About Speaker Mike Stanton

 About Speaker Mike Stanton:

Mike Stanton

NADA  President and Chief Operating Officer

Mike became NADA’s president & CEO on January 1, 2021. He previously served as NADA’s executive vice president and chief operating officer. Stanton has represented NADA and dealer interests for over 20 years in roles with the Industry Affairs Department and the NADA Used Car Guide.

Mr. Stanton rejoins NADA from the NADA Used Car Guide, which was sold to J.D. Power in 2015. Prior to its acquisition, Mr. Stanton was the Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of the Used Car Guide.  Mr. Stanton also served as an Executive Director of Industry Affairs for NADA, where he served as the association’s primary liaison between automotive manufacturers and dealers.  Prior to NADA, Mr. Stanton worked for two automobile manufacturers primarily assisting dealers with their sales and service operations.

Mr. Stanton received a bachelor’s degree in political science from James Madison University and an MBA from Virginia Tech.