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  • Chad Barrs
    General Sales Manager

    Chad is an Augusta, Georgia native who has spent many years in different management roles in dealerships. He enjoys spending time with his two daughters, golfing, playing tennis, and motorsports.

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  • Ben Ellis
    General Manager


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  • Ryan Stowell
    Finance Manager

    Ryan has been a car enthusiast since he was able to walk up to his parents' first car.  Representing Porsche is a dream come true for him.  Ryan has an extensive background in sales as well as a commitment to providing an unmatched customer experience.  His favorite hobbies consist of hockey, working on and driving his car, as well as meeting new people in the automotive world. 

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  • Gregor Belka
    Porsche Certified Sales Professional

    Gregor Belka has worked in the automotive industry for more than 10 years. When he is not at Porsche of Hilton Head working with clients, he loves to hunt, race cars, and travel. He also has a passion for motorcycles and wildlife.

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  • Roy Stine
    Porsche Certified Sales Professional

    Roy is a Porsche Certified Brand Ambassador. Roy has been working at Porsche of Hilton Head for 11 years. Roy enjoys golfing, water skiing, and spending time with his family. Roy has called the Lowcountry home since 1999. Porsche has been his passion since he was very young.

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  • Michael Forchetti
    Porsche Certified Sales Professional

    Michael Forchetti began his career working for the Walt Disney World company for 10 years where he honed his skills in how to exceed expectations and deliver the ultimate customer experience. In addition, he has an extensive creative background in Film & TV production working with celebrities, and in sales as a Realtor selling dream homes in the mid-Atlantic region. Combine that with a love for the best things in life, and you have Michael who is more than happy to be of service in the Porsche family. He earned his MBA from Rollins College in Winter Park, FL, and has a dual Bachelor of Science degree from Syracuse University. When not working tirelessly for Porsche clients, he enjoys boating and being out on the water with his wife and son in the beautiful waters of the low country.

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  • Michael Lane
    Service Manager

    Mike started working with Porsche of Hilton Head in 2011.  He is a Certified Brand Ambassador Service Manager for Porsche of Hilton Head.  Mike has great experience not only in the service department of the dealership, but also with customer service.  He enjoys seeing his customers and doing his job everyday.

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  • Emma Crudder
    Service Advisor

    Emma Crudder is on her 4th year in the automotive industry and enjoys learning about the sporty/luxury brand that Porsche has to offer for its clients. She is always learning about cars and believes customers should be treated with the utmost respect.When Emma is not at work she loves taking her dog to the beach, going horseback riding, going to car shows and enjoying beautiful evenings in old town Bluffton. Emma is outdoor adventurous and loves spending time outside when she can.  

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  • Randy House
    Parts Manager

    Erika Franz-Miller joined the auto industry after a 15 year carrier with an Insurance Agency. She has 3 adult sons and lives in Hilton Head with her husband. Erika enjoys walking on the beach, riding her bike, cooking, decorating, family time, dancing, site seeing, traveling and driving her Porsche. She started working for Porsche of Hilton Head in 2016. In 2017 she became Brand Ambassador Customer Experience Manager for Porsche of Hilton Head. She loves her job and enjoys giving the best customer service.

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  • Erika Franz-Miller
    Customer Experience Manager

    Erika Franz-Miller joined the auto industry after a 15 year carrier with an Insurance Agency. She has 3 adult sons and lives in Hilton Head with her husband. Erika enjoys walking on the beach, riding her bike, cooking, decorating, family time, dancing, site seeing, traveling and driving her Porsche. She started working for Porsche of Hilton Head in 2016. In 2017 she became Brand Ambassador Customer Experience Manager for Porsche of Hilton Head. She loves her job and enjoys giving the best customer service.

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  • Bryan Comer
    Porsche Gold Technician

    Bryan Comer is an 11-year veteran of the automobile industry, finding his passion for Porsche in 2008. Bryan is certified by Porsche North America, BMW as well as Nissan. He states, "I believe Porsche is a good brand and I believe in the product they produce." Originally from North Carolina, Bryan lives in the Okatie area and in his free time enjoys racing RC Cars, playing PC games, and researching new PC components.

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  • Victor Gerren
    Porsche Technician


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  • Carter Spires
    Porsche Technician


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  • Jon Zappacosta

    As a performance car enthusiast since I was young, and a high-end luxury vehicle technician for the past 11 years, Porsche has given me the opportunity to enjoy both of those aspects in a well-suited work environment. When I am not working I enjoy the gym, mountain biking, and exploring the Lowcountry with my dog Jake.

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  • Tomas Clarke
    Porsche Technician

    Originally from Ohio, Tom moved to Bluffton to be closer to his family and to have warmer weather.  While living in Northeast Ohio, he worked at an independent air-cooled Porsche shop and this is where he began his career.  He transferred to Porsche of Hilton Head late fall 2016 and has enjoyed every minute. His favorite part about working at Porsche of Hilton Head is the people. He says, "I don't think it's possible to find a better group of individuals to spend the days working with." When he does have time off, he enjoys riding his motorcycle, enjoying the outdoors, and playing video games when the weather doesn't play nice.

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