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  • Aaron Zielinski
    General Manager

    New to the Monterey Peninsula but native to Chicago, his career with Porsche started very early on. Aaron's first encounter with Porsche sales started in 1996 with the 911 993's. From there, it was a match made and he had found my calling. Twenty years later Aaron finds himself in the most beautiful part of the country, the Monterey Peninsula with the same, most aspirational brand in the world, Porsche. For those that know Aaron best would agree, he was destined to be a part of Porsche. Aaron truly enjoys being around the cars and the people that share the same kind of passion; passion for a unique brand and culture. When not living Porsche, Aaron enjoys spending his free time with my beautiful wife and 3 kids, exploring all the area has to offer.

  • Joe Enea
    Sales Manager

    Joe is the newest member of the Porsche Monterey team and comes to us with decades of experience and vast knowledge of the automotive industry. He is a car enthusiast who has quickly found his Porsche Passion. Joe is dedicated to helping our guests find their dream car and enjoys being a part of the customer's journey. Joe is an avid golfer, loves camping adventures, and spends as much time as he can with his beautiful wife and two daughters.

  • Nicholas Newton
    Service Manager

    Born and raised on the Monterey Peninsula, Nicholas began his career with Porsche Monterey in 2012.  Nick began his career in the Parts Department and now leads a thriving and growing Service Team.  Nick enjoys all things cars, playing roller hockey, and spending time with his wife and three children. Nick is thankful to have a career that allows him to be a part of a company that goes above and beyond for its clients and employees.

  • Heather McElhatton
    Business Manager

    Heather joined our team after recently returning home to the Monterey Peninsula. She spent 17 years in Minneapolis, where she worked for Porsche, Audi, & Mercedes. Heather loves the Automotive Industry and assisting customers with purchasing their dream car. She appreciates that she can come to work every day and be a part of something she truly enjoys with a great team. When Heather isn't working she enjoys spending time with her family and all that Monterey has to offer.

  • Mike Miguel
    Parts Manager

    From Santa Cruz, Mike Miguel became a member of the Porsche Monterey team in 2016 and has been in the auto industry for the past ten years.  When he isn't working, Mike enjoys working on his own car, attending local car events, and spending time with his wonderful fiancé.

  • Kati Enea
    Customer Experience Manager

    Kati joined our team in 2018 and is responsible for everyone's favorite Monterey Car Week event, the Porsche Monterey Classic Party! Kati has spent 15+ years in corporate event planning and loves the automotive industry, making this a perfect match. Kati is thrilled to be a part of a team that continues to grow and strives to provide excellent experiences for our customers.  Kati enjoys road trips, biking, and spending her time at the ocean with her husband and two daughters.

  • Diana Bennett
    Courtesy Desk

    Born in England, Diana Bennett relocated to the Monterey Peninsula in the 1990s and joined the Porsche Monterey team in 2014. Prior to her arrival here, Diana served at the Courtesy Desk for BMW and would fill in as needed at Porsche Monterey. As the warm welcome to our dealership, Diana enjoys her job and helping clients with whatever they may need.  When not at work, Diana enjoys reading and crocheting with wire and making jewelry.

  • John Bassett
    Certified Brand Ambassador

    As a Certified Porsche Brand Ambassador, John's goal is to exceed the expectations of each new and existing client, each and every time. John has been with Porsche of Monterey since 2009. He cannot think of a better location for this Porsche Center as Laguna Seca is a short 5-minute drive from us, and we host the most prestigious week-long Automobile event in the world, the Pebble Beach Concours d Elegance. During his time at Porsche Monterey, John has developed some very special relationships with fellow auto enthusiasts. He has owned, tuned, and raced far too many cars to list. John is also an active member of  SCCA  for the past 15 plus years.

  • Jun Quinto
    Certified Brand Ambassador

    Jun is of Filipino parentage; speaks Tagalog and the Ilocano dialect; grew up with fast cars and motorbikes in the family and has a passion for motorsports; especially the Porsche brand. As a Porsche Certified Brand Ambassador with over 19 years of experience, Jun comes to Monterey by way of Los Angeles and Washington State, working as VIP & Internet Sales Director for some of the country's top Porsche dealers.  With his tenure, Jun has created a following of satisfied, repeat customers nationwide by having the ability to listen, advise, assist and provide outstanding customer service consistently suited to their interest for a smooth and easy Porsche-buying experience.

  • Ray Ramsey
    Certified Brand Ambassador

    Ray told us, "I am, and have always been, passionate about cars." For Ray, Porsche Monterey is all about the customer and understanding what they are passionate about. I want to give them the very best purchasing experience.

  • David McCann
    Certified Brand Ambassador

    New to us by way of The Exchange, David's arrival to Monterey has been a welcomed one. His passion and knowledge of the Porsche brand matched with his commitment to high quality customer service creates a welcoming experience for all of his customers. David is excited to explore the Central Coast and immerse himself into the Monterey Peninsula.

  • Garrett Clapper
    Certified Service Advisor

    From the Sacramento area, Garrett moved to the Monterey Peninsula and began his career in the Automotive Service industry. He prioritizes top-quality care to every guest from the moment the guest pulls into the service drive. Garrett is knowledgeable and friendly and a great member of the Porsche Monterey team. When Garrett isn't working, he enjoys time with his wife in the outdoors.

  • Ken Brown
    Parts Advisor

    Growing up in a Porsche family, Ken Brown learned how to drive in a Porsche, making him a customer for life. Ken brings decades of experience and a knowledge for Porsche that makes him a great addition to the team.  Ken's current pride is a 912 and he is an avid participant at the Concours d'Elegance. On the weekends, you can find Ken bike riding along the scenic Peninsula views and capturing them in his photographs.