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

In accordance with Phil Lengthy Dealerships, inductees had been chosen based mostly on character, innovation, neighborhood service and dedication to the business.

In a current press launch, the Colorado Car 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 applications to profit his hometown of Trinidad, is his best legacy.”

Cimino credit his spirit of profitable 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 encourage our staff to be one of the best they are often,” Cimino stated. “Phil Lengthy Dealerships has served Coloradans for his or her car wants now for over 76 years, and although the dealerships’ success, we’re capable of impression communities throughout the state. I’m honored to face subsequent to my fellow inductees who share the identical dedication to the automotive business and to these they serve.”

Earlier this yr, 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 Seller of the 12 months by CADA and was the Colorado nominee for the TIME Seller of the 12 months Award in 2013, which is introduced annually on the Nationwide Car 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 shall be honored through the Denver Auto Present’s 12th Annual Preview Gala. The Colorado Automotive Corridor of Fame dinner shall be held at Elitch Gardens, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 14, simply outdoors the Denver Auto Present earlier than the Preview Gala.