Porsche Annapolis Staff


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  • Brett Smith
    General Manager
    443-837-2622

    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.

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  • Steve St. Clair
    General Sales Manager
    443-837-2626

    For over 25 years I have been representing the finest automobile in the world! I have been surrounded by beautiful cars and wonderful people on a daily basis and feel very fortunate!

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  • Charles Hutchinson
    Sales & Leasing Associate
    443-837-2663

    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.

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  • Mark Madden
    Sales & Leasing Associate
    443-837-2677

    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. 

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  • Katherine Higuera
    Sales & Leasing Associate
    443-837-2621

    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.

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  • Mike Maurer
    Master Brand Ambassador
    443-837-2662

    Mike is one of the original staff members, having joined the Porsche Annapolis team in 2008 when we opened for business. He started selling Porsche cars in 1982 with Brumos Porsche, and over the years has held many job titles, ranging from sales person, to sales manager to part owner. He is extremely passionate about all things Porsche, and loves to discuss and share his passion with others. Aside from Porsche cars, he is passionate about his family and Bernese Mountain Dogs…and his many wonderful clients.

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  • Claire Trudeau
    Customer Experience Manager
    443-837-2661

    My name is Claire Trudeau, and I am the Customer Experience Manager here at Porsche Annapolis. My goal is to ensure that all our guest's needs are met, to make everyone feel welcome, and to do all I can to support our growing Porsche family. I was born and raised in Maryland, spending most of my time here in the Annapolis area. Outside of work, I enjoy legal studies and spending time with friends and family.

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  • Lianne Clark
    Receptionist
    (443) 837-2600

    My name is Lianne Clark, and I am one of the receptionists here at Porsche Annapolis. My goal is to make sure guests feel comfortable and welcome and to give our team the support they need. Born and raised in Maryland, I have spent most of my life in the Annapolis area, aside from a few years on the Eastern Shore. During my years as a competitive ballet dancer, I was fortunate enough to travel to London and Prague. I would love to visit again someday! Outside of work, I can be found relaxing in the apartment my boyfriend and I share, joining him in taking his 718 Porsche Cayman out for a drive or spending time with our friends and family.

     

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  • Shania Wallace
    Receptionist
    (443) 837-2600


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  • Rob Blizzard
    Service Manager
    443-837-2653

    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.   

     

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  • Jamie Wist
    Service Consultant
    443.837.2650

    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.

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  • Hugo Eilenberg
    Service Consultant
    443.837.2652

    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.

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  • Eddie Guzman
    Service Consultant
    443-837-2651


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  • Todd Droegemeyer
    Bronze Technician


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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Roger Doty
    Silver Technician

    I have 11 years experiance as a technician and a great love for Porsche and its heritage. My number one goal is to fix your vehicle correctly the first time and in a timely manner.

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  • Jeffery Monroe
    Valet


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  • Ray Guzman
    Gold Technician


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  • Pablo Aguilar
    Technician


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  • Luis Ventura
    Technician


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  • 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.

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  • Brandon Hajkowski
    Technician


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  • 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.

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  • Stephanie Aguilar
    Assistant Parts Manager
    443.837.2620

    Stephanie is a Maryland native and has been in the automotive Industry since 2010 and with Porsche since 2012. She's an avid gamer and a huge car enthusiast.

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  • Thomas Zentgraf
    Parts Counterperson
    443.837.2617

    Tommy has been interested in the Porsche brand ever since the first time he saw them at the Baltimore Auto Show in 1988. To him, the Porsche automobiles are the iconic sports cars of all time. In his spare time, he is an amateur photographer and enjoys spending time with his friends and family.


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  • Blake Dumas
    Parts Counterperson
    443-837-2616


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  • Danny Pena
    Finance and Insurance Manager
    443-837-2624

    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.

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