David T. Fischer is a seasoned businessman who has gained unparalleled automotive knowledge without losing any of the passion or spark that inspired him to enter the industry nearly forty years ago.
David T. Fischer serves as the Chairman and CEO of The Suburban Collection and under his guidance, the business has flourished. It has opened locations in three states and earned a spot in the top twenty largest automotive retail dealer groups in the United States of America. It currently encompasses 35 brands at over 48 locations throughout Michigan, the Midwest, and Southern California, making it the 15th largest automotive retail dealer group in the U.S. and the largest privately-held automotive group in Michigan.
David T. Fischer’s success has been recognized by numerous organizations and he has been awarded various honors, including the Time Magazine “Quality Dealer” Award; the General Motors “Dealer of the Year” Award; and Ford Motor Company’s “Salute to Dealers” Award for automotive excellence and community service.
David T. Fischer is also the President and Chairman Emeritus of the North American International Auto Show and has served on dealer councils as advisor to several automakers. A Parsons College graduate, he is knowledgable in everything from sales of both new and used cars to paint and collision repair services. All of the awards, honors, and recognition David has received prove that he is a thought leader in the automotive industry world.
In addition to The Suburban Collection, David T. Fischer is also an advocate for nonprofits. In his free time, he has responsibilities in various advisory positions for organizations like the College for Creative Studies, the Detroit Symphony, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. David and his wife, Jennifer, are both very involved within their community and beyond. Their philanthropic efforts are centered around supporting foundations that help fight cancer, aid children, and work to improve the state of education. They are both active in the American Cancer Society, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Forgotten Harvest, and S.A.Y Detroit, which was started by Mitch Albom.
David T. Fischer and Jennifer have three wonderful sons together. In his spare time, he can’t imagine doing anything else than spending time with his family. They go on many excursions together, with their favorites being by the water. The beach and any lakeside area are their vacation destinations of choice.