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Get To Know The Porsche of Jacksonville Team, Formerly Brumos Porsche

Meet the team behind Porsche Jacksonville, a member of the Fields Auto Group. Our team's positive attitudes are reflected in the way in which they approach their duties every day - commitment, style, and excitement. These hard-working, dedicated professionals have each made a commitment to being a part of something special...the Porsche of Jacksonville Experience. We're ready to help you get the needed auto service, parts, or affordable auto financing you need to take home your favorite Porsche vehicle for sale, today.

Be sure to contact our Florida Porsche luxury car dealership with any questions, comments, or feedback you have about our Porsche luxury auto dealership in Jacksonville, FL. Do you want to test drive a new Porsche Cayenne? We can help you. We look forward to meeting you and helping you buy the new luxury Porsche vehicle of your dreams like the 2018 Porsche Panamera!


Click on one of the people below to find out more information.

  • Brandon Starks
    General Manager
    904.725.9155

    Brandon has well over a decade of experience in the automotive field and began his career at Porsche in January 2010. He has since dedicated his time and energy into expanding the dealership into what it is today. Among his Porsche achievements, Brandon is a Porsche Certified Brand Ambassador and has served on the Porsche Pre-Owned Forum and the Sales and Marketing Round Table hosted by Porsche Cars North America. A true Porsche enthusiast, he and loves being around the cars, the culture and racing. If asked, he'll tell you his favorite Porsche is anything that ends in GTS. In his free time, he enjoys playing golf, fishing, participating in motorsports and spending time with his wife and children.

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  • John Fields
    Dealer Principal


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  • Marguerite Sokhom
    Porsche Dealer Certified Customer Experience Manager
    904.725.9155

    Marguerite joined Porsche Jacksonville in March 2015, A native of Boston Massachusetts, Marguerite relocated to Jacksonville to be with family.  Marguerite brings her easy smile and focus on customer satisfaction with her everyday.

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  • Amy Rust
    Customer Service Liaison
    904.594.9034

    Amy joined Porsche Jacksonville in August of 2012. Amy has traveled extensively and loves meeting Porsche customers from all over the world. Amy brings a smiling face and an eagerness to please with her everywhere she goes. Amy is a proud mother and grandmother, and loves spending time with both when she's not at work.

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  • John Schaefer
    Porsche Certified Brand Ambassador
    386.690.4215

    John's love of vehicles began as while he was growing up in Iowa. But after purchasing his first 911 in 1994, it became his passion. After graduating from the University of Iowa with a degree in finance, John worked in a variety of professions and fields. His passion for Porsches kept growing until it ultimately became his career. John created a thriving business buying and selling vintage and classic Porsche cars, parts and accessories. John brought that passion with him when he began here in 2010 . His classic car knowledge, and appreciation for all things Porsche, makes him an extraordinarily valuable member of the sales team. John is exceptionally committed to his clients and will stop at nothing to help someone find their perfect Porsche. John has earned recognition as a Porsche Certified Brand Ambassador among other achievements. When not participating in Porsche events or races, he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughters.

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  • Ray Linares
    Porsche Certified Parts Advisor
    904.726.3383

    Ray grew up in Florida where he spent his time mountain biking his way through different forest trails. After working in retail sales and customer service, Ray found a place at Porsche where he could begin a career and continue his passion of working with people. Stop by our Parts Department to have Ray help you with your Porsche Parts needs.

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  • Joe Romano
    General Sales Manager
    904.725.9155

    Joe has has worked in the automotive industry for 15 years. In his career with the Fields Auto Group, Joe has had the opportunity to work in a variety of different roles with a wide spectrum of luxury brands. Those experiences provide Joe with a well rounded approach to his position and a broad understanding of the automotive retail industry. Joe has achieved Porsche Brand Ambassador certification and has participated in the Pre-Owned Round Table with Porsche Cars North America. In his free time, Joe enjoys golf, sports and spending time with his family.

