Jeff Carlson

Jeff Carlson is president of Glenwood Springs Ford and Glenwood Springs Subaru in Glenwood Springs, Colo. and Summit Ford in Silverthorne, Colo. After graduating from the University of Northern Colorado, he started in the automotive business in 1973, working for Ford Motor Co. In 1979 he joined Glenwood Springs Ford, Lincoln Mercury as a sales manager. He purchased interest in Glenwood Ford in 1982 and became president in 1986, expanding the business from a single dealership to the current three dealerships over the past 33 years. Carlson was the 2016 chairman of the National Automobile Dealers Association and represents Colorado's franchised new-car dealers on its board of directors.