In this episode of the Used Car Dealer Podcast, Zach interviews Wendy Rinehart, the executive director of the OIADA (Ohio Independent Auto Dealer Association). They discuss the used car marketplace, the importance of IADAs, the upcoming Ohio convention, and more!
Some of the questions asked include:
Q) So Wendy, I wanted to start with an ice breaker, you mentioned to me, that you made, two big business mistakes before 18, what were they?
Q) So how did you get into the auto business, and eventually to running OIADA?
Q) What’s it been like as a female leader in the auto business?
Q) Why should a used car dealer join their state IADA?
Q) What's unique about the OIADA, and the way you run your independent dealer association?
Q) How have you been helping Ohio dealers through some of the challenges the pandemic has brought on?
Q) 2022 has been another roller coaster of a year for the auto industry, talk to me about what you observed from your lens at the OIADA?
Q) What are your thoughts on online dealers like Carvana or Vroom and their model; there’s been a lot of market pressure recently on these public companies?
Q) Futures question, what are your thoughts on digital retail, and its role with used car dealerships?
Q) What's all the interesting things coming down the pipeline for OIADA?
Q) Lastly, anything exciting you want to announce or mention about the upcoming show this October?
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Transcribe of this podcast - https://blog.sellyautomotive.com/blog/interview-w/-wendy-rinehart-of-oiada