Staff


Click on one of the people below to find out more information.

  • E.W. Smith III
    Dealer Principal

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  • Larry Graner
    General Manager
    727-527-1111 X501

    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. Vince was named as one of the top 100 Sales Professionals World Wide for Porsche in 2017. He is very Knowledgeable, and provides a low pressure consultative approach to buying. When Vince is not at work, he enjoys spending time with his family, collecting watches and listening to music.

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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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  • Reed Radford
    Sales and Leasing Consultant
    727-527-1111

    After living in nearly every corner of the United States and a decade long career in the hospitality business, Reed decided he could no longer deny his passion for the automotive industry. Shortly thereafter he moved to the Tampa Bay Area to pursue a career in the automotive industry. Reed comes to us with a wealth of knowledge and experience from BMW as well as Consulting "ECO minded individuals" during his time at Tesla Motors.

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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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  • James Stein
    Certified Brand Ambassador
    727-527-1111 X473

    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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