The Porsche of Rochester Team

Our Porsche Team

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Richard J. Garber, Jr.

Richard J. Garber, Jr. | Dealer Principal

Kevin I. Parker

Kevin I. Parker | Managing Partner & General Manager

Kevin I. Parker is the Managing Partner of The Garber Automotive Group in the Rochester NY location as of November 2011. His lifelong career of over 31 years has been the automotive business; Kevin has been with the Garber Automotive Group since 2001.  

 

While living in Midland, MI & managing Garber Chevrolet, Kevin has worked passionately in the community to make it his home through his business activities and many community involvements.  His volunteer activities and Board memberships include: United Way Capital Campaign Chairman; Midland Chamber of Commerce Chairman; Junior Achievement and recipient of the  JA Rising star award; Midland Noon Rotary Club; Recipient of the  Rotary Governor's Award, and the Golden Goose award; Midland Blooms committee member; Partnership for Education member and the recipient of the J. Kermit Campbell Award which is awarded to an individual who is dedicated to the development of business and educational partnerships. Kevin is a graduate of Leadership Midland, an alumni member of the 1000 Leader's Program, and a graduate of the Great Lakes Bay Regional Leadership Institute.

 

He is currently on the board of the Rochester Automobile Dealer Association (RADA) and is the auctioneer for the annual sunshine rotary camp Gala fund raiser. He also is a member of the Rochester Rotary. Kevin has been married to his bride Kris for 29 years and they have three children; Brandon age 27, Kassidy age 24 and Madison age 20.

 

He is also a proud first time grandfather to Zoey Parker who was born in December of 2015. When not working, Kevin enjoys being outdoors with his family and friends boating and playing golf.

Phone: 585.334.1600 • Email: kparker@garberroc.com

Rich Ferrari | General Sales Manager

Rich Ferrari is the General Manager for Porsche of Rochester in Rochester, NY.  His highly successful automobile dealership management career spans over 32 years.

His commitment to excellence in dealership operations has been recognized both locally and nationally by his peers, automobile manufacturers and the National Automobile Dealers Association.   He has a passion for serving customers to ensure that they are rewarded with a relationship and experience that motivates them to begin and continue to do business with Porsche Of Rochester.

"Passion for one's work together with an understanding of what satisfies customers is how customer satisfaction is accomplished. "

Rich is from Rochester and has been married to his wife Regina for 36 years.  They have three children and one grandchild.

Away from work Rich enjoys spending time with his family and Italian greyhounds, reading, and collecting antique lamps.

Phone: 585.334.1600 • Email: rferrari@garberroc.com

Joel Williams

Joel Williams | Sales Manager

My name is Joel Williams.  I am the Porsche/ Audi Sales Manager for Garber Rochester.  I am originally from the Motor City of Detroit, MI and the youngest of four boys.  I spent most of my years in Grand Blanc, just outside of Flint, MI. I attended Northwood University in Midland, MI where I received a BBA in Automotive Aftermarket Management and Management. I also have a minor in Language Arts. 

Prior to Audi and Porsche of Rochester, I worked for Garber Chevrolet in Midland, MI. In my spare time, I enjoy golfing, obstacle course racing and triathlons.  I also enjoy hanging out around town, local restaurants and meeting new faces. I currently reside in Fairport NY with my lovely girlfriend Nicole and dog Lily. I was the 2013 regional winner of the Fastest Lap Competition.  I appreciate working for Garber because employees are always empowered to make decisions to benefit  our customers and employees alike.    Favorite quote…”Stay humble, stay hungry.”

Phone: 585.334.1600 • Email: jwilliams@garberroc.com

Tim Carney

Tim Carney | Sales Professional

Phone: 585.334.1600 • Email: tcarney@garberroc.com

Dennis Barrett

Dennis Barrett | Sales Professional

Phone: 585.334.1600 • Email: dbarrett@garberroc.com

Michael Swain

Michael Swain | Service Manager

Mike Swain is the Porsche Service Manager. He has worked with us since 2001.  Mike started his career with us as a technician fresh out of the Alfred State College automotive program.  He has been in his current role of service manager since 2011.

Mike has a passion for great customer service. He enjoys being able to use his automotive expertise to assist customers throughout their vehicle ownership. 

