Sheehy Auto Stores Named Among Automotive News' Best Dealerships to Work For
FAIRFAX, Va., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheehy Auto Stores' Sheehy Lexus of Annapolis has been named among Automotive News' "Best Dealerships to Work For," ranking #31 of only 100 dealerships selected in the country.
"With more than 17,000 auto retail outlets in the U.S., it is a tremendous honor to be recognized among the best to work for," said Vince Sheehy, president of Sheehy Auto Stores. "I am proud of our loyal employees who enjoy being part of our team, our family."
Employees were asked to complete a ten question survey to gauge employee engagement including feelings about compensation; perception of teamwork and leadership; trust in the company; and likelihood of advancement.
Sheehy Lexus of Annapolis has 86 full-time employees, boasting benefits and perks such as profit sharing and annual Family Day at Kings Dominion amusement park.
In addition, Paul LaRochelle, general manager, regularly recognizes his associates who go the extra mile with gift cards and in the corporate newsletter. Monthly departmental lunch gatherings bring employees together to share accomplishments and future goals.
Sheehy Auto Stores, Inc.
Sheehy Auto Stores began in 1965 as a small, suburban, family-owned Ford dealership just off the brand new Washington, D.C. Beltway. Because of customer response to their innovative approaches, Sheehy was immediately successful and by 1975 had become the largest Ford dealership in the country. Today, the company is still primarily family-owned and has grown to more than $900 Million in sales with nearly 30,000 vehicle sales per year. Sheehy's 19 locations and 20 import and domestic brands serve customers in the Baltimore, Annapolis, Richmond and Washington, D.C. metropolitan areas.
For more information, visit www.sheehy.com or call 410-760-3500.
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