Alan Perlin comes to Porsche San Diego after 28 years with Penske Automotive Group. Almost a native of San Diego, he moved here from Arizona after he graduated from college. He has been joyously married for 30 years and is the proud father of three grown children. When Alan is not at Porsche, you will find him cruising on one of his three motorcycles (two HARLEYS and a BMW) quenching his “need for speed.”
Dustin King came to Porsche San Diego after 7 years at Penske Automotive where he spent the last 2 years as the General Manager for Mini of San Diego. In his career with Penske Dustin was a top performer at BMW of San Diego where he was recognized for many achievements. Dustin grew up in Canada where he started his 18 year automotive career eventually earning the top spot in the country for BMW sales before meeting his future wife while on vacation in Hawaii. After getting married he and his wife Diana settled in San Diego. Dustin certainly has a passion for meeting new people, and enjoys playing golf on his time off.
Denis grew up in the Bay Area and has been with the company since 2014. Since transferring to San Diego in 2019, he has grown to love the atmosphere and culture here. When he is not using a client focused approach to help people find their perfect vehicle, you can find him at the beach or the park with his dog Mishka.
I have been in the automotive industry doing finance since 1998. I entered the life of Porsche in 2005 and thoroughly enjoy my career at Porsche San Diego. One highlight of being here is seeing repeat customers who have become a staple in my work life. It’s not just a job, it is part of my life now as I have gotten to know many of them through the years at Porsche. When I am not busy at work and meeting happy customers, I enjoy my family and the beautiful sunshine in San Diego.
Michael hails from Dallas, Texas and has over ten years’ experience in the Auto Service Industry. While working at BMW in Dallas, he received awards from both BMW North America and his dealership, for his outstanding customer service! Lucky for us, Michael chose Porsche San Diego to extend that excellent customer service to our valued clients!When not at work, Michael enjoys spending time in the outdoors with his family embracing all the outdoor activities our beautiful San Diego climate presents.
Daniel’s enthusiasm and expert knowledge of the Porsche Brand creates a purchasing experience that is as exciting as owning one! With his collection of Porsches, Daniel personifies a die-hard Porsche collector. Working hand-in-hand with German designers, Daniels’ ability to combine “out there” color and options have gained him recognition from San Diego to Stuttgart. Daniel spends as much time as possible with his three beautiful daughters and is always looking for “The Road Less Traveled.”
Ask anyone in the world of Porsche who Eric Simila is, and they’ll tell you he’s a walking storehouse of Porsche knowledge. He is our resident expert on all things Porsche and is always anxious to meet and assist new as well as repeat clients in realizing their dream car!
Julie began her automotive career in 1997 in New York City. Thrilled to join “The World of Porsche” in 2007, Julie became one of the first sales consultants to achieve the prestigious title of Porsche Brand Ambassador. Julie has worked in both finance and sales and is recognized for her extensive experience with the Porsche brand. Julie looks forward to making your buying and ownership experience an exceptional one!
Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Austin relocated to San Diego and joined Porsche in 2013. Obsessed with the brand his whole life, he is an avid Porsche enthusiast and loves everything that comes from Stuttgart. Austin and his family enjoy traveling the world and learning new cultures. He is also bilingual and speaks fluent Spanish. We are pleased to have Austin on our team and hope you have the chance to meet him!
Carlos was born and raised in Mexico, growing up around motorsports gave him the passion for the Porsche brand. He has been with the brand since 2018, he believes that a vehicle is much more than a form of transportation, which is why he is enthusiastic about everything that Porsche represents. Carlos loves seeing new places and meeting new people. He looks forward to meeting you and finding you your next Porsche.
Ray is a 7 year veteran of the auto industry. He developed an affection for cars from a young age growing up in the motor city, Detroit. After relocating here to attend San Diego State University for business, he decided to apply that knowledge at Audi San Diego, after stints at many other high end retailers like Nordstrom and Gucci. Ray has always been passionate about the Porsche brand and motorsport, and jumped at the opportunity to become a part of the team, dedicated to providing clients with outstanding service and an unparalleled breath of knowledge of the brand.
When not at the store, Ray is passionate about soaking up all the outdoor activities San Diego has to offer. You can find him camping in the mountains, hiking, and taking advantage of all the beautiful beaches San Diego has to offer.
Cameron, a San Diego native, began his automotive career at BMW in 2015. Being a German engineering aficionado, it was only natural that he moved up to Porsche San Diego. Cameron says he is extremely excited to be working with the Porsche brand, the “Pinnacle of performance and comfort,” and is dedicated to go above and beyond to make each customer’s car buying experience exceptional.
Cameron and his wife have two children, Vanellope and Huxley. Cameron enjoys spending as much time as possible with his family and loves all water sports, including surfing and paddle boarding.
Tripp comes to Porsche San Diego with a diverse national portfolio comprising over 20 years in the luxury automotive industry, 16 of which have been with the Porsche Brand. Tripp has held titles of Sales Manager, Internet Sales Manager, and Brand Ambassador over his Porsche career. Porsche San Diego is a dream location and he, his wife, and daughter love it here. He’s proud to call San Diego home and is honored to part of a fantastic team. Tripp is a lifelong world traveler. In his off time, he enjoys spending his time exploring all that San Diego has to offer with his family.
