Glenn Ritchey has a long history of business achievement and community leadership in Volusia County, having served as City of Daytona Beach Mayor for six years.
Mr. Ritchey received his doctorate of business degree from Bethune-Cookman University and is President and CEO of one of the nation’s most successful automobile organizations. He has received numerous awards from General Motors during his tenure and served on the National General Motors Dealer Council, the GM Motors Southeast Regional Council, the Florida Automobile Dealers Association, the Chevrolet National Dealer Council, and the GMAC Dealer Advisory Board.
He is a member of the Halifax Health Board of Commissioners since 2000, he has served on the Halifax Health – Foundation Board of Directors since 1993, and was the Halifax Health – Foundation’s President from 1999 – 2011.
Mr. Ritchey’s community service, includes, the Daytona Beach Visioning Steering Committee, Economic Development Board, Board of Adjustments, Charter Review Committee. He is an active member of the Civic League of Halifax Area, Halifax Area Chamber of Commerce, United Way, Rotary and a host of other worthy community causes. An advocate for education, Mr. Ritchey serves on the Board of Trustees and Facilities & Capital Planning and Finance Committee of Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. He and his wife, Connie, were recipients of the first Council on Aging Community Service Award that now bears their names.
Notable community service recognition includes: Boys and Girls Club Person of the Year, United Way Award for Outstanding Community Service, Lou Fuchs Community Service Award, Rotarian of the Year, NAACP Humanitarian of the Year, Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Leadership Award, Martin Luther King Chairman’s Leadership Award, VCard Citizen of the Year Award, Museum of Arts and Sciences Henry Saltzman Award, The J. Saxton Lloyd Lifetime Achievement Award and is a Vince Carter’s Embassy of Hope Hall of Fame Inaugural Inductee.