Philip Bachman III, of Phil Bachman Toyota, graduated from the prestigious NADA Dealer Candidate Academy in McLean, Va., on Aug. 12. Bachman III, who goes by P.B., was honored at a graduation ceremony held at the Westwood Country Club in Vienna, Va.
The Academy is the premier management education and training center in the U.S. for current and future automobile and truck dealers and managers. Led by NADA University, a division of the National Automobile Dealers Association, it is designed to build business performance, leadership skills and customer service in all areas of the dealership.
Bachman was among a select group of 26 dealers and managers nationwide to graduate from the academy in this class, following 11 months of intensive classroom and in-dealership training. Bachman graduated from Babson College in Wellesley, Mass., in 2007 with a degree in business management.