Todd Blue has been CEO of The indiGO Auto Group since 2010. As the founder and CEO of the company, he also currently serves on indiGO’s board of directors. Todd began his career joining Luria Brother’s (a division of Connell Limited Partnership) Chicago office as an account executive in 1992 within its steel-mill-service and trading group. He later joined Louisville Scrap Material Company in 1994 where he served as Vice President of Commercial Trading. After partnering to purchase the company and its affiliates, he later sold most of its assets to Progress Rail for whom Todd served as the metals division’s Executive Vice President between 1998 & 2000. Todd joined Cobalt Ventures LLC (which he previously co-founded) full time in 2000. Cobalt is a strategic investor which also specializes in urban real estate development, management, and parking. Starting by collecting cars in 2005, Todd consciously turned this passion for automobiles into a vocation when he formed indiGO Classic Cars in 2006. Originally purchasing and selling post-war European sports cars, the company became the indiGO Auto Group when it acquired Porsche North Houston in 2010 and Lamborghini Houston in 2011. Rancho Mirage’s Desert European Motorcars (which includes franchises for Porsche, Audi, Jaguar, Land Rover, Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin, Maserati, Bentley and McLaren) was acquired by indiGO in 2013. In 2015, Todd consolidated two former Porsche dealerships in St. Louis, MO to form Porsche St. Louis. BMW of Palm Springs and Bugatti Houston (Bugatti Houston was later sold by indiGO) were added in 2016. In July 2017, indiGO was awarded the Rolls-Royce North Houston franchise. In October of 2017, Todd formed a strategic alliance with Pon Holdings of the Netherlands. With this transaction, Pon became the largest investor in the indiGO Auto Group. Todd currently sits on the Porsche Cars North America Board of Regents where he has represented both the Southern and Central regions. Todd previously served on the Aston Martin of the Americas Dealer Advisory Panel and the BMW Western Region Business Council. Some of Todd’s proudest achievements as CEO include indiGO being recognized by Automotive News as one of the Best Dealerships to Work for in 2015 and co-founding the indiGO Drive4Kids which has supported Texas Children’s Hospital, The Bianca Rae Foundation (in support of the Rae of Hope retreat) and The Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center. Todd has been a member of the Young President’s Organization since 2003. He also serves on Houston’s St. John’s School Investment Committee. Todd has been a multi-year supporter of Houston’s Youth Maccabi Sports programs as well as the 11-99 Foundation, which provides emergency benefits in times of crisis to California Highway Patrol employees and their families. Todd’s is a member of the National Automobile Dealers Association and the Houston Automobile Dealers Association. Previously Todd served on boards for eMain USA, the Kentucky Economic Development Partnership, the Louisville Arena Authority, Downtown Development Corporation, The Center for Interfaith Relations, The Jewish Outreach Institute (New York), and The Kentucky Country Day School. Todd was recognized by The Business Journals Business First as a “Forty Under 40” in 2003. In 2004, Todd was awarded the Governor of Kentucky’s Economic Development Leadership Award by then Governor Ernie Fletcher. Todd and his wife Karen both serve on the indiGO Blue Family Foundation board and are award-winners of The Lewis W. Cole Memorial Young Leadership Award. They have three children. Todd received a B.A. in International Business from The George Washington University in 1992.
Phone: 281.944.2122 • Email: TBlue@indigoautogroup.com
Kelly Wolf is the Chief Operating Officer of indiGO Auto Group, with dealerships in Rancho Mirage, California and Houston, Texas. Mr. Wolf leads our automotive group's sales and fixed operations teams keeping the focus on delivering the highest level of customer care and creating opportunities for our customers to activate their ownership through a variety of community events, driving experiences and fundraising opportunities.
As Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Wolf manages Desert European Motorcars, Southern California's premier luxury automotive dealership, with brands including Audi Rancho Mirage, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Rancho Mirage, Bentley Rancho Mirage, Aston Martin Rancho Mirage, Jaguar Rancho Mirage, Land Rover Rancho Mirage, Porsche of Rancho Mirage, and Maserati of Rancho Mirage. He is also General Manager of indiGO Auto Group Texas, which includes Porsche of North Houston, Lamborghini Houston and indiGO Classic Cars.
Mr. Wolf has over a decade of high line automotive sales and management experience and works alongside our Dealer Principal, Mr. Blue. His management style has enabled indiGO Auto Group to expand its sales footprint across the United States. Mr. Wolf is a native Texan and a graduate of The University of Texas, Austin. He spends his spare time with his wife, Jacee and their two children.
