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Mike Leep Jr., president of Lujack’s and Gurley Leep Automotive, said that with 20 different dealers in three states, the company is growing, building or renovating on a regular basis, Leep said.
The new construction projects bring Mishawaka, Indiana-based Gurley Leep Automotive’s investment to more than $ 30 million in its Quad-City facility, Leep said.
In addition to expansion plans, Gurley-Leep announced new partnerships with local charities and a new scholarship program for the children of his team members from Iowa.
“We challenged each of our dealer teams to partner with a local charity with a $ 10,000 donation to each store’s charity of choice as well as direct involvement in these charities. charity, ”Leep said.
The Quad-City facilities are in partnership with Friendly House, Make-A-Wish, Riverbend Food Bank, March of Dimes, Honor Flight Quad-Cities and the Quad-Cities Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund.
The scholarship program will support the children of any full-time employee who has worked in the company for two years with a scholarship of $ 5,000 per year for four years. Leep said the program was announced to Iowa employees in April.
Gurley Leep Automotive also owns Smart Honda in Des Moines. The company employs a total of 1,300 people, including 350 in Davenport.