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  • Service: 800 387-6041
  • Parts: 800-381-5260

11890 Katy Freeway Directions Houston, TX 77079

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Porsche of West Houston Staff


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Leadership

Marianna Brasel
General Manager
281-249-4700

Thank you for visiting Porsche of West Houston. I am very proud of our expert staff that has made this team one of the most established in the business. Whether you have your Porsche serviced by our technicians, who have as much as 50 years of Porsche experience, or you are considering a new Porsche, our team will exceed your expectations. Please browse our website or stop by to experience why Porsche's motto is "there is no substitute".

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Alexander Ferreris
Porsche Sales Director
281-249-4700

Alexander returned to Houston to join the Porsche West Houston team as our sales director from Greenville, SC. Graduating with honors from the University of Houston with a bachelor's degree in finance, he has deep roots in the Houston community and is happy to be back.

Alexander has been with the Sonic Automotive group since 2006 working for brands including Volkswagen, MINI, BMW and now Porsche.

A family man, he and his wife have been married for over 13 years and have three children. 

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Phil Sotolongo
Pre-Owned Director
281-249-4727

Phil moved from Miami, Florida to Texas in 1978.  He graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University where he was an all-time 4-year Letterman in football with a Bachelor Degree in Business.

Phil has been in the car industry for 12 years and sold high-end vehicles, from Audi to BMW. But with Porsche, there really is no substitute!

Phil and his wife have been married for almost 20 years and have three children Ysabel, Felipe, and Santiago. They are his pride and joy!

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Nina Tapias
Finance Manager
281-249-4700

Nina has over 15 years of luxury automotive experience, and has developed excellent customer service skills with a professional demeanor gained through extensive interactions with high profile clients.

She is dedicated and focused to go above and beyond her call of duty to insure your complete satisfaction.

Sa Bai Dee. Nina is a Laotian native, fluent in Laotian and Thai.  She was born in the Philippine Islands and raised here in Houston.  She enjoys yoga and outdoor activities with her husband, daughter and three dogs.

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Phong Bui
Service Manager
281-249-4795

Phong Bui has been involved in the automotive industry for over 10 years, but has had a passion for the automotive world all his life. This passion led him through all aspects of the automotive world, enhancing his technical skills as well as his client service skills.  Phong started his automotive career by attending UTI and becoming a technician, to becoming a Client Service Advisor, and that last several years has been in Management.   

Working with Porsche has been the highlight of his career thus far. Building lasting relationships through effective communication and excellent service is Phong's primary objective when serving Porsche Clients and leading his team to exceed their clients' expectations.

When he is not engaged in the Porsche Culture, Phong enjoys traveling and exploring new cuisines with his family & friends.

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Mario Pedone
Parts Manager
(281) 249-4721

Mario has worked at Porsche of West Houston for 12 years.  Our Parts Team works to keep the right parts in stock for your convenience. If you are looking for genuine Porsche parts, or Porsche Driver's Selection clothing & accessories, there's no better place to go.

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Sales

Carlos Villaquiran
Porsche Certified Brand Ambassador
281-249-4700

Carlos started in the Porsche business in 1994. In fact, Porsche is the only brand he has worked with. It is exciting to work with a brand as iconic and historic as Porsche. Outside of work, Carlos likes to spend quality time with his wife and daughter. His favorite pastime is saltwater fishing. Carlos would like to welcome you to meet our team of Porsche Ambassadors.

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Errol Hughes
Porsche Certified Brand Ambassador
504-220-1974

Errol has been in the Porsche Family since 1999, beginning in his hometown of New Orleans, and moving to his new home at Porsche of West Houston in November of 2005. Errol draws inspiration through interacting with people and consistently providing excellent customer service before and after their Porsche Experience.

Errol has a true passion for community service and giving back. He brings  Porsche into our community via youth groups, Lymphoma Research Foundations, Child Protection Services, PanHellenic groups, and more. He is an active member of Houston Alumni Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity.

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David Yi
Porsche Certified Brand Ambassador
281-250-0667

David grew up in Houston area since the age of 3 and considers himself a native Houstonian.  He joined the Porsche West family in 2013, but has over 17 years of luxury highline automobile experience.  David knows the importance of customer service and understands the needs of his clients.  His passion for the Porsche Brand has led him to become a Porsche Certified Brand Ambassador. 

David's love in life is his wife and 4 kids (Gavin, Pierson, Elise, and Ryan).  He is an avid Texans, Rockets, and Astros fan.  David enjoys the outdoors and playing various sports.    

"There Is No Substitute"

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Scott Clark
Porsche Certified Brand Ambassador
713-294-8520

Scott has been in the automotive business for more than 10 years. His passion for luxury cars and technology makes him a great addition to the Porsche of West Houston team.   A true aficionado for engineering and gadgets, he is proud to represent Porsche.

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Jacob Wilmott
Porsche Certified Brand Ambassador
607-259-0731

Jacob has always had a passion for high-line cars and has developed a strong connection to the Porsche brand. He comes from 4 years of professional racing experience working almost exclusively with Porsche. From the Rolex Sportscar Series to the Pirelli World Challenge, he has worked hands on with some of the fastest and most successful Porsche race cars in the world, and can attest to how capable, reliable, and beautiful each and every Porsche is. He also enjoys sharing how integral racing is to the DNA of each and every Porsche produced.  

