TCA taps car dealer association exec as new president

Updated Nov 28, 2015

An executive with the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) is the new president of one of the country’s leading trucking organizations.

Keith Tuttle, chairman of the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA), today announced John Lybolt is the TCA’s new president. He assumes his new position Dec. 21.

Lybolt succeeds Brad Bentley, who resigned in August due to family obligations.

“John brings broad experience in leading both profit and non-profit corporations,” said Tuttle in a statement sent to the TCA membership. “He is adept at motivating large and small teams and possesses strong financial oversight skills.

New TCA President John Lybolt

“I can tell you that John’s impressive resume includes overseeing multiple, diverse business units with budgets ranging from $4-23M and managing numerous employees and committees. He is skilled at reaching consensus among many local, state, and national stakeholders, improving efficiencies, and building interpersonal relationships. Personally, he is known for his strong ethics, diplomacy, and professionalism.”

Lybolt served the past eight years as senior vice president, dealer services, for the NADA, which represents franchised new car and truck dealers, their managers and employees. Before that, he was president and CEO of the Rochester Automobile Dealers Association in Rochester, NY for 17 years.

“It is an honor to be selected as TCA’s President, and I am thrilled to be leading a prominent well represented organization with rich history, experienced staff and that is vitally important to the success of its’ membership, external stakeholders and the truckload industry,” said Lybolt.