#CMAstrong Suicide Awareness Campaign

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During the month of March, CMA is bringing awareness to Suicide Prevention in memory of our first GM at CMA’s Williamsburg Ford, Brandon Stanhope.

For all friends and family across CMA who have lost a loved one to suicide, we are raising money for the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Virginia: NAMIvirginia.org. Now, more than ever, connection and support are critical to mental health.

We have #CMAStrong masks and t-shirts available to purchase, and monetary donations are being accepted at all Carter Myers Automotive dealerships. #CMAgivesback #proudtobeCMA
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A Special Message from CMA's CEO, Liza Borches



From the customer who asked us to deliver their new car to Bangor, Maine (after our driver had a negative Covid-19 test) to the customer who needed a loaner car on Christmas Day... for all the customers who invited us to their homes to pick up their cars for service or for safe at-home vehicle purchases. THANK YOU!

Please watch the video above for a special message from our CEO, Liza Borches.
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Moving Lives Forward with BIKES!!

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CMA’s bike drive this year was a huge success! Thanks to our associates, vendors, and customers, we donated over 700 bikes and toys to Virginia children:

415+ Bikes & Toys for Toys for Tots from CMA’s Richmond, Williamsburg, & Winchester dealerships

250+ Bikes for Salvation Army from CMA’s Valley & Skyline dealerships

40 Bikes + $4,350 for Toy Lift from CMA’s Charlottesville dealerships

A special shout-out to CMA’s Williamsburg Ford for their 1st Annual Brandon Stanhope Bike Drive. That store alone collected 159 bikes for area kids. What a lovely way to honor Brandon’s memory!

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Liza Borches Receives Top Chamber Honor for 2020

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Liza Borches, president and CEO of Carter Myers Automotive, is the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce 2020 Business Leader of the Year.

When the COVID-19 pandemic slowed down business at Carter Myers Automotive dealerships, the business switched gears to help out community members. CMA created a community helpline and used their cars and staff to pick up groceries and medications or run other errands for people.

“So associates were coming in each day and people were kind of just standing around without a whole lot to do,” said Liza Borches, president and CEO of Carter Myers...
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CMA's Valley Subaru Donates Blankets to Valley Mission

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STAUNTON, Va. (WHSV) — It’s National Homeless Youth Awareness Month, and Subaru is giving back as part of its Subaru Loves to Help initiative by donating 50,000 blankets to 600 homeless shelters across the country, including here in the Valley.

“Our community is so lucky to have the Valley Mission here, so when they said you need to pick a homeless shelter, we said it’s a no brainer. We’ll just go down to the Valley Mission because they do such a fantastic job for our community,” Scott Simons, Managing Partner for CMA’s Valley Subaru, said...
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Liza Borches Earns National Recognition

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Liza Borches, President & CEO of Carter Myers Automotive (CMA), has been named one of the 100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry by Automotive News.

“I am very honored to be recognized by Automotive News and know that there is still work to be done to encourage more women to consider a career in the auto industry, especially in retail and customer-connecting positions,” said Liza. “I hope that during my daughter’s…

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Carter Myers Celebrates 55 Years with CMA

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Please help us congratulate Carter Myers III on his 55th anniversary with Carter Myers Automotive! Now serving as CMA's Executive Chairman, Carter is the grandson and namesake of CMA's founder and joined the company after graduating from UVA's McIntire School of Commerce in 1965. He was elected CMA President in 1974.
Throughout his career, Carter has been a leader within the industry. He was elected President of VADA in 1995, and as Chair of NADA in 2002. In 2011, he was named Time Magazine's Virginia Dealer of the Year and in 2016, he received a Lifetime…
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CMA Donates Over $28,000 to #FueltheFight Against Childhood Cancer

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Carter Myers Automotive (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 treatment and provide resources for local children as they undergo cancer 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...
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CMA Participates in United Way Day of Caring

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CMA was proud to volunteer for the 29th annual United Way Day of Caring across Greater Charlottesville. Our team was at Georgia’s Healing house all day. Georgia’s friends and their healing house provide health, hope, and healing to women in recovery in our community. Thank you to many members of the CMA family for helping work on maintenance projects, clean-up and yard work to give these women a safe and nice home to live for up to two years during their recovery. To learn more: https://www.georgiasfriends.org/

#unitedwaydayofcaring #ProudtobeCMA #Movinglivesforward
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#FueltheFight Against Childhood Cancer

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As a team, all CMA dealerships are Fueling the Fight to help families in each of our communities who are battling childhood cancer. We are working to raise awareness and funds for local families who are affected by childhood cancer. Contributions will be going to non-profits serving the communities in which CMA does business:

UVA Children's Hospital - Charlottesville, Staunton, Winchester and Woodstock
ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation - Richmond
Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters - Williamsburg

Here’s what we have going on across all of our market:
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