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Bryan DeBoer

President & CEO

Bryan serves as our President and Chief Executive Officer. Bryan joined Lithia in 1989 where he served in several managerial roles within our dealerships, including General Manager. Prior to becoming CEO, Bryan served as President and Chief Operating Officer. From our initial public offering in 1996 until becoming our President, Bryan was Executive Vice President of Mergers/Acquisitions and Operations. Bryan graduated summa cum laude from Southern Oregon University and graduated from the National Auto Dealers Association Dealer Academy in 1990. Bryan also serves on our Board of Directors.

  • Bryan DeBoer

    Bryan DeBoer

    President & CEO

    Bryan serves as our President and Chief Executive Officer. Bryan joined Lithia in 1989 where he served in several managerial roles within our dealerships, including General Manager. Prior to becoming CEO, Bryan served as President and Chief Operating Officer. From our initial public offering in 1996 until becoming our President, Bryan was Executive Vice President of Mergers/Acquisitions and Operations. Bryan graduated summa cum laude from Southern Oregon University and graduated from the National Auto Dealers Association Dealer Academy in 1990. Bryan also serves on our Board of Directors.

  • Scott Hillier

    Scott Hillier

    Senior Vice President LAD Operations

    Scott serves as our Senior Vice President of LAD Operations and is responsible for overseeing our operational leadership team. Scott joined Lithia in 1986 where he served in several managerial positions within our dealerships, including General Manager. Prior to his current role, Scott served as our Vice President of Human Development and Vice President of Sales and Finance. Scott graduated from Southern Oregon University.








  • Chris Holzshu

    Chris Holzshu

    Executive Vice-President, Chief Human Resources Officer

    Chris serves as our Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Chris joined Lithia in 2003 after working in public accounting at KPMG LLP where he specialized in the automotive manufacturer and retail automotive sectors. Prior to becoming CFO, Chris served as Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis, where he became involved in cost management, budgeting and dealership operations. Since joining Lithia, Chris has also served as Director of Accounting and Director of Audit. Chris graduated from the University of Alaska and is a licensed CPA.








  • George Liang

    George Liang

    Senior Vice President DCH Operations

    Mr. Liang is Senior Vice-President of DCH Auto Group, a division of Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE: LAD).

    George Liang originally joined DCH in 1988 following an eleven-year career as Vice-President of Banque National de Paris in Hong Kong. His introduction to the auto industry began at DCH Freehold Toyota. In 1993, he became regional manager of the DCH Ventura County, California dealerships and eventually assumed responsibility for all DCH California dealerships in 2001.

    In 2004, Mr. Liang returned to the East Coast and became President of DCH Auto Group in 2010. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the New York State Auto Dealers Association, the New Jersey Coalition of Automobile Dealers and is Executive Vice President and Officer of the Board of the National Foundation for Teen Safe Driving (NFTSD).








  • Mark DeBoer

    Mark DeBoer

    Vice President, Real Estate

    Mark serves as our Vice President of Real Estate and is responsible for all real estate management, including the purchase, leasing, and construction management. Mark joined Lithia in 2005. Prior to joining Lithia, Mark founded and managed a real estate development/general contracting company specializing in land procurement and entitlement processes. Mark received his Bachelor of Science magna cum laude from Southern Oregon University.








  • Tom Dobry

    Tom Dobry

    Vice President, Marketing

    Tom serves as our Vice President of Marketing. Tom first joined Lithia in 2007 and then again in 2013. He has spent his entire career in automotive marketing, leading advertising agencies (BBDO and Goodby, Silverstein & Partners) assisting Chrysler and more recently General Motors. Tom has a B.A. from Michigan State University and a M.B.A. from the University of Oregon.








  • John North

    John North

    Senior Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer

    John serves as our Vice President of Finance and Chief Accounting Officer and is responsible for accounting, tax, banking and corporate finance. John joined Lithia in 2002. Prior to joining Lithia, John worked for real estate development and technology companies in the Bay Area. John graduated from Santa Clara University and is a licensed CPA and CFA® charterholder.








  • Mark Smith

    Mark Smith

    Vice President, Information Technology, CIO

    Mark serves as our Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer. Mark joined Lithia in 2010. Prior to joining Lithia, Mark served as Chief Technology Officer of Harry and David. Earlier in his career he was with Boeing and Microsoft. Mark has more than 20 years of information technology experience. Mark graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Oregon Institute of Technology.








  • T.Y. Lai

    T.Y. Lai

    DCH Vice President Operations

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  • Bryan Osterhout

    Bryan Osterhout

    LAD Regional Vice President

    Bryan O started his career with Lithia in 1997. He was a General Sales Manager, General Manager and Area Manager prior to assuming his Regional Vice President position in 2003. Bryan attended the University of Oregon.








  • Ken Wright

    Ken Wright

    LAD Regional Vice President

    Ken began his sales career in the auto industry in 1985. He joined Lithia Motors as a General Manager in 2004 then became a Multi-Store Manager before becoming Regional Vice President in January 2009. Ken attended Linfield College in Oregon.








  • Al Omari

    Al Omari

    Assistant Vice President, DCH CIO

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