The Porsche of London Team

Our competent team will be delighted to provide you with advice and assistance.

Chris  Leavens

Chris Leavens | Dealer Principal

Chris Leavens grew up in the automotive business. He started washing cars at the age of fourteen and his passion for cars lead him to the Canadian Automotive Institute at Georgian College. Chris has worked for Chrysler, Ford, Mazda and GM before joining Leavens Volkswagen in 1992. He became General Manager in 2000 and Dealer Principal a few years later.

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: chris@porschelondon.com

Steve Rempel

Steve Rempel | General Manager

Steve started in the automotive business in 2001 after receiving a degree in Automotive Marketing and Business Administration. Since then he has only worked with luxury brands including Mercedes-Benz, BMW and now Porsche. Born and raised in Waterloo, ON. – he and his wife are the proud parents of 3 young children and he enjoys spending quality time with them when he’s not at work. 

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: steverempel@porschelondon.com

Chris  Willis

Chris Willis | Sales Manager

Chris eagerly joined Porsche of London when the dealership opened in 2010 and now has over 15 total years of experience in Sales, Finance and Management in the Luxury car business. The Porsche brand continues to excite him as he helps clients learn and experience what the premium brand delivers. His knowledge of the leasing and financing options as well as Premium Protection Plans have also given peace of mind to many. Chris is looking forward to serving more drivers with their new and Pre-Owned vehicle needs and wants!

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: cwillis@porschelondon.com

Denise Michaud

Denise Michaud | Financial Services Manager

Denise began her career in the Automotive Industry with BMW back in 2009 after graduating from Niagara College’s Executive Office Administration Program.  Since then she has worked exclusively with BMW/MINI in Niagara, Newmarket and Kitchener and now Porsche.  With her two passions in life running deep with music and cars she fills her spare time driving and rocking out.

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: denise@porschelondon.com

Mike  Salter

Mike Salter | Service Manager

Born and raised in London, Mike has over 20 years of experience in the automotive industry. Many years of Mike’s experience has been of those in the luxury car segment. Mike has been awarded multiple times for his outstanding customer service and product knowledge. As a Porsche owner and fellow enthusiast, Mike looks forward to making your experience with Porsche of London the absolute best!

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: mike@porschelondon.com

Brad  Van Bakel

Brad Van Bakel | Parts Manager

Brad has over 15 years of experience in the luxury automotive market. Since his graduation from the Canadian Automotive Institute at Georgian College, Brad has been awarded multiple times for his performance in both customer satisfaction and product knowledge; undoubtedly a result of his outstanding enthusiasm and professionalism.

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: brad@porschelondon.com

Diane  Prior

Diane Prior | Office Manager

Diane has been with Porsche of London since 2010 & she has over 20 years in the automotive industry. She has worked in all different aspects of the Automotive Industry which has landed her position as our Office Manager. As Office Manager, Diane plays many very important roles from business reporting to event planning.   Diane looks forward in meeting you.

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: diane@porschelondon.com

Tim  Bamford

Tim Bamford | Globally Certified Porsche Specialist

Tim has several years’ experience in the luxury automotive industry and is a key member of the Porsche of London team. In his role as Globally Certified Porsche Sales Specialist, he has assisted many clients select and design their perfect car. A Porsche fanatic since childhood, Tim counts the legendary and ground-breaking Porsche 959 as his all-time favourite car. This life-long passion for the Porsche brand fuels his enthusiasm and desire to provide Porsche of London’s clients an outstanding ownership experience. After all, for many people acquiring a Porsche is the fulfillment of a lifelong aspiration so it's only natural that Tim’s primary focus is to provide you an experience that compliments the Porsche tradition. In his spare time, Tim enjoys spending time with his family and is an avid sports fan, passionately supporting the Toronto Maple Leafs, Blue Jays and Crystal Palace Football Club of the English Premier League. Tim looks forward to welcoming you to the showroom to help you select the Porsche of your dreams.

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: tim@porschelondon.com

Brad  McGonigle

Brad McGonigle | Globally Certified Porsche Specialist

Brad brings the Porsche of London team many years of experience in the automotive industry including domestic, import and luxury brands. His previous experience in the motorsport industry gives him a true appreciation of the Porsche Brand and the significance of Porsche’s racing heritage as it has been adapted into today’s Porsche Consumer Experience. Brad takes great pride in servicing his customers every need to ensure a genuine Porsche experience.

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: bmcgonigle@porschelondon.com

Bobby  Bryanton

Bobby Bryanton | Globally Certified Porsche Specialist

Bobby joined the Porsche team in 2014 and has been selling luxury vehicles (BMW and Mercedes Benz) since 2008. Bobby is from the East Coast, New Brunswick to be exact, and is fluent in French and English, plus he also knows a little bit of Mandarin from his travels overseas in Taiwan.  Bobby loves his sports especially rugby and football and also loves spending time with his wife and son. He takes great pride in providing the best customer service to his clients and loves keeping up with his product knowledge. Bobby looks forward to helping you find the right new or pre-owned Porsche of your dreams.

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: Bobby@porschelondon.com

Max Wu

Max Wu | Porsche Specialist

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In his spare time, Max enjoys playing sports. He’s fluent in Chinese, English and French, and would be happy to assist you in the search for your own Porsche, at your own speed.

