CMA & Orchard View Elementry School

CMA's Subaru of Winchester held an essay contest at Orchard View Elementary School so classes could win money for school supplies! We also gave gas cards to every staff member and a donation to the school! What the video to learn more (and for some cuteness overload). We are #proudtobeCMA and are always #MovingLivesForward!
Read More

CMA's Carmen Hinton Wins National Video Contest

Congratulations to Carmen Hinton, Service Manager at CMA's Valley Subaru, on winning NADA's 2022 Women Driving Auto Retail video contest! Her win was announced at the NADA Show in Las Vegas. Watch this video to see our CEO, Liza, accepting the award on Carmen's behalf:

Carmen will receive a $1,000 gift card, complimentary registration to NADA Show 2023 in Dallas, and a scholarship to NADA’s Professional Series, a training program to foster talent working in any dealership department – a value of $2,995. Here's the winning video!

Congratulations, Carmen! We are so proud of…
Read More
Categories: ,

CMA Donates to ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation


During the calendar year 2021, CMA’s Colonial Subaru collected $25 from every car sold to donate to the ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation. After everything was tallied, we were able to present ASK with a check in the amount of $13,325! This means every time we moved a life forward by finding that perfect new Subaru for someone, we moved more lives forward by giving back to our community. That’s a win-win for everyone! Thanks to our Subaru team for doing more for our community, and thanks to ASK for supporting local children and their families.

#movinglivesforward #proudtobeCMA…
Read More

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

650 × 487

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
Read More

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…
Read More
Categories: ,

Happy 15-Year CMA Anniversary to Ed Nicol!

300 × 375

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...

Read More

CMA Profiles: Meet John Hammond & Darin Jenkins

650 × 487

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...

Read More
Categories: ,

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! 
600 × 333

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 ...
Read More

CMA Acquires Miller Auto Group

1400 × 300
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...

Read More

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

650 × 487

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...
Read More