New York International Auto Show Director Appointed to Board of Directors
"It is a great honor to be a part of this important and ambitious project. As the custodians of North America's oldest auto show, we understand how important it is to preserve our industry's glorious past as we celebrate its future. Setting the Museum's amazing collection in a state-of-the-art facility is inspired and we know that when it is completed, it will excite and educate automobile enthusiasts the world over," said Romanelli.
David Madeira, President & CEO of LeMay - America's Car Museum, expressed his enthusiasm for Romanelli's joining the Board of Directors. "Candida is a dynamic individual who really understands marketing and promotion. Her expertise, energy and connections with the automotive media and industry will bring great benefit to our efforts to build the world's foremost auto museum. We're delighted to have her as part of our leadership."
Romanelli is very active in the community as she is Vice President and member of the board of managers of the East Side House Settlement, a non-profit organization located in the South Bronx of New York, the poorest congressional district in the United States. She is also a founding member, past president and current advisor to the Women's Automotive Association International, an association started in 1997 to further the advancement of women in the auto industry. In addition, Candida is a member of the International Motor Press Association, the International Association for Exhibition Managers, the American Society for Association Executives, the Automotive Trade Association Executives and the National Association for Consumer Shows. Romanelli currently resides in Roslyn Heights, in Nassau County, New York.