Our Team


Wade Lennan, owner and founder of Monaco Motors, started working on Mercedes Benz & BMW at age 17, then went on to working on Porsche exclusively for many years. In 1984, he was enticed by an offer from a major Ferrari shop in Century City and expanded his automotive expertise to Ferrari and other fine European cars. Wade's dream for many years was to open a shop, then on April 1st 1991 Monaco Motors came to fruition. His passion and interest for the Automotive Industry over the years has never changed, but deepened. Wade is  an active owner and you will find him involved in every aspect of the business where he is needed the most. His after hours enjoyment is working out 6 days a week, eating healthy food, and traveling abroad two weeks out of the year!


Gennifer is our Service Advisor/Estimator and she has been with our team for over 6 years. She has a friendly disposition, loves working with people and enjoys what she does. Her hobbies include... watching her son play baseball on his travel team, going to Dodger games, hiking, cooking and spending time with her family.


Cassidy is the newest member of the team & she is extremely happy to be here.  She has a very bubbly personality and always wears a smile! A few of her hobbies include early morning hikes, art projects, and spending time with her amazing family.


Gene’s motivation and commitment to his craft took him from apprentice at Monaco Motors to certified technician. Originally from Russia, Gene moved with his family to Southern Cal over 24 years ago. Bosch certified & a master technician through the National Region Institute, Gene is continually adding to his skills. Gene has achieved Master Technician rating from Bosch, the premiere training organization in fine European cars. Gene has been with Monaco Motors for 24 years and his true passion is working on Porsche & BMW's. He also has an AA degree from Pierce College in automotive technology. Gene own's a Porsche 993 twin turbo-look that he personally built.


Issaka has more than 22 years experience on BMW, Mercedes- Benz and Mini Cooper's and has a true passion for what he does. He is highly motivated & has a yearning for furthering his knowledge in the ever-changing automotive repair business. Outside of work he loves to play soccer and is an avid member of a Sunday-league teams. He also enjoys working on his own classic Mini Cooper.


John is a Master Mercedes Technician with over 44 years experience. In his spare time he enjoys fishing, hiking and off-roading. John has 2 daughters and 1 granddaughter.


Jose has been with Monaco Motors for over 14 years, he is a great team player. He doubles as both driver and detailer.


Susan is the voice of Monaco Motors. Susan is our office manager and has been at Monaco 9 years. She has a great work record, with 17 years at one place as administrative assistant and 9 years of customer service at another. Her hobbies include crafts, camping and her grandkids.