Vancouver, WA – September 14, 2012 – Dick Hannah Dealerships received F&I and Showroom magazine’s 2012 Dealer of the Year award after winning a Pacesetter title in 2011. F&I and Showroom magazine is an industry publication that is nationally circulated to dealers and is widely regarded to be a staple in the auto industry. With over 20,000 auto dealerships in the United States, the Dealer of the Year award selection process consists of narrowing the finalists to the top five dealers and then to a winner. The dealers are graded on finance and insurance metrics as well community involvement, industry compliance, employee retention and many other criteria.
“This has been one of the toughest years for our judges,” said Gregory Arroyo, executive editor for F&I and Showroom magazine. “Not only did we receive the most nominations in the seven years I’ve been here, but the field was fantastic. Just about every entry had a great story to tell.”
Family owned since 1949, Dick Hannah Dealerships is dedicated to providing excellent customer service, maintaining a positive and productive work environment, and conducting business in a way that promotes the highest principles of integrity and ethical behavior. Dick Hannah Dealerships features franchise auto dealers selling both new cars and used cars through their Acura, Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Subaru, Toyota-Scion and Volkswagen Dealerships. As the largest privately owned auto dealer company in the state of Washington, Dick Hannah Dealerships is also setting the standard for environmental best practices for automobile dealerships. Teaming up with the National Arbor Day Foundation, Dick Hannah Dealerships plants a tree with every car they sell. So far over 70,000 trees have been planted. To learn more visit www.dickhannah.com.