Staff


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  • E.W. Smith III
    Dealer Principal

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  • Larry Graner
    General Manager
    727-527-1111 X307

    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 X521

    Vincent Catena joins our team with over 30 years of Porsche experience.

    His outstanding record in sales comes from his devotion to his profession, enthusiasm for the Porsche brand, and most importantly, his customers.

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  • Mark Ostrowski
    Pre-Owned Sales Manager
    727-527-1111 X534

    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 X535

    Jay's Dad owned and raced Porsches in the 1950s and the early 1960s. That started his passion for sports cars. He began working in car dealerships in 1972 and has been Been with Bert Smith for 12 years.

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  • Rhett Graham
    Certified Brand Ambassador
    727-527-1111 X402

    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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  • Andrej Dordevic
    Sales and Leasing Consultant

    Born and raised in Sarajevo (Bosnia) Andrej moved to Florida in the Spring of 1995. Andrej has a wealth of premium automotive brand experience in his 23+ year automotive career. Andrej enjoys sports, the beach and most importantly spending time with his family. His favorite Porsche is 911 Turbo (993 Gen).

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  • James Stein
    Certified Brand Ambassador
    727-527-1111 X540

    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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  • William Smith
    Service Manager
    727-527-1111 X589

    Bill Smith has been with the organization for over 10 years working his way from technician to service advisor and now to service manager. He is a St. Petersburg native and lifelong Porsche enthusiast. In his spare time Bill enjoys boating, fishing, and spending time with his herd of Australian Cattle Dogs.

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  • Corrine Stafford
    Service Advisor
    727-527-1111 X542

    I've had the pleasure of working for Bert Smith for the past  4 years now. I started in BMW service when I was just 19- moving to BMW sales shortly after, then I came over to the Porsche Service team in December of 2016. I enjoy learning new things every day about the vehicles and meeting new customers! In my spare time I enjoy learning how to work on cars, doing things out doors and enjoying time with family and friends. I look forward to growing more with the company and can't wait to see where the next few years take me. 

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  • Mo Abouzeid
    Service Advisor
    727-527-1111 X529

    Mo has been with Porsche for the past 4 years and recently moved to Bert Smith. He has been in the car business for over 10 years. When he is not at work, he enjoys spending time with his family and playing basketball.

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