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The Gaudin Porsche of Las Vegas Team

Our Porsche Team

Backed by years of Porsche dedicated automotive excellence, Gaudin Porsche of Las Vegas welcomes the opportunity to shine for you! Be it a classic, collectible, custom or stock Porsche, we are here to make your "Porsche life" the best driving experience you could have ever imagined!

 

 

H. Gary Ackerman

H. Gary Ackerman | Dealer Principal

My grandfather, George Gaudin, founded Gaudin Motor Company in 1922 on the premise of “serving our clients and our community is more than what we do, it is who we are,”  Our guest service is still  centered around that philosophy today.  I trust that you will enjoy your experience with our team.

Jim Mooradian

Jim Mooradian | General Manager

Jim Mooradian joined the automotive business in 1975, after graduating from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. Jim managed and owned over 19 new vehicle franchises, with the same partner, for 35 years. His dynamic background in parts, service, management, and sales prepared him for his role as General Manager at Gaudin Porsche, a role he assumed in 2011.

 

 

Email: jmooradian@gaudinporschelv.com

Paul Jarrett

Paul Jarrett | General Sales Manager

A native of Las Vegas, Paul Jarrett has been enthusiastic about Porsche since he was five years old.  Fond childhood memories of what are now referred to as Classic Porsches, have paved the way to a career in the automotive business.  As General Sales Manager for Gaudin Porsche, a Certified Porsche Brand Ambassador, proud owner and an active member of the Porsche Club of Las Vegas and the Red Rock Concours d ‘Elegance, Porsche is a way of life for Paul.

First Car: Pontiac Fiero

Favorite Porsche: Carrera 6 (906) 

Phone: 702.383.6111 • Email: paul@gaudinporschelv.com

Rico Scotti

Rico Scotti | Sales Manager

Rico hails from Pennsylvania and started turning wrenches at the age of 15.  Following 16 years in the service department, he decided to make a career change and move to sunny Las Vegas. A master technician turned sales guru, Rico joined Gaudin Porsche in 2010 and currently curates every new Porsche that is purchased through our dealership. He enjoys each and every interaction with our guests and is very passionate about their experience. 

First Car: 87 Subaru XT

Favorite Porsche: The Last One I Just Built

Phone: 702.383.6005 • Email: rscotti@gaudinporschelv.com

Malcolm Cheek

Malcolm Cheek | Pre-Owned Sales Manager

Malcolm has literally lived from sea ­­to shining sea. Born in Fairfax County, Virginia, he has also lived in Alaska, Florida and Georgia – where his automotive sales career began in 1991.  His extensive experience in the car business has lead him to management roles as both a Sales Manager and General Manager. Malcolm joined the Gaudin Porsche team in 2015, which was a perfect fit, as he has been a Porsche enthusiast ever since he bought his first Porsche in 1987.

First Car: 1983 Volvo 240DL

Favorite Porsche: 718 in Acid Green

Mobile: 813.210.2834

Phone: 702.383.6070 • Email: mcheek@gaudinporschelv.com

Thomas Kopec

Thomas Kopec | Internet Manager

Originally from Erie, Pennsylvania, Thomas started his automotive sales career in 1989 and spent 22 years at the Mercedes Benz dealership in his hometown. In February of 2016, he relocated his family to Nevada and joined Gaudin Porsche of Las Vegas. As an automotive enthusiast since childhood, he has attended a number of NASCAR, NHRA, and sports car races. These include the Indy 500 and the US Grand Prix race in Austin, Texas.

First Car: 1971 Oldsmobile Cutlass

Favorite Porsche: 1996 993 Turbo

Phone: 702.383.6007 • Email: tkopec@gaudinporschelv.com

Mike Anderson

Mike Anderson | Classic Sales Manager

Michael Anderson was fortunate enough to be born into a true Porsche family. An Oregon native, his father was a Porsche dealer principal for over 31 years and passed down his love of the brand. Michael’s first Porsche was a 1978 911SC that he still enjoys to this day. As a Certified Brand Ambassador and an active member of the Porsche Club of America, Michael enjoys nothing more than putting the right vehicle into the garage of like-minded enthusiasts.

First Car: 1985 Volkswagen GTI

Favorite Porsche: His 1978 911SC

Phone: 702.383.6087 • Email: manderson@gaudinporschelv.com

Beth Lamermier

Beth Lamermier | Finance Director

Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Beth has been in the automotive business since 1985. After relocating to Las Vegas in 1996, Beth quickly joined Gaudin Motor Company and is currently responsible for overseeing the day to day operations in our Porsche Finance Department. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family, which includes her beautiful chocolate lab.

