Sid R. Dillon of Sid Dillon Chevrolet in Fremont is among 47 new-car dealers nominated for TIME Dealer of the Year for 2018.
More than 16,500 new-car dealers were nominated based on accomplishments and community service.
TIME sponsors the award with Ally Financial and cooperation with the National Automobile Dealers Association.
Dillon will be recognized at NADA’s show March 23 in Las Vegas. From the group, one finalist from each of the four NADA regions and one national Dealer of the Year will be named.
Dillon graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1983 and immediately began working at the family’s Oldsmobile, Cadillac and Mazda dealership in Fremont.
He became general manager of the newly opened Sid Dillon Chevrolet in 1986.
Currently Dillon and his brother Blake oversee eight dealerships in six towns in southeast Nebraska. They also have four motorcycle stores and manage a General Motors parts distribution center.