CARY, N.C. -

Since launching the Women & Automotive: Canadian Leadership Forum in 2016, Cherokee Media Group has honored and recognized a group of Canada’s leading women in automotive each year through our Women & Automotive: Profiles in Leadership program.

This year's class is recognized in the May/June edition of the Auto Remarketing Canada magazine, and will also be spotlighted at the all-digital Women & Automotive Canadian Leadership Forum

Without further ado, here are the 2021 Women & Automotive: Profiles in Leadership honorees:

Ola Ajayi-Salako, Cox Automotive Canada

Marley Begg, General Bank of Canada

Colla Chan-Martin, CARFAX Canada

Karina Daukaeva, TRADER Corp.

Arzie Elmazi, EBlock

Mary Esplen, The Humberview Group

Gwen Gareau,  iA Auto Finance

Sara Golizadeh

Stephanie Gowing, KAR Global

Sornelle Gray, ADESA Canada

Denise Hardy,  Safe-Guard Products Canada

Stephanie Lamb, CIBC 

Briar Latam, FlexDealer

Alessia Lia, Carma Auto Finance

Josee Marin, Hyundai Auto Canada Corp.

Melinda McLaren, North Battleford Hyundai

Liza Mrak, Mark Motors Group

Dee Murphy, Autocorp Technologies

Jeannie Oates, SCI Lease Corp.

Erynn Real, GM Financial

Diana Ricketts, LGM Financial Services

Rebecca Sherman, Volvo of Edmonton

Darcelle Valade, AutoCapital Canada

Brie Weber, Weber's Auto Care/The Car Lady Canada

Alecia Wilson, Dealer Inspire

Christine Wong,  Impact Auto Auctions

Through Q&A features, these women will share their stories and perspectives in the May/June print and digital editions of the Auto Remarketing Canada magazine and will be recognized at the upcoming Women & Automotive Canadian Leadership Forum.