Staff

Management

  • Aldo<br> Abad

    Aldo
    Abad

    General Manager

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    Aldo<br> Abad

    Aldo
    Abad

    General Manager

    Aldo has been in the automotive industry since 2001 and recently joined the Porsche Austin team. He was born in Cancun, Mexico and went to school in Mexico City. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time in the outdoors.  He has a passion for helping people in their automotive needs and is excited to work with the Porsche brand.

  • Steve<br> Schermerhorn

    Steve
    Schermerhorn

    Fixed Operations Director

    512 -483-7960
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    Steve<br> Schermerhorn

    Steve
    Schermerhorn

    Fixed Operations Director

    Steve was born in East Texas, but has lived in Austin since 1976. He has worked at German luxury automotive dealerships for over 27 years, and has been with us for 3 years now. He enjoys working for Porsche Austin where the customers are passionate about what they drive and the employees are proud of the brand they work for.

  • Christian<br> Ames

    Christian
    Ames

    General Sales Manager

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    Christian<br> Ames

    Christian
    Ames

    General Sales Manager

    I was born in Newport Beach California and moved to Austin in 2019. I have been in the industry for 28 years. In my spare time I enjoy spending time cycling, playing golf and taking a drive through the Texas Hill Country in my 911.

    Having been with Porsche for 16 years it is my personal commitment that the Porsche customers both current and new to the brand receive the proper Porsche Experience. Buying or Leasing a Porsche is a celebration! Porsche Passion!

  • James <br> Purpura

    James
    Purpura

    Service Manager

    512-483-7953
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    James <br> Purpura

    James
    Purpura

    Service Manager

    James is originally from Dallas, Texas, and moved to Austin in 2006. He has been in the industry for 18 years, and joined us from Mercedes Benz over a year ago. James is a Master Certified AMG technician, and currently works as our Service Manager. He is an avid poker player, and enjoys hiking, boating, spending time with his wife Kassie, and investing in his free time.

  • Ishrak<br> Chowdhury

    Ishrak
    Chowdhury

    Pre-Owned Director

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    Ishrak<br> Chowdhury

    Ishrak
    Chowdhury

    Pre-Owned Director

    Ish has been very passionate about cars ever since he was a kid. After graduating from college, he took a management role at Mercedes-Benz where he spent four years. He is extremely happy to be with Porsche and serve the passionate Porsche enthusiasts. When he is not working, Ish likes to spend time with his wife who he has been with since high school, watch soccer, and attend racing events.

  • Jacob <br> Steger

    Jacob
    Steger

    Internet Sales Manager

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    Jacob <br> Steger

    Jacob
    Steger

    Internet Sales Manager

    Jacob is originally from Temple, Texas, and moved to Austin in 2013. He has been in the industry for 12 years, previously working at Mercedes-Benz and Audi. He joined our team in 2020, and is currently our Internet Sales Manager. In his free time, Jacob enjoys golfing and fishing.

  • Jake <br> Thetford

    Jake
    Thetford

    Parts Manager

    512-483-7908
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    Jake <br> Thetford

    Jake
    Thetford

    Parts Manager

  • Steve<br> Goodman

    Steve
    Goodman

    Service Shop Foreman

    512-483-7960
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    Steve<br> Goodman

    Steve
    Goodman

    Service Shop Foreman

    Steve moved to Austin in 1985. Since his arrival, he has been both a Porsche Master Technician and Service Manager. Steve is an avid fan of motorsports and racing. He also enjoys all types of two-wheeled activities including cycling and riding motorcycles. Steve and his wife Vicki are residents of Central Austin along with their two dogs Bosley and Percieval.

