The Porsche of Beachwood Team

Our Porsche Team

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Phil Snyder

Phil Snyder | General Manager

Phil is a professional, managing the sales at Porsche of Beachwood. He has been in the automobile industry since 2001 and has worked with Volkswagen, Mazda, Chevrolet, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota, Scion, and now Porsche. Phil has held many automotive positions throughout his career, starting with engine building for Nascar, to automotive electronics, as well as sales of new and pre-owned cars, and sales and financing management. He joined the team here at Porsche of Beachwood in October of 2011 and is excited to build a relationship with the brand and it's amazing clientle.

Phone: 216.763.6800 • Email: psnyder@penskeautomotive.com

Dario Miocic

Dario Miocic | Sales Manager

Starting out in the car business in high school, Dario was an automotive detailer who wet sanded cars as they came out of the paint booth at the local area dealership. As a resident of Lake County, Dario has been very involved with his community. Being a role model for his nieces, nephews and local kids is very important to him and a responsibility he holds near to his heart. Dario pursued his passion for automobiles by moving into the sales department of the car business after attending college. In his free time he likes to cycle, work in the yard, travel and spend time with the love of his life, Colleen. Lastly, Dario is a firm believer that there is a right way and a wrong way to treat people. So, if you’d like to be treated right and have one of the best dealership experiences you’ve ever had, stop in and visit us at Porsche of Beachwood. We’re all excited to meet you!
 

Phone: 216.763.4911 • Email: dmiocic@penskeautomotive.com

Stephen Dumperth

Stephen Dumperth | Sales Manager

My career in the auto industry began fresh out of high school in 1998. The journey lead me from sales to finance, and then to sales management. From 2003 to 2014, my only joy was in seeing my sales people succeed. Then it clicked: I missed building relationships with customers; I missed having the ability to make people happy; I missed sales! I am so very proud to be working at the best dealership in all the land!

Phone: 216.763.4911 • Email: sdumperth@penskeautomotive.com

Andrew Divita

Andrew Divita | Business Manager

Andrew joined the team at Porsche of Beachwood in April of 2012. Prior to Porsche he spent eight years in the fashion retail industry in various support, sales and management roles. In 2011 he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Cleveland State University. Quickly after starting at Porsche he became a Certified Brand Ambassador. He is a native of Cleveland and lives nearby with his wife Staci and son Jack. Outside of work Andrew can be found spending time with his family, spoiling their dog Ralph and is an avid Cleveland Browns fan.

Phone: 216.763.4911 • Email: adivita@penskeautomotive.com

Brad Kennett

Brad Kennett | Porsche Brand Ambassador - Sales

An inaugural member of the Porsche of Beachwood staff, Brad came here with 6 years of Porsche experience at Stoddard Porsche. He's been a Porsche owner and club member since 2001. Brad has been a car nut his whole life starting with a large collection of "Hot Wheels" when he was kid to doing occasional track events with his 944 Turbo now. He met his wife at their Alma Mater, Ohio State more than 25 years ago. They live in North Ridgeville with their 2 teenage daughters. When Brad's not at work, or driving, he's probably doing "home improvements" or supporting his kid's musical education.

 

 

Phone: 845.444.0840 • Email: bkennett@penskeautomotive.com

Kyle Roesch

Kyle Roesch | Porsche Brand Ambassador - Sales

Kyle joined the Porsche of Beachwood Sales team as a recent graduate of Lake Erie College. His passion for cars began at a young age and his plan was to eventually translate that passion into a career. He grew up in Cleveland and currently resides in Gates Mills. Outside of work, Kyle spends most of his time with his family, playing sports and cheering for the Cleveland sports teams.

Phone: 216.763.4911 • Email: kroesch@penskeautomotive.com

Nicole Remesik

Nicole Remesik | Sales

Nicole is a recent graduate from the University of Akron with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science. At a young age Nicole began racing motocross and attending super bike races. Because of her love for racing, and motorcycles, she has a passion for speed. She decided to turn that passion into a career at Porsche of Beachwood and is excited to work with the Porsche brand. She brings a great amount of excitement and enthusiasm to the Porsche team. In her spare time she enjoys snowboarding, riding dirt bikes, and spending time with her family.

Phone: 845.444.0840 • Email: nremesik@penskeautomotive.com

Brennan Fox

Brennan Fox | Porsche Brand Ambassador- Sales

Brennan received his Bachelors in Pre-Physical Therapy from John Carroll University in 2011. He is passionate about cars and currently owns a Subaru WRX….also known as the “Poor Man’s Porsche.” Brennan comes with a background in Orthopedic Sales and now represents a more desirable product for the same highly achieving individual. In his spare time, Brennan can be found with his family, friends, and dogs.

