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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 driven by over 27,000 employees representing over 60 collision centers at over 300 locations (and counting!), in 16 states.

The open road is a symbolic ... Read more

Mission: The open road is a symbolic part of our brand. It underlines our commitment to swiftly & safely move our company, our communities and our industry forward - paving the way to a peerless Customer Experience. So it’s no wonder that AutoNation has sold and ... Read more

Company Updates

  • AutoNation Cure Bowl Check Presentation Photo displayed on a billboard in Times Square New York .

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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
  • Training
  • Longevity bonuses
  • 401(k)
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Employee vehicle purchase 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


AutoNation Reviews

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  • "Top Retail Automotive Company Worldwide"

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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at AutoNation full-time


    Large company, upward growth potential.


    Large Company, slow reaction speed

    Advice to Management

    Stay in touch with reality in the marketplace, not just numbers.

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AutoNation Photos

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AutoNation Interviews



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    Assistant Service Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sanford, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview


    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at AutoNation (Sanford, FL) in January 2013.


    Applied online and submitted resume was in next week for interview and hired immediately .


    No negotiation base salary plus commision

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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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