- Dealer: John Yark
- Dealership group: Yark Automotive Group
- Full-time employees: 26
- 2012 new-vehicle sales: 154, up 59%
- Benefit highlight: Yark Walking Challenge, in partnership with the American Heart Association, on the path on dealership grounds
- Cool perk: Family day to relax at Toledo Mud Hens baseball and Toledo Walleye hockey games
- Warren Vess, marketing director, on ensuring that employees are paid fairly: "Senior management reviews pay scales of competing dealers with Yark during the November annual forecasting meetings. At this time, staff determines current sales gross percentages vs. local vs. national as well as starting hourly wage vs. local and national to ensure Yark stays competitive and attracts and keeps the best employees in our area."