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Welcome to your VADA newsletter archives! Below you will find links to many of the articles from previous editions of your newsletter. If you don’t see a specific article that you are searching for, contact us at 804.545.3024

Your 2019-2020 Executive Committee

August 14, 2019

We’re honored to welcome our new leadership to the 2019-2020 VADA Board of Directors. Dave PernoChairmanPriority Automotive Tom BatesVice ChairmanRK Chevrolet Emily BeckTreasurerMarlow Motors Elizabeth Myers BorchesSecretaryCarter Myers Automotive   Mark TysingerImmediate Past ChairTysinger Automotive Family   Burke O’MalleyPAC ChairmanSubaru of Winchester   Rick GallaerLegislative ChairmanPOMOCO Automotive   We also have several members who have joined

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2019 VADA Family Convention

August 14, 2019

Building a successful business means having the courage to dream big. During our 2019 VADA Family Convention, that was the cornerstone of our featured session with Amelia Rose Earhart, who is the youngest person to have flown around the world in a single-engine aircraft. Other keynote sessions provided tactical tools and strategies for running a

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A Message From Don Hall

June 5, 2019

Greetings from VADA, Summer is finally here, and that means our annual Family Convention is right around the corner! We are only a few weeks away from the biggest event we host each year, this time at The Greenbrier in West Virginia. I cannot express enough how important it is that you participate or send

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Why Disarm Yourself With Your Suppliers?

June 4, 2019

For years we have emphasized the importance of a company policy for supplier contracts. There are many suppliers of many goods and services. For dealers, it is a buyers’ market. Why then do dealers not use their buying power? Do not just sign the form agreement tendered by a supplier without a careful review. One

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EEO-1 Pay Data By September 30, 2019

June 4, 2019

Last month we reported that a federal court in the District of Columbia ruled improper the federal Office of Management and Budget’s action blocking revision by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission of its EEO-1 form to include pay data by race, ethnicity, and sex. The court recently ruled that covered employers must follow the Obama

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In Memory of Robert Rosenthal

June 4, 2019

We are sad to report the passing of Robert Rosenthal, head and founder of the Rosenthal Automotive Group. He died over Memorial Day weekend at the age of 91. An eminently successful automobile retailer, Bob Rosenthal spent his career running and building the vast dealership organization that bears his name. A native Washingtonian, he started

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Another Successful CFO, Controller & HR Seminar

June 4, 2019

On Thursday, May 23rd, VADA hosted our Virginia Dealer University CFO, Controller & HR Seminar at The Place in Glen Allen. We discussed current trends in the industry as well as HR updates and methods to ensure your dealership is protected against fraud and cybercriminals. We had experts from Dixon Hughes Goodman, SESCO Management, Core

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Marketing Auto Insurance at Your Dealership – What You Need to Know

June 4, 2019

So…an insurance company wants you to do some marketing for them by making your customers aware of their products during the sales process, maybe by the use of brochures or providing a link from your website to their website. This is a common practice within the industry and, depending on your customer’s needs, can be

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Update Regarding OSHA And VOSH Reporting Requirements

June 4, 2019

Please read the following update to the reporting and recording requirements under the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH).  We encourage you to forward along this information to those in your organization responsible for reporting OSHA Forms 300, 300A, and 301, as the following information may impact

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