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The Porsche of Chattanooga Team

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:

Jon W. Lancaster

Jon W. Lancaster | Porsche Sales Manager - Certified Brand Ambassador

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: 423.424.0500 Ext. 2049 • Email:

Jerry Hickey

Jerry Hickey | Porsche Sales Professional - Certified Brand Ambassador

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:

Zachary Schmidt

Zachary Schmidt | Porsche Sales Professional

Zac brings an exciting level of professionalism and excitement to Porsche of Chattanooga. He has been with the Chattanooga Auto Square for over 7 years, and is excited about assisting new and existing clients alike with the Porsche brand. When not here, Zac is a music impresario, and enjoys spending time with his wife Karen and their many lovable dogs. 

Phone: 423.424.0500 Ext. 2042 • Email:

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:

Wayne Palmer

Wayne Palmer | Parts Manager

Wayne has been the parts manager for Porsche of Chattanooga since 2015. "I have roughly 30 years of experience in the automotive field and I look forward to the opportunity to assist you with any automotive needs!" Outside of the workplace, he enjoys kayaking, motorcycling, and cooking.

Phone: 423.424.4000 • Email:

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:

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:

Renita Sanders

Renita Sanders | Title Clerk

With 17 years of title work experience, Renita is a valuable asset to our team. She is responsible for completing vehicle paper work and filing vehicle owner titles and registration. "One thing I provide the customer, is assurance they will be taken care of." "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 company since 2014.

Phone: 423.424.4000 • Email:

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.

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