Sewell Dealerships Named Among Automotive News 2012 Best Dealerships to Work For 8/3/12
August 3, 2012
(Odessa, TX), (July) – Sewell Ford Lincoln of Odessa and Sewell Chevrolet Buick GMC of Andrews have earned the distinction of being named as two of Automotive News’ Best Dealerships To Work For. Automotive News partnered with Best Companies Group to identify dealerships in the U.S. and Canada that have excelled in creating quality workplaces for team members. The program measured workplace satisfaction through a confidential survey of employers and employees.
In 2006, we established a goal of becoming one of the best places to work in America. We are humbled and excited to receive this recognition. For our team, it’s a milestone of accomplishment. For me, it means we have a lot of work to do to earn this honor every year going forward. We only become great by never settling for good.” States Collin Sewell, President of the Sewell Family of Companies.
The list of the 2012 Best Dealerships To Work For was published in the July 9 issue of Automotive News. The top dealerships will be ranked and revealed at the Best Dealerships To Work Forprogram and gala awards dinner on Oct. 17, 2012 at the Ritz- Carlton Chicago, and profiled in an Automotive News special section on Oct. 22, 2012. AutoTrader.com, Manheim and vAuto are the exclusive lead sponsors of the event and special section.
ABOUT THE SEWELL FAMILY OF COMPANIES:
The Sewell family entered the automotive industry in 1911 when Frank Sewell began selling Ford Model T’s from his hardware store in Arlington, Texas. Many things have changed since then but personal service and family values are still at the foundation of the Sewell Family of Companies. The Sewell reputation has been earned through its tradition of caring for people and their community. Sewell has recently been named the 2012 TIME Quality Dealer of the Year for Texas. The TIME Dealer of the Year program honors new-car dealers in America who exhibit exceptional performance in their dealerships and perform distinguished community service. Dealers are nominated by members of the Automotive TradeAssociation Executives.
The Sewell Family of Companies is one of the Top 20 Employers in Ector County. Sewell Ford has been named to Ford Motor Company’s National 100 Club for overall sales volume and is the number one volume dealer for Super-Duty trucks in Texas. Sewell has received Ford Credit’s Partner In Quality Award and the Lincoln-Mercury Chairman’s Award for leadership in sales volume and customer satisfaction. In 2009, The Sewell Family of Companies was named the PermianBasin’s Outstanding Philanthropic Business by the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Jan & Ted Roden Center for Entrepreneurship’s Outstanding Family Business Award in 2011.