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: max@porschelondon.com

Phil  Jeannette

Phil Jeannette | Brand Ambassador

Phil has worked in the information technology sector for over 30 years in both management and sales. His 16 years of Porsche ownership has built on his knowledge and passion for the brand. Phil looks forward to using this passion and knowledge of Porsche products to assist you in acquiring your next vehicle.

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: phil@porschelondon.com

Aaron  Greenberg

Aaron Greenberg | Service Specialist / Brand Ambassador

Aaron has been with Porsche of London since our opening, he began as our lead detailer and shuttle driver. Aaron has shown unmatched enthusiasm and interest and we are pleased to announce his new title of Service and Parts Specialist. He looks forward to making your experience an outstanding one.

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: aaron@porschelondon.com

Gregory Gliszczynski

Gregory Gliszczynski | Parts Specialist

Greg is a new member of the team and brings over 15 years of experience in the luxury automotive market. Greg looks forward to helping you with all your Porsche parts needs. 

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: greg@porschelondon.com

Keith  Vander Tuin

Keith Vander Tuin | Certified Gold Diagnostic Specialist

Throughout his 20 years as a luxury automotive technician, Keith has been awarded multiple times for his extensive product and technical knowledge ranking him among the top ten percent in the industry. Keith’s Pro Technician status gives him a firm understanding of continuous improvement. He knows what it takes to meet and exceed the expectations of all our customers; bringing a very true meaning to the term: “fixed right the first time” to Porsche of London. Keith is 918 Spyder certified. 

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: keith@porschelondon.com

Fred  Werner

Fred Werner | Certified Gold Diagnostic Specialist

Fred has been working in the automotive field for over 40 years. He has been working on Volkswagens and Audis since 1990 and worked for Leavens Motors for over 12 years. Coupled with his extensive experience and enthusiasm for Porsche cars, Fred is a strong addition to the Porsche of London team. 

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: fred@porschelondon.com

Paul Procunier

Paul Procunier | Technician

Paul brings with him many years of experience working with luxury and sports cars. We're extremely lucky to have Paul on our team as a technician.

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: paul@porschelondon.com

Jamie McKichan

Jamie McKichan | Technician

Jamie brings many years of luxury and sports car vehicle repair experience to the Porsche Service team. His enthusiasm for the Porsche products is shown every day with his commitment to treating each vehicle as his own.

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: jamie@porschelondon.com

Andy Schryvers

Andy Schryvers | Detailer

Andy brings over 30 years of automotive experience to Porsche of London. Having worked many years at a local automotive assembly plant as a metal and paint repair tech, he can quickly assess any minor cosmetic damage to your vehicle. With skills such as Paintless Dent repair and minor scratch repair Andy will be happy to keep your Porsche looking as good as the day you bought it.

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: andy@porschelondon.com

Jake Schmitting

Jake Schmitting | Detailer

Jake is a new member of the team and has experience in the automotive industry. Jake is looking forward to helping us with detailing and lot organization.

Phone: 519.301.1322

Chiffawn  Poulin

Chiffawn Poulin | Reception

Chiffawn joined the Porsche of London team in 2015 and is the voice behind the phone when you call Porsche of London during daytime hours. She has over 17 years of customer service experience. Her position here is a is  a perfect fit with her out-going, friendly nature & great sense of humour, which gives her great communication skills and allows her to connect with everyone. She looks forward in meeting you.

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: chiffawn@porschelondon.com

Justin  Coombs

Justin Coombs | Digital Communications

Justin brings over 10 years of digital communications/marketing experience to the Leavens Automotive Group. Justin is also a musician and enjoys a round of golf.

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: jcoombs@porschelondon.com

Kate Veinot

Kate Veinot | Digital Marketing Manager

Kate works with the Leavens Auto Group family of dealerships to communicate with current and new clients with specials, promotions, dealership events and industry news. Kate has a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Marketing, and 6+ years of agency experience she brings to our family of dealerships. She is Adwords and Google Analytics certified, as well as a Google Partner and Google Local Guide. In her spare time, Kate can be found at the barn with her horses, or long distance running. 

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: kate@porschelondon.com

Jarod Arand

Jarod Arand | Digital Media

Jarod works with the Leavens Auto Group family of dealerships, and can usually be found at our dealerships and events with a camera in hand. He produces the digital media for our dealerships from spectacular photos to videos, and digital invites to events. Jarod is a sports car enthusiast and proud owner of a Porsche Cayman. 

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: jarod@porschelondon.com

Julie  Boudreau

Julie Boudreau | Human Resources Manager

Julie works with the Leavens Auto Group of dealerships as the Human Resources Manager. Julie worked for 10 years in the Automotive industry in both Sales and Service. She later graduated with Honours in Human Resources Management from McMaster University and gained experience in her field as the HR Manager for Home Depot in London. Julie is a member of the HRPA London Chapter, and is excited to bring her 6 years of HR Management experience back to the Automotive Industry. In her spare time, Julie enjoys running, cooking, spending time with her family and travelling.

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: julie@leavensvw.com

Dustin  Walker CA CPA

Dustin Walker CA CPA | Group Controller and CFO

Dustin is the Group Controller for the Leavens Auto Group family of dealerships. 

Phone: 519.455.2580 • Email: dwalker@leavensvw.com