In her spare time she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family which includes her beautiful chocolate lab.

First Car: 1973 VW Bug (Baby Blue)

Favorite Porsche: Boxster S

Phone: 702.383.6008 • Email: finance@gaudinporschelv.com

Toby Gebheim

Toby Gebheim | Service Director

A Porsche advocate since 1999, Toby Gebheim has enjoyed a successful career in the automotive industry since 1980. Growing up in an automotive family of German decent, he feels personally invested in the Porsche brand and what it represents. As Service Director, Toby is an integral member of the Gaudin Porsche team and prides himself on consistently providing a premium customer experience.

First Car: 1968 Ford LTD 2 door

Favorite Porsche: 911 C4 S (991) All the Technology without the Turbo price tag.

Phone: 702.383.6072 • Email: tgebheim@gaudinporschelv.com

Mark Jimenez

Mark Jimenez | Parts Director

Mark started his career with the Gaudin Motor Company in 1986.  He manages a highly-skilled staff that specializes in everything from modern and boutique items to factory-backed Classic Porsche parts. Quick to embrace a challenge, he prides himself locating those hard-to-find parts and accessories. 

Phone: 702.383.6136 • Email: partsmgr@gaudinporschelv.com

Jay Roncetti

Jay Roncetti | Guest Experience/Digital Experience

Jay was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. After owning a video rental business on the East Coast for 10 years, he moved to Las Vegas in 2002, and began a decade long career as an Area Manager with The Hertz Corporation. In 2011, Jay founded, Luxierge, a Life Experience company catering to individuals and businesses looking to check off items on their bucket list. In the same year, he joined JDX Racing, a sports car race team headquartered in Denver, Colorado. The team participated in IMSA sports car endurance racing in the Porsche GTD class from 2011-2013. The team now runs in the Porsche GT3 Cup USA where Jay serves as the Director of Media and Partnerships.

First Car: 1970 Ford Grand Torino/351 Cleveland. Burned more oil than it did fuel.

Favorite Porsche: 356 Super 90 and the soon to arrive GT2RS 

Phone: 702.383.6037 • Email: jroncetti@gaudinporschelv.com

Alexandra Merrell

Alexandra Merrell | Centre Coordinator

A Las Vegas native, Alex grew up spending the winter months in Jackson Hole, Wyoming and the summer months in Sin City; the best of both worlds, as she sees it. She moved to Las Vegas full-time in 2009 to attend UNLV, and she graduated in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in Communications. Alex joined the Gaudin Porsche family in August of 2015 and loves working with all departments to ensure that both the internal and external guests’ expectations are exceeded.

First Car: Gaudin Ford Explorer: Four-wheel drive is necessary in the snowy winters of Jackson Hole.

Favorite Porsche: Hands down, the 2017 911 Targa

Phone: 702.383.6121 • Email: amerrell@gaudinporschelv.com

Danilo Micale

Danilo Micale | Porsche Certified Brand Ambassador

Dan was born in Uruguay and moved to the United Stated in 1968. He joined the automotive industry in 1984, and with Gaudin Porsche since 2002. You may catch Dan speaking Spanish or even a bit of Portuguese. Dan earned the title of Salesman of the Year in 2014, 2015 and 2017.

First Car: 69 Saab 96

Favorite Porsche: 997 Carrera S with an Aerokit Package

Mobile: 702.860.7688

Phone: 702.383.6075 • Email: dmicale@gaudinporschelv.com

David Soyk

David Soyk | Porsche Certified Brand Ambassador

David grew up in the Midwest, spending most of his time between Chicago, Illinois and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He moved to Las Vegas in 2010 and joined the team at Gaudin Porsche of Las Vegas. As a former competitive race car driver, his passion and knowledge of the brand runs deep. Having owned four Porsches over the years, David is passionate about making each guest’s Porsche dream a reality

First Car: Grandfather’s Pontiac Star Chief

Favorite Porsche: 911 (964) Turbo Lightweight

Mobile: 909.702.0229

Phone: 702.383.6086 • Email: dsoyk@gaudinporschelv.com

Mark Thomas

Mark Thomas | Porsche Certified Brand Ambassador

Mark resided in Corona Del Mar, California, before relocating to Las Vegas in 1999. Prior to landing at Gaudin Porsche of Las Vegas in 2010, he spent 30+ years in the marketing and advertising field, with a focus on the automotive industry.

