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Friendship Nissan/Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram of Forest City

Forest City, N.C.

#63 100 List Ranking

Dealer

Mitch Walters

Full-time employees

41

2016 new-vehicle sales

568, up 9.7%

2016 used-vehicle sales

568, up 17%

General Manager Roy Mullins on showing employees they are valued

"Friendship took 847 team members and family members to Dollywood for our company picnic. It was called Christmas in July, complete with Santa Claus and presents for the children."

Walters on keeping employees engaged

"Friendship makes sure to recognize team members for excellent performance. We thank our team members by giving them tickets to NASCAR events, football games, baseball games, Rhythm and Roots, theater and so much more."

Human Resources Manager Pamela Ragan on a successful healthy living program

"Biggest loser contest and healthy living challenge — Friendship held a contest for all team members, which encouraged them to live a healthier lifestyle for three months. One of our team members lost an incredible 60 pounds."

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