MEDFORD, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eleven Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE: LAD) stores have been named “Best Dealerships to Work For” by Automotive News.
“Our employees are very excited when this comes around every year; it’s something they take pride in,” said Tim Hlavenka, General Manager of DCH Montclair Acura, a five-time recipient of the honor.
This is the eighth year that Automotive News has partnered with Best Companies Group to identify dealerships in the U.S. that have excelled in creating great places to work. The program measured workplace satisfaction and talent retention through a confidential survey of employers and employees.
“We’ve been recognized as a ‘Best Dealership to Work For’ because of staying connected, doing things together and recognizing individual efforts,” said Brent Schettler, General Manager of Audi Des Moines.
In addition to DCH Montclair Acura and Audi Des Moines, the following stores are profiled in today’s Automotive News special section: DCH Academy Honda, DCH Audi Oxnard, DCH Honda of Temecula, DCH Kay Honda, DCH Millburn Audi, DCH Toyota of Oxnard, Island Honda, Lithia Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram of Corpus Christi, and Lithia Hyundai of Reno.
Winning stores’ general managers often highlighted their focus on the Lithia core values of earning customers for life, taking personal ownership, improving constantly and having fun. “No matter what the job, you have to have fun,” said John Hautman, General Manager of DCH Toyota of Oxnard.
Lithia Motors, Inc. was also recently named a 2019 Top Workplace by The Oregonian (Portland, Ore.). Visit lithiacareers.com to learn more about opportunities to join the team and the many benefits that make Lithia a great place to work.
About Lithia Motors, Inc.:
Lithia Motors, Inc. is one of the largest providers of personal transportation solutions in the United States and is among the fastest-growing companies in the Fortune 500 (#265 in 2019). Lithia is a growth company powered by people and innovation. By purchasing and building strong businesses that have yet to realize their potential, Lithia generates significant cash flows while maintaining low leverage. Operational excellence is achieved by focusing on the consumer experience and by utilizing proprietary performance measurements to increase market share and profitability. With a unique growth model, Lithia reinvests to expand its nationwide network and to fund innovations that create personal transportation solutions wherever, whenever and however consumers desire.