Porsche Exclusive Flagship Dealership

Meet our Team of Automotive Specialists

Being the best in the country is a big responsibility that we take very seriously. To ensure every customer is treated with the same respect and enthusiasm, we surround ourselves with the most honest, skilled team members money can buy and we give them the tools they need to stay happy and successful in their position. It can be hard work, but at the end of the day, we know we are making difference in the Porsche community and seeing the smiles on the faces of customers when they get behind the wheel is what keeps us going. We are pleased to meet you! Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have!

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Management
Devinder Maraj
Founder
Bio

Born in India, raised in Trinidad, Devindar “Dave” Maraj has called South Florida home for nearly 28 years. He attended Bentley University in Waltham, MA.

Mitra Maraj
Dealer Principal
Bio

Born in Trinidad, Mitra moved to Florida in 1987 then started his automotive career in 1998 by working in parts department. Moving from parts to accounting and then the Pre-Owned Manger in 2009.Graduating from Northwood University with an automotive marketing degree to pursue his love for the automotive industry.

Tony Sciple
General Manager
Bio

Tony Sciple started his career with Porsche in 1974 in the fixed operations side of the business. Having 10 years of experience he accepted a position as Parts Manager with Porsche Audi of Broward in Pompano Beach, FL. In 1988 the dealership was bought out by Dave Maraj, renamed to Champion Porsche and relocated to a new location in Pompano where he then worked his way up to the General Manager position starting in 1999.

Jim Hahn
Sales Manager
Bio

Born and raised in Connecticut, Jim moved to south Florida to pursue a successful Tennis career. He joined the Champion Porsche team in 1996 and brings 19 years of Porsche experience to his position as General Sales Manager of the largest Porsche Dealer in the country.

Cynthia Lopez
Finance Manager
Bio

Cynthia is originally from Dallas, TX. She is experienced and has been in the car business for 22+ years. In 2003 she joined the Champion Team. She worked in accounting for a short while and then moved into the finance department as the finance assistant in 2005. In 2009 she accepted her new position as the Finance Manager. She takes pride in her 3 children and her work.

Waldemar Warkentin
Assistant New Car Sales Manager
Bio

Waldemar is originally from Germany and currently resides in Hollywood, FL. As Porsche enthusiast and owner himself, he is dedicated to the brand and Porsche culture. He has a wealth of premium brand and management experience and is fluent in three languages, German, Russian and of course English which makes him the go-to guy for our international clients.
In his free time he enjoys sports, fishing and most importantly spending time with his family.

Thad Jones
Pre-Owned Sales Manager
Bio

Thad Jones is originally from Oklahoma moving to South Florida and Joining Champion in October of 2008. Thad is a Porsche Certified Brand Ambassador and has worked as a sales and leasing professional and now in pre-owned management.

Cindy Tilton
Service Manager
Bio

Cindy is a South Florida native joining Champion Porsche in 2006. She has over 30 years of experience in the automotive industry, accepting the position of Service Manager as of June of 2019.

Kevin Long
Parts Manager
Bio

Kevin has been with Champion since 2004 and has over 25 years experience in the parts business. He is also a member of Porsche’s prestigious Aftersales Roundtable committee. A true native Floridian who has also proudly served our country with the US Army, Kevin is a father of 5 and an avid outdoorsman who keeps a very busy life outside of the office.

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Larry Reynolds
Porsche Brand Ambassador
Bio

Born in Geneva , NY, 37 miles from Watkins Glen race track. Larry fell in love with German cars when his father came home with a ’65 Volkswagen Beetle. He attended Clarkson College for Mechanical Engineering.

Has been with the Porsche brand, for more than 35 years. Proud to have been in Sales, with Champion Porsche for 30 years.

Lucky enough to have worked with Mr. Dave Maraj, on the very successful Champion Racing team, working in the pits with car preparation and tires. Ultimate accomplishment was overall Victory at the 2005 24 Hours of Lemans.

Enjoys working with Porsche, because of the excellence of the Porsche brand. Enjoys the process of ordering exact specifications for customers, and having them love the result; driving, and owning their new Porsche. Favorite Porsche to drive, the 2005 Carrera GT.

Bruno Giordano
Porsche Brand Ambassador
Bio

Bruno joined the Champion team in 1998, and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience. After serving in the United States Marine Corp, he worked as a certified Porsche, Mercedes, Audi, and Bmw Service tech as well as a nationally recognized service writer for Mercedes Benz. Bruno has a strong commitment to his clients' complete satisfaction .

James Angel
Porsche Brand Ambassador
Bio

James is a 13 year Global Certified Brand Ambassador for Porsche. He is a sports car enthusiast with a passion for customer excellence. Truly admires the Porsche brand and what they have created for their customers. Fluent in Spanish, and speaks several other languages as well. In his free time, he spends it with his wife and seven daughters.

James Giniewicz
Porsche Brand Ambassador
Bio

James, a New England native and long-time car enthusiast, began his automotive sales career in 2006. He later accepted a position with a New Hampshire Porsche-Audi dealer in 2013 as an Audi sales manager, but having a deep love for the Porsche brand since he was just a kid couldn’t resist transitioning to Porsche sales as a Certified Porsche Brand Ambassador shortly after the birth of his twins in 2017. James and his wife always dreamed of moving to South Florida to pursue the beach life and the incredible car culture, deciding to move here in 2019 while the twins were still young. James describes joining Champion as an absolute dream come true and he takes great pride in delivering the highest level of customer service, consultation, and overall purchase experience from the #1 Porsche dealer in the nation. James always puts his clients’ needs first and effectively uses his experience to exceed expectations at every opportunity.

“With me, great service comes standard!”

- James, your Porsche Guy

Follow him on Instagram and Facebook @JamesyourPorscheGuy

Blake Lewend
Porsche Product Specialist
Bio

Blake was born and raised in South Florida and is a long standing fan of the Porsche brand. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and technical experience with all Porsche products making him the ideal Porsche Product Specialist. 

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Douglas Parman
Service Advisor
Bio

Originally from Chicago, Doug moved to South Florida and joined the Champion team in June of 2000. Doug is a Porsche Certified Brand Ambassador and has 23+ years of experience in the automotive field.

Danny Dimitrakis
Service Advisor
Bio

Danny is a native of South Florida, and joined Champion Porsche in May of 1989. He has over 32 years in the automotive industry, and is married with two children.

Bradley James
Service Advisor
Bio

Bradley is a seasoned service consultant with over 25 years of experience in the automotive industry. He brings a wealth of expertise in dealing with client's automotive needs. He also enjoys spending time taking road trips with his family and tinkering on his automotive projects.      

Edward Caceres
Service Advisor
Bio

Originally from New York, Ed moved to South Florida in 2001 and joined the Champion team in 2014. Starting in the automotive industry as a technician, Ed moved to a service advisor position in 1998. Still a car enthusiast, he enjoys working on his cars on the weekend and taking drives with his wife and two children.

Questions?
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