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CEO of Rick Case Automotive Group, Rick Case Has Passed Away

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Founder and CEO of Rick Case Automotive Group, Rick Case is dead. Rick Case was reported to have died Spetember 22 2020 after battling with cancer. He was aged 77.

According to Rick’s spokeswoman, He died at his home surrounded by family members.

Rick Case was also known for his charitable works. He gave so much back, including charities like the Boys & Girls Club and the American Heart Association.

Rick’s “Bikes For Kids” programme has provided over 100,000 bikes to children in need. Rick and wife, Rita Case sit on numerous boards and committees which have helped steer many groups collectively to raise over $100 million in South Florida.

Rick Case discovered his true passion at an early age. From the front yard of his family home in Akron, Ohio selling used cars in high school. In 1962, he opened his first dealership in Akron, Ohio in 1962.

The Rick Case Automotive Group currently encompasses 15 dealerships in Ohio, Georgia and Florida including Acura, Audi, Fiat, Kia, Hyundai, Mazda, Mitsubishi, and Honda Cars and Cycles.

Recognized as leaders in the auto industry Rita and Rick Case have received numerous awards; including National Dealers of the Year by USA Today, Time and Sports Illustrated magazines, the American International Automobile Dealers Association and the National Automobile Dealer Association.

Most Recently Rita and Rick Case were the 2011 recipients of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Award. Additionally, in 2012, Rita and Rick Case also became the first couple to ever win the American International Automobile Dealers Association David F. Mungenast National Lifetime Achievement Award.

As board members of the “Boys and Girls Clubs of Broward county” since 1986, Rita and Rick Case have raised more than 50-million-dollars for the Clubs through events they have founded and produced. In recognition of their unyielding dedication and support, they were honored in 2011 as “National Medallion Award Winners” by the Boys and Girls Club of America, the highest honour given by the National Office of the Boys and Girls Clubs to any individual.

Rick and Rita Case have been partners in business since 1980 and have two children, Ryan and Raquel.

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