The Refinish Distributor's Alliance (RDA) held their Spring Membership Meeting May 15–16, 2014,. at the Embassy Suites in Baltimore, MD.
Many speakers presented over the two days of meetings, with the emphasis being placed on future changes in the PBE distribution model and how distributors can best be prepared for such changes.
Guest speaker Clifton Lambreth worked over 26 years for the Ford Motor Company and was one of only three people worldwide to receive the 2008 Ford’s Leadership Award. Clifton Lambreth gave an engaging presentation on “Doing Things the Right Way.”
RDA executive director Robert McKenzie Jr. said, “The objective of our meeting was to provide valuable information that will help each member improve their business model and market approach in this continually changing landscape, and we accomplished that goal”.
RDA members service over 3,500 collision centers throughout the United States.