Tim Hutcherson, owner and dealer principal at Downey (Calif.) Nissan, is one of 48 U.S. dealers in contention for the prestigious TIME Dealer of the Year award. Hutcherson, a longtime Portfolio partner, was nominated by the California New Car Dealers Association, which represents more than 1,300 dealers statewide. The winner will be named and honored in a special ceremony at the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Show in January.

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