SADA President Gino Barbuto is pleased to announce that Brian Rapp has agreed to serve as chairman of the 2019 Syracuse Auto Expo. The show will be going back to the traditional show date in February, with the Charity Preview on the 6th and The Auto Show from the 7th to the 10th. Brian has been serving on the Charity Preview committee and has been very active with new ideas for the show. The Rapp family has a long-standing tradition of guiding the Syracuse Auto Show. Both Brian’s father and grandfathers were show chairs and we welcome Brian to the position in 2019.
The Rapp family has been in the car dealership business for three generations. Brian is currently Vice President and Partner in his family’s dealership. He attended the University of Miami where he earned a BBA and MBA. Plus his education continued at the NADA Academy from which he graduated. Brian grew up around the family business and has worked at the dealership full time for the past 10 years. He is looking forward to guiding the Syracuse Auto Show as it enters its 111th year.November 2018 Newsletter