Benny Robles Presidents Awards

President & General Manager Benny Robles with past President’s Awards.


 67 Year Old Central Florida Company Receives Prestigious 

Awards for 17th Time

Customers Survey Responds with Excellence in Service

 BARTOW, Florida April  2015 – Bartow Ford Company is 67 years old this month and the 2014 recipient of Ford Motor Company’s highest honor, the President’s Award.  The accolade, created in 1998, acknowledges Ford and Lincoln Mercury Dealerships that provide exceptional service and vehicle buying experiences for their customers.

With over 3,000 Ford dealerships operating in the country, this accomplishment is achieved by few.  Actualizing the award once places dealers at the top 1% of their industry. Bartow Ford Company has earned this honor 17 times.

“Receiving the President’s Award 17 times represents the continuous hard work and dedication of our people.  This requires teamwork and total commitment to the care of the customer,” says Bartow Ford President, General Manager, and Ford appointed Consumer Experience Movement board member, Benny Robles.  “I am so proud of everyone at Bartow Ford.  Congratulations to them!”

The President’s Award is given annually to dealers who meet the criteria set forth by Ford Motor Company through programs such as Consumer Experience Movement designed to transform the dealer-customer relationship.

In addition, community efforts have been recognized and featured as a Ford “Go Further” initiative. View the video here.

“Congratulations to all Bartow Ford team members!” expresses Bartow Ford Director of Business Development Center, Quality Control and Internet Sales, Rhonda Alejandro.  “Everyone’s hard work, and continued efforts to take care of our customers has made it possible to achieve the President Award for the 17th time.  We have an amazing team!”


Founded in 1948, Bartow Ford Company is a privately held company providing new and used vehicles, and automotive services. The Central Florida facility, located on 30 acres of property in Polk County, with over 200 employees, includes a service and parts department, detail depot, collision center, rental vehicles, commercial services and a quick-lane. Bartow Ford has achieved Ford Motor Company’s prestigious President’s Award 17 times. For more info on Bartow Ford Company, please visit

If you would like more information about this topic or to schedule an interview with Benny Robles or Rhonda Alejandro, please contact Hazel Kendrick at 800-533-0425 or email