Gary's distinguished automotive career began in 1975 in Austin, Texas. He came to Houston in 1990 with more than ten years experience with the Porsche brand to run a multi-line Porsche service and parts department. The Texas-native's thirty-six plus year career has been a series of successes holding the titles of Service Manager, Service and Parts Director, VP of Fixed Operations and ultimately General Manager and Managing Partner of a Houston dealership in 2005. Gary joined indiGO Auto Group in 2011 bringing unmatched service and parts management expertise. "Our goal is for each customer to have a completely satisfying parts and service experience with every visit," he said. "We make it fun, professional, but most of all memorable." Gary's enthusiasm about the car business is as infectious as his admiration for dealer principal Todd Blue and general manager Kelly Wolf. "It's an entrepreneurial experience here… Todd brings his philosophy and smile to the table with his managers and employees. It's not just a job with Todd and Kelly, but a growth opportunity." On the weekends, you can catch Gary at his farm in Cat Spring, Texas, just forty miles west of Houston riding around on his green tractor and spending time with his family.
Phone: 281.944.2123 • Email: email@example.com
William (Billy) Bennett has been in the luxury automotive industry since 2000 and is excited to be a part of the Porsche team. Billy has previously worked with Kelly Wolf and shares with Todd Blue a strong passion for cars. Billy’s success starts with one thing: taking care of the customer. His customers are his first priority and as a result, he has a loyal following. Billy prides himself in maintaining a strong knowledge base of all vehicle models which extends to competitive products due to his luxury car experience. He is committed to share the Porsche passion, build strong relationships, and treat his customers like family. Billy is a graduate of Sam Houston State University and he enjoys spending time with his wife Amanda and their two year old son, Brooks.
Phone: 281.944.2135 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dan Kao began his automotive career in 2003, and has spent the last 10 years with luxury brands including Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Porsche. He is bilingual in English and Chinese. He has previously held the role as Finance Manager, Sales Manager, General Sales Manager, and General Manager. Dan is a true sports car enthusiast whose dream has been to own a 911. His passion for Porsche extends past his work into his personal life. Dan has been an active member of the Porsche Club of America, and enjoys driving his Porsche daily. Outside of work, Dan enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife and two daughters. They love trying new restaurants, visiting museums, and going to the zoo. He also competes in the USTA Tennis League and goes to the gym every day before work. Dan shares his passion for Porsche and life with his team of Porsche Brand Ambassadors. They look forward to activating your ownership experience at Porsche of North Houston.
Tino began his automotive career in 2002 in highline internet automotive sales and management. His experience includes leading an independently held auto dealership, where he helped build a thriving e-commerce automotive model from startup, holding just about every position in the company from Sales to Controller to General Manager. He joined Porsche of North Houston in 2011 because dealer principal Todd Blue "understands the value of broadening the e-commerce model." Tino added that, "it's especially great here because we're privately held and we have open and adept ownership willing to do what needs to be done to be even more competitive in the e-commerce market." Born and raised in Houston, Tino is fluent in English and Greek and has spent his life traveling and living in Greece, his father's homeland. Referring to his love of travel, he said, "I've got a lot of years ahead of me to get the rest of the world under my belt."
Phone: 281.944.2113 • Email: email@example.com
Rodger Gay has been in the automotive industry since 1974 and with Porsche since 1977. He was born in Houston and grew up in Sugar Land, TX. He’s a Porsche owner and enthusiast. Rodger has been involved with the Lone Star Region Porsche Club for many years. His 1st Porsche was a 1977 911 Coupe and his latest cars have included Porsche 911, Cayman R, and new Boxster S. Rodger is committed to building strong relationships and guiding every customer along the road of their Porsche journey.
Phone: 281.944.2110 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Gerald Tito has an extreme love for the Porsche brand, the cars, and most importantly, the clients. He was born in Puerto Rico to Cuban parents and has lived in Houston since 1980. Gerald is fluent in both Spanish and English which allows him to easily accommodate the needs of our diverse clientele. After graduating from Wyoming Tech in 1991, he immediately began his automotive career as a BMW technician. In 1995, he was made service advisor for a BMW and Porsche dealer and then moved in to Porsche sales in 1999. Gerald joined Porsche of North Houston in 2007. When he isn’t at the dealership, Gerald spends his time enjoying his own Porsche Boxster S. He also enjoys working on everything from boats and cars to motorcycles. He enjoys “dabbling in them all.”
