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Phelan Chevrolet and Dodge Chrysler Jeep Owner JC Phelan Elected to CATA Board

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Chicago Automobile Trade Association
Office: (630) 424-6082
Cell: (847) 652-0632
Email: mbilek@drivechicago.com

Contact: Jennifer Morand
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Chicago Automobile Trade Association
Office: (630) 424-6084
Cell: (630) 391-1986
Email: jmorand@drivechicago.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

PHELAN CHEVROLET & DODGE CHRYSLER JEEP RAM OWNER JC PHELAN ELECTED TO CATA BOARD
Phelan Joins Returning Incumbents John Alfirevich, Kevin Keefe
and Tom Shirey on the 15-member Board

CHICAGO (June 24, 2015) – JC Phelan, owner of Jack Phelan Chevrolet & Jack Phelan Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram, was elected to join the Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA) board of directors this June.

“I am very excited to join the CATA board,” said Phelan. “The CATA has a long history of serving Chicagoland’s new-car dealers and produces the best auto show in the nation.”

Elected to serve a three-year term, Phelan joins three incumbents who won re-election to the CATA board, including:

  • John Alfirevich, Apple Chevrolet, Tinley Park
  • Kevin Keefe, Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake and Brilliance Subaru of Elgin
  • Tom Shirey, Shirey Cadillac, Oak Lawn

Phelan brings 15 years of professional experience to the CATA board of directors and has overseen operations at the Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram store since 2009. Phelan is a member of the local Chevrolet marking association and a Nazareth Academy graduate and has a bachelor’s degree from Benedictine University.

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About The Chicago Automobile Trade Association

Founded in 1904, the Chicago Automobile Trade Association is the nation’s oldest and largest metropolitan dealer organization. It is comprised of more than 400 franchised new-car dealers and an additional 150 allied members. The group’s dealer members employ about 19,000 people in the metropolitan area. The association has produced the world famous Chicago Auto Show since 1935. For more information please visit CATA.info.

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