Group 1 Automotive
Maple Shade , NJ
Overall Rank for 2013: 42
General manager: Tom Alfinito
Full-time employees: 50
2012 new-vehicle sales: 1,022, up 21%
Benefit highlight: A foundation assists employees when they face hardship.
Cool perk: A most valuable employee is recognized monthly with a lunch and gift.
Alfinito on showing employees that they are valued: "We invite all our employees to process improvement meetings. At these meetings employees can express their ideas and concerns about our processes. We talk about ways to improve customer and employee satisfaction. This is the most valuable meeting we have. Employees are a big part of how we do things and their ideas are important to us."