Dave Kurtz, Vice President, Area South Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Dave Kurtz is Vice President, Area South at Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), headquartered in Atlanta. PCNA is the importer of Porsche sports cars, the Macan and Cayenne sport utility vehicles and the Panamera sports sedan, for the United States.
As Vice President, Area South, Kurtz oversees operations for 50 privately owned Porsche dealers in 10 states from Florida, north to the Carolinas and west to Texas.
Kurtz came to Porsche Cars North America in May of 1987 as District Parts and Service Manager, based in Chicago. Since November 1994, he has served in the positions of District Service Manager, District Parts and Service Manager, District Manager, Regional Manager, Manager, Cayenne project, General Manager of Area South, and Vice President of Area South. Possessing 31 years of automotive wholesale experience in executive management, sales, market representation, service and parts, Kurtz has an in-depth working knowledge of automotive high-line segments along with dealer operations.
In addition to Porsche Cars North America, Inc., Dave's wholesale experience includes employment with Ford Motor Company and American Motors Sales Corporation.
Kurtz earned a Bachelor of Science from Illinois State University in 1984 majoring in Industrial Technology. The degree earned includes a double major in Automotive Technology and Metals Technology. Previously, Kurtz held an active membership in Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) as well as with Society of Metals Engineers (SME).