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Nelson Family Auto History

The Nelson Family’s involvement in the automotive industry spans a century. Father and son, Hans and Nelse Nelson, immigrated to the United States from Sweden in the late 19th Century and owned a livery stable with horses for hire in Ballard. Their transportation business evolved with the next generation when Nelse’s son, Stanley Nelson Sr., purchased a one-pump gas station and tire store. Stan Sr. also operated a taxi service to shuttle passengers between Ballard and Seattle. As cars became increasingly available and automotive technology continued to advance, opportunity arose for Stan Sr. to establish a Chevrolet franchise and in 1922, Nelson & Kellogg Chevrolet in Seattle was born, the first store in the lineage of family-owned dealerships. Stan Sr. passed on his high standards and strong values to his two sons, Stan Jr. and Fredrick, who operated dealerships of their own. In time, the two brothers would teach the same lessons to their children and to their children’s children. In all, four generations of Nelsons have worked and continue to work in the car business, proud to uphold the family values of integrity, service, and quality.

Honda of Burlington was established in 1979 by the Sims family. Now owned by the Nelson Family Automotive Group, our new and used Washington car dealership is committed to providing for the sales, finance and service needs of all Skagit Valley drivers.

When we're not assisting our customers with an automotive need, we're doing all that we can to give back to the communities we serve. Honda of Burlington sponsors both national and local organizations and foundations, including the Helping Hands Food Bank, Hospice of the Northwest, Boys and Girls Club, and the Mount Vernon Farmers Market.

Why Work At Honda of Burlington?

Our Staff Testimonials

"I was given the freedom and opportunity to grow and advance my career at a very early age. Through highs and lows I always had the support of our owners" - Bobby Maynard

"I love working with our great group of people dedicated to making each experience amazing as well as doing it the right way. I have worked here for several years and am so grateful for their kindness, support and dedication to serving our customers with the very same values as myself." - Camille Kim

"I love working for Honda of Burlington because it is like working with your family. We all care for and about each other and work hard to bring that relationship and level of care to our customers. I have been working in customer service for almost 20 years and I have learned that a happy customer makes for a happy job life." - Amber Peterson

"Honda of Burlington genuinely cares about our customers and the staff who work hard to achieve great care and want the best experience for both. They are true to their values and are straight forward regarding their expectations. It is pleasure to come to work every day knowing you work in a supportive environment." - Chris Wagner

OUR Great Benefits

We offer a very competitive compensation and benefits package including:

  • Generous pay plan!
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance and supplemental coverage
  • 401(k) Plan with matching contribution
  • Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays
  • Career advancement opportunities

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