Silver Spring, Md.
- Dealer: John Darvish Sr.
- Dealership group: DARCARS Automotive Group
- Full-time employees: 103
- 2012 new-vehicle sales: 1,240, up 10%
- Benefit highlight: Employees are rewarded for sharing ideas for improvements.
- Cool perk: Birthday bash every third Wednesday for employees celebrating birthdays and anniversaries during the month
- Rose Bayat, vice president, on showing employees that they are valued: "Our executive management team encourages all of our managers to provide service from the heart when working with all employees, knowing that if they demonstrate concern, empathy and care for our employees, they, too, will pass that gift to their co-workers and customers that they serve."