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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.

Chris has always had a passion for the Porsche brand. Chris enjoys Porsche track days. Spending time driving these exceptional cars built for the track with our clients is something he always looks forward to.

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. and now a resident in Byron – 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

Tim  Bamford

Tim Bamford | Sales Manager

Tim brings his many years’ experience in the luxury automotive industry to Porsche of London. 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

Trevor Jones

Trevor Jones | Service Manager

Trevor started in the automotive business in 2007. Throughout his career, he has sold vehicles, spent time dealing with the aftermarket business and now specializing in fixed operations. Trevor hails from Caledon, ON and when he is not working, he enjoys mountain biking, exercising and spending time with his wife and two children. 

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: trevor@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

Petruschka McNabb

Petruschka McNabb | Office Manager

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: petruschka@porschelondon.com

Max Wu

Max Wu | Senior Financial Services Manager

Max has been with Porsche of London since 2016. Graduating from Western University with an honors double major in finance and French studies, Max is our community liaison since he is perfectly trilingual in Mandarin, English and French. With his favorite model being the 917, he was deeply attracted by the rich heritage and history of Porsche motorsports. In his spare time, he enjoys driving his 911.

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: max@porschelondon.com

Brad  McGonigle

Brad McGonigle | Globally Certified Brand Ambassador

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 Brand Ambassador – Fluent in French

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

Trevor Galeckas

Trevor Galeckas | Brand Ambassador

Trevor is an automotive sales professional with over 10 years experience in luxury sales. He has received national recognition for his sales achievements and client services over the years. Trevor's personal favourite is the 911 Targa. 

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: tgaleckas@porschelondon.com

Christina Mandri M.Sc

Christina Mandri M.Sc | Brand Ambassador

Growing up in London, Christina shared in a family interest that has a love for performance cars. Christina's favourite Porsche was chosen early as she proudly displayed a red 911 Turbo poster in her childhood bedroom.  Christina graduated from the University of Waterloo and continued to achieve her Masters Degree in Science. In her spare time, Christina enjoys keeping active and driving her Boxster S. 

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: christina@porschelondon.com

Phil  Jeannette

Phil Jeannette | Brand Ambassador

Phil has worked in the I.T. 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 his expertise of Porsche products to assist you in acquiring your next vehicle, and can often be found at our local events. 

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: phil@porschelondon.com

Peter Engelmanas

Peter Engelmanas | Service Specialist

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: pete@porschelondon.com

Shawn Rock

Shawn Rock | Junior Service Specialist

Shawn joins our team with lots of energy and a passion for cars.  He works tirelessly to ensure your Porsche is handled with care from start to finish during every visit.  Shawn aspires to own a Cayman GT4.  

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: shawn@porschelondon.com

Chiffawn  Poulin

Chiffawn Poulin | Service Coordinator/Warranty Administrator

Chiffawn joined the Porsche of London team in 2015 and is the voice behind Service when you call Porsche of London to make an appointment. 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.

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: chiffawn@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 & Shop Foreman

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 | Certified Silver Diagnostic Specialist

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 Certified Silver Diagnostic Specialist.

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: paul@porschelondon.com

Phi Vo

Phi Vo | Certified Bronze Diagnostic Specialist

Phi brings us several years of experience working on high end/luxury vehicles, and has recently passed his bronze-level Porsche technician exam. Phi is an avid car enthusiast with immense attention to detail, and he looks forward to growing his career with the Porsche brand. 

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: phi@porschelondon.com

Tyler Stevens

Tyler Stevens | Technician Apprentice

Tyler brings his experience with luxury automotive repairs to Porsche of London, where we are excited to help him grow as a technician.  Tyler is a car enthusiast and proud owner of a Porsche Cayenne.  

Phone: 519.601.1322

Jarod Arand

Jarod Arand | Digital Marketing

Jarod has worked with the Leavens Auto Group since 2014, and can usually be found at our dealerships and events with a camera in hand. He takes care of our social media platforms, helps with a variety of marketing initiatives, and builds much of our online content.  Jarod is a diehard Porsche-Classic enthusiast & owner, and is heavily involved with the local Porsche community in his spare time. 

Phone: 519.601.1322 • Email: jarod@porschelondon.com

Luke Bain

Luke Bain | Detailer

Luke started at Porsche of London as a lot attendant, and through his hard work & immense attention to detail, has moved into a position as lead detailer.  Luke meticulously cleans each car for delivery and keeps our showroom looking spectacular. 

Phone: 519.601.1322

Mike Dixon | Lot Attendant

Mike is our newest addition at Porsche of London and brings several years of automotive detailing experience with him. Mike is a car enthusiast and looks forward to ensuring your vehicle is exceptionally cared for from start to finish. 

Donna Fieder

Donna Fieder | Receptionist

Donna brings years of experience in the automotive industry to her front desk role at Porsche of London.  Donna's extensive knowledge and professionalism keeps our showroom running smoothly every day.  

Phone: 519.601.1322

Dustin  Walker CPA, CA

Dustin Walker CPA, CA | Group Controller and CFO

Dustin is the Chief Financial Officer and Group Controller for the Leavens Automotive Group of dealerships. 

Dustin graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelors degree in Management and Organizational Sciences and a diploma in Accounting. Prior starting with the group, Dustin worked in accounting in the public sector.

Dustin enjoys spending his free time with his family and golfing.

Phone: 519.455.2580 • Email: dwalker@leavensvw.com

Colin Bamford

Colin Bamford | Valet Driver

Colin is the father of our sales manager, Tim, and has been a loyal team member for many years.  Colin takes care of our out-of-town vehicle deliveries, and always loves to lend a hand around the lot.  

Phone: 519.601.1322