Four Star Dealer Principal Jerry Kocan nominated for Dealer of the Year

Jerry Kocan is joined by his wife Nancy and daughter Samantha. Not pictured: Meredith Kocan, daughter

Jerry Kocan is joined by his wife Nancy and daughter Samantha. Not pictured: Meredith Kocan, daughter

Four Star Freightliner Dealer Principal Jerry Kocan was recognized as one of only five Dealer of the Year nominees by the American Truck Dealers (ADT). The recognition came during the National Automobile Dealers Association/American Truck Dealers Convention & Expo in Las Vegas, NV on April 1, 2016.

“It is a distinct honor to be nominated and to represent the best dealer network and brand (Freightliner) in North America,” Kocan said. “Being selected to represent the market leader is an honor I will cherish forever.  There is no finer brand of trucks or dealer network.”

The five nominees were selected by state, metro and national association leaders. According to ATD, nominees for the national award are evaluated by a panel of professors from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business on dealership performance, industry leadership and civic contributions.

“I am very, very fortunate to have a group of 180 dedicated and hardworking employees at Four Star Freightliner,” he said. “I was proud to represent my employees who have worked very hard to put us in the position for me to be recognized.”

Kocan said the experience is one that he will treasure.

“I have watched legends in our industry that have impacted my career stand for this same honor. So for me to stand in the shadows of those giants is humbling.”

Tom Bertolino, Vice President of NorCal Kenworth in Sacramento, Calif. was named Dealer of the Year.

About Four Star Freightliner
Four Star Freightliner prides itself on providing customers with world class truck products from Daimler (Freightliner, Western Star and Fuso) and a full spectrum of services.  It maintains one of the most comprehensive networks of dealerships and service centers in the Southeast region. There are 6 locations to support customers’ needs: Montgomery, Ala.; Dothan, Ala.; Tifton, Ga., Valdosta Ga., Albany, Ga. and Tallahassee, Fla. Visit us online at