The Porsche of Chattanooga Team

Brian Meek

Brian Meek | General Sales Manager

With 25 years in the auto industry, Brian does an exceptional job of leading the Porsche of Chattanooga sales staff and ultimately making sure our customers have an unparalleled buying experience. “It is my hope that your sales experience will be the best you have ever had and one that will keep you coming back.”  Today, he splits time between his home in the Atlanta area and a residence in Chattanooga, but he is originally from Ohio. In his spare time, Brian enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, cheering on the Ohio State Buckeyes, and grilling/smoking on his Big Green Egg. 

Phone: 423.424.4000 Ext. 2021 • Email: bmeek@porscheofchattanooga.com

Scott DeFriese

Scott DeFriese | Business / Finance Manager

Scott has been in the automotive industry for 19 years and brings a substantial amount of business knowledge to the Porsche of Chattanooga team. Providing purchasing options that our clients can be confident about, Scott takes pride in having the ability to create a positive buying experience for each client. Scott also believes that building client relationships based on trust and honesty is the key to a successful business plan. Away from work, Scott enjoys traveling with his wife Becki of 26 years as well as spending time with family and friends. If the weather is good, he’ll likely be found on the golf course.

Phone: 423.424.4000 • Email: sdefriese@porscheofchattanooga.com

Desmond Hagan

Desmond Hagan | Service Manager

With over 26 years in the automotive industry, mostly in luxury brands, Desmond sets the standard for professionalism and knowledge when it comes to providing customers with an exceptional service visit. Desmond has lived in Chattanooga for around 30 years, but he is originally from Ghana where his father was a member of the diplomatic service; English is actually a second language for him. When Desmond isn’t leading our highly respected service department, you’ll find him enjoying the Chattanooga outdoors by running, biking, or hiking, or spending time with his wife of 28 years and their son. Contact Desmond directly at: (423) 424-4008

Phone: 423.424.0500 • Email: dhagan@porscheofchattanooga.com

Wayne Palmer

Wayne Palmer | Parts Manager

With roughly 30 years in the automotive industry, Wayne has the experience necessary to keep our parts department, which remains in a rather high demand, in excellent, well-functioning condition. More importantly, he provides all of our parts customers with a high level of customer care and concern. “I like solving inventory problems as well as making customers happy,” Wayne says. “I enjoy having the ability to give them the service they deserve; they won’t get run of the mill here.” Outside of his work at Porsche of Chattanooga, Wayne enjoys spending time outdoors, whether that’s hunting or cruising on his Harley.

Phone: 423.424.4000 • Email: wpalmer@porscheofchattanooga.com

Jerry Hickey

Jerry Hickey | Certified Brand Ambassador - Sales Professional

Jerry has been in the business for quite some time, 34 years to be exact, which has allowed him to develop a well-known reputation of integrity and exceptional customer service in the Chattanooga area. “My goal is to treat every customer as I would like to be treated myself, with honesty and fairness above all else,” Jerry says. Throughout his career, Jerry has received numerous sales awards including a trip to Southern France in 2014 where he had the pleasure of driving a 911 Turbo S on the Paul Ricard Track as well as a portion of the Col de Turini in the French Alps. Jerry is a family man who enjoys spending time with his three children, two grandchildren (more on the way), and his dog Molly. 

Phone: 423.424.0500 • Email: jhickey@porscheofchattanooga.com

Jon W. Lancaster

Jon W. Lancaster | Certified Brand Ambassador - Sales Professional

As a Certified Brand Ambassador and lifetime Porsche enthusiast, Jon provides Porsche of Chattanooga customers with an unparalleled car buying experience. “It’s my responsibility to be an advocate for my clients,” Jon says. “I listen to their desires and do my best to give them the exemplary experience they expect, every time.” Jon’s passion for Porsche goes back to when he was a 13-year-old, admiring a Porsche brochure taped to his ceiling. Today, he not only drives a 911, but he embodies the brand as a career. Outside of his profession, Jon enjoys shooting sports, cooking, photography, competitive driving, taking in as many movies as he can, and of course, spending time with his lovely wife Meghan and their dogs. Contact Jon directly at: (423) 400-1399

