The Future Dealership Is Green
Track: Business Essentials & Innovations
Friday, March 11, 2022 3:00 PM - Tuesday, June 14, 2022 3:20 PM
Presenters: Ryan Gaylord, Lance Brittle, Annika Nordlund-Swenson
As one of the founding Principals of Altura, Ryan Gaylord works with clients across all industries to develop and implement results-driven sustainability programs. Using an effective stakeholder engagement and goal setting process, he empowers clients to measure, improve and report on their social, environmental, and economic performance. With over 15 years of consulting experience, he is qualified in preparing Sustainability Roadmaps, Implementation Plans and annual reports using industry-recognized frameworks such as the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) and other leading frameworks.
Lance joined Toyota in 1988 as a customer service specialist in insurance services in Torrance, CA. Over the years, Toyota has relocated him across the country to various cities where he has held numerous positions in the company – from district service manager to TFS product manager, from fleet manager to business management manager. Since 2016, Lance has been in the company's retail market development. Currently, Lance is the dealership facility operations manager.
Annika has been with Honda since 2009. Today, she leads the company's environmental sustainability efforts and is responsible for tracking, analyzing, and reporting carbon, energy, water, & waste data; coordinating with global environmental management team to set & track towards regional targets. Annika manages the Honda/Acura Environmental Leadership ("Green Dealer") Program which received 2019 Climate Leadership Award: Innovative Partnership from The Climate Registry & the Center for Climate & Energy Solutions and was awarded a patent for dealership energy management system using controlled electric vehicle charging