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Headquarters Charlotte, NC
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (SAH)
Industry Retail
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Competitors AutoNation, CarMax

No stranger to speed, O. Bruton Smith has raced Sonic Automotive to the front of the pack of US auto dealers behind larger rivals, such as AutoNation and Penske Automotive. Founded with five dealerships in 1997, Sonic today owns about 120 new- and used-vehicle dealerships and about 25 collision repair centers in major markets in 15 states, including Texas, the Carolinas, Tennessee and Georgia . The company sells some 30 brands of cars and light trucks and offers vehicle financing. Chairman Smith, who runs Sonic Automotive with his son Scott, is also the majority owner of... More

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Sonic Automotive Chairman and CEO O. Bruton Smith

O. Bruton Smith

Chairman and CEO

Too big to fail

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Pros: Excellent potential for growth from low to mid level, good benefits and 401k matching. Excellent technology focus. Huge network of qualified and over achieving workers doing their part for the whole. Full Review

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Interview Details – Was brought to a building they were renting out. Asked me many questions about my hobbies, what had driven me, what I knew about the company. Very warm and genuine people. You really could tell they had a passion for this business and not just some kool aid drinking bull. Met with one manager, then…Full Interview

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Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009

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