Meet the stratton team - a group of experienced professionals, all experts in their respective fields and passionate about providing the best solutions and personal service to our clients.
If you have not spoken with us before or have a general enquiry, please call our Customer Service line on 1300 STRATTON (1300 787 288) / +61 3 9685 9700 (for international callers). Otherwise, please feel free to contact your personal consultant directly from the list below.
Rob ChalonerManaging Director & CEO Rob has worked in the automotive and finance industries for over 14 years, and understands the finance needs of Australian car buyers.
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"I am committed to finding the best solutions for stratton's clients and I welcome any feedback or suggestions. You can email me personally at email@example.com or call me directly on 0406 154 982"
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Rob JonesChief Operating Officer Rob started with stratton as a Finance Consultant under our graduate program and quickly transitioned to the position of Retention Manager, looking after our current database of clients. Having developed key management skills, Rob soon became the Victorian State Manager in 2011. He is now the Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for key areas of sales, staff, products, training, compliance and customer service. Excellent critical thinker, with an impeccable knowledge of the Australian Financial Sector.
Bronwyn ThorpeFinancial Controller & Company Secretary With the support of our experienced accounts team, Bronwyn strives to ensure that the financial information and transaction processing requirements of the business are provided on a timely and efficient basis.
Bronwyn is a chartered accountant and is able to draw on extensive experience gained from senior roles in accounting and finance across a number of different industries and organisations.
Sue LeydonNational Learning & Development Manager Sue joined stratton in 2014 as the Customer Loyalty Manager, training our Customer Loyalty team, as well as managing them day-to-day. As our National Learning & Development Manager, Sue is in charge of designing and implementing training strategies for stratton staff all around Australia. Before joining stratton, Sue spent 8 years performing strategic and customer retention roles at BMW.
Damien EmmersonInfrastructure Manager Damien is a key part of stratton's IT team, responsible for the planning, implementation and day-to-day operations of our IT infrastructure.
He is an experienced IT professional with a strong background in system administration.
Andrew LawrenceActing Chief Technology Officer As the Software Development Manager, Andrew manages stratton’s rapidly growing team of software developers, business intelligence experts, UX gurus and QA testers. Before joining stratton back in 2005, Andrew worked at various digital web agencies working on projects for the likes of Disney and the Olympics.
Andrew holds a degree in Computer Science.
Richard WilliamsState Manager (VIC) Richard has many years of experience working within the finance and automotive industry. His extensive knowledge of car finance and insurance is complimented by his exceptional customer service that saw him previously win the UK Business Manager of the Year in 2009 for a top European brand. As State Manager (VIC), Richard is responsible for all operations from the Victorian office.
Vas PapadopoulosManager of People, Talent & Culture Vas has over 15 years experience within the banking and finance sector. As Manager of People, Talent and Culture, he is responsible for locating and recruiting new talent and ensuring their continued professional development whilst at stratton.
Vas is committed to building on stratton's great culture, getting it to an 'employer of choice' status. He also holds a Bachelor of Business and is a keen sports enthusiast.
Yvonne SclaterMarketing Manager As a Marketing Manager with 12 years of marketing experience in financial services, Yvonne is responsible for all aspects of marketing at stratton.
Yvonne is passionate about ensuring the stratton experience is reflected in everything from strategic brand decisions to the stratton newsletter.
Cameron GrahamNational Franchise Manager Cameron has over 15 years of licensing and franchising experience spanning a range of sectors through previous roles at ANZ, Myer Grace Bros and consulting to aspiring and emerging franchisors. Cameron has a MBA and was awarded the Franchise Council of Australia's Franchise Executive of the Year in 2011. Leading the stratton franchise system, Cameron is accountable for the strategic planning and development of the model.
Nick McMahonSenior Finance Consultant Nick is highly experienced in finance and insurance, having previously worked as a manager for one of Australia's largest car and asset finance companies.
He brings to stratton a wealth of knowledge and experience in car finance, asset finance and insurance.
