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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 17 years Toyota experience Gareth has a great knowledge of the Toyota brand and principles leading the team here at Bootle since 2008.

Kevin Lunt - Service Manager

Kevin joined us in early 2018 to head up the service team here in Bootle, having spent over 3 years as a service manager he brings a fresh approach to the modern environment we work in and combines this with his main aim which is to look after every customer int he best possible way.

Neil Jorgensen - Parts Manager

Having joined Johnsons over 10 years ago Neil heads up the parts operation here at Bootle and also across our Toyota sites based across Merseyside.

Laura Shone - Local Business Account Manager

Laura has been with us for over 8 years, delivering vital support to the Local business team on a day to day basis, ensuring from point of order through to delivery and beyond you are looked after to an exceptional standard.

Anthony Inman - Retail 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.

Amy Weatherley - Service and Repair Customer Advisor

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


Baxter Murray-Hamilton - LCV and Retail Sales Advisor

Baxter has recently joined us after settling in the UK following a period of time travelling around the world. Originally from New Zealand were he sold various brands we are sure he brings a great deal to our team and has a story to tell.


Natalie Cork - Service and Repair Customer Advisor

Natalie joined us in late 2015 in her first role within the motor industry. A great addition to the team and here to ensure your experience with us is positive.

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 13 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.

Steve Ritson - Retail and Motability Customer Advisor

Steve joined the team in early 2019 having relocated to the local area and brings with him a wealth of experience, looking after New, Approved Used and Motability Sales for over 15 years.

Abby Farrington​ - Weekend Centre Host

Abby joined the team in early 2019 to assist the teams at weekends, part of our growing team for 2019 Abby has lots of experience in the retail environment and brings a great personality to our weekend team in Bootle.

Jo Cross​ - Customer Host

Jo joined the team in 2018 to ensure all our customers are looked after in the best possible way and is here to assist you and ensure your stay is as enjoyable as possible.

Mitchell Hilliard - Retail Sales Advisor

Mitchell has recently joined the team in Bootle as a trainee advisor starting his journey in the motor industry. Having recently spent time working in the Toyota Factory in Deeside he already understands the high levels of expectation that Toyota enjoy and is a great addition to our expanding team in 2019.

Dean Clarke - Sales Manager

Dean joined the team here in Bootle earlier this year and brings a wealth of industry knowledge to the centre, a great all round character with a customer first attitude he has been a great addition to the leadership team.

Chris OReilly - Retail Sales Advisor

Chris recently joined us 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.


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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.

Jason Baker - Retail and Motability Customer Advisor

Jason has been with Johnsons Toyota Southport for a number of years and is now currently working within the sales team to provide a great experience for our customers.

Aileen Dinsdale - Customer Host

Aileen is here to look after and help all our valued customers, having joined us during 2016 from Tea and Coffee to newspapers and tablets in our lounge she is happy to help.

Georgia Darby - Service Advisor

Georgia has recently joined the team here at Southport in 2016, and is here to assist you with maintaining your car to the highest standard.

Lucy Parkinson - Centre Host

Lucy has joined the team here in Southport to look after our brilliant customers during early 2019, here to assist with all your requirements in Sales and Aftersales.

Dave Reilly - Service Supervisor

Dave joined Johnsons Toyota Southport in 2015 and has been a great addition to the team as his focus is on Excellent Customer service from the start of your visit to the end, Dave now leads the Service team in Southport.

David Heath - Retail Sales Advisor

David has joined the team during 2017 and brings experience, a smile andknowledge to assist you in choosing the best New or Approved Used Toyota to enjoy.

Richard Peace - Sales Manager

Richard joins the Southport team and brings with him a wealth of industry knowledge of over 30 years, a welcome addition to the team to look after all our customers and continue our customer first approach to everything we do.





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 10 years under his belt at the Centre.

Ian Luscombe - Service Manager

Ian has been with Toyota for all of his working life, 26 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 12 years, the majority of which were at our Liverpool centre. Graeme moved over to Wirral in 2016.

Kevin Perry - Sales Consultant

Kevin has a wealth of experience and has worked within the Johnsons group for many years.

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.