MEET THE TEAM
PRESIDENT & DRIVE PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Jud started VDG in 2000 combining his experience and insight gained from a career in automotive marketing, including 12 years as the National Director of Marketing Communications for Yokohama Tire Canada, and a serious passion for all things automotive. He has been an organizer and fierce competitor in autocross, road racing and rallying, winning numerous championships along with six overall podium finishes at Targa Newfoundland. Combined with eight years as Lead Instructor with the Porsche Canada Advanced Driving School, and four years as Lead Instructor with the Audi Canada Precision Driving Program, Jud brings a unique perspective to any drive program.
Combining his passion for cars with his enthusiasm for a career in the Canadian automotive industry, Dustin has contributed to some of Canada’s leading publications and represented a number of automotive manufacturers as a public relations practitioner. His previous roles have given him intimate industry knowledge and provided valuable experience that help him plan and manage successful events with VDG.
ROBIN LYNN BUCHANAN
ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT MANAGER
Robin Lynn brings years of experience as an educator and facilitator to the planning and running of events, particularly in the areas of logistics, organization and accounting.
A life-long amateur racer, Joe is a facilitator and driving instructor at VDG. Combining his automotive enthusiasm and insights with a career in advertising creative, Joe designs our event graphics, writes, directs and produces automotive videos and dealer training material among other creative endeavours.