COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Jay Cimino, President and CEO of Phil Lengthy Dealerships, has grow to be one of many first 50 members of the inaugural Colorado Automotive Corridor of Fame.

In response to Phil Lengthy Dealerships, inductees have been chosen primarily based on character, innovation, neighborhood service and dedication to the trade.

In a current press launch, the Colorado Vehicle Sellers Affiliation (CADA) stated, “Cimino demonstrates management and dedication to his prospects and neighborhood, and units an instance for different sellers and professionals. Cimino’s dedication to neighborhood service, which incorporates establishing many enterprise and philanthropic packages to learn his hometown of Trinidad, is his best legacy.”

Cimino credit his spirit of successful and repair to his father. He described the significance of serving with loyalty, integrity and perseverance.

“My ardour is to serve our prospects and neighborhood, and inspire our staff to be the very best they are often,” Cimino stated. “Phil Lengthy Dealerships has served Coloradans for his or her automobile wants now for over 76 years, and although the dealerships’ success, we’re capable of influence communities throughout the state. I’m honored to face subsequent to my fellow inductees who share the identical dedication to the automotive trade and to these they serve.”

Earlier this 12 months, Cimino was inducted into the Colorado Enterprise Corridor of Fame. Along with being within the Colorado Automotive Corridor of Fame, Cimino has been acknowledged because the Colorado Auto Supplier of the Yr by CADA and was the Colorado nominee for the TIME Supplier of the Yr Award in 2013, which is introduced annually on the Nationwide Vehicle Sellers Affiliation Present.

“Being inducted into the Colorado Automotive Corridor of Fame is a real mark of excellence,” Anthony Brownlee, 2021 chair of the Colorado Automotive Corridor of Fame stated. “This primary group of inductees represents family names from all through Colorado who’re an inspiration to us all, and Jay Cimino exemplifies the innovation, neighborhood service and dedication to his prospects which have come to exemplify CADA and members of this Corridor.”

The inaugural group of inductees into the Colorado Automotive Corridor of Fame can be honored in the course of the Denver Auto Present’s 12th Annual Preview Gala. The Colorado Automotive Corridor of Fame dinner can be held at Elitch Gardens, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 14, simply exterior the Denver Auto Present earlier than the Preview Gala.