  • Eliseo <br> Mendoza

    Eliseo
    Mendoza

    Customer Experience Manager

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    Eliseo <br> Mendoza

    Eliseo
    Mendoza

    Customer Experience Manager

    Eliseo was raised in Mexico City, and moved to Austin in 2003. He’s been in the industry since 1985, and has been with Porsche Austin for over a year now. Eli began restoring vintage motorcycles at 13, and by 15 he had built his first Cobra kit car. He began his racing career in 1988, and turned to Open Wheel racing on 3 different continents. He owned and promoted a motor racing road course, built and ran the Audi Driving Experience program at COTA, and is a Certified Porsche Cars North America Driving Instructor – active with the Porsche Track Experience. Eli is devoted to teaching the Art & Science of competition, high performance, and safe driving/Car Control. In his free time, Eli  is an avid snowboarder, practicing ice & roller hockey, and sim racer.

  • Steven<br> Martinez

    Steven
    Martinez

    Sales Manager

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    Steven<br> Martinez

    Steven
    Martinez

    Sales Manager

    Steve is from Houston, Texas and moved to Austin 2 years ago. He has been in the industry for 16 years, and joined Porsche Austin in 2020. He has previously worked in sales and been a finance director, and is currently our New Car Sales Director. In his free time he practices Jiu Jitsu and boxing. He also enjoys travelling to the Carribean and has been to 9 different islands.

Sales

  • Tony<br> Montaleone

    Tony
    Montaleone

    Porsche Brand Ambassador

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    Tony<br> Montaleone

    Tony
    Montaleone

    Porsche Brand Ambassador

    Tony Montaleone is a marketing leader with over 25 years of experience in brand management, content marketing and customer insights in the hotel casino industry. Tony moved to Austin in 2011 and has been at Porsche since 2012 and has achieved Porsche Brand Ambassador status. In his spare time, you can find him on the golf course crushing it.

  • Brendan<br> Sipple

    Brendan
    Sipple

    Brand Ambassador

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    Brendan<br> Sipple

    Brendan
    Sipple

    Brand Ambassador

    Brendan is a Porsche Brand Ambassador and has been in the luxury automotive business for over 20 years. Brendan has been an avid fan of the Porsche brand since he was a child. Brendan has been a single parent now for 17 years. His son Brendan Paul is aspiring to become a Pro motocross racer, living and training full time now in California. Brendan brings a high level of expertise and knowledge to his clients and the Porsche buying experience.

  • Brett<br> Rajotte

    Brett
    Rajotte

    Certified Sales Executive

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    Brett<br> Rajotte

    Brett
    Rajotte

    Certified Sales Executive

    Brett is originally from Connecticut, but moved here from California in early 2021. He has been in the industry for 13 years, with Porsche for 6 years, and has been with Porsche Austin since he moved here. Brett is a Porsche Brand Ambassador, and is passionate about the Porsche Brand in and outside of work- having owned 5 Porsche’s himself, including a 1957 356A. In his spare time, Brett enjoys spending time with his family.

  • John<br> Wright

    John
    Wright

    Sales Associate

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    John<br> Wright

    John
    Wright

    Sales Associate

    John is originally from Bryan-College Station, and moved to Austin from Houston at the end of 2020. He has been in the industry for almost 30 years, and has been with Porsche for 13 of those years. He currently works in our Finance department, but has worked as a Porsche Classics Manager in the past.

  • Alex <br> Herrera

    Alex
    Herrera

    Sales Associate

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    Alex <br> Herrera

    Alex
    Herrera

    Sales Associate

    Alex is from San Antonio, and moved to Austin in 2016. He has been in the industry for 5 years, and joined Porsche Austin in June of 2020. Alex is passionate about helping others, and has helped over 1000 people find the perfect car for them. Alex has a Business degree from UT San Antonio, and in his free time he enjoys spending time with friends, family, his Fiancée, and his Chihuahua, Benji.

  • Shaun<br> Jones

    Shaun
    Jones

    Porsche Brand Ambassador

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    Shaun<br> Jones

    Shaun
    Jones

    Porsche Brand Ambassador

    Shaun is an Austin native and has been in the industry for 9 years. Previously, he served in the Marine Corps infantry for 4 years, and was deployed twice. He has been with Porsche Austin for 5 years now, and is our eBay motors manager and USAA specialist. In his free time, he plays pool competitively and spends time with his 11 year old son.

