Staff 2017-12-12T19:37:18+00:00

Robert Santos – General Manager

Robert oversees customer service and quality control company wide.  After starting out as a mechanic, he has spent the last 31 years as a Service Advisor – 15 years for various General Motors dealerships, and 16 years as Service Advisor & Service Manager for San Francisco Mercedes Benz and Walnut Creek Mercedes Benz.  At both Mercedes stops, Robert was the top rated service advisor every month for 16 years.  Robert also holds a Master Certification from Mercedes Benz.

Jorge Llamas – General Manager of Collision

Over the last 25 years Jorge Llamas has earned the reputation as one of the premier painters in the country. In addition to I-Car Platinum certification, Jorge is certified in most makes, and is one of the only McLaren certified painter in Northern California. Jorge and his hand picked team of the best paint and body men in the business bring to GMP Cars an unparalleled ability to handle any paint or collision repair job. Paint Certified: Ferrari, McLaren, BMW, Porsche, Mercedes, Tesla, Aston Martin.

Roland Kaiser – Collision Regional Director

Roland comes to GMP after over 30 years in the automotive repair industry, including having managed three of the larger collision shops in the Bay Area.  Trained in Germany, Roland holds the prestigious Master Craftsman Certification in the Craft of Automotive Construction, Building, and Assembly Engineering.  Roland is also I-Car Platinum, ASE, and Porsche certified.  Highly organized and meticulous, Roland is well known in the industry for managing high volume workflow and fostering cohesive teams.

John Heim – Service Director of Exotics

 John Heim has been a Ferrari mechanic for the last 30 years. After working at Walnut Creek Ferrari and San Francisco Ferrari where he was the Shop Foreman for 12 years, John left to open the service department of San Francisco Motorsports in 2010, where he remained until he joined GMP. John holds 31 Ferrari and Maserati certifications and has worked on all models dating back to the mid 70’s, including the ‘Super Ferraris’ 288GTO, F40, F50, and the Enzo.

Rob Trites – Director of Special Projects and Racing

With 30 years in the auto industry, Rob has experience working on pretty much everything from front end loaders to Toyota Corollas. Rob started his first classic car repair business at 22. Rob later got involved with the race world, learning all aspects of race prep, strategy, transport, and pit work. Rob has been with GMP for eight years, and while he has extensive experience with exotics, his passion is taking a motorcycle, classic car, or muscle car and building it from the ground up to be better than new.

Dorsey Porter – Exotic Technician

Dorsey is a Lamborghini Master Technician and has spent the last 15 years working at various US Lambo dealerships, most recently at Lamborghini of Los Gatos. He also holds Porsche factory certification and was selected to work for the IMSA Porsche racing team. In addition to Lamborghini and Porsche, Dorsey is factory certified from Koenigsegg and Lotus, is a BMW Master Technician, and has extensive experience working on Aston Martin’s.

Dale Martin – Director of After Market

Dale has been with GMP for four years and has extensive experience working on classics, muscle cars, and exotics where he specializes in exhaust, suspension, and ECU tuning. His hands on experience gives him a unique perspective as head of GMP Autosport After-market.

Rick Rosa – Exotic Technician

 Rick is a factory certified Ferrari, Maserati, and Porsche technician who has spent the last 10 years working exclusively on all kinds of Ferrari’s and Maserati’s for Ferrari North America and the last two years with SF Motorsports. Prior to that, Rick worked as a mechanic for Sonnen Porsche and has extensive experience with Porsche’s air cooled models. Rick is also a certified aircraft mechanic, with a decade of experience fixing aircraft engines before embarking on the automotive journey that led him to GMP Cars.

Eric Raiewski – Exotic Technician

 Eric has spent the last 39 years working in the Novato garage that now houses GMP Cars.   In that time he has seen and done virtually every type of automotive repair.  He specializes in drivability and diagnostics where he brings to bear his prolific experience to get to the root of the problem.  Eric is an ASE Certified Master Technician and has had his smog license for almost 30 years.

Tracy Kovaly – Service Advisor of Exotics

 Tracy has spent the last 30 years in the automotive industry. The first half of her career included stops at Novato Nissan, John Irish Chrysler/Jeep, RAB Motors, and Marin Luxury Cars. Her focus then shifted to Exotics, with 11 years at Ferrari San Francisco and the last three at San Francisco Motorsports. Along the way, Tracy has mastered a variety of skills and disciplines that allow her to effectively coordinate an efficient, timely, and successful job completion.

Marty Barry – Owner – CME

A 35 year veteran of in the mobile electronics field and owner of his own shop for the last 20, Marty has built a reputation as the leader in custom installations.   The majority of the North Bay’s premier auto dealerships trust Custom Mobile Electronics with their work, and it’s a testament to Marty’s reputation that almost all of his business is either repeat business or referrals from satisfied customers.

Eric Fieldsa – Professionally Trained Factory Installer PPF Window Tint

Eric has been one of the Bay Areas most sought after film installers for the last 20 years. His product knowledge is unparalleled and we are proud to call him a member of the GMP team.

Charles Lisa – Director of Restoration

Building and fixing cars is in Charles blood. A childhood spent around cars at his families body shops and car dealerships led to early employment at the age of 14. He spent the next 20 years working on cars with his family’s business before branching out with his own shop. Charles has extensive experience on every aspect of auto repair, engine building, fabrication, and welding.