May 15, 2009
29. Bob Ross Buick GMC/Ross Motors Mercedes-Benz
Bob Ross Buick GMC Mercedes-Benz is the nation’s 29th largest African American-owned auto dealership; and Ohio’s largest minority-owned dealership. The Centerville, Ohio-based company, formerly Bob Ross Buick Inc., also holds the distinction of being the second largest BE Auto Dealer headed by a woman.
Norma J. Ross is president & CEO of the 100% black-owned dealership.
Up one place on the 2009 BE Auto Dealers list, the dealership saw a 32% decline in 2008 revenues.