Staff


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  • Derek Butts
    Centre Manager
    (603) 623-8500

    Derek Butts comes to Land Rover Bedford with extensive background in automotive management. Previously with Holloway Mercedes-Benz/Fiat of Manchester he has also held management positions with BMW of Stratham and BMW of Cape Cod.  From 2003-2009 Derek was a General Manager with British Motor Car Distributors of San Francisco, CA., where his passion for Land Rover took root.


    Derek, earned a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and Economics from Wesleyan University in 1994 along the way completing an internship with the Center for Auto Safety in Washington, D.C..

    An avid follower of all things automotive Derek has passion for auto racing and spent time working with Dinan Engineering the specialty BMW tuning house of Morgan Hill, CA.


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  • Ryan Wingate
    General/Business & Finance Manager
    (512) 431-7588

    Ryan became General/Business & Finance Manager of Land Rover Bedford in August of 2016 and has had a long career with Land Rover going back to March of 1994.

    Beginning in January 2016 Ryan first accepted the position of Business & Finance Manager/Sales Guide with Land Rover Bedford. Part of the Goodwin Motor Group based in Brunswick Maine, Land Rover Bedford serves all of New Hampshire as well as Vermont and other parts of New England.

    A full Land Rover Centre with a small dedicated staff we continue in our efforts to perpetuate what we like to call 'The Land Rover Mystique'.

    More recently from October 2014 Ryan continued to applied his passion for Land Rover's to the worthwhile endeavors of Austin RoverWorks, A Texas British Defender Imports, LLC company, within the local Austin area.

    From 2010 for Jaguar and 1994 for Land Rover he was with the Snell Motor Company of Dallas, TX first as a Land Rover Sales Guide at Land Rover Dallas, then Land Rover Austin and finally as the Business & Finance Manager for Jagaur Land Rover Austin until March of 2014.

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  • Jeffrey Towne
    Senior Sales Guide
    (603) 623-8500 x5102

    Jeffrey has been with Land Rover Bedford since July of 2012. 

    Before joining the our team he worked for Ira Toyota in both Tewksbury, MA and Manchester, NH as well as Stoneham Ford in Stoneham, MA.  He also spent time in sales with Leith Mercedes-Benz in Raleigh, NC.

    Jeff bring over a decade of knowledge and expertise that cover many facets of the auto business. 

    Married with two sons, Jeff resides in beautiful Amherst, NH not to far from Land Rover Bedford.

    He is true a gear-head and loves to tinker with all things motorized. He also enjoys camping, off-roading, mountain biking, painting, and enjoying the outdoors with his family.

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  • Nicholas Porriello
    Sales Guide
    (603) 490-3306

    Nicholas arrived at Land Rover Bedford in August 2016 after 9 years with Tulley-BMW of Manchester as a Salesman and more recently a Finance Manager.


    Prior to working in the auto industry he worked in the mortgage finance and real estate business in southern New Hampshire for over 23 years.

    In his spare time Nicholas enjoys exploring on his road bike and taking in the scenery from the coast to the mountains.

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