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About Us

The Team

Miles Morris

Miles hails from a famous UK motoring family and is a third-generation collector and enthusiast. In 1995 as Head of Christie’s classic car department in London, Miles relocated to Beverly Hills in efforts to expand Christie’s US presence and shortly after became the worldwide head of Christie’s International Motor Cars Division. He is an official FIVA inspector and examiner and judges at many international classic car events including the world-famous Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, where he also serves as a member of the Selection Committee. Miles knowledge of car history and market value is unrivaled in the classic car industry.

Malcolm Welford

Malcolm has been involved with classic and sports cars all his life, having grown up watching motorsport in England during the 1960s. Circuits like Goodwood, Oulton Park, and Brands Hatch are all familiar favorites. In 1995, he joined Christie’s as a Senior Specialist in their international motorcar department. He is appointed to the FIVA Technical Commission Working Group and is an official FIVA inspector and examiner. Malcolm honors the tradition and historic value associated with every car he encounters and is an expert at placing vehicles with the next equitable owner.

Pat Persichini

Pat made his way to California from his hometown of Bradford, PA where he was surrounded by automotive and engineering history. Regular attendance as a youngster to dirt bike, tractor pull, and motor racing events evolved into a career in the car business that includes 18 years as sales manager of Ferrari of Newport Beach. He carries a natural sense of camaraderie and an unerring sense of connecting cars to clients.

Ellen Rafferty

Ellen is our Business Operations Manager bringing with her a wealth of business credentials and astute commercial insight. She joined the Morris & Welford team nearly a decade ago with the aptitude for automotive transactions. Ellen supports and develops the management of the showroom and the day-to-day client and service logistics.