Jaguar

Jaguar Rancho Mirage

71377 Highway 111
Directions Rancho Mirage, CA 92270-4110

  • Sales: (888) 275-1357

Staff


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  • Todd Blue
    Dealer Principal

    Following graduation from The George Washington University with an international business degree in 1992, Todd Blue began his career in steel and scrap metal trading, railroad services and real estate. After 15 years in these industries, Mr. Blue directed his focus to the automotive business when he formed indiGO (which began with indiGO Classic Cars in 2006). In 2010, Blue's indiGO Auto Group acquired Porsche of North Houston, followed by Lamborghini Houston in 2011 and Rancho Mirage's Desert European Motorcars (including franchises for Porsche, Audi, Jaguar, Land Rover, Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin, Maserati, Bentley and McLaren) in 2013. In 2015, Blue consolidated the market for Porsches when he acquired both Porsche franchises in St. Louis to form a single dealership, Porsche St. Louis. The year 2016 brought about even more growth; indiGO Auto Group acquired BMW of Palm Springs in California and established Bugatti Houston in Texas.

     

    Mr. Blue's mission, which includes an unwavering commitment to customer service and sales performance, has led indiGO Auto Group to earn some of the most prestigious awards in the automotive industry. These awards include Porsche Premier Dealer, Rolls-Royce Global Provenance Dealer of the Year, PRIDE of Jaguar Award for retail excellence and Audi Magna Society. Mr. Blue implements his company's mission by staying committed to a boutique "high touch" environment, which assures experiential ownership for his clients. Mr. Blue considers it an honor to associate with the best brands in the world and clearly deliver the goals of the manufacturers he represents to his clients. Paramount in all of Mr. Blue's organization is the goal to activate customer ownership!

     

    Mr. Blue's five organizational certainties include prioritizing continuous improvement, passionately honoring the heritage of the brands he represents, always maintaining a consciousness for uniqueness and authenticity, exceeding customers' expectations, and embracing change. Mr. Blue was elected to the Porsche Cars of North America Board of Regents in 2012 and the Aston Martin of the Americas Dealer Advisory Panel in 2013. In this capacity, along with his fellow board members, Mr. Blue represents his fellow dealers for those brands nationally.


    In 2010 Blue's indiGO Auto Group acquired Porsche of North Houston followed by Lamborghini Houston in 2011 and Rancho Mirage's Desert European Motorcars (franchises for Porsche, Audi, Jaguar, Land Rover, Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin, Maserati, Bentley and McLaren) in 2013. He purchased his third Porsche franchise in five years, Porsche St. Louis, in 2015.

    Mr. Blue's commitment to customer service and sales performance has earned Porsche of North Houston Porsche Premier Dealer status multiple times. In 2015 Mr. Blue's Rolls-Royce dealership (Rolls-Royce Rancho Mirage) was awarded the Global Provenance Dealer of the Year and his Jaguar Dealership (Jaguar Rancho Mirage) was awarded the PRIDE of Jaguar Award for retail excellence. Mr. Blue implements his company's mission by staying committed to a boutique "high touch" environment which assures experiential ownership for his clients. Mr. Blue considers it an honor to associate with the best brands in the world and clearly deliver the goals of the manufacturers he represents to his clients. Most paramount, in all of Mr. Blue's organization, is the goal to activate customer ownership! Mr. Blue's five organizational certainties include prioritizing continuous improvement, passionately honoring the heritage of the brands he represents, always maintaining a consciousness for uniqueness & authenticity, exceeding customer's expectations, and embracing change.

    Mr. Blue was elected to the Porsche Cars of North America Board of Regents in 2012 and the Aston Martin of the Americas Dealer Advisory Panel in 2013. In this capacity, along with his fellow board members, Mr. Blue represents his fellow dealers for those brands nationally.

