Central Region President
Ron Ardissone is the Central Region President. Prior to his current role, Mr. Ardissone served as a Market President in the Western Region which included the Company’s operations in the San Francisco Bay Area, Roseville, California and Seattle/Bellevue, Washington. Mr. Ardissone has served a strategic role in growing manufacturer relationships and driving common processes across all stores. Through a successful twenty years in automotive retail, Mr. Ardissone has held many positions within dealerships. His commitment to personal development and industry leading performance has allowed him to quickly climb the dealership organizational ladder and hold key positions in our dealerships in Northern California as well as a Region Used Vehicle Director. In this position, Mr. Ardissone was able to successfully mentor dealership General Managers and Used Vehicle Managers to drive exceptional used vehicle performance.
Mr. Ardissone joined AutoNation in 2002. Prior to AutoNation, he held other leadership and sales positions within automotive retail and also Pepsi and Gallo Wines. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from The University of San Francisco.