What Makes a Honda is Who Makes a Honda Video Series

The What Makes a Honda is Who Makes a Honda video series focuses on Honda associates who live out our commitment to The Power of Dreams, a global theme that encourages associates to conceive ideas that will create new value for customers and society. To see all our What Makes a Honda is Who Makes a Honda videos, click here.

Ashley’s Story: Ashley Hayes let her career at Honda Aircraft Company lead to a passion for aviation outside of work as well. Becoming a pilot, Hayes has incorporated her new skill into a unique way to support organizations serving the critically ill.

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Lara’s Story: With Honda for 27 years, Lara Harrington recently served as the large project leader for the 2019 Honda Pilot, making her the first woman in Honda to fulfill this top product-development role. Most recently, she also led development of the all-new Honda Passport.

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Ray’s Story: Ray Khouw, an engineer at Honda R&D Americas, Inc., is passionate about sharing his engineering skills with the students from Team Techno Storm that he coaches in the FIRST® LEGO® League.

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DeWayne’s Story: For many years, DeWayne Odom, an American Honda assistant manager of products, sales, and training, has volunteered his time to make the Honda Campus All-Star Challenge memorable for all involved.

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Dave’s Story: The associate hockey league at Honda of Canada Mfg. (HCM) helps associates, like Dave Eveleigh, realize their dreams and provides them with opportunities to challenge themselves.

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Arturo’s Story: Arturo Valdes was part of a global team that developed and launched the industry’s first 10-speed automatic transmission (10AT) for front-wheel-drive vehicles.

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Kevin’s Story: For Honda associate Kevin Kuhn, jumping out of an airplane is a way to unwind after a day at Honda Manufacturing of Indiana (HMIN).

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Jesus’ Story: Jesus Dueñas, an avid environmentalist is an equipment services team leader at the Honda Anna Engine Plant in Ohio.

 

Francis’ Story: Francis Chukwudolue, from Honda Manufacturing of Alabama, LLC, is the manufacturing leader of the new 2018 Odyssey.

 

Kristina’s Story: Kristina Kennedy, from Honda R&D Americas, Inc., served as a Quality Project leader and brought the voice of the customer to the new Odyssey team.

 

James and John’s Story: John Duffy and James Dillard, from Honda of America Mfg., Inc. provide hope and inspiration through a prison fellowship program.