1183 Pierson Dr Batavia , IL 60510 630-406-1700

Meet the Staff of Barnaba Auto Sport

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Ron Barnaba - Dealership Owner

630-406-1700 - ron@barnabaautosport.com

My name is Ron Barnaba and I'd like to welcome you to Barnaba AutoSport. My passion for cars runs deep as I have been with the Porsche brand for almost 51 years......I started my career as a Porsche technician in 1970 at Pray Porsche in Greenwich, CT. In 1979,I opened my own dealership/restoration/race prep shop in Danbury, CT. In 1994, I had the good fortune of going to work for Brumos Porsche in Jacksonville, FL as Vice President/General Manager. I moved to Chicago in 2004 to become Partner/General Manager at Napleton Porsche of Westmont. It was here that I was able to start the Cayman Interseries, a race series for amateur and professional race drivers. In addition, I developed one of the leading professional Porsche race teams in the country having achieved major wins in the Pirelli World Challenge series and winning the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona in 2013. In April of 2015, I decided it was time to follow my dream and opened Barnaba AutoSport. I have sold thousands of Porsche and other brands of exotic and luxury cars during my career. I have the expertise and technical abilities to help you with the purchase of your next dream car!!! Yours in spirited driving..... Ron

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Mark L. Greco - Porsche Service Director

630-406-1700 - mark@barnabaautosport.com

Mark has joined the Barnaba Autosport team in late August 2018 and brings an extensive automotive background with him. He has over 25 years of automotive experience spanning multiple manufacturers, over 18 of which has been with the Porsche marque. He is the former Service Director of Napleton Westmont Porsche. He is also ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certified and is a member of AMI (Automotive Management Institute). Mark believes in two things: 1). You must have a passion for what you do and what you believe in and 2). Have an interest in order to be successful. Mark also believes that his success is solely based on the success of his clients. His passion is interacting with people and seeing them all the way through to re-delivery and his interest is the Porsche brand. He sees himself as a true Porsche enthusiast. Aside from Porsche, Mark enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife and his two wonderful children.

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Chris Barnaba - Porsche Sales Manager

630-406-1700 - chris@barnabaautosport.com

I have been a part of the Porsche Brand and Motorsports my entire life. I started my journey with Porsche back in 2006 while working in sales for my father, Ron Barnaba, at Napleton Westmont Porsche and in early 2015 I moved to another local Premier Porsche Dealership to further my Porsche Sales career. In early 2021, I decided it was time to leave the franchise dealerships and continue my Porsche journey alongside my father at Barnaba Autosport. Together, we have 66 years of Porsche experience. Throughout my years, I have found that it is extremely important to exceed expectations for my clients and create long lasting relationships. Here at Barnaba Autosport, we are much more than the typical dealership. We go above and beyond to ensure the Porsche buying experience is truly exceptional. Apart from Porsche, I enjoy spending time with my beautiful wife, watching and participating in Motorsports, and golfing. I grew up sharing the love and passion for Porsche and Motorsports with my father and I'd love to share that same passion with you. I look forward to helping you find your next dream Porsche!

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Carol Barnaba - Office Manager

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Sharon Greco - License & Title

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Eric DeHoff - Porsche ZPT Gold Meister Technician - HVE/HVT - 918 Spyder & Carrera GT Certified

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Eric is a Porsche factory-trained Gold Certified Technician who has spent the last 16 years perfecting his craft.  He was accepted into the Porsche Technology Apprenticeship Program (PTAP) which is Porsche's elite training program in which only 12 applicants are chosen throughout the country each year.  Eric graduated from Porsche's PTAP program at the head of his class!  Eric has had a passion for cars starting at a young age and he has a gift for diagnosing the most challenging vehicles.  Eric is a proud husband to his beautiful wife and 4 amazing children.


AWARDS

- Student of the Course Automotive Engines and Repair August 2003
Finished top of class in Automotive Engines and Repairs from Universal Technical Institute (UTI)
- Student of the Course Truck Brakes and Chassis September 2003
Finished top of class in Truck Brakes and Chassis from Universal Technical Institute (UTI)
- Student of the Course Electronic Fundamentals October 2003
Finished top of class in Electronic Fundamentals from Universal Technical Institute (UTI)
- Student of the Course Electronic Technology October 2003
Finished top of class in Electronic Technology from Universal Technical Institute (UTI)
- Student of the Course Truck Preventative Maintenance January 2004
Finished top of class in Truck Preventative Maintenance from Universal Technical Institute (UTI)
- Student of the Course Diesel Engines January 2004
Finished top of class in Diesel Engines from Universal Technical Institute (UTI)
- Student of the Course Diesel Engine Accessories March 2004
Finished top of class in Diesel Engine Accessories from Universal Technical Institute (UTI)
- Student of the Course Automotive Powertrains June 2004
Finished top of class in Automotive Powertrains from Universal Technical Institute (UTI)
- Student of the Course Truck Powertrains June 2004
Finished top of class in Truck Powertrains from Universal Technical Institute (UTI)
- Student of the Course Automatic Transmissions August 2004
Finished top of class in Automatic Transmissions from Universal Technical Institute (UTI)
- Student of the Course Professional Applications October 2004
Finished top of class in Professional Applications from Universal Technical Institute (UTI)
- Special Performance Award November 2004
Completing and Graduating from Universal Technical Institute (UTI) with Excellent Attendance
- Director's Honors List November 2004
This award is granted to the student who satisfactorily completes three consecutive courses with both lab and class grades of 90% or better.

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES

- Refrigerant Recovery & Recycling Certification Program for Section 609 of the CAA December 2003 to Present
- P000 - Introduction to Porsche Service
- P001 - General Servicing and Repair - Sports Cars
- P002 - General Service and Repair - Cayenne
- P10W - Water Cooled Engine Repair
- P10W - Gen II Engine Repair for Generation II Sports Cars
- P10L - Air (Luft) Cooled Engine Repair - 964/993
- P21 - Fuel and Ignition / Diagnosis & Repair
- P23 - Diesel DME
- P25 - Advanced Fuel & Ignition Diagnosis & Repair
- P29 - HVT Certification
- P30G - 6-Speed Manual Transmissions - "Getrag"
- P40 - Chassis, Steering, Brakes and Alignment
- P60 - "Soft" Roof and Body Systems
- P65 - "Hard" Roof and Body Systems
- P80 - A/C, Automatic Heating, Climate Control
- P90 - Electrical Troubleshooting and Repair
- P95 - Advanced Electrical Systems
- P40 - Equivalency Test
- P90 - Equivalency Test
- 2018 Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Technical Introduction
- 2017 Boxster 718 Technical Introduction
- 918 Spyder Technical Introduction - Service Level 2
- Customer Communications
- Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) Diagnostic Specialist (Gold) June 2014

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Brian Weltzien - Porsche Master & Water-Cooled Specialist

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Todd Chavin - Porsche Master & Vintage Air-Cooled Specialist

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Manny Leon - Porsche Technician

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Nate Holowatuk - Porsche Apprentice

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Joey Barnaba - Dealership Mascot

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