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Mario Murgado serves as President, CEO and owner of Murgado Automotive Group Inc. The company operates automotive dealerships throughout Florida including Brickell Buick & GMC, Brickell Honda, Brickell Luxury Motors, and Brickell Mazda near downtown Miami. Luxury brands Audi, Alfa Romeo, Infiniti, and Maserati are featured at the company’s campus in Stuart, Florida, and Ocean Cadillac serves customers in North Miami. Mario’s holdings have grown to include a Honda, Volkswagen dealership in Downtown Chicago, Ferrari and Bentley dealership in New Jersey, and a Bentley and Maserati dealership in Jacksonville, Florida. Murgado was formerly senior managing partner of the Braman organization in both Miami and Palm Beach. In 2001 he purchased his first, almost barren, Brickell Honda and Brickell Pontiac GMC dealership and turned it into a successful and profitable venture. Murgado strongly believes, “To whom much is given, much is expected,” and leads by building the morale of his associates, raising the organizational culture and mindset to one of excellence in service to the client. Murgado has served as chairman of the Florida Automobile Dealers Association, chairman of the American Honda National Dealer Advisory Board and as a member of the General Motors advisory boards for marketing and fixed-operations dealers, among other industry service. He is an active supporter of numerous charitable and civic organizations, and has received the South Florida Business Journal’s Business of the Year and Entrepreneur of the Year awards among many others.
Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame
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