Mark Del Rosso, 35. Leads Genesis Group. Former management trainee, worked in various manager-level posts with Lexus. Graduated from University of Southern California. Grew up in Granite City, Calif.
Scott Grant, 32. Liaison between Genesis Group and the main Toyota departments. Joined Toyota in the United States after 11 years with Toyota in Australia. Experience in national systems, national operations and business planning. Graduated from Technical and Further Education College in Sydney, Australia.
Andrea Anderson, 29. Responsible for advertising and public relations efforts. Was a Toyota customer service representative. Graduated from the University of California, Berkeley. Grew up in Atlanta.
Sean Cooley, 29. Responsible for dealer relations, sales strategy and training. Former management trainee; worked several posts in the San Francisco region. Graduated from Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. Grew up in South Africa, Thailand and Venezuela.
Valerie Di Martino, 37. Responsible for the Intranet Web site, special event planning and administrative and market research support. Was administrative secretary and assistant for Lexus Division. Born in Hawaii; grew up in Toyota's shadow in Gardena, Calif.
Charlie Gilmore, 31. Responsible for product issues and pricing strategy. Worked management posts in Portland region. Graduated from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Grew up in Southern California.
Marti Ochiai, 35. Responsible for marketing strategy and research. Previously was involved in international marketing of parts and accessories. Graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, and Stern School of Business at New York University. Grew up in Baja California, Mexico; lived in Japan for two years.
Ben Takahashi, 29. Responsible for long-range planning. Has worked for the Federal Reserve System and ESPN. Graduated from the University of California, Davis, and Darden Business School at the University of Virginia. Grew up in Piedmont, Calif.
Jeri Yoshizu, 30. Responsible for promotions and digital and relationship marketing. Was planning administrator for North American Parts Logistics Division. Graduated from California State University, Long Beach. Grew up in Southern California.