AVON — Dom Genova, owner of Genesee Valley Motors, encompassing Genesee Valley Chrysler Dodge Jeep and Genesee Valley Ford, has been elected to a three-year term on New York State Automotive Dealers Association’s (NYSADA) board of directors, as a result of his passion for selling cars and his “non-nonsense’ ethical business model.
NYSADA is one of New York’s leading business advocacy organizations. Directors are responsible for the association’s affairs, financial oversight, and general supervision.
“The NYSADA is the voice in Albany for all dealers in New York State,” said Genova. “Automobile dealers are traditionally strong supporters of their communities and I am honored that my fellow dealers elected me to serve as a Director.”
Genova has more than 35 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.
A native of Long Island, Genova earned his undergraduate degree in Management from St. Bonaventure University and an MBA in Marketing from Long Island University. He began his career at Chrysler as a management trainee in 1977. He subsequently served as a District Manager in New York City, and in 1986 was promoted to Charlotte, North Carolina as a Zone Truck Sales Manager.
Genova was honored in September with the 2014 Rochester Business Ethics Award in the mid-sized business category. The “ETHIE” recognizes businesses and organizations for their commitment to ethical business practices and for doing the right thing.
New York State Automobile Dealers Association was Founded in 1923 as the Empire State Automobile Merchants Association and renamed in 1943, the New York State Automobile Dealers Association actively represents approximately 1,000 franchised new car and truck dealers in New York State. The association is based in Albany, NY and provides dealers with service in the areas of education, insurance and legislative and regulatory matters. nysada.com
Genesee Valley Motors, encompassing Chrysler Dodge Jeep and Genesee Valley Ford, was established in 1994 by Dom Genova. The dealerships are located at 1695 Interstate Drive in Avon, NY 14414, 15 minutes south of Rochester, NY. Genesee Valley Chrysler Dodge Jeep: 585.226.6000 | Genesee Valley Ford: 585.226.2600 | http://www.geneseevalley.com/
PHOTO CAPTION: Dom Genova in his Avon dealership. (Photo Courtesy of Genesee Valley Motors)