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  • Bill Bianco
    Porsche Certified Brand Ambassador
    904.725.9155

    Bill has been a member of the Porsche Jacksonville team since 2003 when he re-located from Atlantic City, New Jersey. This continued a career with Porsche that began in the late 1980's.  He offers a wealth of experience and knowledge to the dealership and his clients. Bill is a Porsche Certified Brand Ambassador and is able to offer his clients a wealth of advice and insight as they purchase vehicles, and as they enjoy them as owners. Bill is a true Porsche enthusiast and enjoys owning Porsches as much as he does selling them. As an active member of the Florida Crown region of the Porsche Club of America, you'll often find him at events or socials. Outside of Porsche, Bill enjoys spending time with his family and working on his sailboat.

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  • Tina Kelly
    Porsche Certified Warranty Administrator
    904.594.9024

    To say Tina is simply our Certified Porsche Warranty Administrator would not be a proper credit to all that she contributes to our dealership - and has contributed over her many years of loyal service. She is happy to help you out with your Porsche Boutique purchase.

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  • Mitch Havir
    Porsche Certified Gold Technician
    904.725.9155

    Thanks to an early start to his automotive career, Mitch now boasts an astounding 16+ years' worth of experience in the industry. He grew up on the East Coast, where he attended BCIT West Hamptons for his technical education. In Mitch's free time he enjoys participating in motocross, riding motorcycles and working on one of his many cars.

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  • Russell Haggard
    Porsche Certified Silver Technician
    904.725.9155

    Russell grew up in both New Mexico and Arizona where he discovered his gift for cars in auto shop. After high school, he went to Avondale Technical School and later moved to Atlanta Georgia to attend the prestigious Porsche Technology Apprenticeship Program. Fields Porsche (formerly Brumos Porsche) quickly recruited Russell to be part of the Porsche family. In his free time he enjoys surfing, golfing, riding dirt bikes and getting out and exploring all that Jacksonville has to offer.

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  • Christian Biers
    Porsche Certified Sales Assistant and Brand Ambassador
    904.725.9155, Ext. 3404

    Christian's great customer service skills and excellent technical ability has made him a standout employee here at Porsche Jacksonville. As a sales assistant he handles everything from inventory to assisting customers with their test drives. When not at Porsche, he is studying to get his degree in Business and Marketing, playing with his cat Zeus or enjoying all the coffee Jacksonville has to offer.

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  • Daniel O'Halloran
    Porsche Certified Silver Technician
    904.725.9155

    Originally from Puerto Rico, Daniel moved to Jacksonville after completing Porsche's technology Apprenticeship Program. He uses his passion for cars to provide top notch service on every customer's vehicle.

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  • Charles Loeschen
    Porsche Certified Service Advisor
    904.726.3369

    Charles began his career at Porsche Jacksonville in 1999 as a Porsche Certified Technician. He eventually transitioned into his current role as a Porsche Certified Service Advisor. Charles's technical background and in-depth Porsche knowledge serve to enhance the customer experience for his clients. Among other achievements, Charles earned recognition as a Porsche Certified Brand Ambassador. His hobbies include fishing, and all things motorsport.

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  • Skip Schinsing
    Porsche Certified Service Manager
    904.594.9023

    Skip joined Porsche Jacksonville as our service manager in 2013. Prior to that, Skip's career was involved in racing and motorsports and ultimately headed up the Brumos Racing GT3 program from 2010-2013. Skips technical and motorsports background is extremely valuable at the dealership and he is an excellent resource for our clients that like to participate in track days and DE events. He brings a wealth of knowledge about all mechanical and technical aspects of Porsche as Service Manager. In his spare time, Skip enjoys autocross, spending time with his wife, and watching his children participate in their various athletic events.

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  • Austin Mills
    Porsche Certified Parts Manager
    904.594.9029

    Austin Mills  has over 17 years of automotive experience. Austin has worked in his current role as Porsche Parts Manager for the past 5 years. He brings a wealth of knowledge and customer experience to Porsche Jacksonville. In his free time, Austin enjoys coaching his children's various sports teams and spending time with his family.

