The Porsche Omaha Team

Our Porsche Team

Let us introduce you to our staff, show you some of our special vehicle offers and take you through our complete line of new, Certified pre-owned and used inventory. We can help you find exactly what you are looking for.

We know your time is valuable. We are sure you will find our site a fast and convenient way to research and find a vehicle that's right for you. If we can be of any assistance while visiting us online, send us an email and we will promptly reply.We look forward to serving you!

 

Jason Pittack

Jason Pittack | Dealer Principal

Jason joined Woodhouse in 1995 after graduating from Nebraska Wesleyan University.  Working his way up through the ranks, Jason has experienced many roles within the automotive industry and is now leading the family business. Jason believes that cars are a work of art that are meant to be driven rather than sit stationary in a garage or showroom.  

In the garage: 918 Sypder, 911 Turbo S Cabriolet

Phone: 402.592.1000 • Email: jpittack@woodhouse.com

Paul Cech

Paul Cech | General Manager

Originally from Schuyler, NE, Paul attended college at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and was a CPA at Seim Johnson for ten years prior to joining the Woodhouse Auto Family in 2001 as the company’s CFO.  Paul enjoys driving the “perfect sports car” in the form of the Porsche Panamera, Cayenne and Macan.

Email: pcech@woodhouse.com

Mitch Schneringer

Mitch Schneringer | Certified General Sales Manager

A native Nebraskan, Mitch began working part time at Woodhouse in 1997 while attending Nebraska Wesleyan University.  Since 2005 he has been General Sales Manager at Porsche of Omaha.  He has owned a variety of Porsches including a 964 Turbo, 987 Boxster S, 993 Cabriolet, 944 and five Cayennes. In his free time Mitch can likely be found on a golf course or riding one of his bicycles. 

In the garage:  Cayenne S, 993 Cabriolet, 944

Phone: 402.592.1000 • Email: mitchs@woodhouse.com

Adam Brooks

Adam Brooks | Globally Certified Advanced Sales Consultant

Adam is originally from Milton Keynes, England, and has over 7 years of sales experience at Porsche of Omaha. Growing up with the likes of the Aston Martin Factory and the Red Bull F1 Team Headquarters on his doorstep, he has always had a passion for the auto industry. With Adam's extensive product knowledge and customer commitment, he will thrive to make your Porsche experience one that will exceed your expectations, so don't hesitate to pick his brain and assist with your next purchase.

In the Garage: Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid

Phone: 402.592.1000 • Email: abrooks@woodhouse.com

Alexey Afanasiev

Alexey Afanasiev | Globally Certified Advanced Sales Consultant

Originally from St. Petersburg, Russia, Alexey is here to assist you find the perfect Porsche. As a Porsche certifed sales consultant, Alexey has been trained by Porsche to provide an experience that will exceed your expectations. Give Alexey a call or an email today to discuss your next Porsche.

Phone: 402.592.1000 • Email: alexey.afanasiev@woodhouse.com

Carey  Trowbridge

Carey Trowbridge | Certified Sales Consultant

Born and raised in David City, Carey’s Nebraska roots run deep.  His family owned the local Ford dealerships in Columbus and David City for three generations.  Carey earned his bachelor’s degree from Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln and MBA from Concordia University in Seward.  He brings seven years of auto sales experience with him and is thrilled to be a part of the Porsche team.   In his spare time, Carey is a huge fan of Nebraska basketball and the Kansas City Royals.

In the garage: Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid

Phone: 402.592.1000 • Email: carey.trowbridge@woodhouse.com

Dennis Nicholson

Dennis Nicholson | Porsche Brand Ambassador

An avid car enthusiast, Dennis has worked at the Woodhouse Auto Family for almost 4 years.  He has earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at Villanova University and played a variety of sports including wrestling, football, baseball, track and lacrosse. Dennis lives in West Omaha with his wife, son and dog (a boxer).  For leisure, he enjoys playing golf, skiing, chess, bicycle and motorcycle riding and traveling.

