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  • Charles Burton
    Owner/President
    302-270-7012

    Charlie Burton is the 5th Generation owner of the i.g. Burton Auto Dealerships located in Milford and Seaford Delaware.  Graduate of Roanoke College ,  Charlie initially did not work in the family business. He pursued career in the automotive finance and insurance business working for Ryan Associates for a number of years. One day Charlie got a call asking him to come back and run the family business.  For the last 25 years he has been running the operations taking it from a small family business to the successful organization it is today. What he is proud of them most is his employees. "It's a great feeling knowing you give your employees the opportunities to develop and grow and be successful."

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  • MJ Lofland
    Vice President / COO
    302-222-8310

    MJ Lofland has been with the i.g. Burton auto group since 1995. He has held the positions of Director of First Impressions, Sales Professional, Salesperson(earning salesperson of the year in 1997 and 1998) getting promoted to sales manager in 1999. From there he has progressed to General Manager in 2003 and in 2007 a member of the Operations Management Team as Director of Sales and Finance and now the Vice President/COO over all i.g. Burton locations. In his spare time he enjoys hunting here on the Delmarva peninsula and spending time with his family and daughter Elise. MJ resides in Milford. To quote MJ "Nobody beats a Burton Deal....Nobody!"

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  • Juliana Swinford
    CFO
    302-839-1111


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  • Lisa DiVincenzo
    Executive Manager
    302-404-5225

    Lisa started her automotive career in 1999 working at a private repair shop in Wilmington, DE. She wore many hats at that job….receptionist, car washer, parts person and customer service representative. This is where her love for the automotive business began. After a few years, she applied for a job at the local dealership and started as the service receptionist before working to be a service advisor. Next stop was Service Manager of the BMW franchise. Her love for all things outdoors drew her to the Delaware beach area. She moved in 2008 and started with i.g. Burton as the BMW service manager, a job she truly loved. After working at i.g. Burton for over a decade, she earned the opportunity to be part of the Executive Management team. When away from the dealership, she enjoys spending time with her husband Brad and daughters Kayla and Talia. Together they love to travel, camp, paddleboard and play with their two dogs.

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  • Bernadette Jasmine
    Executive Manager
    302-930-5176

    Bernadette Jasmine joined i.g. Burton Auto Group in July of 2019 as part of the Executive Management Team. She is currently the acting HR Director. Bernadette brings ten years of experience in the automotive industry previously working for General Motors as a District Manager. In another life, Bernadette served as the Town Clerk for Mountain Village and ran a day care center in Rico - both in Colorado. She lives in Lewes with her husband Jeff, her son Jakob and their dog, Bobby. They enjoy family time on the beach, fishing and kayaking.

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  • Rick Astarita
    General Manager
    302-424-1500

    Rick started selling cars in 1983 in Baltimore, Md. He has over 33 years of automotive experience the last 16 years with Mercedes Benz. Rick enjoys spending time with his wife and three daughters. In his spare time he enjoys the outdoors as much as possible.

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  • Pete Palmer
    General Sales Manager
    302-839-1075

    Pete has been a Mercedes enthusiast since the mid 80's when he bought his first Benz. He has been involved with Mercedes sales for over 20 years, The last 15 managing at i.g. Burton. Pete lives in Seaford with his wife, 2dogs and 2 cats. He enjoys boating on the Nanticoke and classical choral music.


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