Genesee Valley Motors Owner Dom Genova Elected Officer of New York State Automotive Dealers Association

Dom Genova, owner of Rochester Chamber Partner member Genesee Valley Motors, encompassing Genesee Valley Chrysler Dodge Jeep and Genesee Valley Ford, has been elected Secretary of the New York State Automotive Dealers Association's (NYSADA) board of directors.  Genova has served on the NYSADA board since 2014.

NYSADA is one of New York's leading business advocacy organizations. Genova is now a member of the executive committee. 

Genova has 40 years experience in both the manufacturing and dealership sides of the auto industry. He founded Genesee Valley Motors in 1994.  Based in Avon, NY, Genesee Valley is one of the Rochester region's top selling dealerships. It is known for its trademarked "no-nonsense" philosophy, the company's backbone and the guiding principle. The terms Your "no-nonsense" car dealer and Your "no-nonsense" truck dealer were coined by Genova and have been awarded federal trademarks.

A native of Long Island, Genova earned his undergraduate degree in Management from St. Bonaventure University and an MBA in Marketing from Long Island University.  He began his career at Chrysler as a management trainee in 1977. He subsequently served as a District Manager in New York City, and in 1986 was promoted to Charlotte, North Carolina as a Zone Truck Sales Manager.

Genesee Valley has been honored with numerous awards recognizing its unwavering focus on customers. It is the recipient of the Rochester Business Ethics Award (2014), the Better Business Bureau's (BBB) 2014 Torch Award for Marketplace Excellence, and most recently, the Livingston County Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism 2017 Business Excellence Awards Large Business of the Year. Genova also sponsors an annual First Responders Appreciation Day for police, firefighters and emergency medical responders and their families, and presents consumer seminars on how to buy a car.

New York State Automobile Dealers Association

Founded in 1923 as the Empire State Automobile Merchants Association and renamed in 1943, the New York State Automobile Dealers Association actively represents approximately 1,000 franchised new car and truck dealers in New York State. The association is based in Albany, NY and provides dealers with service in the areas of education, insurance and legislative and regulatory matters.

Genesee Valley Motors

Genesee Valley Motors, encompassing Chrysler Dodge Jeep and Genesee Valley Ford, was established in 1994 by Dom Genova. The dealerships are located at 1695 Interstate Drive in Avon, NY 14414, 15 minutes south of Rochester, NY.  Genesee Valley Chrysler Dodge Jeep: 585.226.6000 | Genesee Valley Ford: 585.226.2600 |