First Car: 1965 Pontiac GTO

Favorite Porsche: 1998 Carrera S Coupe

Phone: 702.383.6092 • Email: mthomas@gaudinporschelv.com

Eric Payne

Eric Payne | Certified Sales Specialist

Born and raised in Lansing, MI, the home of General Motors, Eric grew up in the car industry. Many of his family members held important roles at the General Motors Factory in Lansing. After relocating to Las Vegas in the mid 90’s, and continued the family tradition and joined the car business. Since then, Eric owned and operated his own Exotic Car rental company on the Strip, along with a Las Vegas tour company.

First Car: 1990 Cadillac Deville

Favorite Porsche: 928

Mobile: 703.340.2001

Phone: 702.383.6800 • Email: epayne@gaudinporschelv.com

Jeff Schilder

Jeff Schilder | Certified Sales Specialist

Jeff was born in Djakarta, Indonesia, but moved to the Netherlands soon after. When he was seven years old, his family relocated to Portland, Oregon, where he continued his schooling and gained experience in the automotive industry. In 1986, Jeff took a leap of faith and moved to Las Vegas. After nearly 30 year in the automobile business, he joined the Gaudin family in 2013, and has been here ever since.

First Car: 1963 Ford Station Wagon

Favorite Porsche: 1965 911S that he owned in 1972.

Phone: 702.505.0027 • Email: jschilder@gaudinporschelv.com

Jon Capps

Jon Capps | Certified Sales Specialist

Born in San Luis Obispo, CA John started racing go-karts at 14 years of age and excelled behind the wheel. Once he finished high school, he joined the Navy for five years and worked on the flight deck of the USS Midway managing fuels and repairs. Following the military, he got right back into racing as a crewman and engine builder for NHRA top fuel dragsters, followed by driving in USAC midgets and sprint cars. This lead into precision and performance driving for movies, as well as coaching at racing schools. Since the early 2000s, he has been consulting for vehicle manufacturers. He came to Gaudin Porsche following a stint at the Porsche Experience Center in LA. John’s hobbies include fitness and golfing with his daughter.

First Car: 1970 Chevy Fleetside Pickup

Favorite Porsche: Porsche 956

Email: jcapps@gaudinporschelv.com

Michael Deeb

Michael Deeb | Certified Sales Specialist

Michael was born and raised in San Francisco CA. After getting the car bug from his Father, the two paired up and set about on a three year restoration of a 1968 FIAT Dino Spider. Having tapped into his passion for all things speed related, Michael started doing track days around Northern California at Sears Point, Laguna Seca and Thunderhill on a  Honda CBR 900RR motorcycle. His father began collecting old FIATs and Alfa Romeos. The pair fixed up a FIAT 124 Sport Coupe and an Alfa Romeo GTV to campaign on vintage car rally’s such as the California Mille, the Tour de France Auto, the Tour Espana and the Targa Florio in Sicily. In 1999, Michael eventually began to monetize his passion when he accepted a sales position at RAB Mercedes Benz in San Rafael. Since then, Michael has spent over five years working with the Porsche brand.

In 2017, Michael moved to Henderson, NV to join Gaudin Porsche’s classic team and realize his dream of working with the entire classic anthology.

First Car: 1975 FIAT 124 Sport Coupe

Favorite Porsche: 1973 911 Carrera 2.8 RSR

Mobile: 415.509.1998

Phone: 702.383.6143 • Email: mdeeb@gaudinporschlv.com

Jerett Millette

Jerett Millette | Parts Sales

Jerett has been with Gaudin Porsche Las Vegas for many years. He keeps the service department running smoothly as our technicians often have several vehicles in various states of repair. Jerett makes our lives easier by keeping the uniquely special Porsche parts flowing from Germany to your car.

Phone: 702.383.6133 • Email: jmillette@gaudinporschelv.com

Dane Husted

Dane Husted | Gaudin Service Shop Foreman

Dane Husted has been in the automotive business since 1983 and has been with Gaudin Porsche since 2003. As Service Shop Foreman, he leads a team of highly-skilled technicians who carefully repair every Porsche, with particular attention being given to the unique demands of Classic models. Dane appreciates the history of Porsche cars and the intricate nature of their design.

First Car: Fiat 850 Spider

Favorite Porsche: 2016 Cayman GT4

Phone: 702.383.6304 • Email: dhusted@gaudinporschelv.com

Paul Molina

Paul Molina | Porsche Service Ambassador

Paul is the most accomplished Porsche Service Ambassador in the western states, and our reviews from happy Gaudin Porsche owners reflect it. Service after the sale is our motto and Paul embraces this philosphy in everything he does. When not on the drive he is behind the wheel or pumping iron.

