Meet the Team
Get to know our team of experienced industry experts
Stephen – our Sales ninja and the guy who ensures everything sales runs like a well-oiled machine. When it comes to building client relationships, Stephen is the pied piper of partnerships. He doesn’t just find solutions; he crafts personalised experiences that leave our clients thinking, “Did I just become best friends with my sales rep?” He’s the kind of guy who turns a business transaction into a virtual high-five, leaving everyone involved feeling like they just pulled off a heist of happiness.
Sarah – our finance guru and one of the OG members of the GA family. She’s the wizard behind all things money, making sure our suppliers get the love they deserve on payday. Sarah’s been rocking the financial side of things, she’s the secret sauce that keeps our financial engine purring.
Katherine oversees the operations at the business and loves shaking things up with new ideas. She’s on a mission to make the business run smoother and score top-notch results for our customers. She has a knack for finding the silver lining in any situation – and when she throws in the “level up” line at the weekly meetings, you can practically hear the collective eye rolls! 🙄😂
Technical Product Manager
James, looks after the southern office. With technical knowledge of all our products, control valves are his speciality. Often found in random places around the UK servicing valves or just paying a customer a visit. James likes a problem
Carol holds over 30 years’ experience working in the manufacturing industry, starting with IMI Cornelius who did drinks displays and coolers for the Drinks Industry, then moving into the plastics Industry working for Wyke Plastics, finally moving on to GA Valves in January 2013. Covering all aspects from Production planning to despatching.
Deborah has worked in various manufacturing companies over the years! Mostly in sales but started int mill in her teens. Brook taverner, SCM turbo, United Anodisers and Roxor Group to name but a few before coming to GA Valves. On the side and away from work Deborah owns a PA company and works with various local bands and festivals.
Michael is a highly motivated, charming and Enthusiastic Young Man! Always going the extra mile for our customers. His previous experience Apprentice Trained & Sales Engineer in the Automotive/Marine industry. Happy to be a part of the team.
Andy has over 25 years’ experience in sales with both merchants and manufacturing. He brings a good depth and breadth of knowledge to the sales team and is a valued member of the GA team. Always willing to offer ideas and assist colleagues wherever possible the sales office couldn’t run without him! Or so he thinks LOL!”
IT & marketing Specialist
Joel skilfully combines expertise in graphic design and IT system management. Formerly the Marketing Manager at a major hardware retailer, Joel excels in leading marketing teams. In his current role at GA Valves Sales Ltd, Joel contributes to technical innovation and strategic marketing.
Jonny is responsible for expediting and making sure all foundries, machine shops, powder coaters and many other suppliers are on schedule to give GA valves a good service. He also has been within the company for many years. Jonny started his career as a plumber, then followed his dad into the valve industry with onsite work as a sub-contractor for Yorkshire water. He then moved to GAValves as an assembly engineer in the warehouse and proceeded to expediting within the company, He is always happy to assist with any challenges thrown at him.
Cazzie began her valve career in 1989/90 at Kent Introl, starting in the QA Dept compiling certification packs, then progressing into Purchasing. After leaving the area for 10 years, she returned in 2004 and started a 17-year career at Alco Valves as an assistant buyer/expediter, 10 years as Documentation Controller, and approx 5 years as Sales Admin. After redundancy, Cazzie joined us here at GA as Sales Admin and is now working in Logistics providing plenty of laughs which suits her just fine.
Molly (The Springer Spaniel)
CEO (Chief Entertainment Officer)
Introducing Molly, our top dog and the reigning Chief Entertainment Officer. From humble beginnings to the executive dog bed, Molly’s journey in the corporate world has been filled with tail-wagging success. With a paw-spective like no other, Molly’s leadership style involves organizing impromptu zoomies in the office and orchestrating strategic napping sessions. A graduate of the prestigious School of Barketing, Molly ensures the team stays motivated, one wag at a time.
For treats, belly rubs, or any important bone-related matters, contact Molly at [Her imaginary email, because dogs don’t have emails, but wouldn’t it be cool if they did!
Bailey (The Maltipoo)
CCO (Chief Cuddle Officer)
Meet Bailey, our Chief Cuddle Officer, and Zoomie Enthusiast. Affectionately dubbed the “Teddy Bear” of the office, Bailey’s soft fur and heartwarming presence create an atmosphere of comfort and joy.
Bailey, a graduate of the School of Shenanigans, has a knack for orchestrating spontaneous cuddle sessions and lightning-fast zoomie extravaganzas. With a paw-spective like no other, Bailey ensures the office is alive with laughter and playful chaos.
For inquiries about cuddle appointments, cozy consultations, or the next scheduled zoomie fest, call Bailey!