Andrew GreerSenior Finance Consultant Andrew joined stratton after immigrating from Ireland, where he was involved in the motor finance and sales industries for over six years. His previous experience includes stints working as a finance broker, and as Finance Manager for one of Ireland's most prestigious car dealerships.
Andrew has a proven track record in an extremely competitive sector with enviable customer feedback.
Chris HansonSenior Finance Consultant Before joining us at stratton, Chris was a business manager at a number of prestige car dealerships, and has worked in the automotive industry for many years.
His knowledge and experience will help to guide you through the finance and vehicle procurement processes.
Ben HoughtonSenior Finance Consultant Starting out in the automotive industry more than 10 years ago, Ben's career in sales and customer service includes automotive, marine and real estate experience.
Ben's customers benefit from his insight into dealership operations, and can be assured of prompt and professional service.
David LongFinance Consultant David is a highly experienced finance broker having previously worked for and run several finance brokerages.
He is an expert at car and equipment finance, and works with his clients to tailor the right finance package for their needs.
Lauren O'keefeSenior Systems Administrator Lauren joins out IT team as a support engineer, providing IT support to our staff and franchisees, assisting with the day- to-day maintenance and running of the IT systems.
Lauren has a strong background and experience in IT and has previously graduated from University with a Bachelor of Business (ICT) and a Bachelor of Science.
Michael PapageorgiouSenior Finance Consultant Michael is an experienced finance broker, who joined stratton after spending several years at a large car finance company.
He has a passion for the automotive industry, and uses his comprehensive understanding of the finance process to find the best solutions for his client's needs.
Nuala PurvesCustomer Loyalty Manager Nuala joined the team at stratton not long after moving from Ireland. Having successfully run her own event management business for several years, Nuala knows a thing or two about customer service. Nuala is responsible for ensuring stratton's clients receive the best level of advice and exceptional customer service.
Ben TitshallFinance Consultant Ben has significant experience in finance and customer service related fields and understands the varying needs of his clients. He’s an expert at finding the best financial solutions tailored specifically to your individual or business’s needs.
Ben is committed to making your application for finance a quick and easy process and works hard to ensure a positive experience. He also holds a degree in Commerce.
Suzanne D'atriSenior Finance Consultant Suzanne is dedicated to finding the smartest finance packages available to her customers. Her product knowledge and customer service is second to none having spent over 5 years working within the automotive industry in a variety of roles.
Daniel ReichmanLead Developer Daniel is an experienced software developer, with experience in both front-end and back-end development across a number of different industries.
As part of our development team, Daniel plays an important role in the creation, maintenance and improvement of a range of software systems that assist stratton's customers, staff and suppliers.
David SpriggsFinance Consultant After a career playing AFL football at the highest level (with Geelong and Sydney), David worked in Advertising Sales and Account Management before moving into finance with stratton.
David has quickly become an expert at both consumer and commercial asset finance, helping his customers find the right solution for their individual needs.
David StevensonDigital Marketing Executive David is responsible for delivering stratton's multi-channel digital marketing plan by promoting online brand awareness and lead generation via creation and delivery of content for integrated partnerships, email, social media, search and content/PR mediums.
He also holds a Bachelor of Business specialising in Marketing.
Rafael ProtacioFinance Consultant Rafael came to stratton with a wealth of finance and business experience that makes him a valued and trusted Finance Consultant.
With his background as an entrepreneur and a business owner, and a Bachelor of Business (International Business), Rafael knows how to get his clients a great deal, every time.
Mark PurvesFinance Consultant Mark is an experienced Finance Consultant having spent over 10 years in the industry. His expert knowledge of finance and insurance options means he is able to best tailor a solution for your individual or business's needs. Mark is committed to making your application for finance quick and easy and works hard to keep you informed every step of the way.
Sean WaenyFinance Consultant Sean is responsible for finding the smartest finance packages available to his customers. His professionalism when it comes to customer service is second to none having spent previous years working in customer service and sales consultant related fields.
