Dale Ledbetter and Shannon Skokos Join National Corvette Museum Board of Directors
Joining the National Corvette Museum’s Board of Directors are Dale Ledbetter of Indian Trail, NC and Shannon Skokos of Dallas, TX. Rotating off the Museum’s board was Wes Wong of Sandy Springs, GA who joined the board in 2016.
Dale Ledbetter is an American automotive executive, entrepreneur and consultant. Dale is best known for his involvement with classic and collectible car acquisition, vehicle restoration and business management for Hendrick Motorsports Performance Group.
A proud member of a career U.S. Navy family, Dale learned at an early age to adapt to different situations quickly. His over 30-years of automotive experience began as a teenager, where prior to receiving his drivers’ license, he undertook the task of restoring his first car, a 1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS. His exceptional technical skills helped launch his career as an accomplished automotive specialist and eventually evolved into becoming a world-class restoration authentication expert and respected classic car consultant. In addition to serving as an automotive technician and repair shop owner, Dale has also served as a Honda ASE and Master Technician, and classic and collectible car dealership owner.
Dale was hired by automotive group owner Rick Hendrick and serves as the General Manager of Hendrick Performance, overseeing The Hendrick Heritage Center Collection as well as the supervision of classic car renovation builds and special late-model OEM projects. Dale has also served as the Hendrick Performance Driving School Director, and Curator of The Hendrick Heritage Center.
Dale is an NCRS member were he has served as a judge for over 20 years. He is the recipient of multiple awards through NCRS.
Shannon Skokos, a former Miss Arkansas and motivational speaker, is an attorney, author, photographer and philanthropist residing in Dallas, Texas. After graduating from the University of Arkansas, Shannon established a statewide youth motivational program, for which she was honored in the Arkansas State House and Senate. Shannon received her Juris Doctorate from the UALR, practicing law for eight years in Arkansas and Colorado as a trial attorney for employment and labor law, retiring after moving to Dallas.
She spent three years photographing and studying animals in South Africa, publishing a scripturally based photographic coffee table book, Ask God’s Creatures: and They Will Teach You. She has coached basketball to young at-risk boys and built Habitat Homes alongside families in South Dallas, counseled young girls rescued from sex-trafficking in Honduras, cared for orphans in Haiti, sponsored The Ted and Shannon Skokos Learning Lab at the Booker T. Washington Performing Arts Magnet School, funded an infant burial program for stillborn children, volunteered with abused teens at Jonathan’s Place, and mentored college bound teens across the country.
Shannon has extensive board and executive committee experience, including The Ted and Shannon Skokos Foundation, Baylor Health Care System Foundation, AT&T Performing Arts Center, Dallas Theater Center, Dallas Opera, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Texas Ballet Theater, Texas Women for the Arts Cultural Forum, North Texas Super Bowl Service Learning Adventures, and Denison Ministries.
When she is not volunteering her time or working on various business ventures, Shannon enjoys attending Dallas sporting events, preserving the history of classic automobiles, cooking, fostering kittens, and relaxing at home with her husband Ted and their cats.