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Award Woman Of The Year

Barbara Cox Woman of the Year

At Cox Automotive, inclusion, diversity, and equity is one of our core values. We’re committed to the advancement of women in automotive and we’re excited to award an outstanding leader who advances the industry and gives back to the community.

In 2005, we established the Barbara Cox Woman of the Year Award. The award is named after the late Barbara Cox, a business pioneer who was an owner and director of Cox Enterprises – Cox Automotive’s parent company. Barbara Cox was the youngest daughter of the company’s founder, Governor James Cox, and the mother of its current chairman, Jim Kennedy, Chairman Emeritus. This annual award recognizes women who share the traits and accomplishments of its namesake.

As part of this honor, a female Northwood University Automotive Marketing & Management student will be awarded with a $10,000 Barbara Cox Memorial Scholarship on behalf of the recipient.

Congratulations to our 2024 Barbara Cox Woman of the Year!
Tina Miller, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Lithia and Driveway
For driving significant growth that’s fueled an industry-leading acquisition strategy, giving back as a long-time nonprofit organization volunteer, and uplifting others as an active member of the International Women’s Forum, Tina Miller is the recipient of the 19th Annual Barbara Cox Woman of the Year Award.
This honor is named for the late Barbara Cox, the business pioneer who was an owner and board of directors member of Cox Enterprises, Cox Automotive’s parent company. The award recognizes women who demonstrate business leadership and community advocacy, as well as a commitment to advancing our industry.
As senior vice president and chief financial officer of Lithia & Driveway, Tina is a strategic leader who embodies the values that power everything we do at Cox Automotive.

Congratulations, Tina! We look forward to continuing our partnership with you.

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