Moving from Orange County, CA to attend school full time at Point Loma Nazarene University, Demetri joined Porsche of San Diego as a Sales Porter to learn the foundations of how a dealership operates. When Demetri is not at Porsche, you will find him spending time at the beach, eating Talenti ice cream, or out on the boat with his family and friends. With a passion for all things automotive, Demetri enjoys drawing and designing cars in his spare time. Having the ability to learn quickly and possessing a great work ethic, Demetri has a bright future here at Porsche San Diego.
Ray is a top-notch professional. He always has a big smile and great attitude. Ray has been with us for quite a while building a considerable client base as well as a fan club. (His Google and Yelp reviews reveal his outgoing character). He knows this business inside and out; will always keep you informed; ensure you are safe in your Porsche; as well as safeguarding your investment. We are so pleased Ray is part of Porsche San Diego!
Paul W.W. Dolan has worked in the automotive industry and served people with their cars for a collective 25 years. Started working with his father at a Goodyear store at the age of 15, then working on cars for Big-O Tires from 17 until 20 when he got his first dealership job at a Honda/Mazda store in Escondido, then Volvo, Acura, BMW, Toyota, and ending up working with the best automotive engineering firm in the world….Porsche. Paul’s love and passion for Porsche is obvious when speaking to him about the remarkable history and heritage of this amazing manufacturer. A San Diego native, he enjoys surfing, he is an artist, author, father, husband, Rotarian, speaker, and entrepreneur. He will do everything in his power to help you with your Porsche service needs.
After serving in the US Miliitary, Richard searched to find his passion. After trying different career paths, Richard was fortunate enough to come to us. With his love for vehicles and his willingness to work hard Porsche San Diego was the perfect fit.
Working in the automotive industry since 2011, Jane accumulated knowledge of numerous vehicle makes and models while performing as a service writer. Her passion for Porsche evolved when she joined the Porsche Club of America San Diego Region (PCA-SDR) in 2013.
Meryl started her career in the automotive industry in 2018. Meryl has accumulated knowledge of numerous vehicles makes and models while transitioning her position from sales assistance to Internal Service Advisor. Meryl is extremely excited to be working with the Porsche brand. While Meryl is not at Porsche, she enjoys spending time with her adorable Labrador, Layla.
A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Cliff came to Porsche San Diego with ten years in the automotive industry. Cliff entered the automotive industry in 2008 and has worked his way through the service department to become our Loaner Car Coordinator. He is enamored with Porsche for its extraordinary history, technological advances, and unique combination of elegance.
When not at work, Cliff enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, playing baseball, and exploring San Diego and its scenic views.
Jason has worked at Porsche San Diego for four years. His love of all things mechanical has made him a perfect fit on our troubleshooting team. With keen attention to detail, your Porsche, new or pre-owned, is always in good hands.
Isidro has been in the automotive industry since 2008 when he joined the Marine Corps as a heavy equipment mechanic. He loves fixing anything mechanical. After his service in the Marine Corps, he attended UTI until his acceptance in the PTAP program when he moved to San Diego where he is currently a silver technician… all achieved here in San Diego.
Eduardo grew up working on cars and enjoyed it so much, making it a career was a natural fit. He attended UTI for two years, and then was accepted into the PTAP program. He delights working on all Porsche vehicles and in his own words, “they are an awesome car and fun to drive.”
Roberto has been working at Porsche San Diego since December 2015. He was born and raised in beautiful San Diego. He graduated UTI in 2008 and is very close to reaching Bronze level certification. Roberto is extremely passionate about everything Porsche, especially the classic air-cooled Porsches. Some of his favorite past times are watching racing, Jiu Jitsu, playing guitar, grilling, off-roading, and fishing.
Garrett has always had a passion for cars, so turning it into a career was not a tough choice. He attended UTI with the goal of becoming a Porsche technician. Upon graduating UTI, he entered the PTAP program where he learned the ins and outs of Porsche vehicles. Garrett has lived in southern California all his life and Porsche of San Diego is a perfect fit. He looks forward to becoming Bronze certified and further accelerating his career with Porsche.
Garrett, an East Coast transplant, worked six years at BMW New Jersey, prior to joining Porsche San Diego in 2017. Garrett enjoys staying active, pursuing all outdoor sports, and of course, spending time with friends and family. Garrett admits he has a passion for German engineered sports cars (Porsche on the top of the list)! And Garrett, we get that!
Yvonne, a native of San Diego, worked in the floral industry for most of her career. She joined the automotive Industry in 2011 as a receptionist quickly moving through the ranks into Sales and now, Warranty with Porsche. Nice going, Yvonne!
David joined Porsche San Diego as a Lot Attendant right out of high school and has fine-tuned is customer service skills over the last three years. David exemplifies the Holman Way. When not at work, David can be found in the desert off-roading and camping.
If there were an award for dedication, Terry would win the gold. He takes all of his 10,000,000 responsibilities very, very seriously. Every detail, every day, without fail, is dead on. A former professional Pit crewman, Terry’s hobby and love are racing and anything automotive. When he’s not tending to some detail, he’s watching the Speed Channel for the “Challenge Du Jour.”
Sair started his career working at a body shop in San Jose Collision as a parts driver. After putting in 3yrs hard work he was promoted to parts manager. Soon after he decided to move to Sacramento and started his love for German Engineering. He was at Roseville Volkswagen for 14yrs and now have been afforded the opportunity to continue and grow his love for the ultimate German automobile known as Porsche. He is excited to be a part of the Holman organization and now a part of Porsche San Diego. He is looking forward to creating great relationships and memories with our Porsche San Diego family.