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AutoNation Overview

Fort Lauderdale, FL
10000+ employees
Company - Public (AN)
Vehicle Dealers
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, FL, and a member of the S&P 500 (NYSE AN), AutoNation is powered by over 27,000 associates at over 300 stores and collision centers in 16 states.

We are committed to hiring driven, diverse associates and ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to deliver a peerless customer experience. Our vision is to be America's best place to buy and service cars and trucks.

Company Updates

  • Join AutoNation at ITPalooza on Dec. 13th! Stop by our booth and get to know AutoNation's exciting technology careers that will drive the automotive industry forward.

    Don't miss a presentation by our head of digital marketing, Anand Rao!
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  • At AutoNation, we're using technology to push limits and forever change the car-buying experience. We're now hiring for driven women!
    Get to know us and our technology opportunities by signing up for the Fairygodboss Virtual Career Fair on Jan. 17th.

    Fairygodboss Virtual Career Fair for Women

    Fairygodboss Virtual Career Fair for Women

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AutoNation – Why Work For Us?


You have the drive. We have the vehicle.

AutoNation is proud to be America's largest auto retailer representing domestic, import and luxury brands, both on and off the web. We are driven to be the best, and we're always looking for passionate, motivated professionals who share the same drive to join us. With careers ranging from sales to finance to auto service, perhaps you're one of them.

Some benefits of a career with AutoNation

  • Unlimited Income Potential
  • Paid Time-Off
  • Paid Maternity Leave
  • Cancer Insurance
  • Paid Training
  • Longevity bonuses
  • 401(k) Company Match
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) with Company Contribution
  • Life Insurance
  • MSRP Biometric Screening
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending (DCFSA)
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • YouDecide Discount Programs
  • Employee Vehicle Purchase Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Advancement Opportunities


From coast to coast, Americans love the freedom of the open road. It’s a passion we share at AutoNation. We’re proud to have sold and serviced over 11 million vehicles while donating over $35 million to national and local charities. Join us as we pave the way to move our company, our communities and our industry forward.

Driving Pink & Local Community Involvement

Unfortunately, cancer affects us all. AutoNation has partnered with Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) to drive out breast cancer through our "Drive Pink" campaign. We’re committed to driving out cancer. Together, we’ve raised over $12,000,000 for cancer research and treatment. Our efforts extend from coast to coast:

  • Turn our communities “pink” in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    • Participate in local runs and walks
    • Sponsor events supporting cancer related charities
    • Title sponsor of the Cure Bowl
  • Celebrate AutoNation Drive Pink Across America Day by assembling & delivering care packages to cancer patients across the country
  • Volunteer to drive cancer patients to and from treatment through the American Cancer Society Road to Recovery®
  • Offer a cancer insurance that pays a cash benefit for certain cancer diagnoses for every Associate and their covered family starting on their first day of employment
  • Spotlight incredible Associate Drive Pink cancer stories

David Quietly To The Rescue

Hubert Helps a Veteran

Ricky Saves a Fishing Trip

Melisa Delivers

Ann Is Dog's Best Friend

AutoNation's senior management team is made up of individuals who have distinguished themselves as leaders in the automotive retail industry. The team also includes executives who have brought new talents to automotive retailing. Together, they're building a culture that promotes the spreading of best practices, the pursuit of continuous improvement and the delivery of superior buying and ownership experiences.


H. Wayne Huizenga


Executive Officers 

Mike Jackson 

Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer

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Marc Cannon

Executive Vice President – Chief Marketing Officer

Cheryl Miller 

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Donna Parlapiano

Executive Vice President, Franchise Operations, Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Real Estate 

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Coleman Edmunds 

Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Scott Arnold
Executive Vice President, Customer Care & Brand Extensions

Lance Iserman 

Executive Vice President, Sales and Chief Operating Officer

Dennis Berger
Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer


Tom Conophy

Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer


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    Great Benefits; Great Management Structure; Great Training; Great Opportunities For The Career Advancement


    I didn't experience any cons.

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    Keep up a great job!

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AutoNation Interviews



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    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at AutoNation (New York, NY) in July 2018.


    Applied on website. Took about a week to hear back, another week for scheduled interview. Interview was really a simple, no pressure interview. Mostly just conversation on my background and the interviewers experience.

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AutoNation Awards & Accolades

  • Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009
  • Most Admired Companies for Minority Professionals, Hispanic Engineer, 2009
  • World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2008
  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2015
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Pledges & Certifications

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Tech Hiring Commitment

Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

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