PICTURED ABOVE: James Kari, third from left, dealer principal of Kari Toyota in Superior, Wis., receives a 50-year award along with Wayne Kari, co-owner, and Chris Kari, general manager, fourth and fifth from left. Presenting the award from Toyota Motor North America’s Chicago regional office are Jamie Farley, market representation manager, Michael Lemay, assistant general manager, and Mark Nazario, right, general manager.
Jerry Brickner, president of Brickner's of Antigo, a Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram dealership in Wisconsin, and Jane Brickner, office manager, received a 25-year award for Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep from FCA.
Joseph Thurby, dealer principal of Riverside Motor Sales, a Ford dealership in Markleysburg, Pa., receives a 25-year award from Megan Carlini, Ford Motor Co. Pittsburgh regional manager.
Tim Dahle, dealer principal of Tim Dahle Infiniti in Murray, Utah, received a 25-year award from Infiniti Americas.
The Virginia Automobile Dealers Association has elected officers for 2018-19. Mark Tysinger of Tysinger Motor Co. in Hampton will be chairman. Other officers will be Dave Perno of Priority Automotive in Richmond, vice chairman; Tom Bates of RK Chevrolet in Virginia Beach, treasurer; Emily Beck of Marlow Motor Co. in Front Royal, secretary; and Tom Barton of Beach Ford in Virginia Beach, immediate past chairman.
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