David Wilson Chairman/CEO

A graduate of the University of Northern Iowa, David has been involved in the automotive industry for over 40 years. He was VP/General Manager of a Lincoln Mercury dealership in Phoenix, before buying out the owner of Toyota of Orange in 1985. Mr. Wilson is now the owner and CEO of seventeen automobile dealerships, employing over 2,000 people. Sales for these corporations total over $2 billion annually, making Wilson Automotive one of the largest dealership groups in the nation. As a gubernatorial appointee, David served on the California New Motor Vehicle Board for 14 years, including 2 years as vice president and 2 years as president. The American International Automobile Dealership Assn. presented David with its Lifetime Achievement Award for his deep commitment to the auto industry and his community involvement. Mr. Wilson is also honored to have been inducted into the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, where he has been a member for 13 years.
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Craig T. Whetter President

A third-generation automotive professional, Craig was born and raised in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Both his father and grandfather worked for Ford Motor Company for 40 and 45 years respectively. Craig is a graduate of Northwood University with degrees in Automotive Marketing, Advertising, and a B.A. in Business Administration with a minor in Accounting. Craig has been in the automotive business for 45 years and has served 9 years as president. He began his career working for a local Chevrolet – Cadillac dealer. Craig held positions in the parts, service and sales departments as he worked through his four-year degree at Northwood University. This "real-life" retail dealership experience, combined with his three degrees in business, automotive marketing and advertising (with a minor in accounting) provided him a strong background in the retail automotive industry.
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Vikki L. MurphyExecutive Vice President

Vikki Murphy is a graduate of Andrews University, and has a diverse background in public relations and marketing. Her first job after college was as the assistant administrator of Lakeview Hospital in California, where she worked closely with the community to raise funding for a new medical facililty. She was also the youngest person and first female to hold the position of Director of Marketing for CableDate, Inc., in Sacramento, California. She has been with the Wilson organization since David Wilson purchased his first dealership, Toyota of Orange, in 1986. In addition to her business responsibilities, Vikki works extensively with local church, civic and charity groups. Her most recent appointment is to the Board of Directors of the Orangewood Foundation, an organization dedicated to serving the abused and abandoned children of Orange County. She has received numerous business and civic awards for her achievements and contributions to the community – including the “Good Scout” Award from the Boy Scouts of America and being named “Citizen of the Year” for the City of Orange.
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Glenn Quintos Chief Operations Officer

Glenn Quintos is the Chief Operations Officer of Wilson Automotive. He is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara with an undergraduate mathematics and economics degree. In May 2007, he received his MBA from Chapman University as a member of Beta Gamma Sigma honor society.Prior to joining Wilson Automotive, Glenn was interim CFO/Controller for several small to medium-size businesses located in Southern California. He worked on an outsource basis for Montgomery Financial Services Corporation. Prior to working at MFSC, he was the controller for a telecommunications company based in California. He assisted in expanding the company over 300% in a six-year time frame. In addition to being responsible for the financial administration of the business, he was an integral part of the sales and operations organization as well.
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Shelly JackleyChief Financial Officer

Shelly Jackley joined the Wilson Automotive team as Chief Financial Officer in July 2014. Prior to joining the Wilson Automotive team, Shelly was a partner with Lance, Soll & Lunghard CPAs where she spent over 13 years in public accounting; primarily providing consulting, tax, and accounting services to the firm’s dealer clientele. Shelly is a graduate of CSU Fullerton, with a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, emphasis in finance. She received her MBA from CSUF in 2001 and became a licensed CPA in 2006 and is currently a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
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Tanya Fricker I.T. Director

Tanya Fricker joined Wilson Automotive in August 2000. During her 22-year tenure with the organization she earned her undergraduate degree in Management Information Systems from CSULB and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Redlands. Prior to joining the corporate team, Tanya held various accounting roles in the private sector. Tanya’s current responsibilities include overseeing all technical infrastructure, leading the IT team, developing and maintaining IT processes to support the implementation strategies, analyzing business requirements, project planning, identifying and eliminating security risks.
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Casey Griffin Real Estate Management

Casey Griffin is a graduate of the University of Southern California with a B.S. in Real Estate Finance, and over 35 years of comprehensive experience in the real estate industry.He is a licensed real estate broker, and was formerly a principal in the Formarc Company, where he provided both strategic and tactical real estate services to Mark IV Industries, Inc. on an outsourced basis. Casey’s extensive experience includes acquisition and disposition of corporate facilities, analysis of municipal incentives and financial alternatives, valuation of real estate assets, entitlement processing, and environmental issues. As the outsourced service provider to Wilson Automotive, Casey is responsible for all aspects of the company’s real estate activities. Coordination and implementation of all transactional, entitlement and development projects fall within his responsibility. Current activities include the acquisition, entitlement and development of the many franchises owned by Wilson Automotive throughout California, Arizona, Nevada and Mexico.
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