Meet the Johnsons Toyota Team

Here at Johnsons Toyota we’re proud of our dedicated team. We have an outstanding record of excellent customer service and between us all, have many decades of expertise about Toyota cars, from the latest models to the inner workings.

All of our team have extensive training, from the sales team expert product knowledge to the manufacturer trained technicians knowledge about the working of our Hybrid cars.

Get to know our teams across our Toyota dealerships in Liverpool, Wirral and Southport below including our Motability specialists, sales experts, and service technicians.

​Toyota Team at Liverpool

Toyota Liverpool is the largest of our Johnsons Toyota dealerships. As the largest, not only does is the dedicated made up of dedicated sales and service departments but is also the hub for a parts and local business operations. The parts team will be able to advice on parts and accessories for your vehicle as well as provide them to trade customers while our Fleet team can help local business with their company car and business solutions.


Gareth Shone - Centre Principal

With over 20 years Toyota experience and working with us at Johnsons since early 2001, Gareth has a great knowledge of the Toyota brand, leading the team here at Liverpool since 2008.

Laura Shone - Local Business & Fleet Account Manager

Laura has been with us for over 12 years, delivering advice and guidance to the Local business sector on a day to day basis, ensuring from the point of your enquiry and through to delivery and beyond you are looked after to an exceptional standard, if you have any questions around cars and taxation benefits of Hybrid through to LCV options please get in touch.

Anthony Inman - Sales Manager

Anthony joins us having originally started with Toyota in 2017, he brings a wealth of knowledge and a great customer first attitude to the team, looking after the team across New, Approved Used, Motability and Business Sales on a day to day basis.

Josh Hines - Retail Manager

Josh has recently joined the team here in Bootle as Retail Manager supporting the Sales Team across all areas, vastly experienced and with prior knowledge of the wider Toyota Family he brings great enthusiasm and knowledge to our growing team.

Michael Garbe - Retail Sales Advisor

Michael joins us here in Bootle after a number of years in the industry across independent used car specialists and main franchise dealers, he has brought great knowledge and excellent customer skills to the team

Sue Nelson - Customer Host

Sue has been with us for over 14 years delivering an exceptional experience here in our Bootle Centre. Freshly brewed Tea and Coffee, Free WIFI and I-Pad use or a traditional newspaper, looking after our customers is at the heart of everything we do,

Amy Rowland - Senior Service Advisor

Amy brings a wealth of customer experience to her role, having spent a number of years in the motor industry and previously Retail Shopping Amy is perfectly placed to look after new and returning customers.

Chris OReilly - Retail and Motability Customer Advisor

Chris joined us in 2017 after spending over 10 years working in the mobile phone industry, he brings a great character to the team and is looking forward to helping lots of people in the search for there next Toyota.

Karen Holding - Parts Supervisor

​Karen has worked for Johnsons for over 10 years, fully accredited in Parts Logistics and Supply she now leads the team here on a day to day basis across Retail and Trade sales.

Lewis Standley​ - Trainee Retail and Motability Sales Advisor

Lewis has joined us in late 2020 to begin his career in the Motor Sector, he brings enthusiasm and excitement about his new role as we look forward to him developing over the next few years.

Mitchell Hilliard - Retail and Motability Customer Advisor

Mitchell has been with Johnsons since 2019 allowing for a brief spell away, he brings a great enthusiasm to everything he does and is a valued member of our team, looking after all elements of New, Used LCV and Motability customers.

Natalie Cork - Service Manager

Natalie joined us in late 2015 in her first role within the motor industry. A great addition to the team back in 2015 and is here to ensure your experience with us is positive. Natalie now leads the Service Team to ensure the day to day smooth running since promotion in mid 2021.

Chris Lamb - Service Consultant

Chris has recently joined us in 2022 as we look to expand and increase the support across our Service team her e in Bootle, Chris has a wealth of knowledge in the Service area with over 7 years experience in the automotive sector.

Jane Davies - Customer Host

Jane joined the team in early 2021 to support customers by delivering an exceptional experience here in our Bo otle Centre. Freshly brewed Tea and Coffee, Free WIFI and I-Pad use are all available and looking after our customers is at the heart of everything we do.

Neil Jorgensen - Parts Manager

Having joined Johnsons over 14 years ago Neil heads up the parts operation here at Bootle and also across our Toyota sites based across Merseyside.


Toyota Team at Southport

​Johnsons Toyota in Southport have a strong dedicated team. The team are well regarded for their strong customer service across the board. Whether you’re looking for sales, Motability, service or just a cuppa and a friendly chat, the team are always on hand to help.

Gary King - Retail and Motability Customer Advisor

Gary has been a valued member of the sales team since 2008 and takes great care in looking after the needs of our customers next vehicle requirements. For all your Motability requirements Gary is happy to assist in any way possible including dedicated home visits.

John Mullarkey - Retail Manager

Stephen McGowan - Service Manager

Ben Crawford - Service Advisor

Usman Ali - Sales Executive

Usman joins our Southport sales team with a vast knowledge of new and pre owned Toyotas and would love the opportunity to showcase the award winning range of new Toyota vehicles to you. Usman lives with his girlfriend in Preston and when he’s not working loves to spend time with his family

Martin Farrell - Sales Executive

Toyota Team at Wirral

The team at Johnsons Toyota Wirral are among some of the most knowledgeable Toyota experts around. With Toyota Wirral around for over 25 years, the product knowledge held by the team is unparalleled and their exceptional customer service always shines through.

Matt Jones - Sales Consultant & Motability Specialist

Matt is the newest member of the team and although only 23 years old has had a very interesting life, ask him about scuba diving & living in the Caribbean!

Rez Syed - Sales Consultant & Motability Specialist

Rez is the newest member of the team having worked in the financial services industry before joining us. He really enjoys meeting new people and is very easy to talk to.

Amy Boothroyd - Host

Amy has worked at our site for many years. Originally a full time receptionist she now works part time as one of our Hosts. Along with Sadie she is most likely to be the first person who greets you on arrival at the Centre where she will introduce you to the correct department. Amy also helps the service team out when requiered.

Sadie Parker - Host

As well as being one of our Hosts Sadie also assists the sales department out in keeping the showroom up to scratch.

Graham Davies - Sales Consultant & Motability Specialist

Graham is another member of the team with 14 years under his belt at the Centre.

Ian Luscombe - Service Manager

Ian has been with Toyota for all of his working life, 31 years in total. He has been in his current role of service manager for 18 of those years.

Danny McKnight - Service Advisor

Danny is the newest member of the service team here at Johnsons Wirral but he has worked for over 12 years in the industry.

Martin Norris - Service Advisor 

Martin joined the team 2 years ago having previously worked for Mercedes & Hyundai.

Graeme O'Brien - Sales Manager

Graeme has been with Johnsons Toyota for 17 years, the majority of which were at our Liverpool centre. Graeme moved over to Wirral in 2016.

Alex Howley - Sales Consultant

Alex joined us two years ago after spending 5 weeks travelling across Australia, previous to this she worked at both Honda & Vauxhall. Alex is a keen horsewoman and owns two horses which take up much of her spare time.