Wednesday 08/28/2019


Cleveland, Ohio, August 26, 2019 – National Automotive Experts (NAE/NWAN) is proud to be recognized by ERC as one of Northeast Ohio’s 99 best places to work! This is the third year in a row that NAE/NWAN has received the NorthCoast 99 award. This year’s research highlights best practices and workplace trends from the NorthCoast 99 winning organizations in the following areas: Organizational Strategy, Policies, and Communication; Recruitment, Selection, and Onboarding; Employee Well-Being; Employee Engagement and Development; and Total Rewards.

“We are committed to engaging and challenging our associates to be the best they can be, not only as associates, but also as members of the community,” said Kelly Price, CEO of NAE/NWAN. “We strive to make a meaningful impact in the lives of others with every interaction. My team and I are humbled to be recognized as a top employer in Northeast Ohio for the third year in a row.”

As an award recipient, Mrs. Price and her team will attend the 21stannual NorthCoast 99 awards program on September 11, 2019 at Hilton Cleveland Downtown. The event recognizes all 99 award-winning organizations with an evening of memorable entertainment, inspiring speakers, and uplifting stories. This invitation-only event draws nearly 1,000 business leaders from around Northeast Ohio. Attendees range from CEO’s of the region’s leading organizations to business and HR leaders from each winning organization.

“We’re thrilled to recognize and celebrate this year’s NorthCoast 99 award winners,” said Kelly Keefe, president of ERC. “With unemployment at a 49-year-low, the benchmarks for attracting, engaging, and retaining employees are higher than ever. Year after year, winning organizations are raising the bar with increasingly progressive and groundbreaking HR practices and benefits that elevate the experience of their employees.”

NorthCoast 99 is an annual recognition program that honors 99 great workplaces for top talent in Northeast Ohio. The program is presented by ERC ( ERC helps organizations create great workplaces by providing HR resources, training, and consulting services. Sponsors of the NorthCoast 99 program include: Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield, CareerCurve, Cleveland Magazine, Corporate Screening, ERChealth, Gino’s Awards, iHeart Media, Mark Wayner Photography and Videography, Meyers, Roman, Friedburg, & Lewis, Oswald Companies, Staffing Solutions Enterprises, and Ultimate Software.

National Automotive Experts is a leading provider of auto, RV, and powersport F&I products. For more information, visit or call 877.222.1645.