Phone: 281.944.2109 • Email: email@example.com
John Wright attended the University of Houston and has been in the luxury car business since 1997, having spent many of those years with Porsche and BMW. A true enthusiast, John has enjoyed many track day experiences with his clients through the years. He says, “My goal is to gain the trust of my clients and provide an exceptional buying experience. Relationships with my customers are my number one priority as the sale is just the beginning of the ownership experience.” When not at the dealership, John enjoys spending time with his wife Stephanie, his daughter Taylor, and son Steven.
Phone: 281.944.2122 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ehsun (Ace) Rahbar started in the automotive business at Momentum Audi in 2011 while finishing his B.B.A. in Finance at the University of Houston-Downtown. He is very passionate about sports cars especially Porsches. He was born in La Crosse, Wisconsin and lived in Karachi, Pakistan and Okemos, Michigan before moving to Houston in 2008. He is fluent in English and Farsi. In his free time, he loves to play golf and hanging out with family and friends. He is also an active member of the Porsche Club of America and enjoys driving on the race track. Ace says, “I enjoy working with the amazing team at Porsche of North Houston, and look forward to the growth of the Indigo Automotive Group.”
Phone: 281.944.2140 • Email: email@example.com
Not from Texas, but came as soon as she could. Lela Krunic was born In Serbia, Land of Novak Djokovic and Nikola Tesla, in Central-Eastern Europe. She has travelled through most of Europe gaining much cultural experience and making her a true multi-lingual sales professional. Lela loves cars and her family even includes a Yugoslavian rally race car driver/champion. She loves to read and enjoys her collection of books in English, Serbian, and Italian languages. She also has a Masters in Architecture and lives by: “Design your own life and create special moments with your own signature on it.” Lela’s passion is fast cars and she takes pride in representing the legendary automobile company Porsche.
Phone: 281.944.2125 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Byron Was born in Johannesburg, South Africa where he was raised before moving to Houston, TX 25 years ago. He has been in the auto industry for 16 years and sales for the past 10 years. He started out his automotive career in make ready and as a porter. He was in the top 50 sales people in the United States for two years in a row and won the walk around completion two years in a row. Byron loves the outdoors and cycling. When he is not working he is spending time with his wife and their four kids. They also enjoy cooking and watching football. “I love working for a company that values its employee.”
Jorge is a proud native Houstonian with 16 years of experience in the luxury car industry. The world of high end motor sports has always been a welcoming home for Jorge and it reflects in his dedication to the Porsche brand. His passion for the Porsche brand has led him to join the excellent team at Porsche North Houston. Jorge shares his vast knowledge and expertise about the Porsche brand with his client’s in order to exceed their highest expectations. When Jorge is not at work he is traveling with his wife, coaching his two boys’ flag football team to championships, mountain biking the toughest trails in town or fishing in the gulf.
Efan Hsu’s journey into automobile industry began while studying Engineering at Louisiana State University. Soon after leaving conventional study, he started his own car repair business where he specialized in German cars. Soon he found himself entering into SCCA racing driving mid-engine cars which only increased his passion for high end sports cars and it was only natural that he found his way to into the Porsche Brand. As a Porsche representative, he hopes to bring that passion and enjoyment to his clients.
Luis began his automotive career in 2009 with luxury brands such as Land Rover and Jaguar. He was born and raised in Medellin, Columbia and is fluent in English and Spanish. Luis is a true fan of luxury cars and has always wanted to work for the IndiGO Auto Group as well as Porsche. During his free time, he enjoys outdoor activities with his wife and kids.
Maisa has been with indiGO Auto Group since 2010 and in the highline automotive industry since 2001. "I love what I do, getting to know each client individually and providing the best buying experience." She prides herself on providing excellent customer service to our clients. In her spare time, Maisa enjoys working out, traveling, and spending time with her family.
Phone: 281.944.2107 • Email: email@example.com
Billie was born and raised in Houston and has lived here her whole life. She joined Porsche of North Houston in 2007 and “absolutely loves greeting and speaking with each and every customer.” With fluency in both English and Spanish, Billie is able to accommodate all of Porsche of North Houston’s diverse clientele. On the weekends, Billie can usually be found “spending time outdoors” playing softball or fishing with her three children. Billie was later promoted in 2016 to Finance Assistant after having been with indiGO Auto Group for 8 years.
Phone: 218.944.2150 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Prior to joining Porsche of North Houston, Brian Reed attended the CDL Training Academy and previously transported cars for Mannie Fresh’s Chubby Boy Productions for years. Brian loves music, sports, and traveling. “What I like most about my job are the people. My coworkers and the customers are nice and friendly. Porsche of North Houston is a just a great place to work.”
Faith Guajardo was born in El Paso but has lived in Houston for most of her life. All of her previous job positions have been involved in sales ranging from restaurants, bars and real estate. She is fluent in both English and Spanish. Faith is a mother of 3 and spends most of her time at dance recitals, singing lessons and football practice.
