Porsche Annapolis Staff

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Brett Smith
General Manager

Brett grew up in Long Island, New York and was raised by his father / NYPD and his mother /school teacher. Both parents instilled their values to help mold the man you see today. His prior service with the US Army/Airborne taught him discipline and the will to never quit.  Brett's passion for sports cars just didn't start yesterday, for him it started years ago as a young child. With over 20 years of progressive experience with the Porsche Brand, he not only sells but has owned six Porsche's, is very much the enthusiast.  Prior to coming on board with Porsche Annapolis, Brett has worked in the capacity of General Manager at two other dealerships. His expertise in dealership operations provides him with the knowledge to manage effectively.

Katherine Higuera
Sales Manager

Katherine Higuera received her Bachelor's degree in Marketing from the University of San Diego. She went on to work in Marketing and Sales roles for various wineries in Napa and Sonoma County. Katherine understands the importance of attentive customer service and provides her clients with a luxury hospitality experience. She is excited to branch out and bring her unique set of skills to the Porsche Annapolis team.

Tasleem Alam
Customer Experience Manager

Charles Hutchinson
Sales & Leasing Associate

Charlie Hutchinson is a sales professional, who is incredibly passionate about the Porsche brand. As a Porsche enthusiast, he easily understands why his clients are so excited about Porsche and he is willing to go to great lengths to help them achieve their Porsche dreams. Charlie's clients know that they will always receive the time, attention, and high level of customer service that Charlie delivers.  He believes that everyone is worthy of honest and straightforward answers that make it easy to do business.

In his free time Charlie can be found spending time with his dogs Pedro, and Spud and driving the winding country roads in his 911 Carrera S.

Mark Madden
Sales & Leasing Associate

Mark Madden is a seasoned professional in the automotive industry. With over 32 years of experience he is an incredible resource when it comes to selecting the vehicle that is right for you.  His straightforward approach is extremely refreshing and his clients have shared that "if you want it straight up then Mark is your man." He believes that in these trying times it is not necessary to overcomplicate anything.

Mark and his wife Lindy immigrated to the United States from South Africa in 2000. Since then they have put down roots in the Annapolis area and are raising two children Charlotte and Tim. Mark values family and is a committed family man. In his spare time you may find him watching rugby and F1. 

Paul Young
Sales & Leasing Associate

Monet Watts
Tag & Title Clerk

Keiry Castellon
(443) 837-2600

Abigail Finch
(443) 837-2600



Danny Pena
Finance and Insurance Manager

For seven years, Danny Peña has passionately grown his career in the automotive industry, fine-tuning skills needed to get you exactly what you want quickly, and efficiently. Since 2013, Danny has been groomed to excel in fast-paced environments, while attending to guests' needs on a detailed level. He enjoys helping you find the best solutions for financing, leasing, and protecting your investment. Since 2015, Danny has helped more than 500 customers and counting, at Johnson Automotive! As of 2019, in just seven years, Danny has shaken hands with over 1,500 happy customers across DC, Virginia, and Maryland. His fluency in English and Spanish, coupled with a no pressure, fully transparent, "how can I help you save money?" approach, has earned Danny countless rave reviews on sites including but not limited to Dealer Rater, Google Reviews, Yelp, and more. When Danny is not helping a teammate find you the best deal or is helping you navigate the F&I landscape of luxury cars; he is spending time with beautiful wife Evelyn, and two daughters Daylin & Emberlyn.



Rob Blizzard
Service Manager

One of Rob's earliest memories is when a family friend took him for ice cream in a black 1986 Porsche 930, sparking a life long love for Porsche cars.  With over 20 years in automotive service Rob enjoys getting to know other car enthusiasts and helping them maintain their vehicles.   


Jamie Wist
Service Consultant

Jamie has 20 years in the automotive industry and the last 10 years working with high end German cars. Outside of work, you can him find spending time with his family, playing guitar and riding motorcycles.

Hugo Eilenberg
Service Consultant

Hugo's appreciation for the Porsche brand may stem from spending his early years in Germany via his father's career in the military. His enjoyment of precision engineering and quality design came later, as he completed his first project car while studying graphic art and working at Rhode Island School of Design. Hugo is proud to be a part of the team at Porsche Annapolis, and his dedication to high service standards are appreciated by co-workers and clients alike.

Anthony Rapattoni
Service Consultant

Gabrielle Hernandez
Guest Relations

Alexis Rodriguez
Gold Technician

Alex was born in Maryland and currently resides in Bowie. He attended Lincoln Technical Institute in Columbia, Maryland. Alex loves spending time with his beautiful family, including his two Rottweilers. He has always been fond of German engineering. Coming from BMW with six years of experience, Alex started his new career with Porsche Annapolis in May 2015. Alex's mission is to become a Porsche Gold Meister Technician and provide our clients with the best Porsche experience.

Dave McDowell
Shop Foreman / Gold Technician

Dave McDowell, an Annapolis native, began his career with Porsche in 2011. In 2002, Dave enlisted in the Air National Guard and worked as a C-130 Aircraft Mechanic. During his years with the Guard, Dave developed great attention to detail and integrity. 

With over 10 years of experience, Dave has worked on an variety of European automobiles but became especially drawn to the intricacies of German engineering. Dave is happy to be part of the team and looks forward to servicing your Porsche.

Ray Guzman
Gold Technician

Luis Ventura

Justin Tufts
Bronze Technician

Justin is an experienced technician with over 9 years' experience in the  automotive industry. He believes strongly in continuing to improve as he is currently a bronze level technician working on his gold. Justin's philosophy is "if you do not have the time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over." This is evident in his work ethic as he is incredibly focuses and has a gift for the smallest of details. Justin's customers are grateful that they trusted their vehicle to him as he is an incredibly gifted technician.

Brandon Hajkowski

David Deonarain

Brent Bailey

Damian Molisani

Shawn Black

Jeffery Monroe

Santiago Luengas

Bruce Pringle



Courtney Hansen
Porsche Certified Parts Manager
443.837.2619 Ext. 1

Courtney has been finding parts since 1998, and has been with Porsche since February of 2013. Porsche has quickly become his favorite brand, and he enjoys working with the best cars and best customers everyday.

Blake Dumas
Parts Counterperson

Dino Müller
Parts Counterperson