William Bradshaw, a car dealer from Greer, S.C., will slide into the driver's seat next February as 2006 chairman of the National Automobile Dealers Association.
Dale Willey of Lawrence, Kan., will be vice chairman.
Bradshaw, 55, is president of Bradshaw Automotive Group. His stores sell Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Hummer, Saturn, Honda, Acura, Infiniti and Hyundai vehicles. He has been an auto dealer since 1979.
Bradshaw will replace Jack Kain, the 2005 NADA chairman. Kain owns Jack Kain Ford in Versailles, Ky.
Willey, 64, is president of Dale Willey Automotive, which sells Pontiac, Buick, Cadillac and GMC vehicles. Willey, a new-car dealer since 1970, is chairman of NADA's public affairs committee.