The Bert Smith International Team

E.W. Smith III

E.W. Smith III | Dealer Principal

Larry Graner | General Manager

Andrew Conrad | Sales Manager

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Rhett Graham

Rhett Graham | Sales & Leasing Consultant

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Greg Sullivan

Greg Sullivan | Sales & Leasing Consultant

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Thomas Heinz

Thomas Heinz | Sales & Leasing Consultant

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Herb Schimkus

Herb Schimkus | Service Manager

Herb is originally from the Bronx in New York. He has been with Porsche for the past 39 years and counting! He has always been very pasionate about automobiles his entire life. Herb started out as an apprentice, then moved up to a line-technician, then a Master Technician, Shop Forman, and finally his present postion Porsche Certified Sales Manager. He has a great following of customers that love him and that he takes personal care of. His customers are like family to him and you will never find anyone who works harder, and does what ever it takes to get the job done, and done correctly. Even if he has to do it himself.

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Bill Smith

Bill Smith | Client Service Advisor

Bill is originally from St. Petersburg, FL. A life long Porsche enthusiast, BIll's passion for automobiles actually started in his teens working competitvely on car audio installs and custom work.  After a short road trip to Atlanta to pick up a '93 Volkswagen Corrado SLC, Bill became hooked on German engineering.  Bill started in the automotive business as a writer for two independent repair facilities before becoming a Certified Volkswagen Master Technician here at Bert Smith.  Shortly thereafter Bill made it to Porsche as a Service Advisor and hasn't looked back.  With Bert Smith since 2008, Bill is extremely knowledagble in all things with Porsche mechanical and otherwise, and looks forward to offering you an exceptional service experience.   

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Dan Rasp

Dan Rasp | Gold Porsche Certified Technician

Dan is originally from Elkhart, Indiana. He is a husband and father who loves the outdoors and does many activeties such as cycling and canoeing. He plays the guitar in a local band and spent many years autocrossing with the F.A.S.T. group. Dan has been in the automotive industry for 10 years. He started as a technician working as an apprentice. He like a lot of us have fallen in love with Porsche. He is very thorough and passionate about his job. He loves his job and his customers!

Ross Ferran

Ross Ferran | Bronze Porsche Certified Technician

Ross is originally from Port of Spain in Trinidad and Tobago. He has always had a passion for the automotive world. He has worked in the auto industry for 22 years with 6 years for Porsche. He has been married for 16 years and has two children. Ross loves his work and has accomplished Bronze Level of Porsche Certified Technician. He is very focused and loves his work. He take pride in what he does and it shows!

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Jay Lilley

Jay Lilley | Parts Director

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Mark Ostrowski

Mark Ostrowski | Pre-Owned Sales Manager

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Larry Bearnarth

Larry Bearnarth | Finance Department

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