Ep 121 - Where the Rubber Meets the Road - Wendy Rinehart, plus a message from Alex’s Corona Bunker


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What’s the difference between a well-run car dealership and a failing one?

Alex chats with Wendy Rinehart, Executive Director of the Ohio Independent Automobile Dealers Association about what makes car dealerships successful, industry changes, being a woman in a male-dominated industry, industry challenges moving forward, and much more.

You’re going to want to put the pedal to the metal and give this one a listen!


  • Wendy’s background and what led her to become the Executive Director of the OIADA
  • Early challenges and being a female in a male-dominated industry
  • Dealing with industry changes and divergent
  • Stakeholders within the association
  • What makes a well-run dealership?
  • Facing new challenges and helping hundreds of dealers with a small office
  • The most important things happening within the industry today


Wendy’s LinkedIn OIADA website Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don’t by Jim Collins (article on his website) Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don't by Jim Collins (Amazon Link) Who Moved My Cheese?: An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life by Spencer Johnson, MD (Amazon Link)


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