Scott WardleSenior Bookkeeper Having joined stratton in 2005, Scott contributes extensive knowledge and experience of our business to the accounting team.
Scott plays a key role in executing stratton's financial transactions with our suppliers, customers, franchisees and employees.
Prior to joining stratton, Scott held a number of accounts roles across a range of industries including wholesale importing and consulting.
Nicole Watson-SprySenior Bookkeeper Nicole has extensive experience in accounts and administration.
Since joining stratton, Nicole has mastered all aspects of our transaction processing and has now taken on the role of Senior Bookkeeper for our growing automotive sales business.
Fraser WelchVisual Designer Fraser provides data and administrative support to the stratton Melbourne office.
With experience in both administrative roles and customer service, Fraser assists our Finance Consultants, ensuring that stratton customers receive swift and well-organized finance transactions.
Scott WoolfordSenior Finance Consultant Scott is an expert in novated leasing and salary packaging, and has worked in the industry for over 6 years.
Scott walks his customers through the intricacies of a Novated Lease, ensuring that all customer requirements and expectations are met.
Chris BallFinance Consultant Chris first joined stratton in 2013 as a graduate in our Customer Loyalty team. His strong product knowledge and ability to deliver exceptional customer service soon saw him gain the position of Finance Consultant.
Chris always works hard to ensure the best finance solutions for his clients – not just the cheapest repayment. He also holds a Bachelor of Business in Accounting and Certificate IV in Business Administration.
Trevor WrightSenior Finance Consultant Trevor joined stratton as part our graduate program in the Customer Loyalty team and has quickly worked his way up to the position of Senior Finance Consultant. He understands no two client’s needs are the same and always strives to deliver the smartest financial solutions with a personal touch.
Trevor’s customer service skills gained through previous employment in a variety of roles are second to none. He also holds First Class Honours in a Bachelor of Business (Marketing).
Matthew SleighFinance Consultant After completing his Bachelor of Commerce, Matthew joined stratton's Customer Loyalty team as part of our graduate program intake. His exceptional product knowledge and customer service skills soon saw him gain the position of Finance Consultant.
Matthew is committed to promptly finding you the right finance package for your needs so you can get on enjoying your new car.
Vincent MooreSenior Property Finance Consultant Vincent first joined stratton as a graduate in our Customer Loyalty department and soon transitioned to the Home Loans team.
As a Home Loan Consultant, Vincent is committed to saving you money by finding the best deal for your new purchase or re-finance of your existing loan.
Speak to Vincent today for your free initial consultation and find out how much you can save.
Hamish RobinsonSenior Finance Consultant Hamish came on board as part of the stratton Graduate Program mid 2013, joining our Customer Loyalty team. It wasn't long before he soon worked his way up to the position of Finance Consultant which is testament to his proven abilities and strong work ethic.
Hamish is dedicated to achieving a positive experience for stratton’s clients and is always on hand to help with your car finance and insurance needs. He also holds a Bachelor of Business in Human Resource Management and Marketing.
Justin GeaneyFinance Consultant Justin is dedicated to ensuring his clients receive the very best level of advice when it comes to tailoring a car finance solution.
His professionalism when it comes to customer service is second to none having spent previous years working in customer service and sales assistant related roles. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communication).
Julien ZaragozaFinance Consultant Julien joins us from France having previously spent time working abroad in a variety of roles. As Marketing Coordinator, Julien is responsible for providing support to our Marketing team. He also holds a Bachelor of Marketing and Management.
Victor MartynovAccountant Victor brings extensive knowledge of the accounting process to his position of Graduate Accountant at stratton. Having previously gained work experience within an accounting firm and recently completing his Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting, Victor is primarily responsible for the prompt processing of transactions for the stratton group of businesses.
He is also an avid sports fan and intends to become a fully certified practising accountant.
Sam McWilliamsFinance Consultant Sam joins us from Belfast, Ireland having emigrated early in 2014.
