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  • Victor Ghassemi
    General Manager
    213-222-1295

    As a true and passionate German car enthusiast, Victor started his automotive career here in Southern California in 1995. Porsche has always been a brand he admired and extremely passionate about. Victor was always so enamored with Porsche that he was excited to join the Porsche family and Porsche Downtown LA in April of 2010. He looks forward to meeting with each and every one of his clients to ensure an exemplary experience.

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  • Keni Huang
    General Sales Manager
    213-222-1295

    Keni Huang was born in Taiwan and grew up in Thailand. He speaks four fluent languages: Mandarin, Taiwanese, Thai, and English. He has over 8 years of experience in Sales Management and Customer Relations. Keni builds his success through sharing the heart of Porsche passion with family, friends, and clients. He values every opportunity and encourages every client to visit Porsche Downtown LA before making a purchase.

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  • Gerald Tan
    Sales Manager
    213-222-1295

    Gerald Tan has been with the Porsche brand since March 2000 and with Porsche Downtown LA since 2013. Porsche's unparalleled growth and success have only fueled his passion and love for the brand. He is the consummate professional with a keen attention to detail. Whether this is your first or your next Porsche, let Gerald and the team at Porsche Downtown LA make your Porsche experience a memorable one.

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  • Jonathan Arvatz
    Sales Manager
    213-222-1295

    onathan Arvatz has been with Porsche Downtown LA since 2007 as the Internet Sales Manager overseeing our website, dealer specials and much more. Jonathan has been with the Porsche brand for 10 years and is very knowledgeable about Porsche. What makes Jonathan such an enthusiast is that his favorite car since he was a child has been a 911 Turbo. Almost everything changes with time, but his passion for the Porsche brand has not. When you are ready to start looking for your dream Porsche, call or stop by Porsche Downtown LA and see Jonathan Arvatz.

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  • Jay Huffschmidt
    Internet Sales Manager
    213-222-1295

    Back in 1984 Jay walked in to a new car showroom with the hopes of getting a job selling luxury cars. Unfortunately they thought he was too young and gave him a job in the detail department instead. He worked his way up the chain and in 1986 got his California Sales License and started building his portfolio. Over the years Jay has held just about every job in the dealership form Parts to Service to Sales. For the last decade he's been running Marketing and Customer Service departments at Los Angeles' top Porsche dealerships. In September 2018 Jay joined the team at Downtown LA Porsche and has made a return to his favorite job role. . . selling AMAZING cars as a Porsche Certified Brand Ambassador. Jay often quotes the Zig Ziglar principle that you can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.

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  • Vicki Carbone
    Service & Parts Director
    213-222-1295

    Vicki has been with Porsche for 20 years. She started as a warranty administrator, became a service advisor for 9 years, and now currently is our service manager. Vicki has always enjoyed fast cars and found that Porsche was the best handling fast cars out there. She has a Cayman S, which Vicki really enjoys. On her off time, she loves to golf, cook, and relax with friends and family. Vicki and her staff are here to provide you with the best possible service and experience in the care and maintenance of your Porsche. Thank you for choosing Porsche Downtown LA.

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  • Roxanna Hoss
    Finance Manager
    213-222-1295

    Roxanna has always been passionate about sports cars and meticulous with numbers. Working with Porsche and a degree in Finance is a perfect way for her to meet and interact with diverse clientele from all around the world. She is very patient and values customer service experience. What she enjoys most outside of work is going to the track and activating the Launch Control on a 911. She's very excited to meet you and trade stories about your Porsche experiences.

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  • Karla Barbero
    Finance Manager
    213-222-1295


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  • Eugene Fong
    Porsche Brand Ambassador
    213-222-1295

    Eugene Fong was born in Hong Kong and raised in Boston. He speaks Cantonese, Mandarin, German, and Bostonian. Eugene has over 28 years in the automotive retail business. Cars have been and always will be his passion. His love for Porsches started in high school when his first car was a 1969 912 in Slate Grey. He treats all his clients like family members, and your satisfaction is his number one priority.

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  • Simon Kouyoumjian
    Porsche Brand Ambassador
    213-222-1295

    With over 20 years selling Porsches in Los Angeles, Simon is a consummate professional. He is a resident expert on all things Porsche, always attentive to your pre and post purchase needs. Simon delivers the ultimate Porsche experience.

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  • John Akhlaghi
    Porsche Brand Ambassador
    213-222-1295

    Customer service is John Akhlaghi's number one priority. He has been in the field of sales for the past 15 years. From automotive to Real Estate, John always puts his client's needs first. John is fluent in Farsi and has a deep love for the Porsche brand. Born and raised in Beverly Hills, John was fortunate to be surrounded with luxury cars, which started his love for his first dream car, The Porsche 993 Turbo. Please feel free to contact him with any questions or concerns.

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  • Robert Tehrani
    Porsche Brand Ambassador
    213-222-1295


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  • Michael Presley
    Porsche Brand Ambassador
    213-222-1295


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  • Alex Cobos
    Porsche Brand Ambassador
    213-222-1295


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  • Jordan Rodriguez
    Porsche Brand Ambassador
    213-222-1295


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  • Preston Jimenez
    Porsche Brand Ambassador
    213-222-1295


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  • Adam Wolfe
    Service Advisor
    213-222-1295

    Adam was born and raised in the Mid-West. His patient and attentive disposition combined with his 17 plus year of experience in the classic, luxury and exotic car industry ensures an exceptional experience. He has worked in every department, Parts, Sales and now Service. Which makes any questions regarding your current vehicle or next vehicle service seamless!

