President & Dealer Operator for the Vaden Automotive Group which includes four General Motors dealerships, three Nissan dealerships and a Volkswagen dealership and a medium duty truck center. Our dealerships excel in all aspects of the business, from vehicle sales & service to customer satisfaction. We are home to one of the largest wholesale parts operations in the Southeast region. We employ about 500 people in Southeast Georgia and Coastal South Carolina, and have expanded into several non-dealership related enterprises.
Outside of the automotive industry, I have been married to Peter Thacher for the past 22 years and we have three children, a 14-year old son and twin 13-year old daughters. We also have three Portuguese Water Dogs. I am an avid runner, logging 40+ miles per week, an avid reader of 3-4 books per week and enjoy weightlifting and yoga.