As a Finance Consultant, Sam works hard to find his clients the very best car finance deal to suit their needs.
He holds a degree in Communication (Advertising and Marketing) and possesses strong leadership qualities gained through his involvement in sporting clubs.
Thomas BallantineSupport Engineer Thomas joined the stratton IT team after completing his studies in Computer Systems Engineering. Whilst studying, Thomas also gained experience working in a local computer shop. As Support Engineer, he is responsible for working on the helpdesk along with a variety of system administration work.
Anthony FurmstonSupport Supervisor As the Support Supervisor, Anthony is a crucial part to the day-to-day maintenance and running of stratton's IT systems. He has a strong understanding of IT systems gained through completing an Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering.
Bindushree UvDeveloper Bindu completed her Bachelor of Engineering at the top of her class and has over three years of experience working as a Software Developer. During this time she has had great exposure to development of Windows and web-based applications in .NET technologies including back-end development.
Leah AdamsMarketing Coordinator Leah is the central contact between the Marketing team, Novated Leasing and carconnect. She is responsible for the creative strategies and direction of advertising as well as the creation of marketing and campaign materials. Leah brings a wide range of experience to the role, including eight years of marketing across a range of industries including hospitality and property development.
Alexia SubelAssistant Accountant Alexia works with our Finance and Marine and Leisure teams by assisting in all aspects of accounting from invoicing through to processing payments. She has previous experience working in similar Accounting roles, as well as a Bachelor in Commerce (Accounting).
Alexia is also currently studying towards becoming a fully-qualified Chartered Accountant.
Anita LoganathanSettlement Support Team Leader In her role as Settlements Team Leader, Anita works with our Finance Consultants to ensure that all of our clients experience a smooth settlement process with their finance.
Anita studied a Bachelor of Business majoring in Finance, which included a semester at the Copenhagen Business School in 2013.
Arreh ElmiFinance Consultant In his role as Broker Support, Arreh liaises with clients and processes applications on behalf of the senior brokers, as well as handles additional administrative tasks to allow them to focus on Sales.
Arreh holds a double-degree in Banking Finance and International Trade.
Damian FletcherFinance Consultant After graduating University with a Bachelor of Arts (Economics and Criminology), Damian joined stratton in the Graduate Program.
He quickly showed his skill in customer service and product knowledge, and was moved into a Finance Consultant role.
Jonathan KhalilFinance Consultant As a Finance Consultant, it is Jonathan’s job to provide his clients with the best finance options tailored to their specific needs. Jonathan specialises in Commercial & Consumer Vehicle Finance, Personal Lending and Insurance.
Jonathan also has an Associate’s Degree in Business.
Larry HeathRegional Manager Larry joined stratton in 2015 as the first Franchising Regional Manager. In this role, Larry works with our franchises to build great businesses operating in the stratton way.
Larry has extensive experience in franchising, having spent eight years managing franchises in the banking sector.
Thayana ThayalanSettlement Support Thayana joined stratton in 2015 in the Graduate Program, before moving to Settlement Support where she assists in providing a smooth settlement process for all of stratton’s clients.
Thayana holds a Bachelor of Professional Accountancy degree.
Walta KazziSales Director Walta's finance career began as part of a graduate program within AGC/Westpac. It wasn't long after, that he decided to become his own boss so together with Ben Seale he co-founded Lowestrates.com.au which was later acquired by stratton in 2008.
Since then Walta has been instrumental in stratton's growth and driving sales. He is extremely passionate about this business and he quotes:
"because we are different and it's all about the customer experience"
He credits stratton's success to a great culture, innovative systems, trusted brand and the ability to evolve.
Alex WestGeneral Manager - NSW Alex has a solid background in the Automotive and Finance industry having worked for major dealerships and finance companies in the UK, including BMW and Volkswagen Finance.
His extensive knowledge of car finance and insurance is complimented by his commitment to providing clients with the highest level of service.
As General Manager, Alex is responsible for operations from the NSW office.
