Simon is one of the region’s most experienced motor vehicle sales professionals with more than 20 years work in the industry.
He was appointed as General Manager of Auto Advanatge in July 15 and leads a team of specialist Motor Vehicle Consultants and Administration professionals to service more than 1000 customers every year.
He has a specialised knowledge of a diverse range of new and used cars including Holden, Ford, Toyota and Nissan.
Throughout his career he also held management roles that have included the development of management and customer relations skills.
Simon is married and has two children.
Motor Vehicle Consultant
Brendan has been in the car industry for the more than 30 years and with Auto Advantage since 2007.
Brendan is regarded as one of the Hunter's most experienced and knowledgeable motor vehicle consultants.
He lives with his wife and three boys and is a true country boy at heart. Brendan likes to get away to the family farm at every opportunity to ride motor bikes & the horses with his boys.
Although slightly worse for wear after too many years of rugby and league, Brendan still plays touch football to keep fit.
Motor Vehicle Consultant
Khal joined Auto Advantage in November 2011.
He has nearly 20 years' industry experience and knowledge, and spent most of those years selling Toyota vehicles as well as brand new Audi vehicles. Khal has held the positions of new car manager and fleet manager.
Khal enjoys spending his spare time with his wife and two boys, who at the ages of two and six, keep him just as busy away from the office.
Lend Advantage Business Manager - Finance and Insurance
Lisa is a highly experienced sales representative having moved into financial and insurance more than eight years ago.
She has worked for the past 12 years in the motor vehicle industry in the Hunter and has a demonstrated ability to win clients and foster strong and lasting relationships with fellow employees and customers
With access to more than eight lenders with a range of different financing options, Lend Advantage can tailor loans to suit the specific needs of customers.
Lisa works with customers to understand their individual requirements, calculate borrowing capacity and provide a range of financing and insurance options.
Despite her love of motor vehicles, Gail Burton did not think she would ever work in the car industry.
But when she learned of an administration position working with the Auto Advantage team, the one-time medical receptionist was interested.
Gail, her husband and two adult sons are keen muscle car enthusiasts that collectively own between six and nine cars. As the only female in her immediate family she also remains the only Holden fan, while husband Peter and sons Josh and Jeffery are Ford fans.
Having spent most of her career working with medical specialists and general practices, Gail is now a valuable part of the Auto Advantage administration team.