Our Leadership Team

Michael Anderson
President and CEO

We are proud of our history and values.  A distinct advantage I believe we have, is a strong culture that began with my grandfather in 1955.  Our family values have a strong impact on how we lead, how we do business, our relationship with our associates and ultimately, our customers. 

Michael Anderson is the third generation to lead the family business.  He was appointed CEO of Anderson Automotive Group in 2018 after serving five years as President and previously Chief Operating Officer, VP of Sales and Marketing, General Manager of Toyota Center in Columbia, SC, Used Car Manager, Finance Manager, Salesperson and Service Advisor.  Michael began his career washing cars at age 13.  As a professional detailer he only crashed three vehicles.

As President and CEO, Michael is responsible for the culture, direction and performance of the company. Chief Operating Officer, Mike Brennan, Chief Financial Officer, Bert Smith, and Chief Human Resources Officer, Horace McCormick report directly to Michael.  

Michael grew up in Raleigh and attended Ravenscroft School. He is a graduateof Hampden-Sydney College, BA in Management Economics. He also holds an MBA from the Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University.  Michael has been featured in Triangle Business Journal, Business View Magazine and was recently featured as one of the "40 under 40" in Automotive News.

Michael is involved with several charitable organizations in the Raleigh community.  Notably, he serves on the board of advisors for Band Together NC and invests his time with SafeChild, StepUp Ministries and Walk for Hope.  Michael is originally from Asheville, North Carolina.