The Porsche South Bay Team

Our Porsche Team

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Sarah Carbajal

Sarah Carbajal | Finance Manager


Sarah Carbajal has been part of the Porsche South Bay (formerly Pacific Porsche) team since 2011. She currently holds the position of Finance Manager, and has moved her way through the ranks to become an important part of the team at Porsche South Bay. Her warm smile is always inviting and she is happy to answer any of your concerns or questions. So come visit Sarah and the rest of the team at Porsche South Bay and see why they drive Porsche Passion!

Phone: 310.891.2191 • Email:

Mike Sullivan

Mike Sullivan | Dealer Principal

Mike Sullivan is owner of the LAcarGUY family of dealerships, a group of 9 award-winning dealerships representing six automotive brands. Mike began his automotive career in 1976 at his father’s VW dealership in Santa Monica, working his way up through the ranks to eventually lead the family business and expand it from 1 dealership to 9 dealerships. Being a 2016 Premier Porsche dealer means delivering the best possible experience for each customer and Mike is proud to maintain that title and to be a part of the Porsche family. Coming this fall 2016, Pacific Porsche becomes Porsche South Bay and Mike will be opening the new 17-car showroom facility in Hawthorne, right off the 405 freeway at Rosecrans.  Mike couldn't be more excited about this recent development and cant wait to welcome new and existing loyal customers into this brand new state-of-the-art facility.


Jeff LaPlant

Jeff LaPlant | General Manager

Jeff started his first Porsche job at Park Porsche working for Senator John Campbell, a family store in 1981 as a trainee salesman. In 1985 Jeff was promoted to his first management job with Max Dial Porsche. Jeff has 35 years of Porsche sales and management experience and still enjoys serving his many customers from those early days. Jeff always wanted to stay with family owned dealerships and he began his career with Pacific Porsche (now Porsche South Bay) in October of 1999. Since 1984 Jeff has seen the changes within this amazing brand that he thought couldn't be topped and today is no different.


Carl Tofflemire

Carl Tofflemire | General Sales Manager

Carl has been with Porsche in Los Angeles since 1987 and with Porsche South Bay (formerly Pacific Porsche)  since January of 1999. An avid Porsche enthusiast, Carl races with the Porsche Owners Club and has served as a member of the club's board of directors. He is also racing alongside Mike Sullivan in the 2016 Pirelli GT4 Cup, an 18 race series across the US. You will not find another member of any local dealership team with more experience or enthusiasm for the Porsche brand than Carl.

Phone: 310.891.2110 • Email:

Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor | Sales Manager

Mark is a home grown prodigy of Porsche South Bay (formerly Pacific Porsche) and the Sullivan Automotive Group. He got his start as a salesperson for Pacific Porsche in 2001 and over the years he has taken on the roles of Fleet Manager, Finance Manager and is currently the New Car Sales Manager. He is a Southern California native with a passion for all things that typify the area. He is an avid sportsman who enjoys football, rugby, volleyball and diving. As such, he personifies teamwork and hard work while being committed to delivering the best customer experience possible.

Phone: 310.891.2152 • Email:

Lennie Yee

Lennie Yee | Parts Manager

With over 38 years Porsche experience , Lennie is one of the most knowledgeable and experienced parts managers in the U.S.  Porsche South Bay (formerly Pacific Porsche)  is very fortunate to have Lennie on the team.

Phone: 310.891.2130 • Email:

Jim Curtin

Jim Curtin | Service Manager

Jim has been in the auto service field since 1982. He's a Master Technician and shop foreman on multiple brands (Mercedes Benz, Nissan, Kia, GM, Isuzu, Subaru) Service Manager for multiple brands (Mercedes Benz, Volkswagen, Chevrolet) He's been with the LAcarGUY group for two and a half years and with Porsche for almost two years.

Phone: 310.891.2100 Ext. 4103 • Email:

Mina Ibrahim

Mina Ibrahim | Porsche Brand Ambassador / Internet Manager

Mina is one of Porsche South Bay's (formerly Pacific Porsche) senior salespeople and has a loyal following of Porsche fans. His background in internet sales has made him a driving force at Porsche South Bay.  Mina has the experience and the outgoing personality that will make your Porsche puchase a pleasurable experience.

Phone: 310.891.2100 • Email:

Richard Presley

Richard Presley | Porsche Brand Ambassador

Richard is one of Porsche South Bay's (formerly Pacific Porsche) senior salespeople and has an enthuiastic following of Porsche fans. Rich has been part of the Porsche family since he was a teenager when he bought his uncle's 71' 911 and has been a Porsche purist ever since. In a past life Rich was the lead Guitarist for the Breeders, an alternative rock band of some fame in the 90's which gives him a unique perspective. Rich has the experience and the outgoing personality that will make your Porsche puchase a truely memorable experience.

Phone: 310.891.2100 • Email:

Kambod Nohgreh

Kambod Nohgreh | Porsche Brand Ambassador

Kambod Noghreh has been in the Automotive industry for well over ten years. He is passionate about Porsche and is extremely knowledgeable of their product line. Kam is a consummate professional and upholds a level a customer service that is unparalleled.  Porsche South Bay is fortunate to have a professional like Kambod on the team, come visit us today.

Phone: 310.891.2100 • Email:

Kelly Subbaiah

Kelly Subbaiah | Porsche Brand Ambassador

Kelly has been in the car business since early 2007. Prior to that she was a chemical engineer but, discovered she did not have a passion for it. Once she tried her hand at selling cars, she found that she loved it and has stuck with it ever since. Kelly has experience selling multiple brands including Honda, Toyota and Mercedes Benz. She is originally from India and moved to California from Alabama in 2012 to take advantage of our amazing climate. She enjoys building personal relationships with clients and employs a consultative approach to selling.

Phone: 310.891.2100 • Email:

Ryan Shipton

Ryan Shipton | Exchange Manager

Ryan Shipton has been a proud member of the Porsche South Bay family (formerly Pacific Porsche) for several years now and he has a strong background in sales and finance.  Please feel free to reach out to him for any of your Porsche needs.  Ryan looks forward to serving a new clientele base, along with existing customers, at the new location of Porsche South Bay in Hawthorne, right off the 405 freeway at Rosecrans.

Phone: 310.891.2100 • Email:

Fred Vand

Fred Vand | Sales Advisor

Fred started in the car business in 1997 as a salesperson, moving his way up into management. He's been with the LAcarGUY organization since 2007 working primarly at Audi Pacific. He looks forward to helping new clientele here at Porsche South Bay, formerly known as Pacific Porsche.

Phone: 310.891.3100 • Email:

Sue Campbell

Sue Campbell | Service Consultant

Sue has been with Porsche South Bay (formerly Pacific Porsche) since 2006 and has in excess of 30 years experience in the automotive industry. Her vast experience and commitment to client care make her one of the top Porsche Service Consultants in the Los Angeles area.

Phone: 310.891.2100 • Email:

Christopher Gibson

Christopher Gibson | Service Consultant

A member of Porsche South Bay's family (formerly Pacific Porsche) since 2011, Chris has over 26 years experience in the Automotive Industry. Born in Pittsburgh Pa. his love of Ice Hockey is surpassed only by his love of Motorsports, and that has him feeling right at home here at Porsche South Bay.

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