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.
Ross, originally from Philadelphia, enjoys nothing more than being able to raise his family here in beautiful San Diego! After many years with the Four Season’s Hotels and luxury automotive sales, he prides himself on assuring an experience second to none. As a father, husband, racing enthusiast, outdoor adventurer, historian and a true fanatic about anything sport oriented, Ross wants you to know that your business is valued. His sincere attention to detail throughout the process will guarantee nothing less.
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.
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.
Jason Adame was born in Seattle, spent his early years in Mexico, and after growing up and attending university in San Diego he’s proud to call it his adopted hometown. After 12 years in the automotive industry he is proud to join the team at Porsche San Diego, as a lifelong automotive enthusiast his passion for cars has found a good home at Porsche. When not sharing his enthusiasm for motorsport at work you’ll find him in the ocean surfing or kiteboarding.
Adriana Vallecillo was born in and raised in Ensenada Baja California. Her passion for cars began at an early age, since Baja California it’s been known for the famous race Baja 500 and Baja 1000, she has a lot of passion for cars in general. Car sales runs in her DNA, Adriana’s father and uncle owed a used car dealership in Ensenada. Adriana joined the Porsche family in 2014 and she has a lot of experience selling luxury and exotic cars, and her lifelong passion for the automotive world and has developed a deep knowledge about the Porsche brand and it’s heritage. Adriana believes that style, education and trust are the keys to success. She brings these principals as well her Porsche enthusiasm and passion for seeking perfection to work every day. Adriana always strives to ensure that when you look back at your overall purchasing experience, you’re filled with the highest level of satisfaction recalling your journey at Porsche San Diego. Adriana also speaks fluent Spanish.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Eric comes to Porsche San Diego after following a unique and diverse path. Growing up in Michigan with a strong automotive presence, Eric initially chose to pursue the field of Education by becoming an elementary teacher and then assistant principal. Using the background of teaching and leadership Eric began his sales career by owning and operating an insurance agency. Following the successful growth of the agency, Eric harnessed his inner five year old self and began a career with a Caterpillar dealership. However, when an opportunity presented itself to come to Porsche, it was a tremendous career achievement to be part of such a prestigious brand. Eric looks forward to being part of the Porsche community and continuing to offer a premium experience.
Matt, a San Diego native, joined Porsche San Diego in June 2016. He started as a lot attendant and through hard work, he is now our Porsche Pro. His passion for the Porsche brand stems from their rich racing history, and performance-oriented cars that provide an unrivaled driving experience. Matt’s other interest include aviation, sports and traveling.
Jonathan was born in raised in Southern California. He’s been a service consultant for 16 years with 7 of those being at Holman Automotive Group. He is raising 5 children and is currently a law and macro-economics student. In his free time he plays guitar and piano, spends time with his children and studies. He enjoys innovation and technology and is excited about the future of Porsche.
Nicole found her calling in the auto industry over 12 years ago. With a passion for performance and appreciation for history; the Porsche brand fulfills both. When Nicole isn’t helping you with all of your service needs she is taking the road less traveled with all of the hiking San Diego has to offer and watching her son play baseball.
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.
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!
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.
A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Cliff came to Porsche San Diego with ten plus years in the automotive industry. He is enamored with Porsche for its extraordinary history, technological advances, and unique combination of elegance. Cliff’s other interests include: traveling, baseball, literature, and spending time with family and friends.
Growing up minutes away from the famous Pikes Peak Hill climb in Colorado, a passion for high performance vehicles was ingrained at a young age for Chase. He moved to San Diego to pursue his career with Porsche San Diego in 2005 after attending training at Porsche Cars North America headquarters in Atlanta. When not at work Chase can usually be found enjoying the outdoors with his wife and 3 kids.
Nicolaus is an accomplished Porsche Certified Technician. Nicolaus grated PTAP in 2002, achieved Gold Certification in 2008, and is certified in Carrera GT and 918 Spyder models. Nicolaus has a passion for Porsche and is dedicated in providing quality craftsmanship and customer service. In his free time he enjoys beach life with his family and dog.
Hello my name is Rigo, your Porsche Technician. I come from a military background, 4 years Navy, where I served as a diesel technician which laid the foundation for myself today. After getting out of the military and graduating Universal Technical Institute with honors, I attended Porsche Technical Apprentice Program to expand my knowledge on the Porsche brand. There is where I gained the knowledge to become proficient on these beautiful Porsche’s. I love working with this brand and company and plan on staying for a while. “I couldn’t find the sports car of my dreams, so I built it myself” – Ferdinand Porsche
I have 20 years experience working in auton10tive field, European to Japanese and electric cars. I have owned sports and family cars that have been modified and tinkered with. Raised in San Diego all In)’ life and love the weather and people. I love playing sports and watching sports. Love watching variety of tv shows and loved being a video gainer before having a family and 2 kids.
