OWNER FLETCHER JONES AUTOMOTIVE GROUP
WHY: Owns No. 1 dealer in OC, with sales typically topping $600M annually. More than 9.7K new and used cars sold over last year; 265 sales and service employees. Overall group encompasses 13 stores across four states with more than 1,800 associates.
RECENT: More Audi with dealerships in OC, Fremont; bigger Beverly Hills, Chicago service centers.
NOTABLE: Dealerships covering Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Porsche, Sprinter. Began working for father starting out in entry-level positions, then managerial work. Opened first lot in Whittier selling Mazdas, bought out of bankruptcy what would become Fletcher Jones Motorcars Newport Beach.