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*UPDATED* Distinguished Automotive Leaders to be Inducted into Florida Automobile Dealers Association Hall of Fame

Orlando, Florida – The Florida Automobile Dealers Association announces the nomination of a group of automotive visionaries into the Florida Automobile Dealers Association inaugural Hall of Fame. This event will take place on November 2, 2023, at the Four Seasons in Orlando.

The Hall of Fame will pay tribute to a remarkable lineup of individuals who have positively impacted the automotive sector and their local communities. This year’s nominees represent a diverse array of talents, achievements, and unwavering commitments to the industry. 

Living Nominees:

George Nahas, Wildwood

Glenn Ritchey, Daytona Beach

Jim Ferman, Tampa

Larry Morgan, Tampa

Mario Murgado, Miami

Posthumous Nominees:

Anthony Abraham, Miami

Claude Nolan, Jacksonville

Dwayne Hawkins, St. Petersburg

Mike Meagher, St. Petersburg

Rick Case, Fort Lauderdale

Sam Galloway, Jr., Fort Myers

J. Saxton Lloyd, Daytona Beach

Robert McElheny, Tampa

Theo Proctor Sr., Tallahassee

Walter McRae, Jacksonville

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About the Florida Automobile Dealers Association

The Florida Automobile Dealers Association (FADA) is a statewide trade association representing Florida’s franchised new car and truck dealers for 103 years. FADA is committed to promoting and maintaining a strong retail automobile industry in Florida for the benefit of consumers and dealers. For more information, please visit