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Speakers and Topics


Johnny Miller
Golfer Extraordinaire 

Between 1974 and 1975, Miller won 12 tournaments, including the triumphant 1973 U.S. Open victory at Oakmont where he made a comeback from six shots behind and finished with a record-setting 63 in the final round. In 21 years, Johnny won 25 times on the PGA TOUR and was inducted into the PGA TOUR Hall of Fame. Not only has Johnny excelled in the game of golf, but he has received eight Emmy® Award nominations for his insightful, “tell-it-like-it-is” commentary.


Kelly McNearney, Google
Digital Retailing

As Google’s Senior Automotive Retail Strategist, Kelly helps automotive retailers develop strategies to reach in-market shoppers with the right message at the right time to improve sales and loyalty.



Eric Chester
On Fire at Work – How to Ignite Employee Passion, Productivity, and Service in Your Dealership

As an in-the-trenches workforce researcher, bestselling business author, and award-winning keynote speaker, Eric Chester has uncovered the ideas, strategies and techniques that cutting-edge employers are using to win the talent wars and keep their dealerships, fully staffed.


Erik Nachbahr, Helion Technologies
Data Security  

Founder of Helion and as an expert in the IT space with a sole focus on dealerships, Erik Nachbar will discuss the best ways for dealerships to navigate California’s privacy requirements as we all prepare to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).



Sam Casey, Cox Automotive 
Complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) 

As Corporate Counsel for Privacy and Compliance for Cox Automotive, Sam oversees the compliance and privacy programs for an international group of companies serving the automotive industry.



Todd Buchholz
Prosperity Ahead – Or Not?

Former White House Director of Economic Policy and winner of Harvard’s annual teaching prize, Todd Buchholz lifts up the hood of the economy and exposes the strengths and the warning signs to watch out for.  As a former managing director of the legendary Tiger hedge fund, Todd will give you valuable insight to see which way interest rates, gas prices, and stock prices will go next, and their impact on your dealership.


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