Meet our team
Jason Golder (DIRECTOR)
Jason has been a director of Marshams for seventeen years and previously worked for Toyota. His experience in car sales has resulted in business flourishing and overall success for the company. In his spare time he enjoys cycling and water skiing and his main interests consist of family life and watching sports.
Robin Peter Ashby (DIRECTOR)
Robin has twenty one year's gaining knowledge and experience in car sales, including four years working at Sutton Park and a further seventeen at Marshams, contributing largely to the expansion of the business with his optimistic attitude and attention to detail. His hobbies include classic cars and playing snooker, Robin also has a vast interest in the field of politics.
Matt Ilott (SALES MANAGER)
Matt our Sales Manager, has gained a large amount of knowledge working with Toyota, Volkswagen and BMW, to name a few. Matt before joining us, had already twenty years' experience working within main dealers across London and Kent. Matt has vast knowledge of the industry and takes great pride and enjoyment in his role which comes across instantly when you speak to him.
Daren Elkins (SALES EXECUTIVE)
Daren spent two years working for franchise dealers and has now been a sales advisor at Marshams for sixteen years, always ensuring that he provides the best service possible for all customers which accompanied by his optimism and determination has helped Daren to achieve a high level of success. Daren enjoys learning to play guitar, keeping fit and has a keen interest in sports, the nature of current affairs, health & fitness and family.
Rupert Fielden (SALES EXECUTIVE)
Rupert has thirty-five years of motor industry experience in new and used vehicle sales in both luxury and volume sectors. He has a variety of multi-franchise experience, including Toyota, Lexus, Mercedes, Vauxhall and Renault with wide knowledge in vehicle sales, service and repairs. Rupert's hobbies are playing and restoring guitars. He also plays guitar in a local band. His interests also consist of sports (particularly badminton) and other outdoor activities.
Conner Stairs (SALES EXECUTIVE)
Conner has gained his car sales experience at a large used car supermarket and blue motor finance making him the perfect person to give advice on the best way to by your replacement vehicle.
Conner enjoys watching sport and has a keen interest in the world of cricket.
Peter Toth (SALES EXECUTIVE)
Peter has a keen interest in all things automotive. He started as a valeter and then transcended to car sales when his attention to detail and his customer service was identified. Peter has spent the last two years working at the country's largest used car supermarket and is fully qualified to give advice on warranty and finance.
When not at Marshams Peter has an interest in drift cars and the martial art of Kick Boxing.
Miles Fitchett (TRAINEE SALES EXECUTIVE)
Miles has recently joined the team as a Sales Trainee, and you will see him at the dealership organizing handovers and road tests.
Miles also assists in the photobooth when the cars arrive and is learning the processes and logistics of the business.
At weekends Miles can be found gigging with his band and enjoying time with friends and family
Dave Kennedy (SALES ADMINISTRATOR)
Dave has three years' experience with car sales administration before he recently joined the team here at Marshams as the new Sales Administrator and has ten years prior experience as a shop assistant. Outside of work Dave enjoys playing pool and even plays for a team. He also loves to watch a game of football and likes to focus on keeping fit and spending time with the family.
Ricky Munro (SERVICE MANAGER)
Ricky has spent an impressive 17 years in the motor trade, including various manufacturers' of cars and motorbikes including BMW. His experience includes becoming a master technician at Toyota and Lexus. In Ricky's spare time he enjoys working on his Harley Davidson motorbikes and mountain biking.
Steve Munro (VEHICLE TECHNICIAN)
Steve has spent 44 years contributing to the motor trade, including ten years at W.J. Kings specialising in Vauxhall, a further ten years at an independent garage and has now been working at Marshams for six years as an auto tech and MOT tester. Steve participates in cycling, has an interest in computers and enjoys listening to music in his spare time.
Andrew Lees (VEHICLE TECHNICIAN)
Andrew previously worked at Beadles Toyota in Gillingham as a MOT tester and pro-tech for ten years. He now works at Marshams as a car technician and MOT tester and largely enjoys working for the company which is aided by his interest in motorbikes and (fast) cars. Andrew's hobbies also consist of Go Karting, visiting new places and Formula 1. He is happiest when spending time with his family.
Dave White (VEHICLE TECHNICIAN)
Dave has gathered his skills and experience through forty eight years in motor trade and is currently working as a technician at Marshams. His previous experience includes working as a triumph, jaguar, Alfa and Hyundai vehicle technician. Dave's hobbies include sport, walking and travelling and he is a Black and Yellow Army fan member (Maidstone United Football Club).
Aaron Kendall (VEHICLE TECHNICIAN - Night Shift)
Arron has 19 years' experience working mainly with Vauxhall. Aaron is fully qualified level three service technician and fully qualified MOT tester. Aaron works the night shift making sure that all the vehicles offered for sale are prepared to the highest standards prior to delivery.
In the daytime and weekends Aaron will be enjoying time with his family and helping with the football team.
