The San Diego 500, The Book of Influential Business Leaders, is the market’s most comprehensive product of people you should know in the business community. The 500 includes business leaders and executives who have founded or are running significant companies in terms of number of jobs, key products and services, experts who raise the level of the industry here and beyond and those who lead in the business community. The 500 is selected by the San Diego Business Journal newsroom.

T.W. (Bill) Hoehn III

President, Hoehn Motors

Bill Hoehn is the third generation to work in the car dealership business, succeeding his grandfather, Theodore W. Hoehn, and his father, Theodore W. “Bill” Hoehn Jr., and nurturing a fourth generation to carry on the family’s legacy. He has served on the boards of the San Diego County YMCA, Fuller Foundation and the Bishop’s School and has been a member of the San Diego Motor Car Dealers Association, Audi National Dealer Council, and Mercedes Benz National Dealer Council.

ALMA MATER: Stanford University

BUCKET LIST: Antarctica

CAR YOU DRIVE: ”I rotate between the finest cars in the world! That’s one of the best parts of my job!”

HOBBY: Teaching adult Sunday school.

PROUDEST MOMENT: Swimming the English Channel in 2004.