Best Practices for Diversity & Inclusion

Track: Human Capital

Thursday, March 10, 2022 4:00 PM - Tuesday, June 14, 2022 5:00 PM

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Location
W229

Presenters: Perry Watson

72% of leaders say diversity and inclusion is a priority at their company, yet 46% of employees say their company doesn't deliver. Understand the business case for, and benefits of, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Learn from a perspective built on 20+ years of auto dealership management experience, practical tips and real-life success stories of how diversity and inclusion can increase employee engagement and morale, help recruit talent and positively impact the bottom line. Garner simple yet effective best practices that leaders can implement immediately.

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Perry Watson
Presenter

Perry Watson
Director, Minority & Women Retail Programs

As Director of Minority and Women Retail Programs at DealerSocket, Perry Watson IV oversees the company's external diversity, equity, and inclusion strategies, and supports its internal efforts. With over 20 years of auto dealership management experience, Perry brings first-hand perspective and insight to his current role. Perry's balanced approach to program management enables DealerSocket to capitalize on diversity and inclusion strategies for success. Prior to joining DealerSocket, Perry spent 15+ years as General Manager and part-owner of Lexus of Mishawaka in South Bend, IN, and more than five years as Assistant General Manager at Brookdale Dodge in Brooklyn Center, MN.