Jacob loves sharing his passion for Porsche with all of his guests and works to not only meet his guest's expectations, but to exceed them. He also knows how important it is to work with the best team in the industry and he is very excited to be a part of such a professional team here at Porsche of West Houston.

When Jacob is not at work, he enjoys cycling, working on his car, and spending time with his beautiful wife and newborn son. 

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Brian Herlin
Porsche Brand Specialist
281-249-4700


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Khalil Zaj
Porsche Certified Brand Ambassador
832-283-1111

Khalil has been in Houston since 1999, and loves calling Texas his home.  He has been in the car business since 2001 and loves the smell of the engine.  He speaks three different languages and is always ready to learn something new.  Khalil has been married for six years and has two handsome sons who he loves to spend time with when he's not at Porsche. 

Khalil always here to assist and service his clients with any of their automotive needs.

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Jason Sabbagh
Porsche Certified Brand Ambassador
832-978-9788

Jason is an integral part of the Porsche of West team and is affectionately known in the Houston area as "Super Deal Sabbagh." He has served the automotive industry for over a decade.  And while doing this, he has converted many long-term clients into his personal friends including his new wife whom he met while selling her a car. At the time, she didn't quite know what her interest rate would be, but Jason knew his rate of interest in her.  Four years later, he proposed and they now share a wonderful life together in Katy.

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Lachlan Collins
Porsche Brand Specialist
281-249-4700

Lachlan is a 2009 graduate of Texas A&M University.  He has been in the automotive industry for over 6 years as well numerous other business ventures.  Lachlan has had a passion for the Porsche brand since he was 16 years old while working at a Porsche dealership all through high school.  He has been married to his beautiful wife for over 5 years and they have a 2 year old daughter together.  In his free time, Lachlan enjoys spending time with his family, reading, and playing golf. Lachlan is ready to provide you with the car buying experience one would expect from Porsche. 

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Benny Bui
Sales Associate
281-249-4700

With over a decade of successful luxury automotive sales experience, Benny Bui has learned the single most important thing, and that is to deliver a buying experience that exceeds expectations.

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Service

John Hsieh
Service Advisor
281-249-4700

John has been in the automotive industry for over 10 years. Since an early age, John has had a passion for cars. With a combination of his love for automobiles and his drive to help others, John is proud to represent the Porsche Service Team and ensures your complete satisfaction. He speaks English and Mandarin fluently. If you need any information about your Porsche please do not hesitate to contact him.

 

He enjoys bowling, pool billiard, gourmet food and traveling on his off time with his wife.

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Cody Zobac
Assistant Service Manager
281-249-4711

In the 20 years Cody has spent in this business, he has learned that nothing drives like a Porsche.  Cody prides himself in the work that he and his team does to keep your Porsche in top form.  Please do not hesitate to contact him for all of your service needs.  Our team is here to help you.

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David Riddle
Assistant Service Manager
281-249-4718

David has been a professional in the Automotive Service Industry for 45 years.  David's honesty and integrity are the hallmarks of every client interaction.  David is a lifelong Houstonian and his automotive service heritage was formed at his Father's full service Mobil Gas Station in the 70's.

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Ulysses Perez
Internal Service Writer
281-249-4700

Ulysses had a passion for being around automobiles as a young boy.  An opportunity came recently for Ulysses pursue his passion for automobiles.  Ulysses started as a valet for the Sales Department.  Ulysses has currently advanced into a new role as the Internal Recondition Manager for the Service Department.  Through hard work and dedication, Ulysses earned this promotion.  

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Parts

Brian Velez
Porsche Parts Specialist
281-249-4700

Brian has worked his way up from being a porter to becoming a Parts Specialist.  He has been in the automotive industry for 22 years, and has been with Porsche for the last 15 years. Dedication and hard work is his motto when it comes to providing the best service to his Porsche clients and Porsche family. During his free time, Brian enjoys spending time with his wife of 22 years and his two daughters, ages 15 and 19.

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Customer Relations

Adelia Kasymkanova
Customer Relations
281-249-4700

Adelia is currently a student at the University of Houston Bauer College of Business majoring in Finance. She has been in the luxury automotive industry for almost 2 years and plans to continue her career with the Porsche family after graduation. Our team is here to ensure that your Porsche experience is exquisite simply because "There is no substitute". 

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Jessica Riley
Customer Experience Manager
281-249-4780

Jessica has been in the automotive industry for just 8 months, but has 14 years experience in the hospitality and customer service field. She is committed to making sure each customer has an extraordinary experience at Porsche of West Houston. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and 3 dogs.

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Linda Alaniz
Customer Relations
281-249-4700

Linda is a native Houstonian who enjoys running and reading in her free time. Although she is new to the automotive industry, her hardworking and ambitious drive always has her wanting to learn new things. Linda is dedicated to exceeding customer expectations and to represent Porsche in the best way possible.

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Brittany Troxell
Service Concierge
281-249-4700

Brittany is a native Houstonian.  She is new to the automotive industry but possess many years of customer service in the medical field as well as retail. She enjoys visiting MFAH, volunteering for her favorite local rescue "Short Mugs Rescue Squad " and traveling.

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