  • Ryan<br> Mortensen

    Ryan
    Mortensen

    Sales Associate

    512-943-7500
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    Ryan<br> Mortensen

    Ryan
    Mortensen

    Sales Associate

    Ryan is from California and moved to Austin in 2008. He comes from Ferrari and Lamborghini with a long history of rare exotic car sales, and has been in the industry for 7 years now. His stories are as entertaining as his test drives. One of Ryan’s expertise is helping clients find rare exotics to add to their collection, or placing a first time Porsche driver in the right model to meet their needs. He spends his free time taking walks with his dog Murdock, spending time with friends, and trying new restaurants in search of the best Tiramisu in town.

  • Nick<br> Gentile

    Nick
    Gentile

    Porsche Brand Ambassador

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    Nick<br> Gentile

    Nick
    Gentile

    Porsche Brand Ambassador

    Nick was born and raised in Columbus Ohio and has been with the Porsche brand for 4 years. He joined Porsche Austin in 2019 and achieved Brand Ambassador Status with Porsche. Outside of the dealership, he enjoys spending time on the golf course and hiking around Austin with his wife and dog.

  • Brandy<br> Diaz

    Brandy
    Diaz

    Sales Associate

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    Brandy<br> Diaz

    Brandy
    Diaz

    Sales Associate

    Brandy has been in the Austin area for many years and she loves finding her clients their dream car.

  • Diego <br> Hodges

    Diego
    Hodges

    Sales Associate

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    Diego <br> Hodges

    Diego
    Hodges

    Sales Associate

    Diego is originally from Mexico, and moved to Austin in 2020. He has been in the industry for 6 years, and has been with Porsche Austin since late 2020. He is bilingual in English and Spanish and has his pilot’s license. In his free time, Diego enjoys spending time with his dogs (he has a German Shepard and a Staffordshire Terrier), working out, travelling, cooking, and trying new restaurants.

  • Bobby<br> Washington Jr.

    Bobby
    Washington Jr.

    Sales Associate

    512-483-7924
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    Bobby<br> Washington Jr.

    Bobby
    Washington Jr.

    Sales Associate

  • Hicham <br> Zaim

    Hicham
    Zaim

    Sales Associate

    512-483-7921
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    Hicham <br> Zaim

    Hicham
    Zaim

    Sales Associate

    Hicham was born and raised in Morocco (Northeastern Africa), and moved to Austin in 2013. He’s been in the automotive industry consistently since 2015, and has enjoyed expanding his knowledge about the industry. Hicham loves meeting new people and hearing their stories, helping others, and solving problems. Anytime he’s not working or spending time with his family, you can bet he’s either working out or watching a soccer game (go Real Madrid!), all while drinking a cup of Moroccan mint tea. He also enjoys cooking, traveling and playing soccer.

  • Ross <br> Brown

    Ross
    Brown

    Sales Associate

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    Ross <br> Brown

    Ross
    Brown

    Sales Associate

    Ross is an Austin native, and has been in the industry for 11 years. In his free time, Ross enjoys spending time with his wife, Rubi, and dog, Woody, as well as taking road trips around Texas, and watching endurance and Formula One racing.

  • Anthony <br> Vincent

    Anthony
    Vincent

    Sales Associate

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    Anthony <br> Vincent

    Anthony
    Vincent

    Sales Associate

    Anthony is from Utah and moved to Austin in 2019. He has been in the industry for 4 years, and recently joined our team at Porsche Austin. In his free time, Anthony enjoys watching sports, going to track events, riding his motorcycle, and spending time on the lake boating.

  • Gonzalo <br> Martinez

    Gonzalo
    Martinez

    Sales Inventory Porter

    512-371-1155
    Gonzalo <br> Martinez

    Gonzalo
    Martinez

    Sales Inventory Porter

  • Juan<br> Parades

    Juan
    Parades

    Sales Inventory Porter

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    Juan<br> Parades

    Juan
    Parades

    Sales Inventory Porter

    Juan is an Austin native and has been in the industry for over two years. He has been with Porsche Austin since October 2020. In his free time, he enjoys exploring Austin.