He is married to his best friend, Kelly.  They have two sons Dawson and Donovan.  Mike enjoys cars, outdoor activities, and spending time with family.

 

Phone: 585.334.1600 • Email: mswain@garberroc.com

Paul D'Aries

Paul D'Aries | Service Advisor

Paul D'Aries is the Porsche Certified Service Advisor for Porsche of Rochester in Rochester New York. He's been with the Porsche organization since 1998 with a total of 27 years in the automotive industry.

He has always enjoyed putting that touch on giving that little extra something to the customer when they are not expecting it. Customer satisfaction is a self-reward that makes him raise the bar every time.

Paul has lived in Rochester since birth and has had the pleasure of raising 4 children ranging 23 to 17.

During free time Paul enjoys being outdoors and spending time with friends and family, whether it's working outdoors or just a relaxing gathering.

Phone: 585.334.1600 • Email: pdaries@garberroc.com

Scott MacLean

Scott MacLean | Porsche Certified Technician

Phone: 585.334.1600 • Email: smaclean@garberroc.com

Mike Caezza

Mike Caezza | Porsche Certified Technician

Mike Caezza is one of our Porsche GOLD Certified Technicians. He has been with Porsche of Rochester since 2004 and a certified Technician since 1998. He received Gold Level in March 2017.

Mike is our only dual certified technician in the service department and is also the hybrid voltage certified technician for our Porsche dealership.

Originally from Rochester, Mike loves motorcycles and is a proud owner of a Harley Davidson bike. Mike also enjoys photography, art (including  self expression art - tattoos), fitness and cooking. He is a gun enthusiast, collector and builder. 

Mike's brother is a NAVY Special forces (SEALS) for 10 years now and was recently promoted to the rank of Officer in December 2016. He has done tours in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria.

Phone: 585.334.1600 • Email: mcaezza@garberroc.com

Michael D'Accursio

Michael D'Accursio | Porsche Certified Technician

Phone: 585.334.1600 • Email: mdaccursio@garberroc.com

Bill Platt

Bill Platt | Parts Manager

Bill Platt, our Porsche of Rochester Parts Director, is a veteran here at our dealership. He has worked for us for 35 years (and counting!).

Bill has been married to his wife Bonnie for 35 years now and they have 3 sons.

When he is not working, Bill has a passion for carpentry.

Phone: 585.334.1600 • Email: bplatt@garberroc.com

Tim Wilt

Tim Wilt | Collision Center Manager

Years of experience: 27 years

Recognition and Achievements: Licensed NYS Adjuster and P&C License. I-Car Platinum certified. 

I started in the Collision business in High School. After High School I joined the U.S. Army for 4 years before joining the U.S. Marines (Yes, 2 boot camps, I enjoy a challenge). When I got out after 4 years I worked for other local dealers before becoming an insurance adjuster at Erie Insurance. I was responsible for overseeing their direct repair program (DRP) for NYS. In 2008 I started my own insurance agency from the first policy and sold it in 2013 before joining the team here at Garber Automotive.

I have been married to my wife Judy for 18 years and have a daughter Ashley, age 20.

When not at work I enjoy time with my family & friends, all things cars, traveling and a proud supporter of the Toys for Tots program.

 

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Phone: 585.334.0005 • Email: twilt@garberroc.com

Cheryl Rowe

Cheryl Rowe | Accounting Manager

Cheryl Rowe is the Accounting office manager for our consolidated office. She has been in the position for many years and just celebrated her 31st anniversary! She started in the dealership as a high school student working part time, and upon graduating from SUNY Geneseo with an accounting degree, began her full time career in the automotive world at this very dealership.

Born and raised in the Rochester area, Cheryl has been married to her husband, Al, for 31 years, and has two grown children, son Greg and daughter Kelly. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and spending time with her family and friends.

Phone: 585.334.1600 • Email: crowe@garberroc.com

Anna Shambo

Anna Shambo | Receptionist

I am Anna, the receptionist and concierge here at Porsche of Rochester. I have been with Garber for almost 2 years now.

I live in Mendon with my son alex and when I am not working I enjoy spending time with my son and family.

Phone: 585.334.1600 • Email: ashambo@garberroc.com