F.A.S.T. networking. Derrick Gholson , operations manager for the Corpus Christi Health Care Coop.
Derrick Gholson, operations manager for the Corpus Christi Health Care Coop
Marty & Lauren are meeting with Derrick Gholson, operations manager for the Corpus Christi Health Coop. Derrick wants to talk with Marty & Lauren about Wheels becoming a Community Sponsor in the new “Cars for the Community” program.
F.A.S.T. is holding a lunch meeting with 8 potential corporate financial co-sponsors of “Cars for the Community,” a new public relations program being considered by F.A.S.T. The program would make complementary vehicles available for Corpus Christi social service organizations to use in serving special case members of the community who require occasional transportation services. The luncheon is being held at a Corpus Christi restaurant to introduce “Cars for the Community” to the potential sponsors.
Design a listening strategy for F.A.S.T. to use during the luncheon meeting with potential sponsors.
Interpret the following comments made by sponsors during the meeting & draft a response:
Franky Colman, meeting & restaurant owner
“We think the program should serve a wide group of Corpus Christi residents.” (from Franky Colman, a local restaurant chain owner)
Jesse Puentes, Christi residents.” University VP
“We would have more interest in sponsoring the program if it were coordinated by the city government rather than social service agencies.” (Jesse Puentes, Vice President,
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi University)
Germaine it were coordinated by the city government rather than social service agencies.”
“We have some concerns about how the program might prove to be controversial or misunderstood.” (Germaine Pierson, regional manager,
Vinitha to be controversial or misunderstood.”
“Will the other car rental firms in Corpus be involved in this program?” (Vinitha Arjay, representative of the Corpus Chamber of Commerce)