stratton Office Locations
Office Location:1/435 Williamstown Road
Postal Address:P.O Box 5012
Phone: 1300 STRATTON (1300 787 288)
Fax: (03) 8677 6510
The stratton Melbourne Team
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.
Find out more about stratton's Founder & Managing Director
"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 ThorpeCFO & 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 LeydonCustomer Loyalty 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.
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.
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 McMahonTeam Leader 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.
Ben TitshallSenior Finance 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 ReichmanSoftware Development Manager Daniel is the oldest 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.
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.
Sean WaenySenior Finance 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-SpryPayroll Manager 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 BallSenior Finance 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 WrightTeam Leader 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).
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.
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 McWilliamsSenior Finance 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.
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.
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.