Sandra Button
Sandra Button

Sandra Button has guided the growth of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance for more than half of its existence; the event began in 1950, and Sandra began to oversee it in 1986, serving first as its Executive Director and since 2002 as its Chairman. She has been directly involved in expanding the range of cars on our show field and drawing many more entrants from overseas, adding the Tour d’Elegance and Motoring Classic driving events to the Concours, and instituting our Car Selection Committee, wherein about 15 experts serve to review entry applications and curate the cars shown in special classes. Sandra has also been deeply involved in transforming the collector car hobby into a truly global celebration of the automobile, supporting many new automotive events and seeking to encourage the next generation of enthusiasts. She often officiates at concours from Asia and the Middle East to Europe and South America. She and her husband, Martin Button, have an eclectic collection of automobiles and regularly participate in driving events such as the 1000 Millas Sport Argentina, the Copperstate 1000 and the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run. Sandra is also a member of the Royal Automobile Club, the Classic Car Club of America, the Motor Press Guild, and the Society of Automotive Historians. She is often ranked among the most influential people in the collector car world.

sandrabutton@gmail.com