Mike Stanton serves as NADA’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, working across the organization on strategy and operations, as well as development of new business opportunities. Mr. Stanton also oversees NADA’s dealership operations, membership, information technology, human resources, economics and data analytics and affinity programs.
Mr. Stanton rejoins NADA from the NADA Used Car Guide, which was sold to J.D. Power in 2015. Prior to its acquisition, Mr. Stanton was the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Used Car Guide. Mr. Stanton also served as an Executive Director of Industry Affairs for NADA, where he served as the association’s primary liaison between automotive manufacturers and dealers. Prior to NADA, Mr. Stanton worked for two automobile manufacturers primarily assisting dealers with their sales and service operations.
Mr. Stanton received a bachelor’s degree in political science from James Madison University and an MBA from Virginia Tech.