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  • Kristen Saggese
    Office Manager
    904.725.9155, Ext. 3223

    Kristen has nineteen years of automotive experience. She has received her MBA from Jacksonville University and is the Office Manager of Porsche Jacksonville and Fields Collision center. Among other achievements, Kristen was recognized as a 2017 Porsche Business Management Honor Guild Award winner. In her free time she spends it with her family riding jet skis, motorcycles or at the track in her 2016 Porsche Boxster S.

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  • Hall Liles
    Porsche Certified Brand Ambassador
    904.594.9031

    Hall has represented Porsche since 1999 and has been a member of the Porsche Jacksonville team since moving to Florida with his wife in 2012. His salesmanship makes for a delightful Porsche buying experience and his commitment to customers is second to none. In addition to Hall's extensive Porsche experience and knowledge, he is also a member of the Personalization Initiative Program. Hall's participation in the Personalization Initiative ensures he can help tailor your new Porsche to be the car of your dreams. Hall is also a Porsche Certified Brand Ambassador and achieved recognition of being one of the top 100 Porsche sales associates in the world in 2016. When not at work, Hall enjoys driving his own Porsche and spending time with his wife.

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  • Chad Gilbert
    Porsche Certified Brand Ambassador
    904.725.9155

    Chad started his career as a Porsche Sales Consultant in North Carolina in 2005 and relocated to Jacksonville to work at Porsche Jacksonville in 2014.  In addition to Chad's vast Porsche experience and knowledge, he has earned the status of Porsche Brand Ambassador and won the regional round of the 2017 National Walk-Around Challenge. Chad was one of only 15 Porsche sales associates to advance to that level. He also participates in Porsche's Personalization Initiative Program. This Exclusive Manufaktur training provides Chad with the knowledge and skills to assist his clients in custom tailoring their dream Porsche. In his free time, Chad enjoys high performance driving, endurance racing and instructing. One of his great joys is coaching teenage drivers in teen street survival program.

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  • Carl Williams
    Porsche Certified Brand Ambassador
    904.725.9155

    Carl came to Porsche Jacksonville after a long career in medical sales. Carl made the transition to automotive sales in 2015 and he has since fallen in love with the business. Carl thoroughly enjoys helping clients find the car of their dreams. His Marine Corps background gives Carl the discipline and focus to provide an exceptional car buying experience. Carl is a dedicated family man that mentors Jacksonville youth through his men's boutique. When not working or volunteering, Carl enjoys University of Alabama sports and spending time with his family.

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  • Jamie Ossi
    Porsche Certified Assistant Parts Manager
    904.594.9027

    Jamie has been in his position with Porsche Jacksonville for over 15 years. During that time, he has developed an extensive knowledge of Porsche vehicles and parts. Jamie also is instrumental in planning and executing our annual swap meet and concours that is hosted at the dealership by the Florida Crown Region of the PCA. When not at work, Jamie enjoys tinkering on his remote controlled trucks and spending time with his wife and daughter.

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  • Jennifer Woodard
    Porsche Certified Service Advisor
    904.726.3393

    Jennifer began her career in the automotive industry in 2003 with Lexus. She worked in a variety of positions beginning as Cashier and ultimately becoming a Master Certified Service Advisor. Jennifer brought her luxury car experience and knowledge with her when she joined Porsche Jacksonville as a service advisor in 2010. Jennifer has achieved a lot in her time with Porsche and is recognized as a Porsche Certified Brand Ambassador. Jennifer is driven everyday to provide her clients with an exceptional experience. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys home improvement projects and watching her daughter's soccer games.

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  • Grayson Jones
    Porsche Dealer Certified Customer Experience Manager
    904.725.9155

    Grayson is a Jacksonville area native and currently attends the University of North Florida, where he is studying German History Education. He spent much of his professional career in customer service. The skills gained through his previous customer service positions enables Grayson to enhance the customer experience at the dealership. He is an avid world traveler and a talented musician. Grayson hopes to one day be a high school history teacher.

