Forum Leadership


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Kevin Watts ( @krew ): Founder and Editor

Kevin is the founder and editor of Lexus Enthusiast. With eight years of daily writing about Lexus under his belt, he is one of the world's leading experts on the brand.

Kevin currently drives a CT 200h F SPORT, and lives in Ontario, Canada, with his wife Karissa and daughter Pepper.

Mike Forsythe ( @mikeavelli ): Forum Administrator & Events Manager

Mike is the Forum Administrator & Events Manager for Lexus Enthusiast, with a decade of experience managing Lexus events nationwide. He is also Marketing Director for Vossen Wheels.

A Lexus owner exclusively for 19 years, Mike is either driving his LS F SPORT or his wife’s GS F SPORT with their son in Miami, Florida.

Michael Pannone ( @Gecko ): Senior Moderator

Michael is a senior forum moderator and brings more than eight years of automotive experience to the team. He has worked with Lexus on both the dealer and OEM sides.

A Lexus enthusiast for nearly 20 years, Michael lives in Atlanta, Georgia and currently plans auto show appearances across the United States on behalf of a major industry third party resource.

Robert Lawrence (@RAL ): Senior Moderator

Robert is a Lexus enthusiast and forum moderator. He has been a part of the Lexus family for ten years driving the ES 350, RX 350, and NX 200t, and is a proud member of the Lexus Advisory Board.

Robert is a native of Miami, Florida, and is currently retired with his wife Cheri in Louisville, Kentucky.

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