In the garage (2018):  2016 Harley Davidson, 2017 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid, 2017 Panamera S

Phone: 402.592.1000 Ext. 1905 • Email: Dennis.Nicholson@Woodhouse.com

Carrie Gilbert

Carrie Gilbert | Finance, Insurance & Aftermarket Specialist

Carrie has been with Woodhouse Auto Family since 2007, also a past graduate of Nebraska Wesleyan University.  Carrie would love to assist you with your Finance, Lease, Insurance or any aftermarket products to help enhance your Porsche experience.  Porsche offers many options aesthetically to protect and preserve your new investment.  Please contact Carrie today for information regarding Clearbra Film, Ceramic Paint Coatings, Interior protection, Wheel Powdercoating and Window Film.  Evenings and weekends are spent with family, friends & traveling to soccer games.   

Phone: 402.592.1000 • Email: carrie.gilbert@woodhouse.com

Shelbi Schaefer

Shelbi Schaefer | Porsche Dealer Customer Experience Manager

Shelbi will cater to your needs as soon as you arrive at the dealership.  She strives to create personalized experiences and satisfaction with each customer. Her goal is to ensure the highest level of hospitality throughout every sales or service visit. She is passionate about the Porsche product line and has gained hands on knowledge from having a few as her daily drivers.

In the garage: 911 GT3 RS, 911 Turbo S Cabriolet

Phone: 402.592.1000 • Email: shelbi.schaefer@woodhouse.com

Andy Hipwell

Andy Hipwell | Globally Certified Service Manager

Andy has been with the Woodhouse Auto Family since 2004 and has been with the Porsche brand since 2006.  He started as the Porsche detailer, paying very close attention to all the fine details.  He then moved into the service advisor role where he continued to build great customer relationships and pride in customer satisfaction and is now our service manager.  He loves spending time with his wife and son and is also a true all around car enthusiast and enjoys cars of all years makes and models.

Phone: 402.592.1000 • Email: andrew.hipwell@woodhouse.com

Jason Bien

Jason Bien | Globally Certified Service Advisor

Jason Bien has been with the Porsche team since 2010; he is a true brand enthusiast and demonstrates his passion for Porsche with his involvement in the local Porsche club.  Jason has a degree in Business Management and is currently pursuing multiple ASE certifications to further his automotive knowledge and credentials.  Between restoring his 1966 912 and working multiple club race events throughout the summer, Jason stays involved with everything Porsche both in and outside the office. Jason believes success in business starts with excellent customer service and attention to detail.  Call and book your next service appointment with Jason today!

Phone: 402.592.1000 Ext. 1903 • Email: jbien@woodhouse.com

Nicholas Buller

Nicholas Buller | Gold Certified Technician Porsche Classic Certified Technician

Nicholas is a Porsche Gold Certified Technician, Porsche Classic Certified Technician and the only 918 Spyder Certified Specialist in NE. Meticulous in nature, Nicholas is here to look after your current or future Porsche. He also enjoys working on Classic Air-Cooled Porsches. In his spare time, he plays the drums and guitar. 

Email: nick.buller@woodhouse.com

Bob Smisek

Bob Smisek | Gold Certified Technician Porsche Classic Certified Technician

Bob Smisek Jr is currently a Gold Certified Technician and a Porsche Classic Certified Technician.  He has many years of experience under his belt, starting as a used car detailer. After graduating high school, he attended Metropolitan Community College's automotive technology program and graduated with an Appied Science Associates degree in Automotive Technology.  While doing so, he started working for Woodhouse Auto Family as a Lube Technician for Mazda in 2004.  Working his way up, he gained ASE Master Certification and Mazda Master Certification.  In 2012, he earned a role as a Porsche technician and started a rigorous training program to become Porsche brand certified.  He is an extreme movie/tv buff, and loves to spend time with his wife and family.

Email: bsmisek@woodhouse.com

Andrew Johnson

Andrew Johnson | Technician

Andrew has a heart and passion for cars. He owned his own restoration shop in his 20s. The last 15 years he's been employed as mechanic in hot rod shops, classic car restoration shops and as well as crewing and building Porsche race cars. He's also worked on other high end European and American automobiles. Andrew has obtained degrees in Electronic Engineering, Computer Information Systems and has certifications in four different programming languages along with web development. 

