights are respected by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. It will the year we pass Trade Promotion Authority to ratify trade agreements with Japan and Europe. It will be a year to face forward."
Hoffman is the co-chair of Hoffman Auto Group, which was founded in 1921 and operates dealerships in East Hartford, Avon/West Simsbury, and New London, Conn. Along with its two auto body shop repair facilities and pre-owned vehicle dealership, the company employs over 500 individuals. Hoffman joined the dealership group in 1982.
In addition to serving on AIADA's board of directors since 1994, Hoffman is an active member of the auto retail industry, serving in multiple board roles, including the Connecticut Automotive Retailers Association (CARA) board of directors. From 2003 to 2005 he served as chairman of the Automotive Free International Trade Political Action Committee (AFIT-PAC) and is a past member of the Audi National Dealer Council and the Lexus Dealer Council.