Meet Our Staff

Management

  • Bill  Dunne

    Bill Dunne

    General Manager

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    Bill  Dunne

    Bill Dunne

    General Manager

    Bill has been working in the automotive industry since he was 15 years old, starting as a car washer. He remembers riding around his parents as a kid, and pointing out Porsche ‘whale tails’ from the backseat. He has had a passion for Porsche ever since! Bill happily joined Porsche of St. Paul in 2003, as an inventory control specialist and has worked his way up through each position including his current role as Porsche Minneapolis General Manager! He says he is grateful for each opportunity, because this has given him a deep understanding of the entire business. During his free time, he enjoys golfing, cooking and spending time with his family.

  • Eric Voge

    Eric Voge

    General Sales Manager

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    Eric Voge

    Eric Voge

    General Sales Manager

    Eric has been with the Porsche brand since 2001! He is a Porsche Certified Brand Ambassador and has also completed the Personalized Initiative Pilot Program (PIP), an advanced Porsche Brand technical and sales training program. Eric knows Porsche cars inside and out, after working 11 years in the service department, transitioning to sales in 2012, and then moving into Sales management in 2018. In his free time, Eric enjoys playing hockey, golfing, being outdoors, and spending time with family.

  • Mark  Pelant

    Mark Pelant

    Sales Manager

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    Mark  Pelant

    Mark Pelant

    Sales Manager

    Mark has been in the automotive industry for over 25 years. He takes pride in a customer first approach to sales while building long term relationships with his customers. Mark has been a Porsche enthusiast since his childhood. Mark has a BFA degree in Graphic Design/Photography from Moorhead State University. He is married with three adult children.

  • Brian Gottschalk

    Brian Gottschalk

    Business Manager

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    Brian Gottschalk

    Brian Gottschalk

    Business Manager

    Brian earned an A.A.S. Degree in Automotive Technology from Dunwoody College in 2006. He went on to receive a B.S. in Business Management 2009 at UW-Stout, Focusing in Quality Control, Accounting, Finance, Marketing, and Strategy. Brian grew up in a Porsche family where his father has owned 7 Porsches throughout his lifetime. Porsche quality was something he learned about as a small child and has come to respect as an adult. His love and passion for Porsche translates into giving customers an exciting, focused, and quality experience with every purchase. Brian operates under the philosophy that product knowledge and professionalism is paramount ensuring every customer receives any accommodation they might require in their purchasing process. In his spare time, he loves playing and watching all major sports. He received All Conference honors for Soccer in High School at St. Paul Academy, and had the privilege of playing on the MN State ODP squad as a Forward. He still plays competitively in Men’s Leagues. Brian was married in 2015 to his wife Laura, and built a house together in Eden Prairie in 2016. Their major interests are adventures in traveling, and trying new restaurants everywhere they go. They welcomed their first child in October 2018.

  • Mike DeJong

    Mike DeJong

    Service & Parts Director

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    Mike DeJong

    Mike DeJong

    Service & Parts Director

    Mike has over 22 years of experience working in the automotive industry. He takes pride in working within a team that is customer focused and loves building long-term relationships with guests and fellow employees. In his free time, he enjoys all activities outside in any season. This includes hunting, fishing, grilling, bbq’ing, mountain biking, and spending time with his wife, two daughters, and two dogs!

  • Jon Loewenberg

    Jon Loewenberg

    Parts Manager

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    Jon Loewenberg

    Jon Loewenberg

    Parts Manager

    Jon has been in the automotive industry since 2004 and has been with Porsche Minneapolis since September 2015. Jon manages Parts and Drivers’ Selection inventory/ordering, researching special customer requests and helping with all your parts needs. In his downtime, he is  likely biking, snowboarding, watching movies, playing video games, or working in the garage.

     

Sales

  • Sean Nelson

    Sean Nelson

    Porsche Brand Ambassador

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    Sean Nelson

    Sean Nelson

    Porsche Brand Ambassador

    Sean has 4 years of sales experience. Sean’s background is in the auto industry and also in real estate. Sean worked for Audi Minneapolis before joining Porsche. Sean is extremely passionate about the auto industry. He loves being around cars and talking cars. He enjoys studying the Porsche lineup and gaining knowledge on each car. He wants to ensure that each customer has a memorable experience during their time at Porsche. Sean enjoys spending time with his fiancee Lindsey who shares the same passions in the auto industry as he does. They’re currently building a home together. Sean is very passionate about football and loves being around the game.

  • Scott Gabrik

    Scott Gabrik

    Porsche Brand Ambassador

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    Scott Gabrik

    Scott Gabrik

    Porsche Brand Ambassador

    Scott has been here at Porsche Minneapolis since 2019, he came with an extensive background in automotive with experience from Aston Martin and Bentley.  He is a native of Minneapolis and spent ten years in Montana, fly fishing and skiing, while studying Marketing and Management at Montana State University. Scott loves spending time with his wife Rena and daughter Maggie, and their two wiener dogs and two cats.

