BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Automobile Dealers Association (LADA) announced today the appointment of Coulter McMahen as its new president and chief executive officer. McMahen joins LADA from Taylor Porter, one of Louisiana’s oldest and largest law firms, where he has a proven track record of success in representing clients across various industries, making him a strategic choice to lead LADA into a new era.
McMahen’s selection as president and CEO follows a rigorous executive search conducted by LADA chairwoman Kristie McMath Hebert and the board of directors, reflecting LADA’s commitment to excellence. As president and CEO, McMahen will lead LADA’s strategy, advocacy efforts, and oversee operations of LADA and its subsidiaries, focusing on elevating the profile of the Association and championing the interests of Louisiana’s automobile dealers.
Hebert expressed enthusiasm for the exciting developments in Louisiana’s automotive landscape.
“We are embarking on an exciting time in Louisiana, marked by new leadership, legislators, and a new generation of auto dealers who are finding innovative ways to serve their respective communities. I know I speak for the entire board when I say we are thrilled to have Coulter join our team and bring his fresh perspective to our work.”
“LADA represents much of what is great in Louisiana,” remarked McMahen. “Our dealers are integral to driving Louisiana’s economy as taxpayers, business owners, employers, and service providers. I’m excited to collaborate with our outstanding board and experienced staff to showcase the value that Louisiana’s auto dealers bring to our state.”
The Louisiana Automobile Dealers Association looks forward to the positive impact Coulter McMahen will make as he leads the Association toward continued success and prominence in the automotive industry.