People are our most important asset. It’s what sets Hendrick Automotive Group apart from its competition, a focus first instilled by Chairman Rick Hendrick ever since operating his first dealership in Bennettsville, South Carolina in 1976. We work as a team, best utilizing our individual talents and skills to reach a common goal. Our 10,000-plus employees across the country are empowered, encouraged and trained to be leaders within our organization.
We take care of our employees; they take care of our customers. Training, recognition and advancement opportunities; team celebrations and outings; a strong values-based culture; employee and family benefits; and a positive working environment are only some of the advantages of working for Hendrick Automotive Group.
Hendrick Automotive Group’s mission is to be the premier quality vehicle retailer in the world, providing the best opportunities for our team members, customers, community and the manufacturers we represent. Our company has achieved its missions and remains the industry’s leader by building our entire culture around a set of core values and the belief that people are our most important asset.
Hendrick Automotive Group values its teammates and places a heavy emphasis on numerous recognition programs. From monthly luncheons that focus on dealership and individual accomplishments, to our yearly awards and a highly competitive engine building competition in partnership with Hendrick Motorsports, Hendrick Automotive Group always finds unique ways to celebrate our teammates.
One of the best ways we can show we care for our employees is to invest in their continued success. Hendrick University offers a variety of ongoing training programs led by seasoned professionals to facilitate both professional and personal growth. Regardless of someone’s role with the company, we strive to provide teammates with the training they need to excel in their current position, while preparing them for their next.
The Ricky Hendrick Scholarship is a program to benefit family members of Hendrick Automotive Group employees. Eligible dependents can apply to receive funds to help with the cost of higher education. More than 2,500 college scholarships have been awarded to date.
From time to time, major catastrophes change the lives of some of our employees. But it has been times like these that best illustrate how Hendrick Automotive Group is a family.
The Randy Dorton Hendrick Engine Builder Showdown presented by Valvoline is a chance to celebrate Hendrick Automotive Group’s master technicians. 12 of our top Hendrick Certified Master Technicians are selected and paired with engine builders from Hendrick Motorsports to showcase their skills in a two-day engine building competition.