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Cherie Watters

President of Sales and Marketing, MagicHands

Member since: Jan 2016
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Cherie Watters Bio

As a female General Manager, Cherie faced many obstacles while climbing the ladder in this very male-dominated industry. Cherie has taken on the challenge with a proven record of success and  now is inspired to help others to do the same by sharing her experience and knowledge with them. A big believer in honesty and integrity and Cherie  shares those same values with her staff, and colleagues, as well as anyone that she encounters personally.

 

Cherie is honored to have served in many leadership roles outside of the dealership including President of the Advertising Association with Hyundai Motor America and co-founder of the Women’s Business Association in the San Gabriel Regional Chamber of Commerce, Board member for the Chamber and the Economic Development committee’s. The dealership she managed was awarded business of the year for San Gabriel Valley and was voted reader’s choice number one new car dealership. She was honored to be awarded with the 2012 Spirit of Leadership award from the Women’s Automotive Association International and am grateful to be asked to attend and speak at many motivational and instructional events. 


I started my automotive career working in the accounting department and eventually worked my way up to Controller for a very large dealer group.  I gained a lot of experience in the Controller position, making it a point to engage in every department of the dealership. I wanted to have a complete understanding of how things worked in all areas of the dealership, not just talking with people in different departments, but actually working day to day in those departments. That experience really helped me to understand the challenges employees face every day. The more I could make the employees' jobs easier and less complicated, the better they could service the customers. The better service the customers received, the more they would come back and give us referrals. I use this philosophy along with my knowledge and skills to be successful in my current position as the President of Sales and Marketing at MagicHands.

I am extremely lucky to have been trained by some very successful and truly wonderful mentors in this business. I made it a point to attend automotive seminars and workshops; I have listened to great speakers that have inspired me; I still keep this good habit today because I think it is important to constantly stay on top of your game and think out of the box.

I am a big believer in honesty and integrity and I share those same values with my staff and business s and colleagues, as well as anyone that I encounter personally.  My philosophy is: If you make people happy, take care of their needs and listen to them, you have made a customer and friend for the long term and they will keep coming back.

I have served in many leadership roles outside of the dealership including President of the Advertising Association with Hyundai Motor America and co-founder of the Women’s Business Association in the San Gabriel Regional Chamber of Commerce. I was honored to be awarded with the 2012 Spirit of Leadership award from the Women’s Automotive Association International.

I am a graduate from Nova Southeastern University Wayne Huizenga School of Business with a Bachelor’s in Banking and Finance and I am currently studying for my MBA in Business Management.

Keynotes

Dealership Best Practices:

  • Dealership Team Building for Success
  • How to Start a New Dealership Point and Succeed


Women, Careers and How to Succeed in Business 

  • Hiring and Retaining Women - Best Practices
  • Creating Women Leaders
  • Motivating Women to Succeed in Business


Inspirational and Motivational 

  • Selling Success for Women in a Man's World
  • Facing Life's Challenges for Career Women

 Workshop

  • Dealership Best Practices
  • Women, Careers and How to Succeed in Business 
  • Inspirational and Motivational 

Panel

  • Dealership Best Practices
  • Women, Careers and How to Succeed in Business 
  • Inspirational and Motivational 

Cherie Watters lent her expertise to these automotive questions from our members:

Lost only key to my 2001 accord can i get a key with vin# and proof of ownership or will they need to access my computer. Car is not running Read Answers

I want to know if there is any advantage to buying this p articular SUV with or without a tow package. We have no intention of towing. My husband thinks that there is increased safety especially from rear-end collisions and possibly increased stability, better radiator with a tow package. We want to know fi this is story telling or has some basis in fact. thanks. Read Answers

Jetta SportWagen SE 2010 its a good car? $21,995 its a good price? Read Answers

I am looking to upgrade from my 2004 Toyota Sienna. It has 100k miles now. I picked it up 2 years ago with 40k miles. I love my mini van and can not imagine owning any thing else. Small problem. The automatic doors stopped working over 6 months ago. The brackets are bad on the motor. I park on an incline by the way. With much research I am aware this is a normal problem for Toyota. They refuse to help even when my extended warranty was still good last month. The price to fix is not worth it for me. Can you please tell me if I should look at a used Honda or Nissan mini van, or stick with Toyota? I am actually open to any brand as long as I have the room I have now. Thank you! Jessie P Read Answers

I have never leased an automobile before. How does a lease work? Read Answers


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