Martin Eddy (VEHICLE TECHNICIAN - Night Shift)
As part of the night shift Martin is responsible for the preparation of the sales vehicles prior to sale. Martin has 33 years of experience working with the AA and several manufacturers.
In the daytime Martin enjoys spending time with his family.
Ricky Street (DIAGNOSTIC TECHNICIAN)
Ricky is a highly gifted diagnostic specialist and MOT tester. Having completed multiple courses in vehicle diagnostics he is a fully qualified to work on hybrid vehicles. With his expertise there are not many problems that Ricky cannot solve.
Outside of work Ricky enjoys the mixed martial art of Krav Maga and attending rock concerts with friends.
Paul Pilbeam (ALLOY WHEEL REPAIR SPECIALIST)
Paul has been repairing alloy wheels for 21 years completing repairs to both polished and standard wheels in our specialist workshop. When Paul is not busy at Marshams he enjoys time with his family and listening to music.
Tricia Morris (SENIOR SERVICE ADVISOR)
Has worked in the Motor trade and customer service based roles for 23 years, working in main dealers such as Renault, VW, VW Commercial, Honda and Peugeot. Tricia has hobbies in furniture restoration and renovating, likes reading, watching films, listening to music and spending time with family.
Luke Cleaver (SERVICE ADVISOR)
Luke has been in the motor trade industry for 10 years, having gained great experience working as a service advisor and technician for Honda, Nissan & Vauxhall. He is organized and has a large technical knowledge. Outside of work Luke enjoys Rock music and motorbikes. He also enjoys the countryside and long walks.
Jaime Louise Spurdle (GROUP ACCOUNTS DEPARTMENT MANAGER)
Jaime has been working at Marshams for two and a half years. She had previously worked as a teacher prior to becoming accountancy trained. Jaime currently runs the accountancy department for Marshams and our sister business, Millhouse Leasing. As the accounts administrator she is responsible for all accounts based inquiries and her expertise has greatly increased the efficiency of the business. Her hobbies are baking, reading and spending time with her family.
Michelle Mann (ACCOUNTS ASSITANT)
Michelle has experience of 15 years in accounts prior to working with us here at Marshams and has worked with big corporations in London, so has valuable knowledge in the field.
Things that Michelle likes to do in her spare time are sewing and making tailored clothing, as well as dÃ©cor pieces and is also a real world explorer as she enjoys seeing new things, travelling to places such as Australia, South Africa, Borneo, China, India and New Zealand.
Jacob Manser (ACCOUNTS ASSITANT)
Jacob is one of the youngest members of staff at Marshams however he is highly respected by his work colleagues.
He has quickly passed his AAT qualifications and works in a group role as well as at Marshams.
At weekends he enjoys playing in goal for his football team and spending time with friends.
David Spratt (CAR BODY PAINT TECHNICIAN)
Dave our Car Body Paint Technician has over eleven years' experience and has worked for BMW & Mercedes before joining our team at Marshams. Dave has many interests and enjoys travel and family holidays. If he's not doing that, he's watching a good nature documentary and spending time with his family.
Mark Van-Egghen (CAR BODY PAINT TECHNICIAN)
Mark is the newest member of our body shop as a Car Body Paint Technician Mark has over 20 years' experience and has worked for several of the largest repair centers. Mark is fully certificated by Lechler. Mark has keen interest in motorcycles both on and off road, when not enjoying time with his family.
John Harris (CAR BODY PAINT TECHNICIAN)
John has been working in vehicle body repair for over 40 years. Highly skilled in the repair of body panels and the preparation of damage prior to paint application John is a valuable member of the team.
John enjoys his free time with a pint and friends.
Justin Dunn (CAR VALETING & DETAILING SPECIALIST)
Justin has a passion for detailing cars. This career has spanned 20 years and the experience gained now results in Justin being able to Machine Polish and apply ceramic coatings with the attention to detail required.
When not at work Justin enjoys time on his Motorbike with his wife touring the countryside and attending motorcycle club meetings.
Daniel Smith (CAR VALETING & DETAILING SPECIALIST)
Dan has a vast knowledge and experience in valeting for eight years in body shops. His previous jobs include being a Hod Carrier, Painter/Decorator and carrying out general building work. Dan is hard working with a positive attitude and has many interests such as his motorbike, boxing, MMA and above that, is a family man.
Ben Rayner (DRIVER & LOGISTICS)
Ben collects & delivers sales and service vehicles as required and arranges the movement of multiple vehicles within the business. When he is not busy with logistics, he will be assisting in our photo booth and uploading our stock to the internet.
When not at work Ben will either be enjoying time with his friends or training his young gun dog.
Ted Beaney (DRIVER/RECOVERY DRIVER & YARD MAN)
Teds job involves collecting service customer cars or warranty claims as required. If a vehicle suffers a sudden failure and is unable to be driven Ted is on hand to assist any of our consumers. He is a invaluable member of the business and always on hand to assist.
At home Ted enjoys time with his children and grandchildren.