John AlvarezHead of Commercial & Third Party John is a Senior Sales & Marketing Executive with over 17 years experience in building technology and banking businesses. He's held senior roles at Westpac, Telstra and Optus and joined the stratton team in 2015, from Citibank where he managed partnerships and distribution strategy. As Head of Commercial and Third Party – he has national responsibilities for growing the commercial portfolio, third party distribution and delivering an outstanding customer experience to stratton's business customers.
Adam BoswardSenior Finance Consultant Adam has extensive experience in the finance industry, having spent over seven years as an assistant financial controller for one of Australia's largest companies.
Adam's knowledge and experience are a great asset to stratton and his clients, and he is always striving to find the right solution and deliver the best results for all of his customers.
Alex Wah DayFinance Consultant Alex has significant experience in both finance and customer service, and is quick to grasp the needs of each customer - looking at their specific business and personal requirements.
Joining stratton, Alex is committed to making finance quick and easy, providing top notch service and outstanding results.
Anthony MansourSenior Finance Consultant Anthony is a qualified finance & insurance broker with more than 25 years of experience.
He has held numerous management positions in major dealerships and finance broking firms and is currently a member of the National Institute of Accountants.
Bec CimenFinance Consultant Bec is a skilled asset finance professional, providing quick and efficient service to all of her clients. Bec has been very successful in building a loyal customer referral base.
Her focus on service ensures a quick and accurate solution is delivered every time.
Joseph KhouryFinance Consultant Joseph has an automotive sales background that spans over 10 years. His experience ensures the best possible outcome for each client.
Joseph delivers fast efficient service to a database of dealer networks and is delighted to be part of the expanding team at stratton.
Darren SenterCommercial Business Manager After a career playing NRL football at the highest level (with Canterbury Bulldogs and Wests Tigers), Darren has since joined the team at stratton and has quickly become an expert in both consumer and commercial asset finance.
Darren is committed to helping his clients achieve the best financial outcomes all the while offering exceptional customer service.
Heather CoulterSenior Novated Leasing Consultant Heather has worked in the Automotive and Finance Industry for more than 10 years. Initially working in the broker space Heather had a solid base in equipment finance before changing direction to solely motor vehicle finance.
For the past 5 years Heather has focused on Novated Leasing and she has developed a thorough technical knowledge of the product and an understanding of the benefits it provides to Employers and their Employees.
Combining this experience with her passion and enthusiasm for Novated Leasing Heather builds lasting relationships with her clients as well as their employers.
Brendan PearceFinance Consultant Brendan possesses a strong understanding of the automotive and finance industry with several years experience specialising in commercial finance.
This experience enables Brendan to determine the most suitable products and services tailored to his customer’s needs.
Benjamin BaissariSenior Finance & Leasing Consultant Benjamin has over 4 years experience within the automotive leasing industry. He is an expert in Novated Leasing & salary packaging and always strives to deliver exceptional service for his clients with a view to building professional relationships.
Joel TogoFinance Consultant After starting his career in sales, Joel is looking to transfer the experience and knowledge he has gained dealing with clients into making the somewhat difficult process of obtaining finance a smooth and hassle-free procedure. Joel always maintains the highest level of service when finding the best finance solution.
Tony GentleBusiness Development Manager Tony has over 20 years experience in Sales Management and Business Development. He is committed to providing exceptional service when helping clients choose the right finance solution for their consumer or commercial asset needs.
Samantha KizanaNational Settlement Team Manager Samantha has an extensive background in administration and customer service. In her role as Settlement Support, she is responsible for providing prompt support to our team of finance consultants so our clients can receive a smooth finance approval process.
Brendan ZadravecSenior Finance Consultant Brendan has over 7 years experience in the Financial Services industry with positions in two of the four major banks. Specialising in consumer and commercial vehicle finance, Brendan strives for customer satisfaction by ensuring his clients receive the best possible financial outcome.
