About Eric T. Dreisbach
Eric is a 35-year veteran of the Retail Automobile Business. He got his start working in the body shop of his fathers Cadillac dealership in Detroit. But the love of flying took hold and Eric decided to pursue his dream of becoming a pilot. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Eric became a flight instructor and commercial pilot earning several ratings along the way.
In 1986, he decided to go back to his roots and joined his father in the Cadillac store. He held various positions in the dealership starting with Fleet Sales to becoming the Vice President, Controller, and Treasurer, and helped the family operation grow to include 5 dealership locations. In 1998, Eric purchased his own Pontiac Oldsmobile store in western Michigan where he successfully operated until the ultimate departure of the Oldsmobile and Pontiac franchises. After spending a several years selling and installing DMS systems, Eric was hired by the NADA as an Academy Instructor and he travels across the country teaching and facilitating automotive courses to dealers, manufacturers and allied companies. Eric’s favorite part of his job with NADA is helping dealers to improve their operations and profitability.