19. Heritage Ford-Mercury Inc.

In just one year, Heritage Ford-Mercury Inc. moved up twelve places on the BE Auto Dealers list despite a 4.6% percent decline in revenues. Founded by James Hodge in 1986, the Corydon-Indiana Heritage Ford-Mercury is the largest black-owned dealership in Indiana. Hodge’s current inventory includes 54 new and 111 pre-owned Ford and Mercury.

In 2008, the auto dealer earned revenues in excess of $75.4 million