Rahim Hassanally
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Rahim Hassanally offers a behind the scenes look at NAMAD

NAMAD member Rahim Hassanally provides a closer look at the work of the National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers.

 

Committed to increasing opportunities for ethnic minorities within America’s ever-growing automotive industry, the National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization based in the Washington, D.C. area. A ten-year NAMAD member, Rahim Hassanally offers a closer behind the scenes look at the work of the vital U.S. automotive industry organization.

 

The National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers was founded in 1980. Led by African Americans, Latinos, and Asian/Pacific Islanders, the association—best known simply as NAMAD—is based in the Prince George’s County community of Lanham, Maryland.

 

Rahim Hassanally begins by sharing NAMAD’s mission statement. “NAMAD is committed to increasing opportunities for ethnic minorities in all aspects of the automotive industry,” he explains. “NAMAD also seeks to ensure the presence of a meaningful, representative number of minority entrepreneurs and employees in the retail sales, supplier and service sectors, and the manufacturing ranks,” Hassanally reveals. 

 

The National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers, he goes on to explain, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, tax-exempt organization. For 40 years, NAMAD has actively and passionately represented ethnic minority automobile dealers in the United States, according to Hassanally. “This,” he says, “is vital, as out of a total of more than 19,000 new automobile dealerships in the U.S., only around five percent are owned by ethnic minorities.”

 

NAMAD is committed, the organization says, to working closely with domestic and international nameplate manufacturers to achieve sound, win/win business arrangements designed to create reciprocal trading partnerships. “In recent years, many astute automobile manufacturers have joined forces with NAMAD,” adds Hassanally, “in order to work together to advance efforts to promote equal opportunities for all.” 

 

These partnerships have not only uncovered new markets, new ideas, and new talent, according to Rahim Hassanally, but also new capital – much to the benefit of automobile manufacturers, automotive industry entrepreneurs, and consumers alike.

 

Himself an automotive industry entrepreneur, Rahim Hassanally has previously shared an insightful look back at the history of the National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers. 

 

“Collaborating with policy-makers and domestic and international manufacturers, NAMAD has been dedicated to establishing business protocols that are equitable, meaningful, and sustainable for America’s minority automotive industry sector since 1980,” he said at the time.

 

“While much work still remains to drive diversity and inclusion higher across the automotive industry in America today,” he adds, wrapping up, “NAMAD, now four decades on, continues to take a vital role in leading the process.”

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Rahim Hassanally remains committed to cancer awareness advocacy mission

California-based entrepreneur and philanthropist Rahim Hassanally remains as committed as ever to his cancer awareness advocacy efforts.

 

Having recently spoken at length about cancer awareness initiatives such as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and new cancer drugs showing promise in early trials, California-based entrepreneur and philanthropist Rahim Hassanally shows no sign of slowing down on his mission to promote cancer awareness, and to support life-saving research into the disease. 

 

“It’s vital that we continue to promote cancer awareness,” says Hassanally, speaking from his office in Solano County, California, “and support ongoing research into fighting and beating the disease.” 

 

Rahim Hassanally has long been an outspoken advocate for cancer awareness. Awareness, he says, and measures to prevent cancer, are the first line of defense in battling many forms of the illness. “Combined with vital research into the disease, preventative steps and increased cancer awareness are central to saving lives and eventually beating cancer once and for all,” says entrepreneur and philanthropist Hassanally.

 

Further to raising awareness and promoting health and wellness in the fight against cancer, Solano County-based Hassanally has raised thousands of dollars for cancer charities, including Susan G. Komen, the largest breast cancer organization in the United States. 

 

One fundraising effort, in particular, saw Rahim Hassanally help to raise $10,000 for the charity’s Sacramento chapter, Susan G. Komen Northern & Central California. The chapter, he revealed at the time, has now contributed more than $20 million to breast cancer charities in the region.

 

Covered by McNaughton Newspapers, Inc., a local family-owned media company which produces a number of community-driven publications, news of the impressive fundraising total also represented an ideal opportunity for Hassanally to further raise awareness of the disease in communities across Northern California 

 

Hassanally is a particular advocate for breast cancer awareness, although the entrepreneur and philanthropist has also been an outspoken advocate for research and awareness surrounding a broad range of cancers. 