  • Matthew Knight

    Matthew Knight

    Porsche Sales Professional

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    Matthew Knight

    Matthew Knight

    Porsche Sales Professional

    Matt started in the auto industry in 2020 at Richfield Bloomington Honda after spending 10 years as a Store Manager in the retail industry. He joined us at Porsche Minneapolis in 2023. His favorite part of working for Porsche Minneapolis is the genuine feeling of being part of a team. Matt’s favorite Porsche is the 911 because they have such a timeless look about them and offer an amazing driving experience. In his free time, Matt enjoys traveling with his fiancé Kristen, spending time on the golf course and attending Vikings games as a season ticket holder.

  • Blake Host

    Blake Host

    Porshe Pro

    763-744-9167
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    Blake Host

    Blake Host

    Porshe Pro

    Blake joined the Porsche Minneapolis team in 2023 after previously working as a lube technician. Blake’s favorite Porsche is the Panamera Turbo S Sport Turismo as it is fast for its size and really likes the wagon look. He enjoys interacting with great people every day at the Porsche Center. In his spare time, you will find Blake spending time with friends, long-boarding and traveling to new places.

  • Allie  Pepin

    Allie Pepin

    Dealer Customer Experience Manager

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    Allie  Pepin

    Allie Pepin

    Dealer Customer Experience Manager

    Allie started with Carousel Motor Group in 2021 in marketing and events. In her role of DCEM she strives to always create exceptional guest experience, curated events and brand awareness for all of the Porsche enthusiasts in the community. When she’s not working, Allie loves to cook, travel and spend time with family.

Service

  • Jon Beyer

    Jon Beyer

    Service Advisor l Porsche Brand Ambassador

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    Jon Beyer

    Jon Beyer

    Service Advisor l Porsche Brand Ambassador

    Jon has been with the Porsche of Minneapolis since 2010, starting out as a Service Runner and working his way up to become a Service Consultant in 2012. Jon is also a Porsche Certified Brand Ambassador. His genuine enthusiasm and interest of anything automotive is something that cannot be taught in a classroom. Outside of work he can often be seen at local car shows and Porsche Events.

  • Amber  Reiners

    Amber Reiners

    Porsche Service Advisor

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    Amber  Reiners

    Amber Reiners

    Porsche Service Advisor

    Amber has been in the automotive industry since 2010 as a receptionist and have been learning and understanding the industry since. Amber joined our Porsche Minneapolis team 2020. Amber enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

  • Floyd Skjerping

    Floyd Skjerping

    Porsche Service Advisor

    763-744-9125
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    Floyd Skjerping

    Floyd Skjerping

    Porsche Service Advisor

    Floyd Skjerping comes to us having served multiple roles in the automotive service industry for over 30 years. He is very knowledgeable on maintenance and repair needs of todays sophisticated vehicles. His interests are fantasy football, playing golf and continental travel.

  • Luke Williams

    Luke Williams

    Porsche Service Advisor

    763-744-9152
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    Luke Williams

    Luke Williams

    Porsche Service Advisor

    Luke joined Porsche Minneapolis as the Parts Delivery Driver in June of 2019 and transitioned into Service Advisor roll in 2022. He graduated from the Institute of Production and Recording in 2018 with an AAS in Audio Production & Engineering. He likes to spend time writing and producing music, playing the piano, and skateboarding.

  • Parker Wallin

    Parker Wallin

    Porsche Aftersales

    Parker Wallin

    Parker Wallin

    Porsche Aftersales

  • Mike Lamm

    Mike Lamm

    Porsche Classic Manager l Shop Foreman

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    Mike Lamm

    Mike Lamm

    Porsche Classic Manager l Shop Foreman

    Mike is the Shop Foreman of Porsche Minneapolis. His qualifications include Silver Level Porsche Technician & Porsche Classic Certified Technician. He is a Minnesota native and loves spending time with his wife, Ashley, and son Carter. Mike and his wife have owned several Porsches over the years, enjoy going to Porsche Club events together and they love traveling to Florida. Mike is proud to be part of this prestigious brand and the CMG family of dealerships. “It all comes down to never giving up…” – Ferry Porsche

     

  • Drew Retterath

    Drew Retterath

    Porsche Technician l Gold Certified

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    Drew Retterath

    Drew Retterath

    Porsche Technician l Gold Certified

    Drew Retterath is a Gold Level Certified Porsche Technician, the highest level of certification awarded by Porsche.

  • Nick Pooler

    Nick Pooler

    Porsche Technician l Gold Certified

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    Nick Pooler

    Nick Pooler

    Porsche Technician l Gold Certified

    Nick has been with Porsche since 2013. He is Porsche Certified as a Bronze Level Technician. Prior to working with the Porsche brand, Nick worked at both Audi and Volkswagen. Nick Enjoys everything to do with Porsche. He loves to be outside with friends, riding ATV’s, hanging out at the lake, playing hockey and being with family.

