NAPLES, Fla. (October 9, 2017) – Eric Richardson, CEO of Growth Development Associates (GDA) was presented with American Honda’s distinguished Premier Partner Award in a ceremony hosted by Executive Vice President of Automotive Operations Masayuki Igarashi in Torrance, California. GDA was one of 15 award recipients selected from a pool of more than 1,000 eligible suppliers based on excellence in quality, value and customer service.
GDA earned the award for providing sales and management training. Lorraine Richardson, vice president, GDA said, “Our sales and management trainers have worked closely with Honda and Acura to implement our field-proven sales techniques, and this recognition further validates the record level results our curriculum helps companies achieve.”
Premier Partner Award recipients play an important role in supporting Honda businesses and operations, including Honda and Acura automobiles, automobile engines and transmissions, Honda all-terrain vehicles, power equipment products and general purpose engines.
“This outstanding group of Premier Partner Award recipients demonstrates our shared commitment to exceptional customer service,” said Charles Harmon, Senior Manager - Administration Division, American Honda. “They are valued members of the extended Honda family, and we thank them for their dedication and contributions to Honda’s success.”