 

From breast cancer, cervical cancer, and ovarian cancer to prostate and testicular cancer, and all manner of childhood cancers and forms of leukemia, Rahim Hassanally will not, he says, be satisfied until a cure for cancer across the board is found. 

 

“In light of new cancer drugs such as tucatinib and trastuzumab deruxtecan showing promise in breast cancer trials, it’s as important as ever,” adds Hassanally, wrapping up, “that we continue to invest in revolutionary research if we’re to beat the disease once and for all.”

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Rahim Hassanally provides three tips for aspiring entrepreneurs

California-based entrepreneur and philanthropist Rahim Hassanally offers a trio of tips to aspiring entrepreneurs in today’s business landscape.

 

A successful entrepreneur born and raised in Texas and now based in California, Rahim Hassanally considers his experiences following more than 20 years in business to provide three tips for aspiring entrepreneurs in a brand new decade. 

 

“In today’s modern business landscape, I’d stress the importance of starting by finding the correct niche,” suggests Hassanally. The correct niche, he says of his first tip, should be neither too broad nor too specific. “Also consider,” adds the expert, “whether it’ll be possible to remarket to existing customers in the future, and avoid any potential short-term niches from the outset.” 

 

Next, says Hassanally, focus on profit, not on revenue. “Many aspiring entrepreneurs are obsessed with revenue,” he suggests, “but, broadly speaking, profit is much more important.” 

 

Profit, Rahim Hassanally says, often demonstrates sustainability. “Simple revenue,” he adds, “not so much.” 

 

Where an aspiring entrepreneur is unsure, Hassanally advises turning to a profit margin calculator in order to help determine the viability of a potential business in earning a suitable level of profit. 

 

Third among Rahim Hassanally’s tips is to be—and to remain—highly driven. “Focus on something you’re passionate about, and you’ll remain driven,” says Hassanally. A real level of passion and drive, the expert believes, puts an aspiring entrepreneur in the best possible position to run their business, and to run it better than anyone else. “Match your business to your exact skills, personality, and own experiences, too,” he suggests, “and you’ll be off to a truly great start.”

 

Rahim Hassanally has previously spoken at length about what it takes to succeed as an entrepreneur. “My family has a strong background in the hospitality industry,” said the entrepreneur and philanthropist last year, “but I knew at a very young age that this simply wasn’t for me.”

 

Instead, at the age of 16, Hassanally quickly made a name for himself in the sales field, subsequently turning down an invitation to attend a prestigious law school, and establishing and building up his own highly successful automotive sales business in his 20s.  

 

Briefly revisiting the last of his three tips for aspiring entrepreneurs, Rahim Hassanally credits passion and drive for much of his own success. “I’ve always been extremely driven,” adds the entrepreneur and philanthropist, wrapping up, “and, even today, I won’t give up until I’ve achieved my goal once I’ve set my mind to something.”

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Rahim Hassanally Highlights New Breast Cancer Drugs Showing Promise in Early Trials

Cancer awareness advocate and entrepreneur Rahim Hassanally shines a spotlight on two new drugs showing promise in early breast cancer trials.

 

Those diagnosed with advanced HER2-positive breast cancer may soon have new treatment options available to them following news that two experimental drugs have performed well in clinical testing. An advocate for cancer awareness, California-based entrepreneur Rahim Hassanally considers the results of these trials and what this may mean for those living with HER2-positive breast cancer. 

 

Of those diagnosed with breast cancer, as many as 20 percent will specifically exhibit cells positive for HER2—or human epidermal growth factor receptor 2, which promotes the growth of cancer cells—according to Hassanally, an entrepreneur and cancer awareness advocate originally from Texas and now based in California. “This means that as many as one-fifth of those diagnosed with the disease can potentially be treated with HER2 protein-targeting drugs,” he explains. 

 

News, then, of two new HER2 protein-targeting cancer drugs is excellent, Hassanally says, and will bring renewed hope, particularly to those who have experienced resistance to existing treatments for HER2-positive breast cancer, such as the drug marketed as Herceptin. “In combination with chemotherapy, around 80 percent of individuals treated with HER2-positive drugs live for a decade or more, with the majority of those showing no signs of their existing cancer after ten years,” explains Rahim. 

