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Gary Schulze
General Manager

Gary has been in the automotive business for over 40 years. Gary has extensive managerial experience with the Porsche Brand in Austin, Dallas and Houston.

Steve Schermerhorn
Fixed Operations Director
512 -483-7917

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 over 4 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 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!

Ish 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.

James Purpura
Service Manager

James is originally from Fort Worth Texas and moved to Austin in 2006. He has been in the automotive industry for 20 years and joined Porsche from the Mercedes Benz group. James strives to give every customer the Porsche Experience. He enjoys spending his free time with his wife Kassie and traveling.

Josh Shorter
Parts Manager

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.

Jacob Steger
New Car 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.

Shaun Jones
Internet Sales Manager
512- 371-1155

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 6 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.

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 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.



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 Sipple
Porsche 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 Rajotte
Porsche Brand Ambassador

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.

Alex Herrera
Professional Porsche Sales Consultant

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.

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.

Ross Brown
Porsche Brand Ambassador

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 Vincent
Porsche Brand Ambassador

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.

Ozzy Tosunoglu
Professional Porsche Sales Consultant

Ozzy enjoys watching sports and spending time with friends during his time off.

Jared Robinson
Professional Porsche Sales Consultant

Jared enjoys spending time outside with his family and going fishing.

Sean Shields
Professional Porsche Sales Consultant

Sean enjoys sports cars and spending time with his twin children.

Cade Copeland
Delivery Specialist

Cade enjoys working at Porsche Austin and meeting new people. He spends time working on his car on the weekends.

Juan Parades
Inventory Manager

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.

Allison Mayeux
Sales Receptionist

Allison enjoys being a member of our Porsche team here in Austin. Born in the Bayou, you'd spot her at a local crawfish boil or at your nearest park with her three-legged dog named Honey.

Ashley Eastwood
Sales Receptionist

Ashley is currently attending Texas State in San Marcos. Ashley enjoys being a member of our Porsche team here in Austin.



Kaelyn Miller
Service Booking

Kaelyn is originally from Houston. She is attending the University of Texas.

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.

Adam Elwood
Porsche Service Advisor

Adam enjoys camping and riding motorcyles.

Brett Weldon
Porsche Service Advisor

Brett enjoys going to Classic Car shows and Drag Racing. He likes spending time with his family and living in Austin.

Bryan Mendoza
Porsche Service Advisor

Bryan enjoys photography and all the exciting vehicles at Porsche Austin.

Kyle Welter
Porsche Service Advisor

Kyle recently moved here from Arizona. He enjoys spending time with his family on the weekends. Kyle was also a college baseball player.

Alizee Macias
Service Receptionist

Alizee is from El Paso TX.  In my free time I enjoy Gardening, Cooking or spending time with family and friends.

Rachel Silva
Warranty Administrator

Rachel enjoys working at Porsche Austin and spending time with family after work.

Lucas Chance
Loaner Admin.

Lucas is from California and moved to Austin in 2004, he enjoys spending time with his family and little pug Winston.  He has been in the car industry for 2 years now including 1 year with Porsche.



Joe Hernandez
Wholesale Parts Specialist

Joe enjoys going to car races and spending time with friends.

Merrell Gomez
Parts Associate

Merrell is from New Mexico. She enjoys art and live music festivals.

Casey Brady
Warehouse Manager

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.

Aaron Hajke
Parts Delivery

Aaron enjoys reading and learning about History is his spare time.



Kyle Stover
Finance Manager

Kyle moved to Austin in 2017. He has been in the Luxury car industry for 8 years and joined the Porsche Austin team in August 2021. He enjoys spending time with his family, his wife, and his newborn Daughter. 

Kendal Faucett
Finance Assistant

Kendal is an Austin native, and has been in the industry for 2 years. She joined our team here at Porsche Austin when we opened the new facility. 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.

Erick Diaz
Finance Manager

Erick recently joined Porsche Austin from the San Marcos Area.