AutoNation Honda Thornton Road
Lithia Springs , GA
Overall Rank for 2013: 61
General manager: Dave Katarski
Full-time employees: 59
2012 new-vehicle sales: 1,255, up 35%
Benefit highlight: Community involvement. Senior management is involved with the local Chamber of Commerce and the chamber's community efforts. AutoNation Honda is a large supporter of local high school sports and an annual supporter of St. Jude Children's Hospital.
Cool perk: Contests for employees that result in dinners at the general manager's house or days out on the lake.
Katarski on showing employees that they are valued: "We recognize employees through monthly and yearly awards, as well as monthly reviews in which we discuss individual performances.
"We also host holiday dinners for Christmas and Thanksgiving during which we pass out gifts and bonuses."