 

For the remaining 20 percent, however, news of studies into novel therapies trastuzumab deruxtecan and tucatinib showing promise in early trials provides a new light at the end of the tunnel. “The news was presented earlier this month,” Hassanally reveals, “at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.” 

 

While trastuzumab deruxtecan is an example of a so-called antibody-drug-conjugate treatment, tucatinib directly targets HER2-positive cells. “In this instance, trastuzumab deruxtecan prevents DNA replication and aims to stop cancer cells from effectively diving,” says Hassanally, “while tucatinib directly targets HER2-positive cells in advanced breast cancer patients, including those where the disease has spread, specifically to the brain.” 

 

Both drugs, according to Rahim Hassanally, show great promise in the fight against breast cancer. “In light of new cancer drugs such as trastuzumab deruxtecan and tucatinib showing promise, it’s as important as ever,” he adds, wrapping up, “that we continue to invest in revolutionary cancer research if we’re to beat the disease once and for all.” 

 

Based in Fairfield, California, Rahim Hassanally is a graduate of Southern Methodist University, a private Methodist research university in University Park, Texas. Born and raised in Texas before relocating to the so-called Golden State to pursue his entrepreneurial endeavors, Hassanally is a keen advocate for cancer awareness, particularly surrounding the importance of breast cancer screening and early detection. To learn more about Rahim Hassanally, head to https://rahimhassanally.co/.

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Rahim Hassanally Looks Toward Hotly Anticipated New Motors For 2020

Automotive industry veteran and car expert Rahim Hassanally looks at what’s in store for the U.S. vehicle market in 2020.

 

According to automotive industry veteran and car expert Rahim Hassanally, 2020 signals the arrival of a wealth of all-new cars, trucks, and SUVs ranging from the 2020 Acura Type S and 2020 Bentley Continental GT Convertible to brand new models from Volkswagen and Volvo, including the 2020 Passat and 2020 V60 Cross Country, plus many more. While several of these vehicles have already hit the streets well ahead of New Year, Hassanally takes a closer look at some of the 45 or more new models on offer for the 2020 model year.

 

“Going into next year, we’ll see the arrival of new 2020 Cadillac CT4, CT5, and XT6 models,” explains automotive industry entrepreneur and car expert Hassanally, “as well as the 2020 Buick Encore GX, 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, 2020 GMC Sierra HD, and Lincoln’s 2020 Aviator and 2020 Corsair, plus dozens of other all-new vehicles from manufacturers across the board.”

 

Taking a closer look at the 2020 Lincoln Corsair, Hassanally explains that the all-new compact luxury SUV, which, he suggests, is attractively styled, promises the choice of a turbo 2.0-liter or 2.3-liter 4-cylinder engine at launch. “With no hybrid model yet available, it’s expected that pricier, well-specified launch vehicles could still top $60,000,” reveals the expert. “The all-new 2020 Lincoln Corsair,” he adds, “replaces the existing and outgoing Lincoln MKC.”

 

Other new models coming in the next 12 months include a fresh BMW 7 Series, new BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe, two new models from Ford, three from Hyundai, and five from Mercedes-Benz, such as the 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC and 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS. The New Year also marks the arrival of the hotly anticipated all-new 2020 Land Rover Defender. 

 

Supercar manufacturers such as Porsche, Ferrari, and McLaren have also unveiled new models for 2020, according to Rahim Hassanally. “These include,” he adds, wrapping up, “Ferrari’s brand new F8 Tributo, and McLaren’s new 2020 GT – both of which I cannot wait to see in the metal.”

 

Rahim Hassanally is a Governor of California appointed Department of Motor Vehicles New Motor Vehicle Board member, a member of the National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers, and a board member of the American International Automobile Dealers Association. Texas native Hassanally’s professional accolades include making the Automotive News ‘Top 40 Under 40’ list and receiving recognition as the 18th annual Urban Wheel Awards ‘Urban Dealer of the Year.’