Mike Yale has been in the automotive industry for 30 plus years, starting as a Service Advisor for brands such as Honda, Jaguar, BMW. He then became a Service Manager for brands such as Infiniti, BMW, Porsche and Audi. His experience extends even further, to serving the role of Parts and Service Director for Mercedes Benz from 2005-2013 and over 3 BMW/Mini Cooper locations from 2013-2016. Mike truly has a passion for the Porsche brand and is excited to be a part of indiGO Auto Group. Outside of work, Mike enjoys sports car racing, following the IMSA racing closely, he also enjoys building restomods and traveling.
Steve McDonald’s extensive career in the automotive parts business began in early 1983 and has spanned across Jaguar, VW, Mercedes Benz, Volvo, Mazda, Porsche, and Audi, including 23 years with Land Rover. Steve enjoys the outdoors and likes to go off-roading with his vehicle, camping, hunting, and fishing. Of Porsche of North Houston, Steve says, “This is a great store to work at. Everyone makes you feel welcome. They are friendly and sincere.”
Phone: 281.944.2119 • Email: email@example.com
Mike Molina is a Houston native who began his automotive career in 1990 as a Service Technical Representative for BMW Corporate. He has been a Porsche Certified Technician since 1993. He specializes in fine tuning Porsche vehicles to perfection and solving difficult diagnostic problems. Mike is a proud father of a beautiful daughter and enjoys playing paintball on the weekends.
Phone: 281.944.2120 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Chris Brown has worked in the Automotive Industry since 2006. 6 of those years were spent as a BMW Service Advisor and 2 years as a BMW Parts Manager. “My passion for sports cars makes this almost not like work! Within the first few moments I felt a part of indiGO- like I was family,” he says. Chris enjoys recreational cycling and also competes in Skeet Shooting where he was an All American from 2006-2008.
Phone: 281.944.2180 • Email: email@example.com
Jay Halili studied Automotive Technology at Sequoia Institute in California. He has been in the automotive industry since 1992 and specifically with BMW from 2008 to 2013. Jay is fluent in English and Tagalog. He is both a car and motorcycle enthusiast, is very outgoing, and loves to travel.
Phone: 218.944.2150 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mario Ortiz has been in the automotive industry for a majority of his life, his love for the Porsche brand came as a child when he watched rallies and racing while living in Europe. He is fluent in Spanish, French and English. In his spare time he enjoys traveling internationally, and spending as much time outdoors and with his family as he can.
Jon has an extensive automotive background and is very passionate about cars. He previously worked for Lexus for over 10 years plus. Jon loves the dynamic staff as well as the energy everyone has to offer here at Porsche North Houston. Jon has a unique background which includes him auditioning for American Idol. During his spare time, he is a Worship Leader at the New Covenant Church, and loves to be involved in his community.
A South Texas native, Juan was one of the select few chosen to participate in the 6-month Porsche Certified Technical Training Program. After graduating top in his class, he came to Porsche of North Houston and has been part of our premier service team ever since. Juan is also bilingual, fluent in both Spanish and English. Outside of work, he loves spending time with his wife.
Phone: 281.944.2120 • Email: email@example.com
Upon graduation from UTI, Casey McClamma completed the BMW STEP program and then spent the next two years working for BMW. In March of 2010, Porsche of North Houston presented Casey with a fantastic opportunity to join the team. He takes kickboxing classes in his spare time. Coming from Mississippi, Casey enjoys hunting, camping, and boating. He says, “I really enjoy the friendly atmosphere of the dealership. The customers are awesome!”
Phone: 281.944.2120 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Brandon Lambkin grew up around his father’s shop and enjoying the outdoors in Ft. Smith, AR. He enjoys Porsche of North Houston and loves the Porsche cars. Brandon’s spare time and interests revolve around his wife Sarah and his daughter Zoé.
Phone: 281.944.2120 • Email: email@example.com
Upon graduation from LTI in 1995, Rob Lindau completed the BMW STEP program in 1997 and continued factory training through BMWfor 15 years until ultimately reaching Master Technician status. In December of 2012, Porsche of North Houston presented Rob with afantastic opportunity to join the team. Rob loves spending time with his children on his days off. He likes going to the race track and drag strip and also enjoys modifying Mustangs when time permits. Rob says, “Compared to all the large scale dealerships I haveworked at in recent years, this is so much more personal.”
Phone: 281.944.2120 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Adam has over 15 years of Automotive Technician experience. He attended North Harris Community college focusing in their Automotive program. Following this he has gained his Level 1 and ASE Master Certification. When not working on Porsches, Adam enjoys spending time with his wife and son.
