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Bryan DeBoer

President & CEO

Bryan B. DeBoer has been our Chief Executive Officer and President since 2012 and first became a director in 2008. Prior to becoming CEO, Mr. DeBoer was Senior Vice-President of Mergers & Acquisitions/Operations and then COO driving the growth of Lithia and transforming the company culture to an entrepreneurial and high performance model. Upon joining Lithia in 1989, Mr. DeBoer grew through the store positions of Finance Manager, Used Vehicle Manager, General Sales Manager, General Manager and multi-store General Manager. Mr. DeBoer has a B.S. degree from Southern Oregon University in Business Administration. He also graduated from the National Automobile Dealers Association Dealer Academy. Mr. DeBoer’s store experience, passion for mergers and acquisitions and strong manufacturer relationships drive our growth. His enthusiasm for the car business combined with a competitive spirit set the tone for our culture.

  • Bryan DeBoer

    Bryan DeBoer

    President & CEO

    Bryan B. DeBoer has been our Chief Executive Officer and President since 2012 and first became a director in 2008. Prior to becoming CEO, Mr. DeBoer was Senior Vice-President of Mergers & Acquisitions/Operations and then COO driving the growth of Lithia and transforming the company culture to an entrepreneurial and high performance model. Upon joining Lithia in 1989, Mr. DeBoer grew through the store positions of Finance Manager, Used Vehicle Manager, General Sales Manager, General Manager and multi-store General Manager. Mr. DeBoer has a B.S. degree from Southern Oregon University in Business Administration. He also graduated from the National Automobile Dealers Association Dealer Academy. Mr. DeBoer’s store experience, passion for mergers and acquisitions and strong manufacturer relationships drive our growth. His enthusiasm for the car business combined with a competitive spirit set the tone for our culture.

  • Chris Holzshu

    Chris Holzshu

    Executive Vice President

    Christopher S. Holzshu is our Executive Vice President. Previously, he had been our CFO from 2010 to 2016. As CFO, Mr. Holzshu combined his accounting and financial acumen with his drive to help our stores’ operations including the development of our performance management system. He is helping our stores develop stronger teams and stronger performance. Mr. Holzshu joined Lithia in 2003 as Director of Accounting after working on our external audit team at KPMG LLP, where he specialized in automotive manufacturing and retail sectors. Throughout his career with Lithia he has gained a deep understanding of the operations of our stores and a special talent for relating to individuals at all levels of the organization. Mr. Holzshu earned a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Alaska and is a licensed CPA.








  • Scott Hillier

    Scott Hillier

    Senior Vice President of Operations

    Scott A. Hillier has been Senior Vice President of Operations since 2008, for which he oversees store leadership. Mr. Hillier joined Lithia in 1986, working in our stores in roles including Finance Manager, General Sales Manager, General Manager and multi-store General Manager. He was an initial leader of our store acquisition efforts. Mr. Hillier quickly developed a reputation for identifying talent and building teams which led to his promotion to Vice President of Human Resources in 2003. In his current role, Mr. Hillier helps foster our value of taking personal ownership for performance while mentoring store leadership including the Lithia Partners Group. Mr. Hillier graduated from Southern Oregon University with a B.S. in Inter-Disciplinary Studies.








  • George Liang

    George Liang

    George C. Liang has been our Senior Vice President of Operations since DCH combined with Lithia in 2014. He oversees store leadership. Mr. Liang joined DCH in 1988 after working as Vice President of BNP Paribas for 11 years in commercial finance. After working in Toyota and Nissan stores, he assumed responsibility for DCH’s West Coast operations in 2001. Mr. Liang successfully added the East Coast to his duties and became President of DCH Auto Group in 2010. During the combination with Lithia, he right-sized operations and led a cultural change to elevate performance through entrepreneurship. Mr. Liang is very active in various automotive dealer associations, including minority dealer organizations, and has extensive relationships with our manufacturer and finance partners. He is a graduate of University of California at Berkeley (B.A.) and University of British Columbia, Canada (M.B.A.), majoring in finance.








  • John North

    John North

    Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

    John F. North III is our Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Previously, he had been our Vice President of Finance from 2010 to 2016, and Chief Accounting Officer since 2015. Mr. North joined Lithia in 2002 and throughout his tenure he has rigorously applied continuous improvement to accounting, tax, and external reporting. Mr. North has broad responsibilities in corporate finance and investor relations while overseeing Lithia’s risk management functions. Before joining Lithia, he worked for real estate and technology companies in the San Francisco area. Mr. North graduated from Santa Clara University with a degree in Finance. He is a licensed CPA in Oregon and a CFA charterholder.








  • Tom Dobry

    Tom Dobry

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Tom Dobry is our Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. He leads our internal marketing team and partners with external agencies that serve our stores. Mr. Dobry first joined Lithia in 2007 and then again in 2013. He took a brief hiatus from Lithia to build a team in Detroit, Michigan guiding Chevrolet’s advertising. Before joining Lithia, Mr. Dobry led regional marketing efforts for the Saturn and Dodge brands at Goodby Silverstein & Partners and BBDO advertising agencies, respectively. Mr. Dobry has a B.A. in Advertising from Michigan State University and a M.B.A. from the University of Oregon.








  • Bryan Osterhaust

    Bryan Osterhout

    Bryan Osterhout is a Senior Vice President leading a substantial group of stores throughout the Northwest U.S. and Alaska. He joined Lithia over 20 years ago as the General Manager of Eugene Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. Mr. Osterhout exhibited his entrepreneurial spirit early, borrowing money from his family to start a used car dealership when he was only 21 years old. Now, he inspires that same passion for operational performance and leadership throughout many of our stores. Mr. Osterhout studied economics and marketing for four years at the University of Oregon.








  • Jodi Rasor

    Jodi Rasor

    Vice President, Dealership Accounting

    Jodi Rasor serves as our Vice President of Dealership Accounting, working to make our customers’ experience and our stores’ operations easier. She joined Lithia in 2013 after working at JELD-WEN, an international manufacturing company. There, Jodi acted as an International Tax Manager, and eventually transitioned to a Regional CFO. Jodi earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Oregon State University, a Masters in Taxation from Golden Gate University, and is a licensed CPA. She also plays an active role in Lithia Women’s Leadership.








  • Tina Miller

    Tina Miller

    Vice President, Corporate Controller

    Tina Miller has recently transitioned to a new role as Vice President, Corporate Controller. She joined Lithia in 2005 working in Internal Audit and Corporate Accounting before being promoted to Director in 2010. Before Lithia, Tina worked as an auditor at Ernst & Young, one of the Big Four accounting firms. She graduated from Santa Clara University with a B.S. in Accounting and is a licensed CPA in Oregon. Tina’s leadership and passion for accounting plays an important role in advancing our company.