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Meet the Team

Meet the team of BMW Master Certified technicians at Bimmer Performance Center! We ensure service with a smile and guarantee that you will be back on the road in no time. Stop in and see us today.

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Daniel Connor – Owner
Dan is a Certified BMW Master Technician with full BMW Factory Training in all new models. Daniel opened Bimmer Performance Center LLC to meet the needs of BMW owners seeking a comprehensive dealer alternative for BMW service and repair. Daniel’s years of experience with major BMW dealerships in multiple states has equipped him with the knowledge needed to resolve even the most complex BMW technical problems. Daniel has a certificate in Aviation Maintenance from Lewis University and has worked at Chicago O’Hare and United Airlines, but he long ago discovered his true passion was for BMW. After graduating as valedictorian of his class at Universal Technical Institute, he was accepted into the BMW STEP program and trained eight hours a day for seven months strictly on BMWs. After three years working for Bill Jacobs BMW in Illinois, Daniel, decided to move to Raleigh in 2005 to get away from the big city and cold weather. Daniel’s experience with the major Raleigh BMW dealership brings a combined total of 15 years of professional BMW experience to Bimmer Performance Center LLC.

Josh Carpenter – Service Manager
Josh began his career with BMW in 2000, as a Master Level Technician for a dealership in Memphis, TN after completing the BMW STEP training program.  From there, he has worked at multiple dealerships between Raleigh, NC and Sarasota, FL, serving in multiple roles such as parts, service advisor as well as service manager over a Lamborghini franchise.  He loves BMWs so much, he has two! A 335d for a daily driver, and a 330i for the track. In his spare time, you will find him working on computers and growing ridiculously hot peppers.

Chris Warren – Shop Foreman
15+ Years BMW Only Experience / Lamborghini dealership 3 years

Wes Morcos – Technician
BMW Only Dealership experience starting from June 2006 in Raleigh, North Carolina. From there, Wes went on to 2 years at a Colorado BMW dealer, Moving north, Wes worked 2 more years for BMW in Illinois, and then made his way back to Raleigh NC to work at BPC.

Justin Thompson – Technician
Justin was a technician at BMW of Sarasota and later moved to Texas to further his technician experience. Since then Justin moved to Raleigh to join BPC as a full time BMW Dealership trained technician.

Steven Robertson – Motorsports Division – Technician & Engine Builder
5 years with Bimmer Performance Center
Steven is BPC’s head engine builder, and has 4 years of BMW dealership experience. He started out at an auto diesel college in Nashville, TN and progressed to graduating from BMW STEP program. He made his way to Raleigh’s major BMW dealership where he met Dan and developed a friendship. Steven avidly supports BPC shop car’s during track events, and drives a pretty awesome ZHP E46. Steven also services and maintain’s vintage BMW’s from 2002’s to E30’s. His wealth of BMW knowledge and experience is shared with all those he meets. Like many of the other technicians Steven goes above and beyond to help others.

Crystal – Service Advisor
Crystal, one of our newer team members, handles the “behind-the-scene” details for us here in addition to her role as a Service Advisor.  Crystal drives an E70 X5 diesel and her background is primarily in corporate accounting, ranging in industries such as software development, hospitality and knowledge information systems.  In her free time, she enjoys running and the occasional lap around VIR, and is currently working towards her Masters of Accountancy degree at NC State University.