Jason Reaves graduated from the GM ASEP program in 1994. After just six months and two Tech of The Month awards at BMW, he was offered a position with a Porsche dealer in 1996 and has been with the Porsche brand ever since. Jason also enjoys hunting, fishing, and especially spending time with his wife Alison and son Austin at their ranch. He also spends time training their tracking dogs. Jason says, “I like the family atmosphere here. We have great customers and great products.”
Matthew Vu started in the automotive industry at Honda, Nissan and has 5 years of experience at BMW where he obtained his level 1 certification.
Robert Franklin is a Houston native. Before joining Porsche, he spent several years as a Subaru Technician. Robert plays guitar and enjoys live music.
Jacob Landin has studied Automotive and Diesel Industrial Training at Universal Technical Institute. He has previously worked as a Nissan technician and is fluent in both English and Spanish. Jacob fills his free time by spending it with his family and friends.
Daniel comes to us from Universal Technical Institute and the Porsche PTAP program. Daniel has previously trained with us during the PTAP program. In his spare time Daniel enjoys spending time with his family, playing guitar, writing music, fishing, and playing video games with friends. “What I enjoy about working for Porsche of North Houston is the incredible management. This is unlike any company I have worked for. Everyone is like one big family."
Aaron has returned to Porsche North Houston after spending 5 years as a Paratrooper in the United States Army. Prior to that he was at Porsche North Houston for 4 years. During his spare time, he enjoys riding motorcycles, attending music festivals, hanging out with his family and his dog.
Sergio spent 4 years working as a M1A1 Main Battle Tank mechanic 3rd and 4th Echelon with the United States Marine Corp. In his spare time, he enjoys riding and working on sport bikes. In addition, he loves traveling and exploring Asian countries.
Wade Smith is a Porter and Parts Runner, an important position for our extremely busy Porsche of North Houston service department where he is always lending a helping hand. He also previously served as a parts runner for an a/c company. In his free time, Wade enjoys motocross and mountain bike riding. Wade says, “Everyone here is friendly and it’s cool to work around some really nice cars.”
Fred is a big Porsche enthusiast, and is more than grateful to be working for Porsche North Houston and hopes to grow with the IndiGO Auto Group. He believes customer service is one of the most important things here at the dealership and thrives to continue to do so with the company. During his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family.
Noé was born and raised in Groves, Texas and has lived in Houston for many years. He’s been in the automotive industry since 2004 and with Porsche of North Houston’s Parts Department since 2008. Noé is very enthusiastic about Porsche. “Working for Porsche puts me in a very exciting atmosphere. I get to talk to people every day who have the same passion that I do for these vehicles. The people that work here also are a huge part of it. There’s a reason why we’re the best Porsche dealer in Houston.” Noé devotes his time after hours to helping people improve their lives through Bible study.
Phone: 281.944.2117 • Email: email@example.com
Doug Williams served in the U.S. Air Force from 1986-2008 and learned a little German along the way. He began working in the automotive industry in 2010 and earned his Bachelors in Business Management from the University of Phoenix in 2012. Doug is married to his wife Jami and they have a wonderful daughter named Sky. He enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his family and friends. Doug says Porsche of North Houston is a “Great place to work. Everyone here is professional and sincere in helping our customers.”
Carlos Garcia’s background includes many years of Customer Service and Shipping & Receiving experience. He was born in Monterrey, Mexico. Growing up, he attended 12 different schools and lived in 6 different cities and 2 different countries. This provided Carlos with a diverse background and as result, can read, write, and speak English and Spanish. He has two boys, a baby girl, and a wife that mean the world to him. He loves watching football, fútbol, the outdoors, and of course, cars! Carlos remarks, “Everyone is treated like family. I wake up every morning and I want to come to work, not because I have to, and that to me is the best. I’m excited about our growth and the opportunities that lie ahead!”
Bryson was born and raised in Houston, Texas. He graduated High School and is currently attending school to become a Mechanical Engineer. Bryson previously worked in shipping and receiving at Chrysler. Bryson is the fourth generation in his family to have worked in the automotive industry. In his spare time Bryson enjoys restoring and modifying cars and trucks. “What I enjoy most about working for Porsche North Houston is the environment. The people are always polite and make me feel at home."
Bryan’s background includes sales and customer service. He is very excited to grow with the IndiGO Auto Group as well as Porsche. Bryan admires the atmosphere at Porsche as well as the warming customer service they offer. During his free time, he enjoys attending music events and working on cars with his close friends.