Local Byrider Owner Receives Franchise of the Year for Third Consecutive Year
WOOD RIVER — Byrider, one of America’s largest buy-here pay-here used car dealerships and franchise systems, presented the Franchise of the Year Award at the company’s annual convention. The franchise group owned by Jeff Anderson and Mike France was named an honoree, ranking in the top three, for successfully managing three franchise locations. The convention was held virtually for the first time in the company’s 31-year history to accommodate safety precautions amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Our franchisees faced unprecedented challenges in 2020, Jeff Anderson, Mike France and their team proved their resilience by facing these challenges head on and adapting to new norms. We’re proud to recognize this accomplishment and the franchisee’s high rankings in categories including customer advancement, service comebacks and earning, as well as being leaders in the Byrider community,” Chief Executive Officer Craig Peters said
“I am excited to recognize the owners and operators who have been key drivers of the Byrider franchise business in 2020. This team demonstrated its ability to set high standards of customer service and grow its business, even in an uncertain environment,” said Chris Hadley, Byrider vice president of franchising.