In addition to having the opportunity to work at his father’s car dealership beginning at an early age, Jeffrey Lupient, Dealer at Lupient Nissan and Executive Manager of Jim Lupient Infiniti in the Twin Cities region of Minnesota, also received valuable training at the National Automobile Dealers Association Dealer Academy.

The NADA Dealer Academy combines classroom instruction and real-world work experience in a dealership setting to prepare students for a career as an auto dealer. Students obtain knowledge in such areas as achieving profitable operational results and managing cash flow effectively.

Students can choose to enroll in one of several different dealership management areas, including the ATD Truck Dealer Academy, the Dealer Candidate Academy, and the General Dealership Management program. Current dealers can also benefit by using the academy programs to groom and train their key employees for future management roles within their respective dealerships.