Meet the team
Meet the 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.
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.
Matt Ilott (SALES EXECUTIVE)
Matt has gained a large amount of knowledge and the last two decades working with Toyota, Volkswagen and BMW, to name a few. Matt has recently joined Marshams, coming to us with 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.
Rupert Fielden (SALES EXECUTIVE)
Rupert has thirty five years 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.
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.
Dan Sales (VEHICLE TECHNICIAN)
Dan has a large amount of previous experience behind him, including Vauxhall/Chevy Bronze tech. In addition to this he spent almost 8 years working at FG Barnes until he decided to embrace the opportunity to work at Marshams as one of our service techs. Dan's hobbies include motorsport, going to the gym and socialising in his spare time. He also has a keen interest in cars and motorbikes.
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).
Tom Solomon (SERVICE RECEPTION)
Tom originally worked as a field engineer on computers, printers and networks and was part of a BMW dealership for eleven years, including service reception and parts department. Tom's hobbies include: Race/rally car service crew, rally navigator and likes organising rally events. He also competes and is a part of the local motor club which is assisted with a keen interest in motorsport and the ability to fix a variety of things to the best of his ability.
Jaime Louise Spurdle (ACCOUNTS ADMINISTRATOR)
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.
Jay Lee Thurston (SERVICE DEPARTMENT APPRENTICE)
Jay is currently an apprentice technician at Marshams and studying vehicle maintenance and repair at Mid Kent College level 2, his enthusiasm and thirst for knowledge always impresses our customers and work colleagues . His hobbies include steam powered traction engines and he is interested in garden landscaping.
Philip Louka (USED CAR PREPARATION)
Philip has spent thirty six years in the car industry which includes body car repair, mechanics and he has previously owned his own business carrying out body repair and valeting. His knowledge and expertise is invaluable in the preparation of the used car stock. He largely enjoys Mediterranean cooking in his spare time and his interests are classic cars.
Leon Smith (BODY WORK REPAIR CENTRE)
Leon worked in numerous automotive body shops, specialising in high quality vehicle repairs. He is one of our newest employees at Marshams and works in the vehicle body shop. Leon's hobbies include Herpetoculture (the collection of reptiles), building his track/race car and jiu jitsu (MMA).