Meet the Team | Johnsons Toyota

Toyota Team at Liverpool

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.

Paul Barber - Sales Manager

Paul joined Johnsons in 2005, having worked in sales for over 10 years he now leads the retail new and used vehicle sales team on a day to day basis here in our Bootle centre.

Steve Winthrop - Service Manager

Steve joined Toyota in 2014, and with over 25 years in the industry now leads the team in service here at Bootle.

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 Comer - Motability and Retail Customer Advisor

Anthony has been working in sales for just over 2 years since moving across as a trainee from the aftersales team. He is here to assist you in the selection of your next New, Used or Motability Toyota.

Brian Garvey - Local Business Development Manager

Brian has worked for Johnsons for over 6 years and brings a wealth of knowledge about the brand to his role, here to assist in all aspects of vehicle purchasing for you or your business in the Merseyside area.

Tyler Heath - Retail and Motability Customer Advisor

Tyler joined the team in Bootle in 2015. Selling New, Approved Used and Motability accredited he is here to assist you with ordering you next car including any personalisation or adaptions required.

Wayne Jones - Senior Customer Advisor

Wayne joined the Toyota brand over 8 years ago and has been working with Johnsons for over 6 years, he has a wealth of experience in New, local business and Approved Used sales.

Eric Whittington - Service and Repair Customer Advisor

Eric joined us here at Bootle in 2015 and brings a wealth of experience to the team and is focused on delivering a great customer experience.

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.

Ellie Huntington - Retail and Motability Customer Advisor

Ellie joined the team in 2017, having been in the motor industry for over 10 years she enjoys the day to day interaction with customers and brings a wealth of knowledge across Retail and Motability sales to Toyota.

Brendan Branigan - Retail Sales Advisor=

Brendan has recently joined the Liverpool team, assisting in the sale of new and approved vehicles, customer delight being one of his main aims when helping you purchase your next vehicle.

Jodie Gardiner - Retail and Motability Customer Advisor

Jodie joined the team here in Liverpool in 2016, and has become a firm favourite with both her colleagues and customers, delivering an excellent experience. 


Toyota Team at Southport

Vicky Purvis - Customer Host

Vicky had worked at Johnsons Toyota Southport since 2015 and prides herself on looking after all of our valued customers.

Derek Shearson - Sales Manager

Derek has worked in the sales team for a number of years at Johnsons Toyota Southport and recently took up the position as Sales Manager in 2015 to work with the sales team to provide an excellent customer experience for all our customers.

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.

David Hickman - Retail Sales Advisor

David joined us mid 2017 and has settled in to the team here really well, originally from Yorkshire he relocated to Southport selling static caravans in the local area, great people person who we are glad to have with us.

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.

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.


David Heath - Retail Sales Advisor

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


Toyota Team at Wirral

Steve Croft - Sales Consultant & Motability Specialist

Steve is a stalwart of the motor trade and has experienced many brands but loves the quality of the Toyota brand and its customers. He's a native of New Zealand which he always remind us whenever one of their sporting teams plays!

Rez Syed - Sales Consultant

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.

Phil Hooton - Sales Consultant

Phil has been with us for 10 years and prides himself on delivering outstanding customer satisfaction. Many of his customers regard Phil as a friend rather than a salesman.

Ross Sleightholme - Sales Consultant

Ross is our Hybrid Champion and technical wizard. If you get a chance ask him about his numerous meetings with the Royal family.

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.