Classic Car Club of America Museum Announces New Executive Director

January 15, 2024

The Classic Car Club of America Museum (CCCAM) has appointed John Hansen as its new Executive Director, effective January 15, 2024. In this role, Mr. Hansen will direct the day-to-day operations of the museum and research library, the organization’s marketing and promotional efforts, as well as planning for “The Experience”, the museum’s signature annual event held the first weekend in June.

“John’s background and passion for the hobby, his involvement with clubs, events and Gilmore enhances our initiatives to preserve Full Classics®, preserve their story and educate others on the importance of the Classic Era to automotive history. We are excited to have him part of our leadership team.” says Candace Robbins Haag, President CCCAM Board.

Involved in the collector car hobby for over 30 years, Mr. Hansen is the owner of Michigan Automotive Inspection Services (MAIS), a collector car consulting and appraisal firm serving clients around the world. Additionally, Hansen is an active volunteer in several local car clubs and served on the Education Committee of the Gilmore Car Museum.

John Hansen

Mr. Hansen is also a published automotive writer whose work was featured in the book “Classic Car Adventures”, as well as articles in Yahoo, MSN, and Motorious. He has also appeared as a guest lecturer on the collector car industry at the Gilmore Car Museum.

About the Classic Car Club of America Museum

As the first Partner Museum established on the campus of The Gilmore Car Museum in Hickory Corners, MI, the CCCAM celebrates the concept of Art In Motion, with a collection of over 40 historically significant “Full Classic” automobiles on display, as designated by The Classic Car Club of America. The museum is also home to one of the largest mascot collections in the world, with nearly 700 unique mascots on display. For more information, please visit