Brian J. Bemis began his career in the automotive industry at the age of 14. According to Brian Bemis, "There's no better place to start in the car business than washing cars and getting them ready for customers. You get to be in touch with everyone inside the dealership....sales people, service, ownership." At the age of 18, Brian Bemis was promoted to car sales and never looked back. In 1984 he purchased Kishwaukee Dodge in Sycamore and currently has 12 franchises from domestic, European, and Asian manufacturers in multiple cities. Today, Brian Bemis' children have joined him in the business; Chad Bemis and Amy Bemis Lyon.
Since 1984 Brian Bemis Automotive Group has grown to 4 locations in 3 cities; Oregon, Sycamore and De Kalb. Through the years we have remodeled our facilities to offer luxury and conveniences for our customers. All of our locations have free wifi, a Professional quiet waiting area, children's play rooms, drive in service departments and a comfortable setting.
Our Staff and Accolades
Brian Bemis Automotive Group has over 200 employees. Many of our employees have 10,15 and even more than 25 years with the company. Together with our employees Brian Bemis dealerships have earned the 5 Star Certification in customer service excellence at all of the Chrysler locations, are Ford Blue Oval Certified, Honda EXCELL validated and the Toyota President's Award. Recently Brian Bemis was awarded a 25 year service award from Chrylser. Many of our employees have individually been recognized for their excellence in their individual fields of expertise.
Brian Bemis says, "We measure customer satisfaction everyday. The simple fact is that we need to keep customers better than happy...we need their experience to be surprisingly good, better than they can find elsewhere." We have a number of customers who are 3rd generation Bemis family customers and have purchased over a dozen cars.
The Brian Bemis family lives in the communities which the Brian Bemis Family car dealerships operate. As a family our community is important to us and we invest in the future of the community. Whether it is through anonymous donations, community outreach, parades, cancer fund raisers, local schools or just helping out one of the many local organizations, we are proud to be a part of our community. In 2012 we developed The Brian Bemis Family Foundation to focus on grants, scholarships and community enrichment.