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Rahim Hassanally Highlights Current Cancer Awareness Initiatives

Cancer awareness advocate Rahim Hassanally highlights this month’s ongoing awareness initiatives

With November marking Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and Lung Cancer Awareness Month in the United States, entrepreneur and cancer awareness advocate Rahim Hassanally takes a closer look at the currently ongoing initiatives led by the Lung Cancer Foundation of America and the Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research.

“November in the U.S. marks both Lung Cancer Awareness Month and Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month,” explains Hassanally, a successful entrepreneur, philanthropist, and cancer awareness advocate based in California.

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month celebrates survivors of the disease and honors loved ones who have fought and lost their lives to pancreatic cancer. “It’s also a unique opportunity to raise awareness,” says Rahim Hassanally, “and to educate the public, raise money for research, and assure patients that the fight against pancreatic cancer is ongoing.”

The initiative is led by the Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research, which strives to guide and embrace pancreatic cancer patients, support family members, and fund the foremost cutting-edge research into yielding results and turning the tide on the disease.

“Also marked in November each year is Lung Cancer Awareness Month,” Hassanally continues. Organized and led by the Lung Cancer Foundation of America, Lung Cancer Awareness Month, according to the entrepreneur and cancer awareness advocate, represents an opportunity to honor personal lung cancer journeys, pay tribute to loved ones, and, again, to raise funds and awareness for lung cancer research.

“Every cent earned on behalf of the Lung Cancer Foundation of America is donated to lung cancer research,” reveals Hassanally, “and this month is the perfect time to set about raising awareness and funds for the organization.”

Rahim Hassanally has also previously spoken out in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, held each year during the month of October.

Hassanally is a particular advocate for breast cancer awareness and has raised in excess of $10,000 for local breast cancer charities. “My colleagues and I successfully raised over $10,000 for the Sacramento Valley chapter of leading breast cancer charity Susan G. Komen,” he reveals, “the story behind which was covered at the time by Solano County’s Daily Republic.”

The entrepreneur and philanthropist is also a supporter of a number of other local, national, and international charities and good causes, and has further generously donated to a wide range of aid programs and disaster relief efforts both at home and overseas.

Rahim Hassanally is a Governor of California appointed Department of Motor Vehicles New Motor Vehicle Board member, a member of the National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers, and a board member of the American International Automobile Dealers Association. Texas native Hassanally’s professional accolades include making the Automotive News ‘Top 40 Under 40’ list and receiving recognition as the 18th annual Urban Wheel Awards ‘Urban Dealer of the Year.’

To learn more about Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, head to http://pancreatic.org/november/. To find out more about Lung Cancer Awareness Month, meanwhile, visit https://lcfamerica.org/get-involved/november-lung-cancer-awareness-month/.

Rahim Hassanally Revisits Support for Those Affected by Devastating Local Wildfires

Local entrepreneur Rahim Hassanally looks back on his support for those affected by the devastating 2018 California wildfires.

An award-winning businessman and successful automotive industry entrepreneur, Rahim Hassanally is also a dedicated philanthropist, routinely supporting a wide variety of local, national, and international charities, aid and relief efforts, and other good causes. Here, entrepreneur and philanthropist Hassanally looks back on the impact of last year’s devastating California wildfires.

“During last year’s wildfires, more than 8,500 separate fires destroyed an area covering more than 1.8 million acres in total,” reveals Hassanally, who’s originally from Texas but currently based in California. Costs including damage caused by and tied to the 2018 California wildfires, he says, have gone on to top well over $3.5 billion.

Hassanally recalls that, at the time, and as the fires worsened, he was quick to lend his support wherever possible. The businessman donated generously to rescue and aid efforts, both financially, and in terms of giving an abundance of vital supplies to the community during the disaster.

Philanthropist and businessman Hassanally says that it’s vitally important that, in the aftermath of such disasters, associated risk factors, in this case, of wildfires, are both appreciated and understood. “When these disasters do happen, however,” he adds, “we must, as a nation, pledge as much support as we can to relief and aid efforts, and as quickly as possible.”

Elsewhere, Hassanally has also contributed toward other local, national, and international disaster relief efforts, including in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, which hit the Philippines several years ago. “After seeing the devastation caused, I remember thinking to myself, ‘We must take action,'” he recalls.

Rahim Hassanally and colleagues quickly rallied together, raising several thousand dollars in a little over two weeks, all of which was promptly donated to the appropriate aid agencies and disaster relief organizations in the Philippines.

