T. Douglas SPEIRS
Following post-secondary studies at the University of Guelph, “Doug” Speirs began his corporate career at General Motors of Canada. At General Motors, Doug held District Sales Manager positions from coast to coast and later became the Assistant Zone Manager – Ontario. He went on to senior management positions in both marketing and distribution.
Following his success at General Motors, Doug completed his MBA at the University of Toronto. He went on to create the Training Division of the General Motors Dealers Association where he also served as its director and lead instructor.
With an intense passion for training, Doug formed his own training and consulting company, opening the doors of Wye Management in 1991 (Wye Management was named after the Wye Heritage Marina in Midland, Ontario where Doug kept his sailboat).
While still at the helm of Wye Management, Doug became Dealer Principal of two Chrysler dealerships in Ontario, Canada. As a Dealer, he applied theory and concepts to “real world” applications with both vision and success.
Today, Doug remains a sought-after consultant and speaker.