Jaguar Land Rover Mission Viejo hires Stephen Brown as the General Manager of the South Orange County dealership. Stephen comes to Jaguar Land Rover Mission Viejo from Heritage Automotive Group based out of Tustin where he was the CEO and brings over 23 years of experience to the dealership. Dermot Brennan, Dealer Principal, states “We are excited to have Stephen on board. We already have a great team in place and I have complete confidence that Stephen can take it to the next level.”
Starting in 1987 as a Finance Manager at Sunnyvale Lincoln Mercury, Stephen learned valuable skills that would help him work his way to the top in the car industry. As CEO of Heritage Automotive Group, Stephen also acted as Vice Chairman of the Lincoln Mercury Dealer Council. Dermot Brennan adds, “We look to Stephen’s broad experience in the automotive industry for both innovative ideas and proven processes to make our business succeed even further.” Recently, Stephen was a board member of the OC Auto Dealers Association.
A native of Philadelphia, Stephen moved to Sunnyvale for work and then to Monarch Beach, CA in 1999 where he now resides with his family. He has 3 kids and enjoys playing golf and spending time at the beach. One of Stephen’s greatest accomplishments took place this year, where he became a bone marrow donor for The City of Hope. As a loyal supporter of Mission Hospital, Stephen is an active member of the local community with plans to increase the dealerships involvement in local events, nearby schools, and businesses.
About Jaguar Land Rover Mission Viejo
Since its opening in early 2008, Jaguar Land Rover Mission Viejo (jlr-mv.com) has built its reputation on quality service and on extensive product selection. Hosting multiple events throughout the year, the store maintains a favorable presence in the community. As the only franchised Land Rover and Jaguar dealer in South Orange County, the dealership is able to deliver the product and service that the brand is famous for. The dealership is located at 28701 Marguerite Parkway, Mission Viejo, CA 92692 and is part of the PNAA group of 4 stores with locations in Orange County and Los Angeles.