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LeMay - AMERICA'S CAR MUSEUM welcomes Matt Stone to the Steering Committee

Jun 29, 2009

(Tacoma, WA) - LeMay – America’s Car Museum is proud to welcome Motor Trend Magazine’s Executive Editor, Matt Stone to the Steering Committee.   Mr. Stone is in charge of advance and strategic planning for the magazine, including story selection and editorial assignments and he participates in all manners of Motor Trend activities, including road tests, special interest stories, industry news, and MT’s world-recognized Car, Truck, and Sport/Utility of the Year programs.  He has been a professional automotive journalist and photographer since 1990.

David Madeira, President and CEO of America’s Car Museum is delighted to have him on the Steering Committee.  “Matt Stone has a powerful voice on automotive trends and we are very pleased to have another great leader in the automotive-publication world on our Steering Committee,” said Madeira.

In addition to his current role as Executive Editor, Mr. Stone has authored and photographed eight automotive book titles, with three more in process, and is a member of SPEED television network’s Barrett-Jackson auction broadcast team.  He admits to enjoying anything with four wheels, but demonstrates a particular passion for sports, performance, and racing cars of the 1950s, 60s, and 70s.  Stone is a Chief Class Judge at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, and officiates at numerous other shows and events.  He serves his profession as an active member, past Officer and Board of Director member, Keynote Address Committee Chairman and past-President of the Motor Press Guild (MPG) trade association. A California native, Matt Stone resides in Glendale.

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About LeMay - America’s Car Museum:
America’s Car Museum is dedicated to preserving and interpreting the LeMay Collection of automobiles and memorabilia, along with vehicles and artifacts it may acquire. The LeMay Collection was recognized in the Guiness Book of World records as the largest privately held car collection in the world. At it's peak, the collection was in excess of 3,000 automobiles, motorcycles, trucks and other vehicles, plus more than 30,000 pieces of related 20th century Americana. Plans are under way to build a brand-new museum campus in Tacoma, WA to feature 1,000 cars and memorabilia. More information is available online at www.lemaymuseum.org.











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