Phone: 216.763.4911 • Email: brennan.fox@penskeautomotive.com

Steven Youhana

Steven Youhana | Porsche Brand Ambassador- Sales

Steven is a new addition to the Porsche of Beachwood team. He believes in leading by example and shows that everyday. One of his many interests is mathematics, which he proudly holds a bachelor degree in. Other interests include building Honda cars, snowboarding, and making time for his family and friends.

Phone: 216.763.4911 • Email: syouhana@penskeautomotive.com

David McCaig

David McCaig | Porsche Brand Ambassador- Sales

David joined the team as a recent MBA graduate from Lake Erie College. He also gained his bachelor’s degree in the Cleveland area from Notre Dame College. His passion for German cars began with his father who has always had an affinity for Volkswagens. Originally from Scotland David moved to the Cleveland area in 2004 and now calls it home. He lives in Lake County with his wife Jessica. In his spare time he can usually be seen slowly chasing a soccer ball around indoor soccer facility’s across Lake County or out on the golf course with friends.

Phone: 216.763.4911 • Email: dmccaig@penskeautomotive.com

Tiffany Hansen

Tiffany Hansen | Porsche Brand Ambassador- Sales

Tiffany started her career in the Automotive Industry directly after graduating from high school in 2002. She began as a Receptionist followed by specialty brand Automotive Sales since 2006. Her passion for cars started with aftermarket modifications of personal vehicles and quickly grew from there. Tiffany received her Associates Degree from Lakeland Community College with a degree in Graphic Design. In her free time, she enjoys baking and spending time with family and friends. She joined the team here at Porsche of Beachwood in 2014 and is excited to be a part of such a great team and get to know the brand.

Phone: 216.763.4911 • Email: thansen@penskeautomotive.com

Greg Castell

Greg Castell | Porsche Werks Specialist

Greg comes to Porsche of Beachwood from the finance industry, where he previously worked as an Equities Analyst for Bloomberg L.P. near Princeotn, NJ. A Cleveland native, Greg attended the University of Dayton where he received a degree in finance. Although his experience in New Jersey was certainly positive, he recently decided to relocate back to Ohio and pursue a career more closely aligned with a lifelong passion of his, cars. Greg has always been drawn to fine automobiles, particularly high-performance European marques such as Porsche. He thus brings a great deal of passion and excitement with him in this new career venture. In his free time, Greg enjoys photography, playing tennis, and spending time with his family.

Phone: 216.763.4911 • Email: gcastell@penskeautomotive.com

Sam Young

Sam Young | Photographer

Sam’s passion for photography came soon after taking a simple photo and realizing at that moment in time that photography was going to be his future. Never did he imagine growing up that this would be his passion, the photo had spoken for itself and Sam’s future had been determined. No matter the object whether it be exotic cars, people, weddings, landscapes, it is something he truly enjoys doing. Sam takes any opportunity and turns it into something creative and is always up to trying new ideas.

Michael Klamar

Michael Klamar | Service Manager

Mike’s love of cars started long before he was even old enough to drive them. His involvement with automobiles started in high school by detailing cars and then grew into becoming an MECP certified car audio installer. Prior to working for Porsche Mike has experience with VW, Audi and Honda working in both the Service and Parts departments. When Mike is not working he spends most of his time with his wife Rachael and there three wonderful children Brenna, Josh and Ryan.

Phone: 216.763.6851 • Email: mklamar@penskeautomotive.com

Nicole Goodman

Nicole Goodman | Store Administrator

Nicole grew up around American Muscle cars, Thanks largely to her father’s love of speed and looking good while driving fast. Nicole has always had great people skills and after high school pursued an education and career in the medical field where she could put those skills to work. She worked for over 11 years as a nurse technician. Due to a changing market Nicole sought her sights somewhere else and found herself here at Porsche Beachwood . With her great people skills, love of cars and speed has her fit right in. When not at work Nicole enjoys spending her time with her husband and kids. She also continues on with her love for American Muscle and Classic Cars. Her husband and she have a 1932 Ford Roadster and a 1957 Chevy.

Patrick Straka

Patrick Straka | Service Consultant

Patrick is the service coordinator at Porsche of Beachwood and has been Porsche certified since 1999. Previously, Patrick was with Stoddard Imported Cars for 12 years.

Phone: 216.763.4911 • Email: pstraka@penskeautomotive.com

Walt Blanchard

Walt Blanchard | Service Consultant

Walt has 28 years in service and 10 years with Porsche. He is a Certified Master Technician. In his spare time, Walt enjoys reading and the outdoors.

