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Michael Wood

GM, Jaguar & Land Rover of Virginia Beach

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Michael Wood has built a significant career in the automotive industry, currently serving as the General Manager of the Jaguar, Land Rover, and Volkswagen divisions at Checkered Flag Motor Car Company in Virginia Beach, Virginia since January 2022. His role involves overseeing various aspects of dealership operations, including service levels, fixed operations, and new business development, all with a keen focus on maintaining high standards of customer engagement and satisfaction.

Before ascending to his current position, Michael held several key roles within Checkered Flag Auto Group, including General Manager of multiple brands and divisions, demonstrating his versatility and leadership across a broad spectrum of the automotive sector. His journey from Sales Associate to General Manager showcases a deep commitment to business planning, strategic management, and team leadership. In addition to his automotive career, Michael, alongside his wife Gabrielle Lanzetta, co-founded Lane Wood Properties in May 2023, pursuing their passion for travel and real estate by offering short-term rental homes across the USA. This endeavor highlights his entrepreneurial spirit and dedication to creating memorable customer experiences beyond the automotive industry.

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