John was born and raised in Norfolk, Virginia. John is a huge sports fan. He played baseball and basketball in high school. His favorite teams are the New York Mets and Washington Redskins. The Carrera Turbo S is his favorite Porsche model. Fun fact: John has 7 brothers and sisters!
Barry has been with Checkered Flag Porsche since 2008. He was born in Virginia Beach when his father was stationed at NAS Oceana as a Fighter Pilot. After a Career with IBM, and as a business owner in the office equipment industry, Barry decided he likes cars and motorcycles more. As a lifelong Porsche fan, sports car guy, and serious motorcycle enthusiast, Barry started selling cars independently. He did not hesitate when the opportunity to be involved with the Porsche brand presented itself. Barry owns multiple Carreras, along with several other performance cars and motorcycles. He is a PCA member and acts as a liaison to the local charter, The First Settler’s Region.
Jenny has been with Porsche since 2013 and Checkered Flag since 2006. She assures that our clients have the best experience while their vehicles are with us. Ever since her visit to the training center in Atlanta, her favorite Porsche has been the GTS. It drives like dream! Her next job just might be a track driver.
Phillipe has been with Checkered Flag since 1993, and has been with the Porsche team since 2011. He is Brand Ambassador Certified and his favorite Porsche is the 968 convertible. He loves the look of the 968 and believes it was way ahead of its time when came out. In his free time, Phillipe enjoys body boarding, ad spending time with his wife and daughter.
Michael has worked on automobiles most of his adult life, and has been with Checkered Flag since October of 2016. He attended Kutztown University of Pennsylvania for secondary education in 2009, but soon realized his passion was working on automobiles. He then attended Universal Technical Institute with Ford Fact credentials, and then went on to attend the Porsche Training Apprenticeship program. He has a love for all foreign cars, especially the fine machinery you find in every Porsche model.
Matt has been with Checkered Flag for over 5 years as a BMW master technician and we are thrilled that he joined the Porsche team in 2018. He brings with him 15 years of experience as a technician. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family, playing with Legos, Hot Wheels (his favorites being the Porsches naturally,) and watching Star Wars. His son will forever keep him a kid at heart. His current favorite Porsche is the 964.
Corey joined the Checkered Flag family in October of 2018. He is a Virginia Beach native, having lived in the area for 20 years. He attended the Universal Technical Institute and graduated with Ford Fact credentials, and was one of the few chosen for the Porsche Training Apprenticeship Program. His favorite Porsche is the 1973 Porsche Carrera RS, for its timeless design and how ahead of its time it was. In his free time you can find him at the beach, long-boarding, or watching Formula races.
Don has been with Checkered Flag Porsche since 1999. Born and raised in Virginia Beach frequently would pass by the Porsche Dealership and was amazed at the cars that were on display, and now he gets to enjoy the cars and the customers on an everyday basis.