From Colorado, moved to CA to attend UTI Sacramento in 2015 – PTAP class 52 (first class) in Eastvale graduated 12/17, accepted offer from top choice – Porsche San Diego, started Jan 2018. Bronze 12/18, Silver 5/19 – would have been Gold this year if not for COVID. Have always had an interest in cars and racing from an early age – attended monster truck shows, CART races in Denver, Formula One in Indianapolis 2004 and 2005. Regularly watch and attend IMSA races now. Like to drive my Corvette through the twisty mountain roads because I’m too cheap and lazy to attend a track day. Enjoy the SD beer scene, like to brew my own when I have time.
Tony started his automotive career at a Volkswagen dealership in the Bay Area in 2004 after graduating UTI’s VATRP program. He quickly worked his way up to a team lead position where he gained great people-skills along with a great wealth of knowledge of the German engineering brand. Given an opportunity to move to a dealership in beautiful San Diego , he quickly took the opportunity and has been here since 2016 . A new chapter was opened for him In 2019 when he was then given an opportunity to work at Porsche San Diego . He quickly jumped at the opportunity and has been loving working on these beautifully German engineered vehicles since then.
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.
José Hernåndez, Moved form the East Coast worked 6 years for Crown BMW in North Carolina prior to joining Porsche San Diego in 2020. José enjoys spending time with family and friends, fishing and enjoys the outdoors of beautiful San Diego. I have a passion for German Engineering Porsche being at the top of the list.
Always been a car lover especially for Porsche and decided I wanted 10 be around them all the time and learn to work on them. Started out as a big computer person and worked in VI’ before I went to UTI and have then accepted into the PTAP program. Now I am working on In)’ favorite cars in my favorite city
Former Volkswagen certified technician. Passionate about working on and modifying German automobiles. I strive to deliver exceptional service and repair cust01ner cars to exceed Porsche factory standards.
John has always had an appreciation for cars, especially those manufactured in Germany. It makes sense that he would want to turn his interests into a career. He attended UTI Rancho Cucamonga and was accepted into the Porsche Technology Apprenticeship Program. Upon completion of the program, he began work at Porsche San Diego. He is excited to be a member of the team and is eager to see what the future will hold for him!
ORIGINALLY FROM DENVER, CO THEN RELOCATED HERE TO CALIFORNIA TO ATTEND UNIVERSAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE. AFTER GRADUATION WAS SELECTED TO AND ATTENDED THE FIRST PTAP CLASS IN CALIFORNIA AT
THE NEW TRAINING CENTER IN EASTVALE, CA IN 2017. CURRENTLY I AM A SILVER CERTIFIED TECHNICIAN LOOKING TO ADD MY GOLD CERTIFICATION NEXT YEAR WITH A TOTAL OF 3 YEARS OF PORSCHE EXPERIENCE
UNDER MY BELT. MY FAVORITE PORSCHE ROAD CAR WOULD HAVE TO BE THE 991.2 GT3RS IN LIZARD GREEN AND MY FAVORITE PORSCHE RACE CAR IS THE CURRENT 911 RSR. MY HOBBIES INCLUDE TRAVELING, GONG TO CONCERTS, RACING, AND SPENDING TIME WITH FAMILY/FRIENDS.
Originally from San Juan Capistrano, Andres was an electro-optical ordnance repair technician working on light armored vehicles in the Marines before beginning his career with Porsche in 2019. In his spare time he enjoys working on his hotrod and learning metal fabrication and welding.
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.”
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.
Attended UTI and graduated in Oct 2008. After graduating, started working at tire and small repair shops. Started working for Porsche in 2012, left in 2015 to work for Ferrari and Maserati but missed the brand and came back in 2017.
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!
Farzad, a San Diego native, has loved cars ever since he can remember. He is very passionate about the Porsche brand and has been a great asset to our team. When Farzad is not working, he spends his free time going to theme parks, visiting new cities, and spending time with his family.
Justin was born and raised in San Diego. He has been working in the automotive industry for the last 7 years and joined Porsche San Diego in 2020. Justin is an exotic sports car enthusiast, and finds passion in taking photographs of cars and other interest.
Efrain has 11 years in the auto industry. He enjoys working with Porsche and loves the history and legacy of the brand, on his free time he enjoys spending his time outdoors hiking, biking riding and visiting new eateries.
Ismael Junior Diaz has been in the automotive industry for 6 years and his goal at Porsche is to give great customer satisfaction and to move up to be a manager in the automotive industry one day. Ismael’s favorite hobbies include working on cars and learning something new each day.