Fred Beans Automotive Group Recognized Among Philadelphia Region’s
“Best Places To Work 2019”
Doylestown, Pa. – Fred Beans Automotive Group is among the best workplaces in the Greater Philadelphia Region. The Doylestown-based company is one of only five “extra-large” organizations, those with 500 or more employees, to make the 2019 Best Places to Work list.
The list of “Best Places to Work” winners in the Greater Philadelphia Region is annually compiled by the Philadelphia Business Journal in partnership with Quantum Workplace, a provider of employee engagement software. Winners are solely determined by employee feedback collected through an independent survey administered by Quantum Workplace. Questions cover a range of topics, including work environment, support of personal growth and benefits.
“I always say that we are successful at Fred Beans Automotive Group because of our people. Their integrity and credibility are what drive our reputation,” said Fred Beans, company founder and president. “This recognition is special as it validates that our employees feel that the company and its management team are also doing a good job. We all see value in what we are doing, and we enjoy doing it. That becomes evident to our customers and ultimately affects our bottom line.”
Fred Beans Automotive Group is the largest, privately owned automotive group in Pennsylvania. The company employs more than 1,700 individuals, the majority of whom are in southeastern Pennsylvania, where the auto group has its highest concentration of dealerships. The company is family-owned and –operated, with Fred Beans at the helm after more than 50 years in business.
“We aim to treat our employees as family, which means sincerely wanting the best for them,” said Beth Beans Gilbert, vice president. “Our goal always has been to create a culture of success within the Fred Beans Automotive Group and our Family of Dealerships. We have initiated programs to support employee education and professional development, financial literacy, and health and wellness, including access to a registered dietitian, gym membership discounts and even a wellness coordinator.”
To join the Fred Beans Automotive Group, view a list of job openings with the company at www.fredbeans.com/careers.
All companies named to the 2019 Best Places To Work List were featured in the Aug. 2 issue of the Philadelphia Business Journal, as well as honored by the publication on July 30 at an awards ceremony.
About Fred Beans Automotive Group
Fred Beans Automotive Group encompasses 32 rooftops, 20 dealerships, 18 brands, six Fred Beans collision centers (franchised CARSTAR), two AutoExpress locations, a parts warehouse, two Carquest locations, four Autorents rental locations, and commercial truck sales. The company established the Fred Beans Charitable Trust in 2000 to give back to the community, prioritizing among organizations whose focus spans youth and education, human services, arts and culture, and community development. In 2019, Fred Beans Automotive Group was placed on the Philadelphia Business Journal’s Best Places to Work list and recognized among the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Family Owned Business Award winners.