Damon Lester, Don Hall, & James Church Discuss Diversity in Retail Automotive


Today on CBTNews.com – June 18th, 2020:

Damon Lester, Don Hall, & James Church Discuss Diversity in Retail Automotive
On today’s show, we welcome NAMAD President Damon Lester, VADA President Don Hall, and James Church, General Manager at Priority Auto Group in Chesapeake, Virginia. Damon, Don, and James speak to CBT’s Jim Fitzpatrick about diversity in the automotive industry.

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