OUR DEALERSHIP IN WILMINGTON, IL
In 1976, at the age of 19, Roger D'Orazio founded Collision Revision. He grew the business throughout the years to become the seventh-largest collision repair operator in the United States and the largest privately-held without any outside equity partners. In 2014, Roger sold collision revision to Gerber Collision. Roger D'Orazio also founded--and is the chairman of-- DORA Holdings, Inc., a private holding company with operating interest in automotive (new & used car sales, including consumer financing and reinsurance), contract manufacturing, global logistics and OTR transportation, real estate (development and management) and energy (remanufacturing).
Roger was named the 2004 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for Illinois in the consumer products category.
Roger has been married to Elaine D'Orazio since 1980. They have 4 kids: RJ, Alli, Ryan and Bernie, who are successfully operating their own independent businesses. Roger and Elaine have 9 grandkids.
"January 1st, 2012 was a momentous day for me, as I fulfilled my lifelong dream of owning a car dealership. It was the day that D'Orazio Ford was founded." -Roger D'Orazio
Roger's vision for D'Orazio Ford is a dealership run on family principles with opportunities for all... to create customers for life!