Companies that choose to participate in programs such as this can show their community that they want to find ways to give back, and that is why exposure such as this is so significant in the business world that we live.
When Walt DeBoer developed a plan to open a Chrysler-Plymouth-Dodge dealership in Ashland, Oregon, he decided to name the store after a nearby mineral spring and Lithia Motors was born. The year was 1946.
Today, Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE: LAD) is one of the largest auto retailers in the nation. Offering virtually every brand of new and used vehicle, publicly-traded Lithia has been recognized as one of the fastest growing Fortune 500 companies. Led by 3rd generation family and the best part, they are still growing.