David Wilson

Corporate Team


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 41 years, beginning 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 femle 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 Orangewood Children’s Foundation, an organization dedicated to serving the abused and abandoned childrlen 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 has joined the Wilson team as Chief Financial Officer following the promotion of Glenn Quintos to Chief Operating Officer. Shelly comes to us from LSL CPA's, who has served as the Wilson organization's auditing firm for over 25 years. 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 licensed as a CPA in 2006. Over the past 13 years she has primarily served LSL's automotive clientele, and was made a partner with the firm in 2010. In addition, as the firm's IT Director, Shelly was responsible for overseeing the IT services provided to clients, as well as developing and directing the firm's IT strategic initiatives.
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Bob Wyrick Parts & Service Departments

Bob Wyrick is a 35-year veteran of the automotive business. He has been personally involved in every aspect of the parts and service departments – from inventory control to technician to wholesale, to the responsibility of managing both the parts and service departments. Bob came to the Wilson Automotive in 1982 as a parts manager. Since that time his responsibilities have expanded to include overseeing the operations of the parts and service departments of all 17 dealerships. Mr. Wyrick is personally involved in developing, maintaining and assessing parts and service programs and processes as they relate to our dealerships. He also provides the organization with expertise in OSHA, safety and hazardous waste compliance programs. This is critical due to the proliferation of regulatory agencies and the laws relating to the automotive industry.
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