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The McDaniels Porsche 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!

Bill McDaniels

Bill McDaniels | Dealer Principal

Bill McDaniels brings 40 years of experience and dedication to serving the transportation needs of the Midlands.

The passion that Porsche brings to driving is the passion he brings to Client service. 

That same passion is evident in his commitment to the Columbia community in numerous civic events, highlighted by the McDaniels Golf Classic benefitting the Palmetto Cancer Center. 

This annual Event has raised nearly $4 million for the hospital over the past two decades.

Phone: 803.754.1113 • Email:

Tracey McDaniels

Tracey McDaniels | General Manager

Arriving in the automotive industry as of 2001 and very fortunate to be devoted to Porsche since 2009, I am delighted to fulfill the dreams of the Porsche enthusiast by placing them in their own unique Porsche. I invite you to McDaniels Porsche where our family delivers the Porsche Passion to our valued clients by providing a unique world class experience. Our Team's uncompromising commitment to you, be this your first visit or as a seasoned Porsche enthusiast, will make you a McDaniels Porsche believer.

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Gerald Sitton

Gerald Sitton | General Sales Manager

I have been in the automotive industry for 29 years, where I have dedicated my hard work to all of the top luxury brands. My sharp attention to detail, business background, and passion for all things Porsche has directed me to where I am today, and I am excited for the opportunity to be returning to McDaniels Porsche to work with this excellent staff as General Sales Manager.

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Brian Thomas

Brian Thomas | Business Manager

Native of South Carolina, I am an avid college football fan in my spare time. With 15 years in the car business, I am excited to a part of the McDaniels Porsche Team to build relationships with our Porsche Customers.


Rachael Wagner

Rachael Wagner | Dealership Customer Experience Manager

A native of Idaho, married to one of Columbia's finest, have 3 beautiful children, I like to crochet, knit, and do tatting (Lace). I have been in the automotive industry for a little over five years and I have well over 15 years of customer service experience. I am excited to be apart of the McDaniels Porsche Team as your Dealership Experience Manager.

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Danny Velasquez

Danny Velasquez | Porsche Brand Ambassador

My passion for all things automotive including cars, trucks, and motorcycles "drove" me to begin my career in the parts industry at the young age of 17. With over 10 years of dedication in the automotive industry, I have gained experience from working with BMW, Honda, Buick, GMC, Cadillac and most importantly Porsche.

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Cody Cole

Cody Cole | Porsche Brand Ambasssador

I'm originally from Spartanburg but I have found home in Columbia after graduating USC in 2013 and joining the McDaniels Automotive Group in 2014. I thoroughly enjoy being a Certified Porsche Brand ambassador and most of all, assisting my customers with purchasing a vehicle with the Porsche Experience everyday!


Tony White

Tony White | Porsche Sales Professional

From Columbia, SC, i am a father of two sons and a 16-yr veteran of the Automotive Industry. I am a member of Brookland Baptist Church and the 100 Black Men of Columbia. It's an exciting time! I am happy to join the McDaniels Automotive Group & Porsche Team!

William Holmes

William Holmes | Porsche Brand Ambassador Service Advisor

William Holmes has been in the Automotive Parts and Service business since 2002. He started out as a Parts Manager with VW in Myrtle Beach, SC where he grew up. Living at the beach has its pro's and con's, but the pro's definitely outweigh the con's. He enjoys anything on the water: swimming, surfing, wake boarding and boating. William has two daughters, Tabatha his oldest is a nurse at Spartanburg Medical Center, and his youngest Calista will graduate high school 2016 and will be going to USC to become a nurse as well.

William moved to the Columbia area in 2013 and brings with him over 14 years of Parts and Service experience with VW and Audi and is proud to be a part of the McDaniels Automotive Group.


Rob McDaniels

Rob McDaniels | IT

I put the same care and attention to detail in crafting a winning team that Porsche places in crafting a superb product.

Our team is only as good as its last execution, and like a winning pit crew, we must be ready when called upon to deliver perfect performance each and every time. 

My 20 years of experience coupled with an engineering background empower me to lead our McDaniels Porsche Team to deliver to our Clients the full Porsche Experience. They deserve nothing less.

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Julie Liptak

Julie Liptak | Office Manager

My role, and the role of the Accounting Staff, is to sweat the details so the Client doesn't have to. We make sure your data is accurate and secure, and we provide support to the Associates you come into contact with on a regular basis.

Though you may not see us, rest assured we're performing at the highest level so that the only thing you have to focus on is the road ahead.

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