Dee VordoukaBookkeeper Dee brings over 10 years of experience as a contract bookkeeper and office administrator to the stratton team. She’s a Registered BAS Agent, and highly experienced in MYOB bookkeeping. She prides herself on the timely and efficient payment of all accounts and transactions.
Ben AlfordClient Services Manager Ben has almost ten years of experience working within a variety of client services and relationship management roles. As Client Services Manager, Ben is responsible for stratton's customer retention, business growth, and obtaining ongoing referrals from more than satisfied customers. He is committed to ensuring your experience with stratton is a positive one.
Raluca MaresBroker Support Raluca has a strong background in administration and customer service. In her role as Settlement Support she is responsible for providing prompt support to our team of finance consultants so that our clients can enjoy a smooth and hassle-free experience.
Thomas ArmstrongFinance Consultant Thomas supporting our team of Finance Consultants by delivering tailored financial packages. He is highly skilled in a range of systems and is committed to ensuring stratton's clients receive a smooth and hassle-free experience.
He also holds a degree in Commerce majoring in Finance and Economics.
Kate DurnellJunior Systems Administrator Kate joins the stratton team as a Support Engineer after four years supporting several large businesses. This experience coupled with three years in customer service, makes her well-equipped in providing quality IT support to our staff and franchisees, assisting with the day-to-day maintenance and running of our IT systems.
Andrew ObadiahFinance Consultant Andrew has a strong background in business relationship building and customer service.
He has quickly become an expert in vehicle finance and insurance and is committed to helping his customers find the right solution for their individual needs in a timely manner.
Jason DiabFinance Consultant Jason specialises in providing his clients with the best and most suitable finance package for their needs. With a wealth of experience in the finance and insurance industry, Jason is determined to win your business so that you can drive away in your new car completely satisfied with the finance solution chosen.
Toby ShepherdCommercial Finance Consultant Commencing his finance career with stratton in the commercial sales team, Toby brings his exceptional customer service skills and ability to learn quickly in order to achieve great results for stratton's clients.
Victoria JarjouraNovated Leasing Consultant Victoria is a highly skilled sales professional with specialist knowledge in Novated Leasing and finance products.
She is dedicated to providing an excellent, efficient, personalised service and building strong relationships with her clients to ensure they are a client for life.
Arrel AussiekerNovated Leasing Consultant Arrel has come to stratton with over 15 years of finance experience. He is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service and always ensures he finds the best and most competitive product available for his clients. He is always happy to provide information and point you in the right direction.
Luke SalehFinance Consultant After a lengthy career in digital marketing and customer service, Luke has made a welcome transition to finance and has since gone from strength to strength.
Luke's love for automobiles coupled with his passion to help people allow him to deliver an exceptional experience to every customer he deals with.
Fred AntounFinance Consultant Fred has been involved in asset finance for over fifteen years and has expert knowledge of plant and equipment finance and automotive finance.
He has the knowledge necessary to find you the right finance product catered to you from stratton's range of leading lenders.
Harry RizkNSW Training Manager Harry has a solid background in the automotive and finance industry having worked in a variety of senior roles for dealerships and finance companies throughout Sydney.
Harry is a keen football (soccer) enthusiast and his extensive knowledge of car finance and insurance is complimented by his commitment to providing clients with the highest level of service.
Daniel SalehFinance Consultant Daniel has a wealth of experience in customer service and people management. After transitioning from the hotel industry to a career in asset finance, Daniel has combined his excellent people skills and passion for motor vehicles into his role as a finance consultant.
Always operating in an efficient, informative and transparent manner, Daniel prides himself in maintaining an excellent rapport with his clients and contacts.
Matthew FryFinance Consultant Matt provides exceptional customer service to all his clients when finding a suitable finance package for their needs.
He has a long standing association with the bus and Asia Pacific vehicle manufacturing industries dating back over twenty years. The European automotive industry is also one of Matt's passions having serviced the needs of clients since that time as well.
