ATD announces Dealer of the Year finalists

February 4, 2016

2016 ATD finalistsThe American Truck Dealers (ATD) has announced the five nominees for the organization’s 2016 Truck Dealer of the Year award.

They are:

  • Tom Bertolino, vice president of NorCal Kenworth, with locations in California;
  • Jerry Kocan, dealer principal of Four Star Freightliner, with locations in Alabama, Florida and Georgia;
  • Ron Meyering, president and dealer principal of M&K Truck Centers, with locations in Illinois, Indiana and Michigan;
  • Tom Noerr, co-owner and vice president of Noerr’s International, with locations in Pennsylvania; and
  • Dennis Thompson, chairman and CEO of Thompson Truck & Trailer,Inc., with locations in Illinois and Iowa.


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ATD says nominees for the national award are evaluated by a panel of professors from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business on dealership performance, industry leadership and civic contributions.

The nominees were selected by state, metro and national association leaders.

The winner and runner-up will be announced during the 53rd annual ATD Convention & Expo from March 31 to April 3, 2016, in Las Vegas.

ATD convention speakers include Bob Costello, chief economist and vice president of American Trucking Associations, on Thursday, March 31, and Eric Maddox, American patriot and military veteran on Saturday, April 2. Truck dealers will also have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with their manufacturer executives at 11 make meetings and shop the expo floor in the ATD Zone with ATD Exhibitors. The ATD headquarters hotel is the Encore.

The four-day event will be held in conjunction with the NADA Convention & Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

For more information and to register, visit

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