  • Jeremy LaVenture

    Jeremy LaVenture

    Porsche Technician l Silver Certified & Classic Certified

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    Jeremy LaVenture

    Jeremy LaVenture

    Porsche Technician l Silver Certified & Classic Certified

    Jeremy is a Porsche Silver and  Classic Certified Technician. He has been in the automotive field since 2009 and has been working with Porsche since 2014. He first got into the German car world when he started working for Audi in late 2010. Shortly after, (2011) Jeremy graduated from Dunwoody College of Technology with an A.A.S. Degree in Automotive Technology. From there he continued to focus on his automotive knowledge base, and became an A.S.E. Master Technician. When he’s not at work he enjoys hunting, fishing, trap shooting, camping and backpacking; and has taken several trips to the Rocky Mountain region to hunt and fish.

  • Steve Benson

    Steve Benson

    Porsche Technician l Silver Certified

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    Steve Benson

    Steve Benson

    Porsche Technician l Silver Certified

    Steve is a Silver Level Certified Porsche Technician. Steve’s hobbies include heading North on the weekends, fishing, golfing and working on Porsche Automobiles.

  • Sam Schue

    Sam Schue

    Porsche Technician l Silver Certified

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    Sam Schue

    Sam Schue

    Porsche Technician l Silver Certified

    Sam is a Silver Level Certified Porsche Technician and High Voltage Technician (HVT). He has been with Porsche of Minneapolis since July 2014. While attending UTI, Porsche’s Sam received 11 Student of the Course Awards for his outstanding technical ability and knowledge.

    Sam’s hobbies include bowling, watching movies, reading, playing video games, and anything outdoors such as hiking and canoeing. Anything car related is a big part of Sam’s life.

  • Seth Schnell

    Seth Schnell

    Porsche Technician l Silver Certified

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    Seth Schnell

    Seth Schnell

    Porsche Technician l Silver Certified

    Seth is our newest addition in 2017 for our service technician team. He brings with him years of VW/Audi experience and years of working on his classic car collection. He enjoys riding his Harley in his spare time along with golfing and fishing.

  • Victor Trofimuk

    Victor Trofimuk

    Porsche Technician l Bronze Certified

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    Victor Trofimuk

    Victor Trofimuk

    Porsche Technician l Bronze Certified

    Victor joined the Porsche Minneapolis team as apart of the Porsche Technology Apprenticeship program. Victor is originally from Chicago, which is where he attended and graduated from UTI.

  • Patrick Miller

    Patrick Miller

    Porsche Technician

    Patrick Miller

    Patrick Miller

    Porsche Technician

  • Owen Braum

    Owen Braum

    Porsche Light Duty Technician

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    Owen Braum

    Owen Braum

    Porsche Light Duty Technician

    Owen started working at Porsche Minneapolis in 2022.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • Cole Recker

    Cole Recker

    Porsche Light Duty Technician

    Cole Recker

    Cole Recker

    Porsche Light Duty Technician

  • John Phillips

    John Phillips

    Porsche After Sales Support

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    John Phillips

    John Phillips

    Porsche After Sales Support

    John started working for CMG early 2022, He moved from Milwaukee to grow his passion for cars by working for Porsche Minneapolis. He has always had a passion for cars and motorsports as he wanted to work around them since a young age. One of his favorite things to do outside of work is watch racing at Brainerd as well as Road America and being around hangout with friends and family.

Parts

  • Terry Decker

    Terry Decker

    Parts Advisor

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    Terry Decker

    Terry Decker

    Parts Advisor

    Terry joined the Carousel  Automotive Group group in 2006 and worked at Audi Minneapolis up till 2021 when he joined the Porsche team.

  • Erik Peterson

    Erik Peterson

    Parts Advisor

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    Erik Peterson

    Erik Peterson

    Parts Advisor

    Erik started with Porsche Minneapolis in 2012. He bring years of knowledge and experience to Porsche Minneapolis with his passion about Porsche history and the brand.

    In his spare time, Erik has a multitude of extra-curricular hobbies. These include playing music as a multi-instrumentalist in local bands and projects, audio engineering, combat sports, and traveling with his family.

  • Mitchell  Nimmer

    Mitchell Nimmer

    Shipping & Receiving

    763-744-9191
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    Mitchell  Nimmer

    Mitchell Nimmer

    Shipping & Receiving

  • McKinley Johnson

    McKinley Johnson

    Parts Advisor

    763-744-9141
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    McKinley Johnson

    McKinley Johnson

    Parts Advisor

    McKinley started with Porsche Minneapolis in 2022 with the parts department. He has a bachelor’s degree in Automotive Engineering Technology and gained an interest in Porsches after spending time with the Slowpokes group that hosts track days at BIR. Outside of work McKinley is watching IMSA racing, working on his own cars, or going to car shows.

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