“Closer to home, I’m also a keen supporter of my local air force base,” adds Hassanally, wrapping up, “as well as various homeless shelters, including the Solano Mission.”

Rahim Hassanally is a Governor of California appointed Department of Motor Vehicles New Motor Vehicle Board member, a member of the National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers, and a board member of the American International Automobile Dealers Association. An accomplished sportsman, a keen advocate for breast cancer awareness, and a supporter of a wide variety of nonprofit organizations, charities, and other good causes, Texas native Hassanally’s professional accolades include making the Automotive News ‘Top 40 Under 40’ list and receiving recognition as the 18th annual Urban Wheel Awards ‘Urban Dealer of the Year.’

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Rahim Hassanally Demonstrates What it Takes to Succeed as an Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur and philanthropist Rahim Hassanally provides a closer look at his professional success. 

 

A leading and award-winning automotive industry entrepreneur and philanthropist originally from Texas and now based in California, Rahim Hassanally reflects on his success as he looks back on more than two decades in business. 

 

Rahim Hassanally began his entrepreneurial journey at a young age. Turning down an invitation to attend a prestigious law school, the businessman had already established and built up his own highly successful automotive dealership well before reaching 30. 

 

Today, and following more than two decades in business, Hassanally has not only succeeded in living his entrepreneurial dream, but has raised tens of thousands of dollars for charities and other good causes in the process. A keen advocate for breast cancer awareness, Rahim Hassanally has raised more than $10,000 for Susan G. Komen Northern & Central California as well as supporting both overseas aid efforts and local good causes alike, including homeless shelters in his area, and giving generously in the wake of last year’s devastating California wildfires. Here, and in addition to donating much-needed funds, he also further donated an abundance of vital supplies to the community during the fires. 

 

“My family has a strong hospitality industry background, but I knew at a very young age that it simply wasn’t my cup of tea,” Hassanally explains, turning the focus away from his philanthropy and back to business. The entrepreneur got his first taste of the automotive industry at just 16 years old. “I quickly made a name for myself in the new car sales field,” he reveals. 

 

Soon selling up to 30 vehicles a month in his part-time capacity as a new car salesman, Rahim Hassanally was very quickly ready to begin pursuing his dream of owning his own automotive dealership and succeeding as an entrepreneur. “By the time I was 28 years old, I’d bought my very own dealership,” reveals the businessman. 

 

It was the first of many for Rahim, who, over the next few years, went on to grow his own automotive industry empire. Hassanally places much of his success on a combination of entrepreneurial spirit and hard work. 

 

“I believe a number of key characteristics are essential for success, including a high level of business-mindedness, a strong entrepreneurial spirit, and plenty of hard work,” suggests the California-based businessman. Optimism, passion, self-belief, and a readiness to take calculated risks are also important, according to the expert. 

 

“Personally, I’ve always been extremely driven,” he adds, wrapping up, “and, once I’ve set my mind to something, I simply won’t give up until I’ve achieved my goal.”

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Rahim Hassanally Shares Important National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Main Takeaways

As this year’s National Breast Cancer Awareness Month draws to a close, philanthropist Rahim Hassanally highlights important takeaways outlined by the annual initiative.

 

With the month-long annual awareness initiative now drawing to a close, entrepreneur and philanthropist Rahim Hassanally, a Texas native currently based in California, reveals three important takeaways from National Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2019. 

 

“As National Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2019 draws to a close, three of the biggest takeaways from this year’s awareness initiative center around reducing risk, knowing symptoms, and keeping up with regular screenings,” explains Hassanally, an award-winning entrepreneur and a keen proponent of breast cancer awareness. 

 

All three points, he says, are staples of both past and present awareness initiatives, both for breast cancer and other forms of the disease. “They cannot, however, be reiterated enough,” explains Hassanally, “and what better time than when a large nationwide and international awareness campaign such as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the U.S. and Breast Cancer Awareness Month elsewhere around the world is wrapping up for another year.” 

 

Hassanally first points toward reducing risk. “While risk factors such as genetics and age can’t be avoided, measures to lower the risk of breast cancer can be taken, such as—and mainly—by staying healthy,” he suggests. 

