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Open Dealer Exchange Named a Top Workplace in 2023 by The Detroit Free Press

Farmington Hills, Michigan, November 20, 2023 – Open Dealer Exchange, a leader in automotive finance and insurance technology, is excited to announce its recognition once again as a Top Workplace by The Detroit Free Press, marking the third time the company has received this honor and the second consecutive year of winning this award. This prestigious accolade reflects the company’s unwavering commitment to fostering an outstanding work environment, as evidenced by direct feedback from its employees.

The Top Workplaces honor is determined exclusively through an employee survey conducted by Energage, LLC, a renowned expert in employee engagement. The survey explores 15 critical culture drivers essential to organizational success, such as alignment with company values, execution of business strategy, and the strength of employee connections.

“Our team at Open Dealer Exchange is the backbone of our success, and receiving the Top Workplaces award is a testament to the positive culture we’ve cultivated together,”  said Steve Luyckx, CEO of Open Dealer Exchange, “What I enjoy seeing the most is how our individual passions to achieve our business goals turns problems into opportunities, and when you create that spirit, everyone wins.”

Energage CEO Eric Rubino emphasizes the value of employee recognition in achieving this award. “Earning a Top Workplaces award is a badge of honor for companies, especially because it comes authentically from their employees. That’s something to be proud of. In today’s market, leaders must ensure they’re allowing employees to have a voice and be heard. That’s paramount. Top Workplaces do this, and it pays dividends.” 

About Open Dealer Exchange:

Founded in 2009, Open Dealer Exchange is at the forefront of transforming the Automotive Finance & Insurance workflow. A joint venture between CDK Global and Reynolds & Reynolds, the company is headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Open Dealer Exchange revolutionizes the car buying process through seamless integration with a nationwide network of auto lenders, aftermarket providers, and credit bureaus, ensuring a streamlined and efficient experience for dealerships and car buyers across the country.