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  • Jake Sydorowicz
    (904)998-9992 x237

    Born in Warsaw Poland and raised in Rochester, NY. General Manager-Vice President Jake Sydorowicz (x237) selects the staff at World Imports USA just as carefully as he selects vehicles for inventory. Jake has spent his entire 33+ years with World Imports developing the dealership's stellar profile and has built his reputation on his personal commitment to best-in-class customer care, honesty and integrity. Instilling these values into the entire culture of the World Imports team has created the elite atmosphere needed to service quality-minded customers.

  • Gayle Salyers
    Controller/Office Manager
    (904)998-9992 x231

    All of us at World Imports USA would be lost without Controller/Office Manager Gayle Salyers. Born and raised in Bellbrook, OH, Gayle handles all the many operational and financial details of our growing business. For the past 20 years, Gayle helps maintain our focus on how best to serve our customers.

  • Michelle Spears
    Assistant Business Manager
    (904) 998-9992 x 229

    Born and raised in Jacksonville, FL. Michelle joins our team with 15 years of experience in the automotive industry. Away from the office, Michelle enjoys spending time with her kids and doing their favorite hobbies such as spontaneous day trips, watching football and attending country concerts. 

  • Gary Reed
    Business Manager
    (904)998-9992 x233

    Born and raised in Washington, DC. Gary Reed joins our management team, bringing with him over 18 years of experience in automotive finance. A life-long member of our community. Gary has transitioned to us from Mercedes-Benz where he was Mercedes-Benz Master-Certified. Away from the dealership you will find Gary at the golf course. 

  • Christian Lukner
    904-998-9992 x221

    Born into the automotive industry, Christian Lukner is originally from Rochester, NY and grew up in Jacksonville, FL. He has learned the business from the bottom up building an incredible base of knowledge that has become a valuable asset to the company. As a servant leader, he now directs the sales team and fosters an environment of the Lotus of Jacksonville - World Imports' "customer-first" philosophy. He loves what he does and our customers notice. 

  • Chuck White
    Digital Marketing Manager
    (904) 998-9992 x 230

    Chuck was born and raised in Jacksonville, FL and has received his communications degree from the University of North Florida. Chuck brings his years of experience to help us keep in touch with our customers. Away from the office, he enjoys playing golf and attending local sporting events. 

  • James Johnson
    Certified Sales
    (904) 998-9992 x224

    Raised in Jacksonville Beach, Florida. James studied at University of North Florida, is a avid photographer and brings over 6 years of sales experience to World Imports USA. His knowledge of cars and customer service helps him get his customers get into the perfect car that fits their needs. Away from the office James enjoys surfing, camping and working on his vintage muscle cars.

  • Igor Westerman
    Certified Sales
    (904) 998-9992 x 226

    Igor was born in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan and grew up in Ohio near Cincinnati. He bring three years of automotive experience to our team as well as a passion for cars. He is dedicated in providing the best customer service and enjoys helping customers find their dream vehicle. In his free time Igor enjoys spending time with his fiance, six month old son and two dogs or being at the Muay Thai gym honing his kickboxing skills.

  • Christopher Peneguy
    Certified Sales
    (904) 998-9992 x 223

    Christopher was born and raised in New Orleans, LA. Yet he is very familiar with Florida, he has lived here since 2000. He is a graduate of the University of North Florida. Christopher is a true automotive aficionado. He has close to 10 years in the industry between Bridgestone North America, CarMax and now World Imports USA. When it comes to automotive knowledge and know how, he has it. In his spare time Christopher is working on his classic Mercedes-Benz and Porsche Boxster. He also attends local Mercedes-Benz Club of America and Porsche Club of America meets. You can also catch him at Cars and Coffee Jacksonville on occasion.

  • Corey Craig
    Certified Sales
    (904) 998-9992 x 225

    Born in Springfield, IL but raised in Jacksonville, FL. Corey brings over four years of customer service and retail experience. Away from work, Corey enjoys taking his wife and daughter to the park with his two dogs and spending time building computers and playing video games. 

  • Fabian Gonzalez
    Certified Sales
    (904) 998-9992 x222

    Born in Havana, Cuba, from a young age Fabian was involved in the automotive world helping his dad work on cars. Fabian moved to Jacksonville Florida in September 2014 and with more than 6 years in the automotive business, his passion and knowledge steered him to be a part of World Imports USA/Lotus of Jacksonville team. One of his passions is motorcycles so you'll find him riding around in his free time.



World Imports USA/Lotus of Jacksonville has been in business as a premier luxury dealership in Jacksonville for over 30 years, and our success and continued commitment to customer service is all thanks to our incredible staff. From sales to service, we value every member of our team, and we believe that investing in your people is key to a great dealership experience.

Our dedicated staff is a driving reason that we were named a CarGurus' Top Rated Dealer for 2018.

The team at our Jacksonville dealership - serving the Ponte Vedra Beach, San Marco, and Palm Valley regions - specializes in luxury cars and SUVs, exotic cars, high-performance sports cars, and supercars. That means that we know the brands, we know the technology, and we know the market. Whether you're just getting started looking for your next luxury car, or you know exactly what you're looking for, you'll find a knowledgeable, trained staff to meet your needs.

Click on the photos to learn more about team members. Or, visit us in Jacksonville to meet us in person.


If you're interested in working with a motivated and passionate team of individuals, working with the world's greatest performance and classic cars, see our Employment Opportunities page to see what positions we have open currently. We'd love to meet you.

  1. World Imports USA/Lotus of Jacksonville

    11650 Beach Boulevard
    Jacksonville, FL 32246

    • Sales: (904) 998-9992
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