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  • Cody Bender
    General Manager

    General Manager

    Cody moved to Nashville in 1998 by way of Dallas, Texas and spent 1998-2010 touring with Christian and Country artist playing guitar. He started with Sonic Automotive in 2012 as a sales associate for Jaguar, Porsche, and Audi, then as a Finance Manager and Sales Manager before taking the General Manager position in November of 2017. Cody is married, has 4 active children and likes to skateboard and play guitar in his free time.  " I am excited to be a part of the best brand in the world."

  • Alice Tejeda
    Sales Manager

    Sales Manager

    We are thrilled to have Alice as an addition to the team.
    Alice's bio is coming soon.

  • Sterling Scott
    Service Manager

    Service Manager

    Sterling has been with Sonic Automotive since 2012. He originally started at BMW of Birmingham as a Porter, moved to the parts department for a year, then took a sought after position as a Service Advisor for four years at BMW of Birmingham before transferring to BMW of Nashville for its opening in 2018 and accepted the Service Manager position at Porsche of Nashville in April of 2022. Sterling is married with three kids and enjoys camping and the outdoors in his free time.

  • Justin Irby
    Parts Manager

    Parts Manager

    Started in dealerships in 2001 as a porter while going to Nashville Auto-Diesel College (Lincoln Tech). Graduated in 2002 and started as a technician with Mercedes-Benz of Nashville. Wrenched for 9 yrs and was Master Certified. Moved the parts tech counted in 2011. Left Benz to become a Parts manager for Nelson Mazda in 2013. A year later became the Service and Parts manager. In July of 2015 Nelson sold one of its stores and we combined, so became the Service manager only until I left in 2018. Then went to Mercedes-Benz of Music City and was wholesale parts manger for 2 years. March 2020 decided I wanted to work on cars again, boy was that a mistake, too much had changed since I last wrenched. Started at Porsche of Nashville as Parts manager in July 2021. My hobbies now days is just golf, I used to be heavily involved with the local SCCA region with autocross racing since 2014, but have slowed down with that since my son was born in 2020. Since he has come into the world its been a life changing thing and I love every minute I get to spend with him and my wife.

  • Brittany McClain
    Customer Experience Manager


    My name is Brittany McClain and I was born and raised in Tennessee. I started with the Porsche brand when I was 20 and have been here ever since. Growing up, I acquired more than enough knowledge about the automobile lifestyle as my father has worked in the industry for 20 years. I have worked in customer service since I was 15 and now, I get to take customer service and blend it with the most luxurious German made brand. In 2020, I started as the receptionist and now I currently represent the brand as the Customer Experience Manager. I strive to make our clients have the upmost professional follow up and service they could receive at a dealership. 

  • Jade Beasley


    My name is Jade Beasley I am originally from a small town outside of Nashville. Before joining Porsche, I worked in the medical field and owned my own Boutique. I have worked in customer service since 2015 as I have always had a passion for helping people.  Although I have never worked in the automotive industry until starting with Porsche in 2022, I have enjoyed learning about the brand and look forward to growing with this amazing brand.

  • Pierre Kamel
    Brand Ambassador

    Pierre has a passion for high performance cars. Before becoming a salesman at Porsche, Pierre was a master mechanic for Mercedes and Porsche, so he knows cars inside and out. When Pierre isn't selling Porsches, he's enjoying time driving his 911 and spending time with his amazing wife.

  • Mark Majors
    Brand Ambassador

    Brand Ambassador

    Mark currently resides in Mount Juliet, TN, where he was born and raised. He is an avid European car enthusiast and has been with Porsche of Nashville for two years. Working for Porsche has been a dream come true for Mark, and he looks forward to spending many years with the brand. His favorite Porsche is the 930 911 Turbo.

  • Matt Giorgio
    Brand Ambassador

    Porsche Certified Brand Ambassador

    Matt is a rare Nashville Native and graduated from the University of Tennessee Knoxville (GO VOLS). He has been in the automotive industry since 2012 and is very passionate about motorsports. In his spare time, Matt also enjoys many hobbies which include, golf, boating, mountain biking, rock climbing, and flying light aircraft with his Father. He is driven to provide his customers with a truly exceptional experience.

  • Nick Gwozdz
    Porsche Certified Gold
    Shop Foreman

    Nick moved to Tennessee from Vermont to attend Nashville Auto Diesel College and after graduation began working at Porsche of Nashville in 2001. He has been a life long VW enthusiast having owned 12 different models. His current project car is a 1987 Scirocco 16v that he owned from 2004 to 2005 and later re-acquired in 2014. Married since 2001 with four daughters, there's seldom a dull moment at home. When he's not working on cars or spending time with his family Nick can be found out cycling on the back roads of Dickson County or on the Natchez Trace Parkway. He usually bikes around 1,000-2,000 miles a year and has participated in the two day, 150 mile National MS Society fund raiser "Bike to Jack and Back" five times raising over $5,000 for the mid-south chapter. Nick currently serves as our Shop Foreman and feels extremely fortunate to have the opportunity to service "the best sports cars on the planet" and will put his team against any other.

  • Benjamin Proctor
    Porsche Certified Gold
    Porsche Certified Gold Technician

    Ben joined Porsche of Nashville in 2006. He enjoys motorcycles in his spare time and is a native Nashvillian.

  • Josh Orner
    Porsche Certified Silver
    Porsche Certified Silver Technician

    Josh is our longest tenured technician as he has been with our company since 1998. His first 16 years was as a Jaguar technician and he joined the Porsche family in 2014. Originally from Fredericksburg, VA he moved to Nashville in 1997. Outside of work he is a bladesmith, deer hunter, bourbon connoisseur and motorcycle rider (all at different times). After many enjoyable years of working on luxury cars with Jaguar, he has found an even greater passion for working on finely tuned sports cars. Josh truly appreciates the quality of the Porsche engineering that goes into making each of the precision machines that he gets to keep running down the road.


  • Lamont Howard
    Service Porter


    Lamont is a Nashville native and John Overton High School alum. He has been with Porsche of Nashville since 2001. He loves "to just take it easy" when he is not taking great care of your Porsche while it's in for service. He credits his tenure to "a great staff and making everyday a great day at Porsche of Nashville."


Porsche of Nashville proudly serves the people of Middle Tennessee and its surrounding areas with our highly trained and certified staff. Our mission is to welcome every guest to our Porsche family and provide truly exceptional service during each visit with us. We're so pleased to meet you and look forward to serving your needs.