O'GARA COACH LA JOLLA SALES TEAM
With over 23 years in the luxury & sportscar industry, cutting his teeth with Porsche, Land Rover, Ferrari and Maserati, Shawn is extremely passionate about the automotive world. He ensures his team and valued clients are provided with an exceptional experience at O’Gara La Jolla. Born in Dallas, Texas and raised in Southern California, Shawn settled in San Diego with his wife and three children. A family man at heart, Shawn values his O'Gara team and enjoys down time at home with his wife and kids. He is a passionate about motorsports, vintage/collector cars, motorcycles and design/architecture.
Pre-Owned Sales Manager
Matthew Newhouse joins O'Gara Coach La Jolla after relocating from Massachusetts in 2015. This bicoastal Bostonian brings over 14 years of experience in the automotive industry, coupled with a strong drive to succeed from his time as a two-sport athlete at Springfield College.
Laura brings us almost 20 years of sales and management experience, most of it within the exotic and ultra-luxury segment. Laura has a passion for product knowledge as well as a strong background in accounting and finance which translate well to her position as Finance Manager in La Jolla. Laura loves to track high performance sports cars in her spare time, as well as spend time with her 2 Samoyed dogs, Blizzard and Dolce who can be found, on occasion, in her office!
LAMBORGHINI & BUGATTI
Born and raised in Northern California, Parris has over 15 years of experience in both the retail and motorsport sides of the automotive industry. Having started racing cars at the age of 18, he shortly after started his career in the retail side of the luxury and exotic car segment and has worked for brands such as Ferrari, Maserati, Lamborghini and Bugatti. He is an avid Ducati enthusiast and in addition to his duties as Brand Manager for both Bugatti and Lamborghini, he is also a driving instructor along with Edoardo Piscopo for all track activities at Thermal.
Born in Hermosa Beach, Sean moved to San Diego in 1991 pursuing a surfing career, surfing the US professional tour back then known as the PSAA. While taking odd jobs, he got exposed to the automotive industry in 1993 selling vintage cars, including Rolls-Royce. His extensive experience had led him to be the brand manager for Rolls-Royce since 2004. What he loves most about the car business is the people he meets, the new product and all the new technologies.