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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!

  • Al Fortunato
    Service Manager

    Service Manager

    Originally from Jacksonville, Florida, Al moved to Nashville from Birmingham in 2015. He studied Business Management at Northwood University and proceeded to start his career in the automotive industry. He started with working for Ford Motor Credit in a variety of capacities over 13 years and then starting his career with Sonic Automotive in 2013. In his free time, Al loves spending time outdoors with his wife Melanie. He also enjoys going to sporting events and seeing live music. Grateful for an amazing customer base, Al makes sure new customers are welcomed in a way that has become customary here at Porsche of Nashville. Al's vision for Porsche of Nashville is to "grow our dealership responsibly while providing ever increasing and truly exceptional customer service."   

  • Jeremy Bauer
    Parts Manager

    Parts Manager

    Jeremy hails from the blistery, frozen crags of New England, and found his way to Nashville by way of the Vanderbilt Graduate School. Seeking scholastics, sun and southern hospitality, this Yankee moved to Nashville back in 2000, and made Brentwood his home in 2005. Jeremy has a wealth of knowledge regarding spare parts for old Volkswagen. In his spare time he enjoys working on old IDI diesel and CIS fuel systems and spending time with his lovely 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.

  • Dillon Conner
    Service Advisor

    Porsche Certified Service Advisor

    Dillon was born and raised in Franklin, TN and joined Porsche of Nashville in 2015. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga with a degree in Business and Entrepreneurship. When he is not working he can be found riding his motorcycle and enjoying track days in his car. Dillon believes that "Porsche is at the forefront of the future mobility whether it be with electric vehicles or record breaking performance cars. I am very blessed to be a part of this" - Dillon Conner

  • 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.

  • Chandler Clay
    Service Advisor
    Service Advisor

    Chandler is originally from Detroit, MI and joined Porsche of Nashville in 2013 after completing the Porsche Technical Apprentice Program in Atlanta. In his spare time he enjoys mountain bike riding, working on his buddies' cars, and enjoying the Nashville county music scene. Chandler enjoys working on "The Gentleman's Sports Car" with the styling and everyday use of the Porsche sports cars.

  • 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.


  • Zach Wiliams
    Porsche Certified
    Porsche Certified Technician

    Zach is originally from Tahoe, California and comes to us from the Porsche Technical Apprentice Program in March of 2017. He moved to Nashville at the same time and enjoys racing mountain bikes in his spare time. He loves the challenge that working with Porsche gives him everyday and truly appreciates the engineering and racing heritage.

  • 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.