  • Ellie <br> Torres

    Ellie
    Torres

    Sales Receptionist

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    Ellie <br> Torres

    Ellie
    Torres

    Sales Receptionist

    Ellie is from Odessa, Texas and moved to Austin in 2019 for college. She is pursuing a bachelor’s degree, and just recently joined our team at Porsche Austin. In her free time, she enjoys surfing and spending time with her friends.

Service

  • Josh <br> Grooms

    Josh
    Grooms

    Porsche Service Advisor

    512-483-7907
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    Josh <br> Grooms

    Josh
    Grooms

    Porsche Service Advisor

    Josh was born in Mississippi, but moved to Austin with his family when he was young. He has been in the industry for 12 years, and has been with Porsche Austin since 2019. His family was in the automotive industry, so he grew up around the trade. In his free time, Josh enjoys shark fishing and building.

  • Jordan<br> Call

    Jordan
    Call

    Porsche Service Advisor

    512-483-7960
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    Jordan<br> Call

    Jordan
    Call

    Porsche Service Advisor

    Jordan is from North Carolina, and moved to Austin in 2015. He has been in the industry for 4 years, and has been with Porsche Austin for 2 years now. In his free time, Jordan enjoys watching football.

  • Jennifer <br> Castillo

    Jennifer
    Castillo

    Porsche Service Advisor

    512-371-7955
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    Jennifer <br> Castillo

    Jennifer
    Castillo

    Porsche Service Advisor

    Jennifer is from California, and moved to Austin in 2012. She has been in the industry for over 10 years, and has been with us for a year now. Jenn is an army veteran, and in her free time she enjoys skydiving. 

  • Jay<br> Halili

    Jay
    Halili

    Porsche Service Advisor

    512-483-7912
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    Jay<br> Halili

    Jay
    Halili

    Porsche Service Advisor

    Jay was born in the Philippines, and moved here from Houston during the February freeze in early 2021. He has been in the industry for over 20 years, and has been with Porsche for 8 years now. He recently joined our team from Porsche North Houston. Jay studied Automotive Technology in Fremont, California. In his free time, he enjoys outdoor activities such as camping, mountain biking, four wheeling, and hiking.

  • Kendal <br> Faucett

    Kendal
    Faucett

    Service Receptionist

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    Kendal <br> Faucett

    Kendal
    Faucett

    Service Receptionist

    Kendal is an Austin native, and has been in the industry for 2 years. She recently joined our team here at Porsche Austin. She is currently getting her Bachelors in Business Management from UT Austin, and plans to go into motorsports. In her free time, Kendal enjoys spending time with friends outdoors and watching Formula One racing.

  • Miranda <br> Simons

    Miranda
    Simons

    Service Receptionist

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    Miranda <br> Simons

    Miranda
    Simons

    Service Receptionist

    Miranda is originally from Virginia, and moved to Austin in March of 2021. She joined our team shortly after moving here. During her free time she enjoys rock climbing and spending time with friends.

  • Samantha <br> Mangum

    Samantha
    Mangum

    Loaner Administrator

    512-483-7954
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    Samantha <br> Mangum

    Samantha
    Mangum

    Loaner Administrator

    Samantha is from Houston, Texas, and moved to Austin with her family when she was in high school. She has been with Porsche Austin for over a year now as our loaner manager. Sam has a marketing degree from University of Arizona, and in her free time she enjoys spending time on the lake, working out, and modelling.

  • Rachel <br> Silva

    Rachel
    Silva

    Warranty Administrator

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    Rachel <br> Silva

    Rachel
    Silva

    Warranty Administrator

  • Avanna <br> Silva

    Avanna
    Silva

    Service booker

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    Avanna <br> Silva

    Avanna
    Silva

    Service booker

    Avanna is an Austin native, and has been with Porsche Austin for 5 years now. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, watching movies, and playing video games.