Steven ShirleyBusiness Development Manager Steven is an experienced Senior Executive with over 10 years of experience in retail and hospitality having managed and owned restaurants, bars and cafes. Combined with a further decade in risk and insurance, Steven has acquired an impeccable knowledge of strategy and business planning and with his collaborative and consultative approach, he’s able to assist small to medium businesses navigate the complexities of finance.
Peter JohnstonState Manager (QLD) Coming from his own brokerage, Peter has many years of experience in the finance industry including working for one of the major banks and various second tier lenders. As State Manager (QLD), Peter is responsible for all operations from the Queensland state office and looks forward to making a difference to both his team and the wider stratton business.
Nicholas PotterTeam Leader (QLD) With over 4 years experience as a Finance Broker and prior to that, experience in selling cars, Nicholas is well-placed to deliver a tailored car finance package to suit your needs.
He also holds a Bachelor of Business majoring in Finance and is always on hand to discuss your options so you can get into your dream car sooner.
David McBrideFinance Consultant With over 20 years experience working with Australia's premier automotive financier and automotive insurance company, David's knowledge of the market allows him to provide the perfect finance and insurance package for his clients.
Tom FosterFinance Consultant Tom achieved academic excellence at University of Southern Queensland for a Bachelors Degree in Business, majoring in Leadership and Management and a minor in Finance (BBUS Leadership and Management/ Finance).
Tom is committed to making your experience with stratton a positive one by ensuring you get the very best level of service and professional advice.”
Tim CummingSettlement Support Officer After 3 years in the automotive sales industry, Tim's now broadening his work experience in the finance industry. He's dedicated to providing timely service and information to customers. Tim's main focus is to ensure a smooth business process is achieved by working closely with clients and understanding their requirements.
Scott KnightFinance Consultant Scott is committed to finding the right finance package for his clients. At all times he strives to deliver exceptional customer service which he has gained from over six years of experience working within a variety of customer service jobs. He also holds a Certificate III in Customer Contact.
Kevin SmithState Manager - WA Kevin has over ten years of experience in automotive and finance having worked as a Business Manager with one of Western Australia's largest car dealerships.
His extensive knowledge of car finance and insurance is complimented by his exceptional customer service that has seen him win numerous awards.
As State Manager for WA, Kevin oversees all operations from the Perth office. He also holds a Certificate IV and Diploma in Financial Services.
Narelle Duzevich-TrippFinance Consultant Narelle has over 10 years of finance experience having previously worked selling automotive finance in dealerships and independently as a broker.
Narelle always provides excellent customer service when sourcing the best possible finance options for her clients. She also holds a Certificate IV and Diploma in Finance.
James De RuiterFranchise Principal James is a highly experienced Finance consultant, who has a wealth of knowledge about consumer and commercial vehicle finance transactions.
He will go the extra mile for all his clients to ensure he delivers the best solution for their needs and budget.
Matt SealeFranchise Principal Matt has held various analyst roles in well known corporations since graduating from University.
Since he joined stratton, he has quickly become an expert in Finance and Insurance and his focus on client customer service ensures he continues to deliver excellent results for his clients.
Carole LeedhamFinance Consultant With over 20 years experience in the automotive industry, Carole is well-placed to help you buy your next car. She understands the ins and outs of car finance & insurance and is committed to finding the smartest financial solutions for her clients.
Her exceptional customer service and fast turnaround time means you can enjoy your new car sooner without the hassle.
Peter BestFinance Consultant Peter is an experienced finance broker who has worked in the finance and automotive industries for over 7 years. Peter is committed to getting you into your new car sooner, using his insight to help clients choose the right finance and insurance packages for them. He also holds a Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking.
Chris ArcherFinance Consultant Chris has extensive experience in finance and administration. In his role as Finance Coordinator, he is responsible for providing prompt support to our team of consultants to ensure stratton's clients receive a great finance experience.
