Small Dealerships
11 100 List Ranking
Kemna Auto CenterAlgona, Iowa
Kemna Auto Center
The Kemna For Kids Foundation offered area clubs the opportunity to sell raffle tickets to win a Chevy Volt, with the clubs keeping 50 percent of all sales.

Brands: Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac

Dealer: Ken Kemna

Dealership Group: Kemna Auto Group

Full-time employees: 39

2014 new-vehicle sales: 410, up 2.5%

2014 used-vehicle sales: 425, up 7.6%

Cool perk: Free ice cream on hot days

Employee benefit: Employees get a $500 bonus at Christmas for achieving their personal health goals.

Kemna on a change made in response to staff request: "The detail department staff suggested adding bedliners to their skill set. What a great success."

Kemna on hiring: "We never hired from other stores. We look first for culture, then personality profile. We can grow the skills."