Phone: 216.763.4911 • Email: wblanchard@penskeautomotive.com

Matan Peleg

Matan Peleg | Service Advisor

Phone: 216.763.4911

Gary Weyrick

Gary Weyrick | Porsche Valet Driver

Gary has been a Porsche Valet driver for four years and came to Porsche Beachwood after a career in the computer industry. He considers himself a "Porsche Evangelist." When not driving for Porsche Beachwood he enjoys running, skiing, and perfecting a new barbecue recipe.

Mark DiPalma

Mark DiPalma | Porsche Valet Driver

Mark has been a Porsche enthusiast for many years. From his youth he started collecting cast iron Porsche's in every year and model. After his retirement in 2011, Mark Jumped at the opportunity to work around the magnificent automobiles again. "Transporting these cars and being able to drive every model (not to mention working for the best dealership)has been a most enjoyable experience. To be able to deal one on one with our customers, and doing my part to make the Porsche of Beachwood experience a great one for all, is very rewarding. A day doesn't go by that someone tells me I have the greatest job, and I do agree." When Mark is not working he spends most of his time with his five wonderful children Nicholas, Anthony, Christopher, Anna Marie, and Gabrielle. As well as his daughter in Law Arzhanae and grandson Christopher.

Phil Morgan

Phil Morgan | Parts Manager

Phil has been in the automotive industry since the day
he got his driver’s license and applied for a job at Honda.  Over the
course of the following 15 years with the brand he worked his way from detailer
to assistant manager.  Joining the Porsche Beachwood team in 2014 he
brought his knowledge of online sales and marketing which have been utilized in
growing the parts department.  When not working you will most likely find
him working on one of his rental properties or traveling to warmer climates
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Phone: 216.763.4911 • Email: pmorgan@penskeautomotive.com

Jim Rice

Jim Rice | Parts Advisor/Motorsport Consultant

Jim has been in and around cars and motorsports for over 25 years. He began racing go carts at the age of 12, and by the age of 18 he started competing both regionally and nationally with SCCA in formula V and formula continental. He then began working as a mechanic for Pro-Teams and was introduced to the Porsche family as a mechanic on the Falken Tire GT3 RSR Americans LE MANS racing team. Some of his experiences as a mechanic and over the wall pit crew on professional racing teams include SCCA, Toyota Atlantic, Champcar, Indy racing legue, American LE MANS Series, and IMSA. Jim also attended the motorcycle mechanic institute and graduated as a certified Harley-Davidson technician and earned a Dyno-Jet certification. In his free time, Jim enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons, snowboarding and home-brewing beer.

Phone: 216.763.4911 • Email: jim.rice@penskeautomotive.com

Carle Applegate

Carle Applegate | Parts Advisor

Growing up Carle wanted to go into the carpentry field. While working for Mercedes Benz, Carle found out that cars were way cooler (Especially Porsche’s). His new found love for cars landed him here at Porsche of Beachwood. Carle grew up in Cleveland now he resides in Oakwood Village. Outside of work he enjoys practicing home improvement, hanging with friends and family, and going to live sporting events.

Phone: 216.763.4911 • Email: capplegate@penskeautomotive.com

Dave Way

Dave Way | Gold Meister Technician

Dave, previously with Stoddard Imported Cars, started his career in service in 1981. He is currently a Gold Master. Dave is also a motorcycle enthusiast and enjoys riding his Harley Davidson.

Phone: 216.763.4911 • Email: dway@penskeautomotive.com

Paul Lech

Paul Lech | Silver Meister Technician

Paul has 18 years of experince in the automotive industry and currently holds a bronze training level. Paul is an avid Browns fan and enjoys mountain biking.

Phone: 216.763.4911 • Email: plech@penskeautomotive.com

Ron Beizneiks

Ron Beizneiks | Technician

Ron previously owned and operated his own automotive repair shop for seven years; working on many types of vehicles. In 2004 he left self-employment and was hired by Fred Baker Porsche Audi as an Audi Technician. Over the following 10 years he progressed to the level of Master Audi Technician. In early 2014 Ronald was offered the opportunity to advance his knowledge of German automotive engineering by joining the Porsche team at Porsche of Beachwood. His hobbies include Golf and travel.

Phone: 216.763.4911

Derek Quarberg

Derek Quarberg | Porsche Certified Technician

Derek is from Wisconsin. Growing up he always had an interest in working on things. He is Alumni from Universal Technical Institute and graduate from the Porsche Technology Apprenticeship Program. He also spent a year at a classic restoration and custom body shop. In his spare time he enjoys golf , playing his guitar and watching Formula 1 Racing .

Phone: 216.763.4911

Steve McCormick

Steve McCormick | Technician

Ian  Bokesch

Ian Bokesch | Technician

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Kevin Keyes

Kevin Keyes | Technician

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Bob Zahn

Bob Zahn | Porsche Valet

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