Staff


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  • E.W. Smith III
    Dealer Principal


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  • William Smith
    Service Manager


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  • Larry Graner
    General Manager

    2018 will mark my 28th year with Bert Smith International. I joined the company in 1990 as Controller. In 1998 I was promoted to CFO and have held that position along with GM title beginning 2014. I have enjoyed the opportunity to witness the growth this organization has achieved over these past years. During this time, it has been my privilege and goal to provide loyal, honest and exceptional service to each and every customer that comes through our doors, while also providing strategic guidance and continued support to the Bert Smith Team of professionals In my spare time, I enjoy golfing with my wife and son, running, working in the yard and driving my Porsche 911.

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  • Vincent Catena
    Porsche Sales Manager
    727.527.1111, Ext. 521


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  • Mark Ostrowski
    Pre-Owned Sales Manager
    727.527.1111

    Mark Ostrowski has been working in the Automotive Business for over 30 years, he started working for Bert Smith in 2007. Mark is dedicated to giving an exceptional experience to Bert Smith clients and also enjoys working with the Professional Team of employees at Bert Smith Porsche.

    In his free time, Mark enjoys traveling, spending time with his family, Boating and Golf when possible, Fore!!!

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  • Jay Lilley
    Service & Parts Director
    727-527-1111


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  • Larry Bearnarth
    Finance Department
    727-527-1111


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  • Rhett Graham
    Sales & Leasing Consultant
    727-527-1111

    Globally Certified Porsche Brand Ambassador

    I'm Originally from Dallas TX and have had a passion for Porsche since I was a child seeing 911's on the streets growing up in the 1970's! I purchased my first 911 in 1987 when I was 20, wish I still had that one! I moved to St Pete FL in the Fall of 1995 and have been with Bert Smith Porsche since May of 1996. Porsche will always have a place in my life!

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  • John Aslan
    Sales & Leasing Consultant
    727-527-1111

    Globally Certified Porsche Brand Ambassador

    John has been with the Bert Smith family since 2010. Starting with VW and working up to Porsche. John Is a true driving enthusiast and loves to share his passion for Porsche with others. John is a Pinellas County native. Outside of the office, John enjoys racing, the gym, hockey, and spending time with his family.

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  • Michael Grace
    Sales & Leasing Consultant
    727.527.1111

    Porsche Certified Brand Ambassador

    Born in Bedfordshire, England. Studied at City and Guilds in London where I graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering. Relocated to Aguadilla, Puerto Rico in 1989 working for worldwide engineering company. The year 2000 I moved to Florida, and have been working with the Porsche Brand for the last 8 years and enjoy every minute. My family and I enjoy the beach lifestyle and occasionally I play a round of golf.

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  • James Stein
    Sales & Leasing Consultant
    727.527.1111

    Born in N.Y. and grew up in Long Island N.Y. Is a huge motorsports fan as well an avid driver, including several years of open-wheel racing throughout his teens and early 20's. He is a true Porsche aficionado having owned 14. He has just recently moved to the St. Pete area and enjoys living on the water and spends most of his free time enjoying various water sports as well as attending many of the local professional sporting events.

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  • Corrine Stafford
    Service Advisor


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  • Moe Abouzeid
    Service Advisor


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