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  • Jeff Katz
    Service Advisor
    213-204-7956

    Jeff was born and raised in Los Angeles and has worked in the car business for 14 years.  Jeff has been with Porsche for 3 years now and can't imagine working with any other brand.  Jeff has extreme Porsche Passion.  On his off time Jeff enjoys barbecuing with family and friends, camping and going to sporting events.

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  • Cash Yi
    Korean Fleet
    213-222-1295


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  • Ted Kim
    Korean Fleet
    213-300-1226


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  • Michael Tevanian
    Customer Experience Manager
    213-222-1295

    Michael has been a car enthusiast since a kid. His dad drives a 911 GTS and hence why Michael has a passion for Porsches. He is a business management major and currently serves as our product specialist. Michael is knowledgeable about our brand and will be more than happy to answer any questions about your vehicle. He can also schedule an appointment to meet you at the dealership or even come to your house.

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  • Maura Nunez
    Sales Assistant
    213-516-9728

    With enough coffee, I can dress myself and use my grown-up manners

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  • Kenia Cruz
    Pre-owned Sales Assistant
    213-222-1295

    Kenia is a sales assistant for the used cars sales manager. She is a great asset to our team in regards to buying used cars, taking care of damaged vehicles, and inventory pictures. She will happily help out when we are short handed. With a short time at Porsche Downtown LA, Kenia has expanded her knowledge about cars that she didn't know before. Her favorite Porsche is the 911 Turbo S Cab.

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  • Hakela Kamaka
    Finance Assistant
    213-204-7900


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  • Jessica Escobar-Guerrero
    Receptionist
    213-222-1295


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  • Yvonne Gabriel
    Receptionist
    213-222-1295


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  • Irwin Merida
    Assistant Service Manager
    213-222-1295

    Irwin Merida has worked for Porsche Downtown L.A. since 2012. As a Porsche brand ambassador, he earned his A.A. Degree in Automotive Technology and is currently completing his B.A. in Automotive Management and Marketing. Irwin was recently promoted to Assistant Manager in 2016. It is his pleasure to assist you with the care and maintenance of your Porsche.

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  • Jose Hernandez
    Service Advisor
    213-222-1295

    Jose has been working for Porsche Downtown LA since 2015, but has been with the Downtown LA Auto Group for 10 years. He is responsible for greeting customers, setting appointments, providing follow up with clients as needed. He also handles the reconditioning of Certified Pre-Owned vehicles, and maintaining our Porsche loaner fleet.

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  • Dennis Gong
    Porsche Certified Shop Foreman
    213-222-1295

    Dennis Gong has been with Porsche Downtown L.A. for nearly 40 years. He started his career here after moving from Sacramento and graduating from technical school. Over the years, his experience has encompassed most of the Porsche model line and he has achieved the Porsche Gold Technician certification. He owns several classic 911 models, including a 1980 911 SC that he has transformed into a very competitive track car. As shop foreman, he is very knowledgeable and makes the Porsche service experience worthwhile. Visit Porsche Downtown L.A. where he can be of assistance or see him at the track when he is racing his 911.

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  • Ivan Estrada
    Parts Manager
    213-222-1295


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  • Richard Reyes
    Porsche Parts Specialist
    213-222-1295

    I feel fortunate to have turned my passion for cars into an exciting career. I have been a Certified Porsche Parts Specialist for the last 3 years, but have been in the automotive industry for over a decade. My knowledge of automotive repair, coupled with my experience as a Service Advisor, has prepared me to aid our customers in keeping their Porsche's in factory condition.

    An avid motorsports fan, some of my favorite pastimes include working on cars and learning about all the latest automobile technology and concepts.

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  • Louis Chevez
    Porsche Parts Specialist
    213-222-1295


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  • Carlos Huizar
    Product Specialist
    213-222-1295


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  • Miguel Rodriguez
    Service Porter
    213-222-1295

    I have been Porsche DTLA for 8 years. I really enjoy working with all the beautiful cars. On my off time I enjoy spending time and traveling with my family and spending time outdoors.

    I have been Porsche DTLA for 8 years. I really enjoy working with all the beautiful cars. On my off time I enjoy spending time and traveling with my family and spending time outdoors.

    I have been Porsche DTLA for 8 years. I really enjoy working with all the beautiful cars. On my off time I enjoy spending time and traveling with my family and spending time outdoors.

    I have been Porsche DTLA for 8 years. I really enjoy working with all the beautiful cars. On my off time I enjoy spending time and traveling with my family and spending time outdoors.

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  • Juan Parra
    Parts Receiver
    213-222-1295

    Juan walked into Porsche Downtown LA in 2017 asking for an application for a job. He later got an opportunity to work for the parts department as their parts delivery driver. In a few months he was promoted to parts receiver. Juan enjoys reading up on the latest automotive news and lives his life a quarter mile at a time.

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