Brian Ongaro

Hi, I'm Brian Ongaro. Welcome to my profile!

Brian Ongaro is currently the Vice President at Raley Holdings, LLC. Prior to this position he was Vice President at Boardwalk Auto Group overseeing Sales and Marketing at their eight Dallas dealerships including (3) Volkwagen stores, Audi, Porsche, Ferrari, Maserati and Lamborghini. Revenue and profit at the group reached an all-time high during his tenure and most of the stores were sold to AutoNation in December 2012.

Brian spent 26 years managing radio stations across the United States. In his role as Executive Vice President/Regional Manager at CBS Radio, Ongaro managed a total of 19 different markets including Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Phoenix, and Los Angeles. Under his leadership, Los Angeles became the top billing radio cluster in the U.S. for the first time in CBS's history. 

Brian Ongaro is a graduate of Ohio State University with a degree in Business Management and a minor in Marketing. Ongaro began his career in the banking industry and moved into radio when the owners of the bank he worked at purchsed their first radio stations. He began his broadcast career in sales and quickly moved up to management becoming one the youngest General Managers in country at age 27. Brian spent 17 years with Sundance Broadcasting until the company was sold in 1997. 

Brian Ongaro has been involved in numerous service organizations and served on many non-profit boards. Ongaro served as the President of both the Dallas and Milwaukee Radio Station Associations. He was a Rotary Club Member and Board Member of the Country Radio Broadcasters, Child Abuse Prevention Fund, Armed Forces Committee, and the In The Paint Midnight Basketball League. 

Brian Ongaro has been married to his wife Barbara for 26 years and has two grown children. 

Brian Ongaro's Background

Brian Ongaro's Experience

Vice President at Boardwalk Auto Group

2010 - 2012 | Dallas, TX

Executive Vice President at Nelson Auto Group

2007 - 2010 | Columbus, OH

Executive Vice President/Regional Manager at CBS Radio

2002 - 2007 | New York, NY

Brian Ongaro's Education

Gahanna Lincoln High School

1970 – 1976

Activities: Track and Football


The Ohio State University

1976 – 1980

Business Management

Concentration: Management and Marketing


Brian Ongaro's Interests & Activities

Cars, motorcycles, (anything with a motor!), working out, tennis, biking and running.