Kelly Automotive Group
Danvers , MA
Overall Rank for 2013: 37
Dealer: Brian Kelly
Full-time employees: 39
2012 new-vehicle sales: 628, up 6%
Benefit highlight: Community involvement. For example, employees worked with the Peabody Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department to redo a playground.
Cool perks: Summer ice cream social; free tickets to Boston sports events such as Red Sox, Celtics and Bruins games
Brian Heney, director of operations, on showing employees that they are valued: "We provide our employees with a state-of-the-art and technologically advanced facility. This is our newest facility and includes a beautiful lounge with a kitchen for our service technicians and another one for our sales and office team."
Heney on changes in response to staff requests: "We upgraded all of our diagnostic equipment, computers and phones for our Volkswagen team."