The National Automobile Dealers Association elected Tom Castriota as its next vice chairman, indicating he is likely to be the group’s chairman in 2025. Castriota, owner of Castriota Chevrolet in Hudson, Fla., was elected Tuesday to the 2024 post at the association’s board meeting in Palm Beach. He is an FADA Past Chairman, a national Time Dealer of the Year award winner and has served on NADA’s Board of Directors since January 2016.

Castriota’s resume highlights his community and industry involvement:

Industry Service
  • Chairman, Florida Automobile Dealers Association, 2011
  • Member, Tampa Bay Automobile Dealers Association, present
  • Member, Pittsburgh Automobile Trade Association, 1984-1993
Community Service
  • United States Marine Corps Lt Col. USMCR (Retired)
  • Past President, Pasco County Education Foundation
  • Past President, West Pasco Chamber of Commerce
  • Board member, Bayonet Regional Hospital
  • Board member, Florida Bar’s Unlicensed Board
  • FL’s Nominating Commission PSC
  • Pasco County’s Special Bond Review
  • National TIME Dealer of the Year winner, 2011
  • GMAC Champion of Life Award, 2010
  • Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow Award, Twice
  • Armed Service Medals: Defense Meritorious Service Medal; Iraqi Campaign Medal; National Defense Service Medal and Global War on Terrorism Medal


The Florida Automobile Dealers Association congratulates Castriota on this honor.