Mr. Charles Foulke Jr.
Cherry Hill Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram
1708 West Marlton Pike
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Community Involvement: Mr. Foulke’s community involvement is extensive and spans nearly 60 years in Cherry Hill Township, Southern New Jersey, and the Greater Philadelphia area. Within the past year, Mr. Foulke donated $200,000 to upgrade the local little league baseball field, which has since been renamed, Foulke Field. Most recently, Mr. Foulke donated $15,000 to the Cherry Hill Education Foundation, which provides resources to enrich the learning experience of students attending the Cherry Hill Township public school system.
Industry Involvement: Most notably, Mr. Foulke served on Chrysler Corporation’s dealer council for almost 30 years. During that time, he was influential in successfully navigating the Chrysler dealer body through many turbulent times, to include the 2009 Chrysler bankruptcy, as well as the post-bankruptcy rebuilding process. Mr. Foulke was called on many times during his years on dealer council to be a liaison between the factory, the dealer network, and powerful political figures. He is often credited with being a source of inspiration during very difficult times by his fellow automotive dealers.
Other Awards Received: Mr. Foulke, a Korean War Veteran, has received numerous awards over the years. Most recently, he was presented with an award from the Department of Defense Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), for generously hosting a medal ceremony in our dealership showroom, for a local WWII veteran. The ceremony was attended by local news stations and over 100 friends and family members of the WWII veteran.
List International Nameplate Dealerships or Franchises the Nominee Owns: Mr. Foulke currently owns (7) franchised dealerships, soon to be (8) dealerships, all of which are located in Southern New Jersey. The franchises he represents include; Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, RAM, FIAT, Chevrolet, KIA, Mitsubishi, Audi, and Volkswagen.
Additional Information: Mr. Foulke was born in Camden, New Jersey, and was raised by his grandmother, in extreme poverty. After serving in the United States Army during the Korean War, Mr. Foulke returned home and started his career as a car salesman. After many successful years as a car salesman, Mr. Foulke was awarded a Dodge franchise in 1967, Cherry Hill Dodge Chrysler Jeep RAM, which is still a national sales volume leader to this day. Mr. Foulke, now 80+ years old, is still at the dealership most every day. When he is not at work, which is rarely, Mr. Foulke enjoys spending time with his four grandchildren.