Meet Our Staff


Click on one of the people below to find out more information.

Dealer

Mark Porter
Owner/Dealer Principal

Mark has been in the automotive industry for more than 40 years.

He attended Coastal Carolina University where he played basketball. He later transferred to Ohio University-Lancaster.

Mark was a member of the International Guard for 2 years and Air Force for 6 years.

Mark is married with two sons and two grandsons.
He likes spending time with his family, traveling and taking in a few sporting events, such as Ohio State Football, Cleveland Cavaliers and the Cincinnati Bengals. 

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GM

Chase Porter
General Manager
(740)992-4477

Chase started out in the automotive business washing cars for Ron Rush of Columbus. He got his feet wet in sales, selling Lincoln Mercury products with his father Mark Porter as his manager.
Chase graduated from the University of Rio Grande with a bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education in 2006.
In 2006, Mark Porter GM Supercenter was opened in Pomeroy and Chase switched gears to break and set new sales records for Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac and Pontiac.
Chase got married in 2008 and in 2010 started a family of his own. He has two feisty little boys.
In 2011, he became Sales Manager of Mark Porter Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac.
In 2015, he was given the title of General Manager of Mark Porter Chevrolet, Buick and GMC.
When Mark Porter Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram opened its doors in June of 2017, Chase became General Manager of a second store. Chase's goal is to guide all his sales staff to be the best in the region. Not only in sales but also in customer satisfaction.

Chase enjoys spending time with his family. Watching movies. Cleveland Cavaliers Basketball and Steelers Football.

Favorite Movie Quote: "It don't matter if you win by an inch or a mile. Winning's winning." - Dominic Toretto- The Fast and the Furious (2001)

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Sales

Royce Bissell
Sales Manager


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Amy McFarland
Product Specialist
(304) 674-5573


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Eric Storms
Product Specialist
(740) 508-1808


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Megan Kinnard
Product Specialist
(304) 812-8099

I started in the automotive industry when Mark Porter Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram opened their doors in 2017.

 

I live about 50 minutes South of Pomeroy, in WV.

I have a degree in Dentistry


When I am not working, I love to be with my husband, Joe, and our two children, Eli and Scotlyn. Animals steal my heart. I love my dogs and kitty. When not in WV, you can probably find us at the beach, or my favorite, Disney World! I love the Mouse.

 


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Kenny Buckley
Product Specialist
(740) 416-6070


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Tammy Barnes
Product Specialist

Tammy has been in the automotive industry since August 2017. She got her start at Mark Porter AutoPlex in Athens.

 

She graduated from Gallia Academy HS and attended Rio Grande Community College before transferring to Marshall University.

 

Tammy was born and raised in Gallipolis Ohio.  Where she still resides.

 

She loves photography and scrapbooking.


Favorite vacation spot - sun, sand, and water.  Love to travel

 

Favorite quote:  "We talk so much about leaving a better planet for your kids, that we forget to leave better kids to our planet."


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Adam Little
Product Specialist
(740) 541-8142


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F&I

Brad Collins
Finance Manager
(740) 992-4477


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Paul Harris
Finance Specialist
(740) 992-4477

I have worked in the auto industry a total of 4 years, 6 months at Mark Porter. I have been a finance manager the entire time.

I live in Coolville with my wife, Amy, and 5 of our 6 children are still at home.

I don't have much time for hobbies, we are always going in several directions with our active kids, but we make time to go to the beach most summers.

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Business Office

Della Delong
Office Manager
(740) 992-6614

I have worked in the automotive industry for 22 years. I have been working for Mark Porter Auto Group for 11 years in various positions in the accounting department.

 

I reside in Gallipolis, OH

 

Interests include camping with my horses and trail riding.

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Service Department

Justin Booth
Service Director
(740) 992-6614

This will be my 21st glorious year in the car business. I have done everything from washing service cars to detailing, to service advisor, parts advisor, service manager, now service director.

This is my fifth year with Mark Porter Auto, all in service.


I originally came from Whipple, a small town in Washington County, Ohio, but now reside with my wife and daughters in Nelsonville, Ohio.


I attended Fort Frye High School and Washington State Community College.


My interests are sports, especially basketball and volleyball (which coincidentally my daughters play) and coaching basketball. With both of them playing, that takes up most of my free time.


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David Farmer
Service Manager
(740) 200-4521

I have been in the automotive industry for 4 years. Working for Mark Porter Auto Group in the service department.

 

I live in Albany, OH. 


I have a bachelors degree in business management with a minor in criminal justice.

 

Interests- I enjoy family activities, working out and our favorite vacation spot so far is Florida.

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Parts Department

Jeff Mckibben
Parts Manager
(740) 200-5152

I have been in automotive industry 15 years.

I have been with Mark Porter Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram since their grand opening in 2017.

I am an Amesville, Ohio resident for the past 30 years. 

I am happily married and we have 2 Daughters and 1 granddaughter 1 grandson.

 

I enjoy hunting, fishing, water skiing and snow skiing.

I coached Varsity Girls Basketball for 8 years


Favorite Vacation spot- Pigeon  Forge

 


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Chuck Myers
Parts Specialist

My beard is awesome!

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Detail Department

Anthony Frederick
Detail Manager
(740) 992-4477

I enjoy hunting and wearing waders to fish picnic tables out of the river for the ladies.

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