Glendale Heights , IL
Overall Rank for 2017: 62
Rank based on Dealership size (Large): 7
2016 new-vehicle sales
1,067, up 3.1%
2016 used-vehicle sales
887, down 3.5%
General Manager Dan Kurtz on showing employees they are valued
"We update all employees weekly by an email newsletter, letting them know what is going on in each department, all their accomplishments, birthdays and any other special occasions. We have a weekly birthday lunch for all employees and a Gung Ho award quarterly. We have an Employee of the Month award."
Kurtz on keeping employees engaged
"Team goals, training and growth opportunities at Sunrise as well as throughout the organization."
Kurtz on a successful healthy living program
"We did a 'biggest loser' contest and sponsor a Sunrise 5K shuffle."
Kurtz on attracting employees
"We receive a lot of employee referrals. Also, a lot of our customers refer potential employees to us. We revised our salespeople pay plans and working hours."