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  • Kelly Wolf
    Chief Operating Officer

    Kelly Wolf is the Chief Operating Officer of indiGO Auto Group, a company with dealerships in Rancho Mirage, California; Palm Springs, California; St. Louis, Missouri; and Houston, Texas. Mr. Wolf leads automotive groups sales and the fixed operations teams, keeping the focus on delivering the highest level of customer care and creating opportunities for our customers to activate their ownership through a variety of community events, driving experiences and fundraising opportunities. As Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Wolf manages Desert European Motorcars, Southern California's premier luxury automotive dealership with brands including Audi, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, Bentley, Aston Martin, Jaguar, Land Rover, Porsche, and Maserati, and he manages the company's newest acquisition, BMW of Palm Springs. He is also the General Manager of indiGO Auto Group Texas, which includes Porsche of North Houston, Lamborghini Houston, Bugatti Houston and indiGO Classic Cars. Mr. Wolf has over a decade of high-end automotive sales and management experience, and he works alongside our Chairman and CEO, Todd Blue. Mr. Wolf's management style has enabled indiGO Auto Group to expand its sales footprint across the United States. Mr. Wolf is a native Texan and a graduate of The University of Texas, Austin. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Jacee and their two children.

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  • Mike Weibel
    General Manager

    Mike leads the Jaguar Rancho Mirage team as General Manager. He shares with his team a strong passion for automobiles, and the belief of providing the very best level of customer service. He has worked his way up from a porter at the age of 15 into sales with Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, and now Audi. "I am very fortunate to be a part of such a progressive, and innovative brand such as Audi." Mike has grown up around the automobile industry, having had a Father, Uncle, and Grandfather in the business before him. Mike moved to the Coachella Valley from Houston, Texas and is joined by his wife Rachel, and daughter Olivia.

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  • Mike Melikian
    Jaguar Sales Manager

    Michael obtained his BA in Political Science and his Doctorate in Law.  He has over 13 years in the Automotive Industry.  He has been named Finance Manager of the Year, Team Lead of the Year and Employee of the Year.  When not at work, he enjoys cooking, rugby and playing with the 2 dogs.  

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  • Davin Peszko
    Finance Director

    Davin moved to the desert in 1999 for a summer job in car sale and was promoted to finance within just a few short months and has made that move permanent which has put him in the finance department since 2000. Davin graduated from San Diego State University with a BA in history and has received additional sales training with the Joe Verde group and graduated from the Rehard and Associates finance school in Salt Lake City, Utah. His father was a Captain the Navy and they have traveled all over the U.S along with a three year stay in Iceland. Davin played Rugby for the San Diego State Aztecs for four years and still enjoys playing when he visits San Diego on Occasion. In his spare time, Davin enjoys spending time with his wife, Cherette, and two children, Logan and Trista.

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  • Bill Beezley
    Finance Manager

    Bill attended North Idaho College and furthered his education at Kinman University. Bill enjoys hiking, fishing, off-roading, and spending quality time with his 10-year-old twin boys. He is excited to master the Jaguar brand. 

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  • David Caldwell
    Pre-Owned Manager

    David grew up in the auto industry, with his first summer job as a Lot Attendant and his dad owning a dealership in Las Vegas, he comes to Desert European Motorcars with a wealth of knowledge.  David has over sixteen years of experience and specializes in highline pre-owned vehicles.  When not attending weekly auctions, David enjoys spending his free time with his wife and two beautiful daughters.

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  • Jon Boardman
    Jaguar VIP Concierge

    on has been in the automotive business in Southern California for over 18 years. Starting with such brands as Porsche, VW, Audi, and Volvo. He spent 9 years as the GSM for the largest marketing in the U.S. representing Bentley, Rolls Royce Motorcars, Aston Martin, and Lamborghini. Receiving honors over the years from Bentley, Porsche, and Audi due to his sales and management ability. When the opportunity to join indiGO Auto Group was presented, Jon made the quick move to the desert. The history of his ability and desire to take care of each del like it is his family member will only take this incredible company to another level in customer appreciation. If he is not at work, he is with his 4 amazing teenage children. This alone keeps his problem solving skills on point. Where they are snow skiing all over the west coast in winter or playing at a lake in the summer, he will still be reachable by phone to help when needed.

