|"Every day we try to live Joe Carbone's philosophy. Build relationships by being a friend to the customer. Do the right thing... and be the best at it."|
|Today, the words "Don-Al" represent more than the names of the two individuals at the helm of the Carbone Auto Group. Don-Al Management Co., Inc., is the administrative firm that oversees the general operation of all of the dealerships, plus a growing number of affiliates. Those include The Carbone Insurance Agency, Carbone Auto Leasing, Carbone Auto Rentals, Carbone Family Realty, Carbone Wholesale Auto Parts, Carbone Auto Auction and the Carbone Used Car Reconditioning Center. Don-Al Management also coordinates much of the community service participation of the Carbone Group, its dealerships and|
Today, the Carbone family's classic Graham and Studebaker truck are
emblematic of the Group's first two franchises.
Significantly, the late '80s and '90s brought the entry of the third generation of the Carbone family into the business - Don's sons Joe and Don, Jr., and daughter Enessa; and Al's son, Alex. Today, Joe is Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions, Don, Jr. is Consultant to
|Carbone Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep of Boonville, Enessa is Vice President of Administration and Alex is Vice President of Sales.|
Like the fathers and grandfather before them, each has gained broad automotive experience and each is applying that, as well as specialized leadership, in keeping the Carbone Group at the forefront of the automotive field.
"My grandfather worked hard to build a strong foundation for the Carbone Group. But he also built a strong foundation of family values and a customer-oriented philosophy. With many of his grandchildren now in the business, we have the opportunity to continue his legacy, adding our own vision to what he started."
Donald A. Carbone