First Car: 1988 Chrysler New Yorker

Favorite Porsche: 935 Slant Nose 

Phone: 702.383.6064 • Email: pmolina@gaudinporschelv.com

Keith Walton

Keith Walton | Porsche Service Ambassador

Born in the United Kingdom, Keith was raised in Edmonton, Canada before moving to the United States in 1999.  He attended sports car races as long as he can remember and raced Datsun’s in the 1980’s. Keith started his career with the Gaudin family in 2003.  When not working, he enjoys cycling, watching sports car and Formula One racing.

First Car: Datsun 510

Favorite Porsche: 935 K3

Email: kwalton@gaudinporschelv.com

Curtis Wright

Curtis Wright | Porsche Service Ambassador

Curtis is the quiet lion in the Porsche service center. Serious and laser-focused, he studies the history and future products with relish, ready to answer any question or concern.

Debra Crall

Debra Crall | Porsche Warranty Administrator

Debra Crall has been working for Gaudin Porsche for over 11 years. Her skills,knowledge and experience in Porsche vehicle warranty is extensive, enabling her to seamlessly and effectively guide the customer through the Porsche warranty process.

First Car: Ford Tempo

Favorite Porsche: Macan, Midnight Blue with Yacht Interior 

Phone: 702.383.6068 • Email: dcrall@gaudinporschelv.com

Elias Tedesco

Elias Tedesco | Gold Certified Porsche Technician

Growing up in Southern California, Elias Tedesco was part the local classic car scene as soon as he was old enough to drive. Over the years, he has developed a passion for the feel, sound and smell of driving classic cars and prefers them over most new models. Elias moved to Las Vegas in 2007 specifically to service Germany’s finest at Gaudin Porsche.

First Car: 1963 Oldsmobile Cutlass F-85

Favorite Porsche: Porsche 917

Greg Backe

Greg Backe | Gold Certified Porsche Technician

Greg is the consumate Porsche technician. Always driving for more information and knowledge, we have often suffered the  loss of Greg for a week at a time as he travels the country for additional Porsche training. We haven't sent him to Germany yet, primarily because we are afraid we won't get him back!

First Car: 1987 Chevy Cavalier Z24

Favorite Porsche: GT2RS 997

Ian Mathers

Ian Mathers | Gold Certified Porsche Technician

Ian comes to us with many years of technical expertise and a love for all things car-related. A quick guy who lets his work speak for itself.

First Car: 1967 Ford F100 Custom

Favorite Porsche: The 935 built for Dakar

Martin Solorzano

Martin Solorzano | Silver Certified Porsche Technician

Martin is the proud graduate of the famous California Technical Institute from which Porsche and many race car techs are certified. We are thrilled to have him join the Gaudin team, where he is anxious to help your Porsche perform to it's maximum capability.

Acacia Lagrow

Acacia Lagrow | Bronze Certified Porsche Technician

Acacia was born in Clackamas, OR and raised in Las Vegas, NV. She graduated from Green Valley High School and enjoyed psychology, automotive and business classes.

First Car: I built my first car.  A 76 VW Super Beetle.

Favorite Porsche: The GT2

Jeremy HIll

Jeremy HIll | Bronze Certified Porsche Technician

Jeremy was born in Baltimore, Maryland and moved to Las Vegas at a young age.  He initially enrolled in Northwest Career and Technical Academy, but completed his training at Advanced Training Institute.  He credits Toby Gebheim, Gaudin Porsche’s service director, as his inspiration for joining the Gaudin family.

First Car: 2003 Mustang Cobra

Favorite Porsche: GT4 by far

Elijah Ruiz

Elijah Ruiz | Bronze Certified Porsche Technician

Born in Apple Valley, California, Elijah was raised in Lebanon, Tennessee.  He moved to Las Vegas in 2015 to find an automotive program and start a career.  He graduated from Advanced Training Institute, where he majored in automotive technology.  He happily joined the Gaudin Porsche family in 2017.

First Car: 1988 Nissan Pickup

Favorite Porsche: 1980's Slant Nose Turbo

Jamil Nazzal

Jamil Nazzal | Vehicle Relocation Engineer

Jamil was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada.  He studied at Lincoln College of Technology.  His love for all things Porsche brought him to Gaudin.  The great people that he has the opportunity to meet daily is what he considers his favorite part of the job. 

First Car: Chevy Silverado

Favorite Porsche: GT4