Jessica DesmondFranchise Owner Jess has over ten years experience within the automotive and finance industry having previously worked as a finance consultant and more recently as stratton's Training Manager for NSW. In 2014, Jess successfully began her stratton franchise servicing south-western Sydney and surrounds. If you're looking to get in your dream car sooner, speak to Jess about a finance package tailored to your needs.
Sarah LynchFinance Coordinator Sarah has extensive experience in customer service and administration. In her current role as Finance Coordinator, she is responsible for providing prompt support to our team of finance consultants to ensure stratton's clients receive the highest level of service.
Jim VanderhamFinance Consultant Jim is a highly experienced Finance Broker within the Motor Vehicle and Equipment Finance industry.
Jim joined stratton after operating his own Finance Brokerage in Brisbane for more than 10 Years.
He understands the needs of his commercial and consumer clients and his knowledge and experience ensures he finds the best solutions for his clients.
Peter GammieFinance Consultant Peter is highly regarded in the finance field with over 20 years experience in the industry. Peter has spent his financial career working in Brisbane and is something of an authority on where to locate the most suitable finance facility for his clients.
Peter has assisted many individual and business clients achieve their goals.
Moke JacobsFinance Consultant With over three years experience in car sales at a dealership level, Moke is well-placed to help you buy your next car. Drawing on his exceptional product knowledge and ability to understand his client's needs, Moke works hard to find the smartest finance packages available.
Eric BurnettFranchise Owner Eric has been in the automotive industry for more than twenty years, most recently as a Business Manager in the Rockingham area. He previously owned and operated a successful independent dealership in the UK and is also a qualified motor mechanic.
Now in his seventh year with stratton as the owner and manager of our Rockingham office, Eric is committed to making finance and insurance easy to understand and simple to arrange.
Kirsten WaldonFinance Consultant Kirsten is in her second year with stratton as a finance consultant, coming previously from New Zealand. She has over 6 years’ experience in the automotive industry.
Kirsten works with our customers to make the process as simple as possible, working with our existing customers primarily but also welcomes new opportunities..
Cheryl ConnorFinance Coordinator Cheryl has over 10 years experience in the automotive industry where she worked with her brother, Eric, in his successful car dealership in the UK.
Since moving to Perth with their families in 2007 Eric and Cheryl continue to work alongside each other and make the perfect team. As a stratton Consultant Cheryl looks at the overall picture in order to determine the best finance solutions for her customers.
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Steve KerrFranchise Owner Steve has a wealth of finance experience, with a long career working at a variety of prestige car dealerships. He has also been involved in mortgage broking, and spent the past eight years with Porsche and Bentley as their Finance Manager.
Steve strives for service excellence, and is renowned for his customer service skills.
Gary TranFranchise Principal With a background in accounting, Gary has over 20 years of experience in the automotive industry, working with major dealer groups in diverse roles involving Financial Services and Sales.
"The most rewarding aspects of my job are getting referrals and repeat clients. This is the sincerest type of proof that my clients are happy with the work I have provided".
Jason SinghBusiness Development Manager Jason has extensive experience in many areas relating to the automotive industry.
He has had deep involvement with retail sales, B2B sales, warranty distribution, and mechanical workshop accessories, and also holds formal qualifications in Finance and Mortgage Broking.
Don MccorquodaleFinance Consultant Don holds a degree in Law, and has a diverse background, ranging from corporate finance with major Australian and International banks, to owning and operating a specialist bicycle shop.
He is passionate about motor vehicle finance, where he has spent the last decade working for a major automotive dealer group.
John WelchFinance Consultant John comes from a dealership finance and mortgage broking background. Prior to his career in financial services, he worked for one of Australia's largest insurers as a Business Relationship Manager.
In addition to automotive finance, John has a detailed knowledge of consumer insurance products, and specialises in facilitating fully protected loans for his customers.
Rebecca GodwinSettlement Support Officer Bec's role within our business means she has a part to play with all our clients.
She is tireless worker, and has held various administrative roles both with consumer clothing brands and a high volume Japanese vehicle manufacturer.
She has also worked as an F&I Dealership Business Manager.