You’re invited to join us for the Sales Connection Breakfast Series held the first Friday of each month.
All sales professionals in the central Ohio area are invited to attend for only $15, which includes breakfast. Reservations are required and can be made using the link on this page.
What is the Sales Connection Breakfast Series?
At each breakfast, a special guest speaker will join us to discuss a topic of great importance to the professional growth of sales professionals. Sales training, sales management, aspects of the sales process and marketing will be featured topics throughout the year. This series is brought to you by a special partnership with the Ability Professional Network, Conway Center for Family Business, Driscoll Learning, The Sales Connection and the Dublin Chamber of Commerce.
Rhett Ricart will be discussing the "13 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make in Your Business," including:
About the speaker: Rhett Ricart, president and CEO of Ricart Automotive Group
- Assistant or Secretary: Hire the Best
- Phone Etiquette and Systems
- Accounting Firm, Office Support
- Banking: Meet the Bank President
- Legal, Have a Trusted Legal Team and Estate Plan
Rhett Ricart is President and CEO of Ricart Automotive Group, in Groveport, Ohio. Ricart Ford was
founded in June 1953, by his father, Paul Ricart Sr. It was his father’s philosophy that to lead, you must work alongside the employees first so he started out washing cars and worked in every aspect of the business. In 1982, Rhett and his brother, Fred, assumed ownership of the dealership. Today, they employ over 600 and annually sell approximately 15,000 new and used vehicles across 6 new product lines.
•National Automobile Dealers Association Ohio Director
•Member, 2017-2018 Executive Committee, National Automobile Dealers Association
•Chairman, 2017-2018 Regulatory Affairs Committee, National Automobile Dealers Association
•Member, 2017-2018 Legislative Affairs Committee, National Automobile Dealers Association
•Member, 2017-2018 Industry Affairs Committee, National Automobile Dealers Association
•Member, 2018 Ford Motor Company National Dealer Council
•Past Board Member, Kia National Dealers Council
•Committee Member, Ford Motor Company F150 Marketing Committee
•Board Member, Ohio Automobile Dealers Association
•Board Member and Past President, Columbus Automobile Dealers Association
•Past Chairman, Columbus International Auto Show
•Trustee and Treasurer, Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority, 18 years to date
•Executive Committee Member and Trustee, Columbus Sports Commission
•Committee Member, Dealer Alliance Group (Ford)
•Past Trustee, The Columbus Academy, served for 12 years
•Tocqueville Society Giving Member, United Way of Central Ohio
•Ricart Automotive annually supports various local charities, including the ALS Association of Central Ohio, Alzheimer’s Association, American Cancer Society, American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, American Lung Association, Autism Society of Ohio, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio, Children’s Hunger Alliance, Crohn’s & Colitis Association of Central Ohio, Faith Mission, Franklin County 4-H Youth, Musicians Against Childhood Cancer, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Prevent Blindness of Ohio, Ronald McDonald House, Salvation Army, St. Jude’s and Women’s Small Business Accelerator
Ricart Automotive has received numerous manufacturer Sales, Service and CSI Awards over the years.
•2016 Ford Presidents Award & Triple Crown Award for excellence in Sales, Service, Customer Satisfaction
•Top Places to Work by Columbus CEO Magazine and WBNS 10TV, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
•Ford Motor Company Salute to Dealers Award 2015
•Ohio Businessperson of the Year by The Ohio State University Fisher School of Business, 1993
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Thank you to the Sales Connection Breakfast sponsors!