Phone: 402.592.1000 • Email: andrewr.johnson@woodhouse.com

Andrew

Andrew "Rew" Johnson | Technician

Andrew, or better known as Rew, grew up around the Porsche brand and it has always been part of his life.  Rew's family business prepared Porsche 911's for professional and amatuer competition.  He has worked in advertising for Porsche as well. Rew is very passionate about Porsche Motorsports and has Porsche Club Racing and Instructing experience.  He has pit crewed at the 24 hours of Daytona and the 12 hours of Sebring along with many other professional sportscar races. Rew's hobbies include graphic design, web design and ice hockey.  

Email: andrew.johnson@woodhouse.com

Maurizio Gagliolo

Maurizio Gagliolo | Porsche Parts Manager

Before coming aboard Porsche Omaha as the Parts Manager, Maurizio worked at Hewlett-Packard for 15 years as a Product Forecaster. He's been married for 14 years and has a beautiful 10 year old daughter. In Maurizio's spare time, he coaches soccer and is a soccer trainer. He also is a Spanish tutor. Maurizio and his parts team can handle any Porsche part or merchandise request.

Phone: 402.592.1000 • Email: maurizio.gagliolo@woodhouse.com

Hunter Amoruso

Hunter Amoruso | Porsche Parts Specialist

While still attending college at UNO, earning a degree in Business Management, Hunter is a big part of the Porsche Team. He's been at Woodhouse/Porsche for two years. In his spare time from work and school Hunter enjoys playing and watching sports, preferablly Husker Football. GBR! Give him a call for service to all your Porsche tequipment and parts needs. 

 

Phone: 402.592.1000 • Email: hunter.amoruso@woodhouse.com

Cody Roark

Cody Roark | Porsche Parts Specialist

Cody has been with Woodhouse for almost 2 years. While being a student at UNO, Cody was previously a driver for the Woodhouse Nissan store. In his free time he enjoys watching sports, (football especially), working out and spending time with his family. Contact Cody about any of your Porsche Parts questions!

Phone: 402.592.1000 Ext. 1911 • Email: cody.roark@woodhouse.com

Steve Vacek

Steve Vacek | Lot Specialist

Steve treats your Porsche like it was his own.  You can feel confident buying a vehicle or servicing your vehicle with Porsche of Omaha.

Phone: 402.592.1000

Daniel Combs

Daniel Combs | Porsche Omaha Lot Porter

Daniel has been with Woodhouse for three years now.  Starting off detailing vehicles he now caters to many of the dealerships needs.  Daniel is the first face to greet our out of town customers at the airport and bring them in.  When he is not driving around or parking our luxury cars into tight spaces, Daniel enjoys spending time with friends and family and playing with his dog. 

Phone: 402.592.1000

Debbie Armstrong

Debbie Armstrong | Reception & Boutique Specialist

Contact Debbie for that "special Porsche gift" for the Porsche enthusiast in your life. Debbie can assist you in selecting the perfect gift for anyone. Either stop by the dealership or give her a call today.

Phone: 402.592.1000 • Email: darmstrong@woodhouse.com

Dave Finke

Dave Finke | Body Shop Manager

Dave manages our Omaha body repair facility. If you are in need of any body repair or specialty work, contact Dave as he is eager to assist you. He will work with your insurance company to handle proper repair with OEM parts, and save you the hassle of being involved in the repair process.

Phone: 402.592.1000 • Email: dfinke@woodhouse.com

Mike MacMahan

Mike MacMahan | Body Shop Technician

Truly an artist, Mike's ability is truly world class. Mike's attention to detail, and his knowledge of Porsche cars is truly unparalleled in the collision industry. From minor touch up to full concours restoration services, you will not be disappointed. By appointment only, please contact Dave Finke for scheduling and estimates.

Phone: 402.592.1000