About Us

The Greater Pittsburgh Automobile Dealers Association (GPADA) is a metro dealer association representing over 200 franchised automobile and truck dealers and related industries in Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Washington, Westmoreland and other surrounding counties in Western Pennsylvania.

GPADA, founded in 1924 as a non-profit organization, encourages and promotes trade and commerce by providing and supporting various services, educational and training programs for the benefit of our membership.

We encourage those in the market for a new or pre-owned vehicle or other automotive related service to patronize those organizations you see on this site.

Contact Us

207 Sigma Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
Phone: 412.963.8909
Email: lisa@gpada.com


Our Dealer Members are primarily engaged in the retail sales of new and used motor vehicles, both foreign and domestic, as well as automotive service, repair and parts sales.


Our Associate Members include banks, finance companies, media partners, aftermarket services and other companies related to the automotive industry.


Membership in GPADA is open to all franchised new car and truck dealers in Western PA along with all businesses directly or indirectly related to the automotive aftermarket industry.

Benefits of Membership

Greater Pittsburgh Automobile Dealers Association

We produce and direct the annual Pittsburgh International Auto Show to provide off-season auto sales impetus to the spring selling season. The Auto Show has grown tremendously over the years and we are constantly striving to make it better every year. The Auto Show is a much anticipated event for car buffs and families who have made it a tradition for generations!


Two other major events are the Annual Spring Membership Meeting/Dinner and the Annual Golf Outing. Please view our Upcoming Events page to see what’s on our event calendar.


“GPADAcast”, our monthly video message from CEO, Lisa McIntyre, containing up-to-date information reporting on happenings at the GPADA, as well as other news that is of interest to the membership. “Auto Outlook” is a monthly and quarterly publication that provides valuable auto industry sales and statistical information relative to our geographical market area, along with trend information to assist in both short and long term planning.


Working with NADA, surveys are conducted that provide comparative data regarding wages and benefits for all positions within dealerships both locally, regionally and nationally.


Cooperates with PAA and NADA in their efforts on state and federal elections, legislation and regulations affecting our industry through PAC fundraising and attending Legislative events.


Any member has the opportunity to use our building’s variety of training and meeting rooms. Our four meeting spaces seat from 8 to 55 with free parking. We offer complete food and beverage service and state of the art equipment. Call 412.963.8909 or email carla@gpada.com to reserve a room today!

Classroom seats 55; Board Room seats 25; Conf. Rm. #1 seats 12; Conf. Rm. #2 seats 8.


An excellent opportunity for our Associate Members to get increased exposure to our Dealer Members and to help support our various annual events, as well as the GPAD Foundation.


Each year, the GPAD Foundation provides a number of scholarships to future deserving automotive career candidates.

The Greater Pittsburgh Automobile Dealers Association and Foundation will continue its efforts to provide additional value added programs and benefits for the membership!

Lisa McIntyre
Lisa McIntyre
Chief Executive Officer
GPADA 207 Sigma Drive Pittsburgh, PA 15238 (412) 963-8909
Carla Prasnikar
Carla Prasnikar
Director of Administration
Tom Yoder
Tom Yoder
Director of Automotive Careers