45. Noble Automotive Group

Noble Automotive Group is the nation’s 45th largest African American-owned auto dealership; and Iowa’s largest minority-owned auto dealership.

Dimaggio Nichols is president of the Indianola-based dealership the 100% black-owned dealership. Climbing 17 places on the 2009 BE Auto Dealer List, the dealership earned $39.6 million in 2008 revenues–down 7.3% from last year.