Perry Watson III is president of Lexus of Mishawaka. Before the Lexus dealership opened in 2001, Watson had a Dodge dealership that he operated in Minnesota for nine years. He was part of the Chrysler Minority Dealer Training Program from 1990 to 1993.
Watson is originally from Muskegon Heights, Michigan. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo.
Watson is a member of both the St. Joseph County and Greater Elkhart Chambers of Commerce, Indiana Auto Dealers Association, and the National Association of Minority Dealers board.
Locally, he is a mentor with the Urban League, Boys and Girls Club, and Jack and Jill of America. He is also a member of Memorial Hospital’s Entrepreneurial Advisory Committee.