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Daniel Kuhnert

Public Member

Daniel Kuhnert, a Public Member, was appointed to the Board by Governor Gavin Newsom in February 2020. He is Chair of the Policy and Procedure committee and a member of the Administration committee.

Mr. Kuhnert was the owner of Five Guys franchises in Riverside County. Prior to operating the Five Guys franchises he was Executive Vice President of Mitsubishi Motors of North America. Mr. Kuhnert was the managing partner of the Poway Auto Group and

President of Carlsbad Mitsubishi. Mr. Kuhnert has held various management positions with both Volkswagen of America and Ford Motor Company.

Mr. Kuhnert holds a BA from Michigan State University and a MBA from St. Mary’s College. Mr. Kuhnert has served as Chairman of the Board of the New Car Dealer Association of San Diego and Vice Chairman of Mitsubishi Motors National Dealer Council.

Mr. Kuhnert’s term expires in January 2023.

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