AVON — Dom Genova, Owner of Genesee Valley Motors in Avon, was elected Secretary of the New York State Automotive Dealers Association’s (NYSADA) Board of Directors.
According to a press release from Genesee Valley Motors, NYSADA is one of New York’s leading business advocacy organizations. Genova, the ‘no-nonsense car dealer,’ has been a member since 2014 where he now serves on the executive committee.
“It’s quite an honor that my fellow dealers selected my for this position,” said Genova, who founded Genesee Valley Motors in 1994. “Most dealerships are family-owned and contribute a lot to the community. I’m looking forward to continuing to make positive contributions.”
Genova began his career at Chrysler as a management trainee in 1977 and subsequently served as a district manager in New York City. In 1986, Genova was promoted to Charlotte, NC as a zone truck sales manager where he would remain before founding Genesee Valley Motors.
Genova has 40 years experience in both the manufacturing and dealership sides of the auto industry. He founded Genesee Valley Motors in 1994. Based in Avon, NY, Genesee Valley is one of the Rochester region’s top selling dealerships. It is known for its trademarked “no-nonsense” philosophy, the company’s backbone and the guiding principle. The terms Your “no-nonsense” car dealer! ®and Your “no-nonsense” truck dealer! ®were coined by Genova and have been awarded federal trademarks.
Genesee Valley has been honored with numerous awards recognizing its unwavering focus on customers. It is the recipient of the Rochester Business Ethics Award (2014), the Better Business Bureau’s (BBB) 2014 Torch Award for Marketplace Excellence, and most recently, the Livingston County Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism 2017 Business Excellence Awards Large Business of the Year. Genova also sponsors an annual First Responders Appreciation Day for police, firefighters and emergency medical responders and their families, and presents consumer seminars on how to buy a car.