The Friedkin Group is led by Chairman and CEO Dan Friedkin and encompasses a consortium of automotive, hospitality, entertainment, sports and adventure companies. These organizations include Gulf States Toyota, GSFSGroup, GSM, US AutoLogistics, Ascent Automotive Group, Auberge Resorts Collection, AS Roma, Imperative Entertainment, 30WEST, NEON, Diamond Creek Golf Club, Congaree and Legendary Expeditions. With a storied and distinguished history dating back to the establishment of Gulf States Toyota in 1969, The Friedkin Group’s affiliated companies have grown and diversified, currently employing over 5,600 employees globally (2,000 based in Houston).
Our companies have been recognized as a great place to work. For example, Gulf States Toyota has consistently been recognized by the Houston Chronicle as one of the “Top Private Companies” in Houston, has been named one of Houston's "Healthiest Employers" and was recognized by Forbes as one of America's "Best Midsize Employers."