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.
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.
Raised in La Jolla, Fernando might as well be mayor of the town. Fernando started with Hoehn Mercedes and moved on, opening the Ferrari franchise here in town. Happy to be with the growing McLaren brand, he is passionate about motorports and his 3 girls.
BENTLEY & ROLLS-ROYCE
Mike brings us 20+ years of sales experience, most of it within the exotic and ultra-luxury segment. Mike has a passion for spending time with you to ensure you take home the ideal car. Mike came to O'Gara from the Chicago area and is happy to be in the warm San Diego climate!
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 Paul Smart 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.
Jeremy came to us from our northernmost location in Westlake Village. If you want to discuss conspiracy theories, Jeremy is your man, my man. He is very passionate about our sportscar brands and is an avid photographer. He keeps the mood on point in our store and our clients love him.