  • Maria <br> Velazquez

    Maria
    Velazquez

    Receptionist/Cashier

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    Maria <br> Velazquez

    Maria
    Velazquez

    Receptionist/Cashier

  • Jade <br> Martinez

    Jade
    Martinez

    Assistant Service Advisor

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    Jade <br> Martinez

    Jade
    Martinez

    Assistant Service Advisor

    Jade is an Austin native, and has been in the industry for almost 4 years. She has been with Porsche for almost 1 year. She has done ballet for almost 16 years, and enjoys practicing in her free time, as well as going to car shows and spending time with her friends and her puppy, Hazel.

  • Merrell <br> Gomez

    Merrell
    Gomez

    Assistant Service Advisor

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    Merrell <br> Gomez

    Merrell
    Gomez

    Assistant Service Advisor

    Merrell is from New Mexico. She enjoys living in Austin and creating art.

  • Alex <br> Silva

    Alex
    Silva

    Assistant Service Advisor

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    Alex <br> Silva

    Alex
    Silva

    Assistant Service Advisor

    Alex is an Austin native, and has been in the industry for 5 years now. He has been with Porsche Austin since 2020, and strives to make the customer experience special and luxurious. In his free time he enjoys working on his cars, gaming, and going to concerts.

  • Chris <br> Olmos

    Chris
    Olmos

    Assistant Service Advisor

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    Chris <br> Olmos

    Chris
    Olmos

    Assistant Service Advisor

    Chris is an Austin native, and has been in the industry for 2 and a half years. He has been with Porsche Austin since 2020. Chris is also a Certified Dental Assistant.

Parts

  • Kellin <br> Goldsmith

    Kellin
    Goldsmith

    Wholesale Parts Specialist

    512-483-7972
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    Kellin <br> Goldsmith

    Kellin
    Goldsmith

    Wholesale Parts Specialist

    Kellin is originally from Colorado, and moved to Austin in 2017. He has been in the automotive industry for 11 years, and joined our team in fall 2020.

  • Hunter <br> LaBolt

    Hunter
    LaBolt

    Parts Specialist

    512-483-7960
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    Hunter <br> LaBolt

    Hunter
    LaBolt

    Parts Specialist

    Hunter is originally from Florida, and moved to Austin in the summer of 2020. He has been in the industry for 11 years, and joined Porsche Austin soon after moving here. Previously, Hunter was a Parts Manager at Volkswagen for 6 years, and has an associates degree in Applied Science for Automotive Technologies. In his free time, he enjoys exploring the Austin food and drink scene as well as the surrounding outdoors and wildlife. He has two dogs, a Great Dane named Atlas and a Bull Terrier named Jackson (who is deaf and understands sign language!).

  • Josh <br> Shorter

    Josh
    Shorter

    Parts Specialist

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    Josh <br> Shorter

    Josh
    Shorter

    Parts Specialist

    Josh is from Washington and moved to Austin in the fall of 2020. He has been in the industry for over 10 years, and joined our team when he moved here. Josh has an associates degree in Automotive Technology, and enjoys the outdoors in his free time.

  • Sydney<br> Gollnick

    Sydney
    Gollnick

    Retail Parts Specialist

    512-483-7973
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    Sydney<br> Gollnick

    Sydney
    Gollnick

    Retail Parts Specialist

    Sydney was born in Austin, but has lived in many different places and moved back here in 2015. She has been in the industry for 7 years, and recently joined our team here.

  • Casey <br> Brady

    Casey
    Brady

    Parts Delivery Specialist

    512-371-1155
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    Casey <br> Brady

    Casey
    Brady

    Parts Delivery Specialist

    Casey is an Austin native, and has been in the industry for almost 4 years now. He’s been with Porsche Austin for 2 years now, and previously worked for a custom auto shop here in Austin. In his free time, he enjoys fishing, working on his cars, playing instruments, and just exploring the nature in and around Austin.

Finance

  • Alexander<br> Ferreris

    Alexander
    Ferreris

    Finance Manager

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    Alexander<br> Ferreris

    Alexander
    Ferreris

    Finance Manager

  • Kyle<br> Stover

    Kyle
    Stover

    Finance Manager

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    Kyle<br> Stover

    Kyle
    Stover

    Finance Manager

    Kyle enjoys living in Austin and getting outside as much as possible.

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