 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hassanally goes on to explain, recommend doing so by maintaining a healthy weight, aided by exercising regularly. “Exercising regularly, in itself, also comes with many added health benefits,” he further points out. The CDC also recommends limiting alcohol intake and, where appropriate, discussing the possible risks tied to certain contraceptives and hormone replacement therapies with a qualified medical professional. 

 

“It’s also important to know, in detail, the full range of symptoms of breast cancer,” adds Hassanally. Beyond abnormal lumps or masses which routine awareness campaigns educate the public to check for regularly, it’s also important, he says, to be similarly vigilant surrounding other abnormalities. “These,” Hassanally explains, “can include swelling and redness, pain, discharge, and a change in the appearance of the skin of the breast.” 

 

While these may not prove to be indicative of breast cancer, Rahim Hassanally says it’s important to be sure. “See a doctor if there’s any doubt,” advises the entrepreneur and breast cancer awareness advocate. 

 

Lastly, Hassanally reiterates the importance of regular cancer screenings. “Many breast cancer cases develop with no outward symptoms at all, which is why regular screening remains so important,” he adds, wrapping up. 

 

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2019 concludes on Thursday, October 31, 2019.

 

Rahim Hassanally is a Governor of California appointed Department of Motor Vehicles New Motor Vehicle Board member, a member of the National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers, and a board member of the American International Automobile Dealers Association. An accomplished sportsman, a keen advocate for breast cancer awareness, and a supporter of a wide variety of nonprofit organizations, charities, and other good causes, Texas native Hassanally’s professional accolades include making the Automotive News ‘Top 40 Under 40’ list and receiving recognition as the 18th annual Urban Wheel Awards ‘Urban Dealer of the Year.’

Rahim Hassanally Outlines Latest NADA Academy Programs

Automotive industry entrepreneur and NADA Academy graduate Rahim Hassanally outlines the scheme’s latest programs.

An award-winning automotive industry entrepreneur originally from Texas and currently based in California, Rahim Hassanally‘s years of industry success have included recognition by the annual Urban Wheel Awards and Automotive News’ national, industry-wide ‘Top 40 Under 40’ list. Graduating from NADA Education’s NADA Academy over a decade ago, Hassanally provides an inside look at the program’s current offering.

“NADA Academy programs prepare current and future automotive dealership leaders to improve profitability across all departments,” explains Hassanally, himself a NADA Academy graduate, “while also exploring how new technology and the latest industry innovations are continually reshaping the sector.”

NADA Academy programs extend to six one-week classroom sessions taken over the course of a year. “The sessions, which are held at NADA headquarters in Tysons, Virginia, are then paired with hands-on practical experience across each area of dealership life,” adds Hassanally, who graduated from the scheme in 2006.

The NADA Academy, he says, promises to teach participants in just 12 months what may otherwise take a decade or more to learn in the field. “Elsewhere, seminar and certificate programs allow dealership managers to attend individual weeks of the scheme to hone particular skills specific to their requirements,” reveals Hassanally.

The latest NADA Academy programs include financial management, fixed operations, variable operations, and business leadership. “The six one-week classroom sessions begin with financial management and conclude with business leadership,” Hassanally explains. Weeks two, three, four, and five, meanwhile, he says, cover parts, servicing, pre-owned vehicle sales, and new vehicle sales, respectively.

“Also on offer are ATD Academy programs,” adds Hassanally, wrapping up, “which are specifically for current and future operators of the nation’s truck dealerships.”

Rahim Hassanally is a Governor of California appointed Department of Motor Vehicles New Motor Vehicle Board member, a member of the National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers, and a board member of the American International Automobile Dealers Association. An accomplished sportsman, a keen advocate for breast cancer awareness, and a supporter of a wide variety of nonprofit organizations, charities, and other good causes, Texas native Hassanally’s professional accolades include making the Automotive News ‘Top 40 Under 40’ list and receiving recognition as the 18th annual Urban Wheel Awards ‘Urban Dealer of the Year.’

To learn more about Rahim Hassanally, visit https://rahimhassanally.co/. To find out more about NADA Academy programs currently on offer, meanwhile, head to https://www.nada.org/academy/.