Phone: 423.424.4000 • Email: jlancaster@porscheofchattanooga.com

Chris Bevil

Chris Bevil | Service Advisor

Chris has been in the auto industry for over 20 years now which has allowed him to gain a wealth of experience not only in regards to vehicles, but also in how to best serve a dealership’s client base. As Service Advisor, it is Chris’ responsibility to communicate between the customer and the service technicians in order to maintain an efficient, positive service experience. “I listen to the needs of our customers, and I try to provide them with a customized experience every time,” Chris says. Outside of work, Chris spends time enjoying a busy life with his wife and kids. 

Phone: 423.509.4351 • Email: cbevil@porscheofchattanooga.com

Jacob Burke

Jacob Burke | Gold Certified Technician

Jacob received his associate’s degree in automotive diesel and industrial technology from The Universal Technical Institute in Phoenix, AZ. From there, he completed the Porsche Technology Apprenticeship Program (PTAP), and has been employed by Porsche since 2006. Today, Jacob completes everything from oil changes to major repairs at Porsche of Chattanooga. “I do my best to get the customer back on the road with quality workmanship and excellent customer service,” Jacob said. Outside of work, Jacob enjoys RC helicopters and cars, competitive driving, spirited drives in the surrounding mountains, watching WEC and IMSA sports car racing, and last but not least, spending time with his two dogs. 

Phone: 423.424.0500 • Email: jburke@porscheofchattanooga.com

Josh  Williams

Josh Williams | Silver Certified Technician

After completing the Porsche Technology Apprenticeship Program (PTAP), Josh found his way to Chattanooga in order to fill an open role in our service department, and he has proved to be a vital member to our team ever sense. He enjoys working among the mechanics and technology exclusive to the Porsche brand, and he also enjoys the challenge of solving problems and fixing things right the first time. Outside of his time in the Porsche service garage, he enjoys other aspects of the motor industry including riding dirt bikes and NASCAR. Josh travels to Indiana, his original home, every month or so to visit his family.

Cassie Harris

Cassie Harris | Administrative Assistant

Whether it’s a phone call or visit to our showroom, Cassie provides our customers with a friendly first impression to kick start their car buying experience. She has been with Porsche of Chattanooga for five years and enjoys the ability to interact with our variety of customers. Growing up with a dad and brother who had a passion for high-end vehicles, Cassie is no stranger to being among luxury brands. However, personally, her interests vary. She is currently studying to be a Nurse Practitioner alongside her work at our dealership and is also planning her August wedding. Cassie is a busy girl with plenty of liveliness to make it all happen. Downtime for Cassie is spent enjoying her Signal Mountain home with her finance John and their two cats Norah Jane & Dinah Mae.

Phone: 423.424.4000 • Email: charris@porscheofchattanooga.com

Renita Sanders

Renita Sanders | Title Clerk

With 17 years of title work experience, Renita is an important staple to the Porsche of Chattanooga team. She is responsible for completing vehicle paper work and filing vehicle owner titles and registration. Although Renita tends to work behind the scenes at Porsche of Chattanooga, she provides work that our customers always seem to appreciate. “One thing I do bring to the customer is an assurance that they are taken care of,” Renita says. “I have a lot of experience with title work, and I know what I’m doing.” Renita is a Chattanooga native and has been with the Porsche of Chattanooga team since 2014. 

Phone: 423.424.4000 • Email: rsanders@porscheofchattanooga.com

Lori Monroe

Lori Monroe | Certified Warranty Administrator

Lori has been with Porsche of Chattanooga for 12 years and has worked in the automotive industry for 28 years. Her abundance of experience makes her perfectly equipped to take the lead on all warranty related issues at our dealership. Furthermore, her caring and friendly personality adds to the quality customer service experience we strive to provide our customers. “I truly enjoy my work with Porsche of Chattanooga,” Lori says. “It has given me a chance to meet car enthusiasts from all over.” Lori lives in Cleveland, TN where she enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and darling cat, Lola.

Phone: 423.424.4000 • Email: lmonroe@porscheofchattanooga.com