CMA Donates $5,000 to Children's Home Society

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Ending 2021 on a high note, CMA's Toyota of Martinsburg presented a check for $5,000 to Children's Home Society of West Virginia. The agency has been providing foster care and adoption services to West Virginia's most vulnerable children and families since 1896. They have 13 locations statewide, including in Martinsburg where three CMA franchises are located.

CMA's mission is #MovingLivesForward and there is no better way to do that than by helping children. We are proud to support non-profits throughout the Virginia and West Virginia communities where we do business. #CMAgivesback
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Congratulations to CMA’s 2021 Spark Plug Award winners!!

Since 1986, Spark Plug Awards have been a Carter Myers Automotive tradition. The Spark Plug is an award that is given to an associate who embodies our Owners Just Do More motto and has shown above average performance. Watch the video to learn about this year’s winners:


CMA's Colonial Auto Center

  • Wyatt Harker
  • Ron Holly
  • Chan Nesbit
  • Butch Rogers

CMA's Colonial Chevrolet

  • Jessie O'Neill
  • Will Thomas

CMA's Colonial Honda

  • Miranda Archer
  • Rae Morash
  • Wendy Sparks
  • Dennis "DNO" Womack

CMA's Colonial Hyundai

  • Adrian Kemp
  • Lexi Kerr
  • Robbie Roth

CMA's Colonial Kia

  • Steven Goodwin, in…
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Happy 15-Year CMA Anniversary to Ed Nicol!

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Congratulations to Ed Nicol on celebrating 15 years with CMA!

Ed joined the CMA team in 2006 as GSM at CMA’s Colonial Honda. When the opportunity arose, he was promoted to GM at CMA’s Colonial Hyundai. With demonstrated success and as CMA continued to grow, Ed took on more responsibility, including as GM at our Kia and Subaru stores. He is now Managing Partner of 3 of our Richmond locations, serving as General Manager of CMA’s Colonial Honda & CMA’s Colonial Kia...

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CMA Profiles: Meet John Hammond & Darin Jenkins

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John Hammond
John was born in Frederick, MD to lifelong Frederick residents and remained there throughout his childhood and into adulthood. He attended Thomas Johnson High, where he played on both the basketball and baseball teams. After graduating in 1992, he enrolled in Frederick Community College. After one year of community college and working part time cleaning cars at a local dealership, John decided he wanted to work full time in the auto industry.

John has spent his entire career working in dealerships. His first full-time job was in 1994 at Fitzgerald Auto Mall as an inventory...

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CMA Profiles: Meet John & Tony Grist

When the Miller team joined CMA, we gained some exceptional people with strong experience and interesting backgrounds. Over the next few weeks, we'd like to feature some of our new team leaders in Winchester and Martinsburg.

Let start with John & Tony Grist! 
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John Grist 
Shortly after graduating from Brentsville District High School in 1975, John went to work for Northern VA Electric Coop in the engineering department. He left the coop in January of 1985 and started his automotive career selling Hondas. He was eventually promoted to Sales Manager. In 1989, John joined Miller Auto Group ...
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CMA Acquires Miller Auto Group

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CMA is excited to announce the acquisition of Miller Auto Group, including two franchises in Winchester, VA, and three in Martinsburg, WV. With this acquisition, CMA will have 20 locations representing 18 new car brands and employing nearly 1,000 people.

"We have known the Miller family for many years and are excited to welcome their team to CMA," said Liza Borches, CMA's fourth-generation President & CEO. "As far back as the 1970s, George and John Miller worked with my dad (H. Carter Myers III) as West Virginia and Virginia dealers and through their leadership roles in NADA...

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Donates Almost $30,000 to Pediatric Cancer Non-Profits

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CMA observed Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in a big way. For each vehicle sold during the month of September, CMA’s dealerships throughout Virginia made a donation to local non-profits that support pediatric cancer research and provide resources for local children as they undergo treatment.

“We are so proud to support the incredible work of these organizations,” said Liza Borches, President and CEO of Carter Myers Automotive, “As a family and employee-owned company, CMA has always made giving back to our communities a top priority. Our corporate mission is Moving Lives Forward...
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CMA Thinks Pink

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If you see a CMA associate wearing a pink t-shirt or pink ribbon hat at any CMA dealership, it's not just to raise awareness in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Each of those CMA owners made small contributions to the Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation in order to get those shirts and hats.

VBCF is a statewide nonprofit committed to the eradication of breast cancer. VBCF advocates for health policies and research that benefit Virginians in all stages of the disease and provides resources for the most vulnerable in our state, including LGBTQ+ patients and rural populations...
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CMA's Subaru Dealerships Raise $14,000 for Local Schools

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CMA & Subaru of America Donated a Total of $14,000 to Local Schools

All 3 of CMA's Subaru dealerships participated in the Subaru Loves Learning program in September 2021:
  • CMA's Subaru of Winchester raised $3,000 each for two schools: Bunker Hill Elementary in Bunker Hill, West Virginia, and Orchard View Elementary located in Winchester, Virginia.
  • CMA's Valley Subaru raised $5,000 for Stuarts Draft Elementary School in Stuarts Draft, VA.
  • CMA's Colonial Subaru raised $3,000 for Marguerite Christian Elementary School in Colonial Heights, VA.
CMA also collected notes of appreciation...
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CMA Participates in 2021 Day of Caring

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CMA was proud to participate in the 30th annual United Way Day of Caring! Our team worked at the Rockfish Valley Community Center in Nelson County, VA. The Community Center houses a weekly farmer's market, a coffee shop, a thrift store, and artisan studios plus has a skate park and recreation fields. The CMA crew painted and stained their new outdoor stage and helped create a pictorial history of the Center by rehabbing 80-year-old window sashes into art frames. Special thanks to our partners at Zurich for volunteering with us! #CMAgivesback #unitedwaydayofcaring #Movinglivesforward
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