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  • Luis Zuniga
    Internet Sales Manager

    Luis has an extensive background in the automotive industry. His background consists of 6 years in sales and 2 years with internet sales for Palm Springs motors. During his spare time, Luis enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, together they love doing outdoor activities. 

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  • Eric Brooks
    Jaguar Sales Specialist

    Eric is from Phoenix, Arizona. He had spent his adult years in the Bay Area and Orange County. It was here in California, where he acquired over twenty five years of experience working in the Indirect Lending Automotive Finance Industry. Eric is pleased to have the opportunity to sell Land Rovers and truly enjoys sharing the premium luxury automotive buying experience with his clients. Eric is a dog lover who also enjoys sports and movies. His favorite vacation spots are Europe and the Hawaiian Islands.

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  • Gabe Munoz
    Jaguar Sales Specialist

    Gabe graduated from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.  While attending school, he played Division 1 baseball. This is his first job in the automotive industry and is excited to master the Jaguar brand.  In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family.  

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  • Jacob Dutton
    Jaguar Sales Specialist

    I was born and raised in the Coachella valley. I have over 10 years in customer service which has helped me form a strong relationship with many desert dwellers. I am an avid car enthusiast and love everything about them. In my spare time, I enjoy snowboarding, working on cars and spending time with family. My love for cars and my passion for helping  people is my recipe for success at indigo auto group.

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  • Matthew Thesing
    Jaguar Sales Specialist

    Matt was born and raised in Southern, New Jersey, attended St. Augustine Prep High School and earned his Bachelor's Degree in Business from Villanova University in the suburbs of Philadelphia, PA.  Matt has 3 years auto sales, finance, and management experience.  He has achieved numerous salesperson of the month awards, as well as, top sales person of the year honors with the Penske Corporation at the Turnersville, NJ Auto Mall location.  Matt prides himself on delivering top notch customer service and maintaining elite customer service index scores, reviews and surveys.  Matt is a huge Philadelphia Sports fan, especially Villanova Wildcat Basketball and Philadelphia Eagles Football.  In his free time, he also enjoys snowboarding, golf, and playing poker.

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  • Alan Leighton
    Jaguar Sales Specialist

    Alan graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a degree in Business Administration.  After college, he worked as a Manager for manufacturers supplying furniture to Resorts, hotels and high end retail stores. Alan wanted to expand his experience and went into the Automobile Industry, moving from LA to Palm Springs to work for Desert European Motorcars.  He truly enjoys the Automobile Industry and the brands that they represent, especially Jaguar and Land Rover.  He spends his free time on the tennis courts with his partner or taking their Weimaraner to the park.  

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  • Tony Spiel
    Jaguar Sales Specialist

    Tony obtained his MBA at California State University, San Bernardino. He has over 10 years in the automotive industry. During his free time, he enjoys traveling, dining out, and outdoor activities with his Wife. 

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  • Berenice Vazquez
    Encore Delivery Specialist

    Berenice has been with Desert European for over 13 years. She admires what the company stands for and believes in continual growth with them. She previously worked as a boutique manager for all IndiGO brands and loves every aspect of it.  She is excited for her new position as Encore Delivery Specialist as she feels that it is something challenging. During her spare time, she loves weight lifting, traveling, and living a healthy and strong lifestyle. She also loves spending time with her family and friends. Overall, she loves staying positive and living a balanced lifestyle. 

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  • Jackie Bogarin
    Receptionist

    Jackie earned her degree from College of the Desert. She has spent over 8 years providing the Coachella Valley with customer service. She is always striving to make the best and exceptional experience for her customers. She enjoys spending time and building memories with her family. She also enjoys cooking, and going on outdoor adventures. She looks forward to growing with the IndiGO Auto Group and take on new challenges. 