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  • Nathan Nelson
    Porsche Certified Gold Meister Technician
    904.725.9155

    Nathan Nelson is one of our most decorated technicians. Joining Brumos Porsche in September 2000, Nathan has achieved his Gold Meister certification, the highest level awarded by Porsche. He has also earned his High Voltage and Diesel certifications for servicing Porsche's Hybrid and Diesel models.

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  • Erik Shull
    Porsche Certified Silver Technician
    904.725.9155

    Erik's passion for cars began at an early age while rebuilding exotic cars with his father. He pursued an automotive career by getting his degree from UTI in Texas and was quickly recruited by Porsche. Since making Jacksonville his home, Erik has spent over 12 years working on Porsches and 17 years in the automotive industry. In his spare time he enjoys golfing, surfing, restoring his own vehicles and spending time with his wife and twin daughters.

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  • Alfred Nater
    Porsche Certified Gold Meister Technician
    904.725.9155

    Alfred hails from Switzerland where his family sold Porsches. After spending his youth around vehicles, he studied at Porsche's technology Apprenticeship Program. From there he has continued to build his Porsche Education and is now a Porsche Certified Gold Meister Technician. He's gone on to become air cooled certified. When not working on Porsches he enjoys biking across all kinds of terrains and running through Florida trails.

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  • Chris Rosswurm
    Porsche Certified Silver Technician
    904.725.9155

    Newly relocated to Jacksonville, Chris is a native of the Dallas / Ft. Worth area. His father was born and raised in Germany, so Chris was able to visit the country often, each time admiring the many Porsches he spotted. He attended UTI in Phoenix before moving to Pennsylvania to further his career by training in the Porsche Technology Apprenticeship Program. Chris doesn't just love working on cars; he also enjoys racing them in track events, and believes there is no better place to pursue both those passions than at Fields Porsche.

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  • Sergio Rodriguez
    Porsche Certified Silver Technician
    904.725.9155

    Sergio was born in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, and like many enthusiasts, learned to love Porsches at a young age. His father drove a 1986 911, so he experienced the benefits of Porsche ownership first-hand. After completing the Porsche Technology Apprenticeship Program, Sergio hopes one day to be known for his expertise with Porsches. He is happy to be working toward that goal at Fields Porsche.

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  • Nathan Outlaw
    Porsche Certified Technician
    904.725.9155

    Our newest member of the Porsche family is a recent graduate from Porsche's technology Apprenticeship Program. Nathan is a Florida native that has spent almost his entire life working on vehicles. Now he uses his experience and passion to further the Porsche brand and bring our customers the service possible.

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  • Stephanie Armbruster Shull
    Administrative Assistant
    904.725.9155

    Stephanie Armbruster grew up in Jacksonville, Florida, where she achieved a Bachelor's degree from the University of North Florida. After working in retail and in customer service for over six years, she joined the Porsche Jacksonville team in 2010. Stephanie provides provide excellent service to all of our customers everyday. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and twin daughters.

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  • Stan Totman
    Porsche Inventory Control
    904.725.9155

    Stan Totman is a long time Porsche Jacksonville) employee and dedicated Porsche fan. Stan's Porsche involvement dates back to the Peter Gregg championship-winning IMSA race days of the 1970's. He's still an avid fan and the perfect person to see that your Porsche is prepared to the highest standards.

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  • Thatiana Rodriguez
    Receptionist
    904.725.9155

    Thatiana brings with her a sincere passion for cars and automotive culture. She spent several years in the hospitality industry and has since moved to Porsche to provide excellent service to our customers. In her free time she is enrolled in Florida State College at Jacksonville where she is perusing her dream of graphic and video game design.

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  • Thatiana Rodriguez
    Receptionist
    904.725.9155

    Thatiana brings with her a sincere passion for cars and automotive culture. She spent several years in the hospitality industry and has since moved to Porsche to provide excellent service to our customers. In her free time she is enrolled in Florida State College at Jacksonville where she is perusing her dream of graphic and video game design.

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