Winston R. Pittman Sr. is the President and CEO of Pittman Enterprise, the sixth largest Auto Group in Black Enterprise Magazine. He has dealerships in Ohio, and Georgia; that includes, Nissan, Lexus, Toyota, Scion, Ford, and Subaru.
Winston is The President of the Toyota/ Lexus Minority Dealers Association (TLMDA). (Past Chairman) And current Board member National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers, University of Louisville Board of Overseers and Board member of Fifth Third Bank.
He is a Former President and board member of Daimler Chrysler Minority Dealers Association, board member of Duquesne University, Pittsburg, PA., board Dodge National Dealer Council, and Lexus National Dealer Council.
Winston is a proud and active member of Quinn Chapel African Methodist Episcopal church in Louisville, KY. Serving as steward pro-tem and church treasurer. He teaches the Boyz to Men class. Received award for ‘Legendary Leadership for Exemplary leadership and service to the church and community, 2010.
Mr. Pittman’s special recognitions includes – ‘just to name a few, the 2006 Life Time Achievement award – presented by the national automobile dealers association, black achievers, Shirt off the back award, 2002 black enterprise ‘Dealer of the Year Award’.
He has been profiled in several national and local media and publications that includes: Ebony Magazine, Black Enterprise, Courier Journal, Forbes, Dollars and Cents, National Dealers Publication.
He was born in Grenada, Mississippi. Graduated from Montgomery County High. Attended Jackson State University, with a concentration in accounting. I started my career (1970 -1975) United Parcel Service in Jackson, Ms as a Unloader and elevated my way up to Hub Manager within three years. I started in the Automobile business in 1975 as a salesman and elevated my way to Used car manager, New Car Manager, F&I Manager, until I was promoted to General Manager in 1983. Winston entered Chrysler Dealer Development Program in 1986 and graduated in 1987. I purchased my first store in 1988 (Dodge) in Louisville, Ky. he has purchased the following brands over the past 23 years (Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, Pontiac, GMC, Dollar Rent-A-Car, Mercedes, BMW, Lincoln, and Mercury.
Mr. Pittman resides in Louisville, Kentucky with his wife, Alma in a loving marital union of thirty nine years. They are proud parents of three children: Winston R. Pittman Jr., Misty Withers and Jabari D. Pittman, a son-in-law, Marcus D. Withers, Kennedy Skye Withers, Marcus Withers II, their beautiful grand children and a daughter-in-law Sarita K. Pittman.