As we celebrate this day of gratitude, I hope each and every one of you has a safe and joyful day with your family and friends. I also hope you have an opportunity to reflect on the many things you are grateful for, not just within your families but also in your communities and your […]
When we initiated our smoke-free campus last January 1st at all our locations, we weren’t sure how our customers, employees and vendors would respond to it. It was a bold move that we hoped would “pay off” in a healthier environment for every man, woman and child who stepped foot into our showrooms, waiting rooms, […]
Over the course of a long weekend in February 1972 — 40 years ago — I went from being a service station owner to a partner in a car dealership. It was the realization of my lifelong dream to sell cars, and it was a goal I was willing to work hard and sacrifice much […]
I’m not sure I believe in angels of the heavenly host variety. But I think angels of a more earthly type are surely all around us in the form of individuals who touch someone else’s life in a spectacular way.
This past June, I had an opportunity to say goodbye to the last group of students to come through the Fred Beans-Central Bucks Schools Mentoring Program and to wish them success in their future endeavors. Meeting these earnest young men and women is always a pleasure.
At this time last year, we were in the midst of tremendous challenges and great uncertainty not only for our company but for the automotive industry as a whole and the entire global economy. We made tough decisions to enable us to endure, and we thank our employees for their willingness to cut back and […]
I believe in the American Dream, even if recent months have eroded my confidence. Soon after I participated in the economic summit held at Delaware Valley College this spring, I was energized to get more closely involved in efforts to protect our industry, our company, our employees and our customers from forced dealership closures. Not […]
With the economic downturn we’re currently experiencing, we have a choice to freeze up in fear or to get to work. We’ve decided to get to work. In recent months, we’ve made changes at our dealerships to reduce waste and use our time and skills in smarter ways. We’re encouraging our employees to think creatively, […]