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  • Marc Furrer
    Parts & Service Director

    Marc comes to Desert European from Houston, Texas. He is a family man and with his wife, they are busy raising two daughters and a son. Marc started in the auto business back in 1994 and quickly climbed the professional ranks from stocking parts, to selling parts, to parts manager, and now parts and service director. In his free time, he enjoys playing guitar, riding his Harley, and driving fast sport cars. He also likes antique cars and has been rebuilding a 1954 Chevy truck. Marc loves the customer service aspect of the auto business and is determined to make sure his customers are well taken care of and their concerns are heard.

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  • Gregor Jittlov
    Jaguar Service Manager

    As a high school student, Gregor found pleasure and talent completing an auto shop class, so his professional destiny hit him at an early age. He was later educated at a college for Automotive Technology. Gregor quickly progressed from technician to service manager for marques including Acura, Bentley, Rolls-Royce, and Volvo. We are proud to have Gregor as our Land Rover Rancho Mirage service manager. He believes Land Rover excels in a great industry, manufacturing some of the most exciting cars of today! Although the vehicles themselves are more complex than ever, he feels our technicians are up for the challenge. Stop in and say hello to Gregor next time your car is in need of service at Land Rover Rancho Mirage.

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  • Chad Ingram
    Jaguar Service Advisor

    Chad started in the auto industry in 1999 as a porter, lead porter, a lube tech, then a service advisor. He enjoys working at Desert European because of the great senior leadership! In his spare time, Chad enjoys photography, cooking, BBQ, playing golf, and is a huge sports fan.

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  • Reinhold Meusburger
    Jaguar Lead Technician

    Reinhold has been with Desert European since 2007. Before coming to Desert European, Reinhold was a Jaguar Technician in Austria.

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  • Armando Flores
    Jaguar Technician

    Armando is a Jaguar Gold Certified Tech and has been with Desert European since 2001. Armando enjoys traveling and spending time with his family in his spare time.

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  • Adrian Lallman
    Jaguar Service Advisor

     Adrian has extensive training in the automotive industry with a background from College Of The Desert. With 26 years' experience, Adrian has also received his master tech certifications from ASE and VW. Prior to that, he attended San Bernardino Valley College. His interests include learning about new technologies and would like to go back one day to further his education.

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  • Mark Belmonte
    Jaguar Service Advisor

    Mark is an ASE Certified Service Consultant. He has an extensive 35 plus years' experience in the Automotive industry where he was a Lead Service Advisor and Branch Manager for Torres Nissan, Unicars Honda, and several other Auto shops. His hobbies include the study of Theology with a focus on Eschatology. He also enjoys spending time celebrating life with his family, as well as play outdoor sports.

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  • Montrell Brown
    Jaguar Service Technician

    Montrell comes to Desert European with many years experience in the industry and studied at UTI, like many of our other technicians. He is excited to see what his future holds here at Desert European and loves the Jaguar brand. Montrell has played Semi Pro Football in the desert and won championships with the Coyotes and Chiefs football teams. We are happy to have Montrell as part of our service team.

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  • William Chavez
    Jaguar Service Technician

    William attended Wyotech, studying Automotive and Diesel Technologies. His background led him to a career working for Land Rover for over 6 years. He will continue his passion as a tech. During his spare time, he loves coaching and outdoor sports.

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  • DaShon Cunningham
    Jaguar Service Technician

    DaShon attended the Desert for Automotive Technology and pursued a career in Automotive Technician and has been in the industry for over 2 years. Prior to that he was a lube tech at Toyota. During his free time, he enjoys outdoor sports.

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  • Jesus Deniz
    Jaguar Service Technician

     Francisco attended College Of the Desert, where he discovered his passion for cars. He hopes to bring his passion to the IndiGO Auto Group. During his down time, he enjoys spending time with his family and playing sports with his son. 

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