People

Meet the people behind the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.

Chairman

As Chairman of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance since 2002 and as its Executive Director for decades prior, Sandra Button has helped to guide the growth of this Concours into a truly global celebration of the automobile.

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Chief Judge

Chris Bock has served as our Chief Judge since 2013. He attended his first Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance back in 1963 at the young age of 18, he was first appointed a Class Judge a decade later, and he continued to serve among our Judges over the ensuing decades, often acting as Chief Class Judge for American Classics.

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Chief Honorary Judge

Stephen Brauer is Chairman and CEO of Hunter Engineering Company, which designs, manufactures and sells computer-based automotive service equipment to automobile manufacturers and dealers worldwide. In June 2001 President George W. Bush appointed Mr. Brauer as his US Ambassador to Belgium, where he served until September 2003.

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Honorary Judges

Our Honorary Judges are some of the most influential and leading individuals from around the world in the automotive industry.

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Class Judges

The success of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance rests in large part on the knowledgeable experts who help to select and judge the automobiles and motorcycles invited to appear on our show field.

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Master of Ceremonies

Derek Hill has a long history with cars and with this Concours. He is the son of America’s first World Driving Champion, Phil Hill, and he has been in attendance at this Concours since birth, more recently showing a car and serving among our Class Judges.

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Selection Committee

Members of our Selection Committee spend the first quarter of each year reviewing entrant applications and researching the car entries that have been submitted, sometimes even visiting them in the process.

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Since 1950, Pebble Beach has been host to the finest exhibition of show cars in the world.

—Newsday

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