MeetThe Team

Meet our team of experts and highly-trained consultants here at TMC

The TMC Team
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TMC Team Member - Gerard Thatcher
Gerard Thatcher
Founder and Managing Director

Gerard Thatcher founded TMC in 2016 - with a vision to provide a class-leading buying experience, matched with the highest-quality of used vehicles. With an ethos of transparency, Gerard continues to champion an honest, supportive customer journey that completely elevates the TMC experience above traditional competition. He has decades in the motor trade behind him, having started in the industry at just 15 - and enjoys instilling the confidence within his team to offer TMC’s unique approach.

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TMC Team Member - Chris Callow
Chris Callow
Sales Director

Not only is Chris a wealth of knowledge on pick-up trucks and 4x4s, he’s the busy man in charge of the day-to-day running of the showroom – looking after all things sales, stock and staff along the way. He very much enjoys managing our small, friendly team. And with years in the motor trade behind him, he’s been used to fast-paced sales environments – so the no-pressure approach of TMC probably comes as a breath of fresh air! Chris is also a family man who enjoys a spot of football, a beer or a glass of red wine.

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TMC Team Member - Ryan Parks
Ryan Parks
Sales Manager

A long-term member of the team, Ryan loves the challenges that TMC throws his way. He’ll be busy working with our team to find the very best used vehicles, and enjoys advising our visitors in their own search for a new truck or car. A BMW M2 would be his ultimate driving machine - and when not at work, he’ll often be found enjoying football or tennis. In fact, Ryan spent four years as a self-employed tennis coach prior to working here at TMC.

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TMC Team Member - Eddie Berry
Eddie Berry
Vehicle Logistics and Inspection

You’ll often see Eddie working behind the scenes, collecting and delivering our newest arrivals to TMC. Eddie’s also the one you’ll find performing our vehicle health checks, working his way through the extensive inspection checklists for each new vehicle. With 30 years in the motor trade, including in recoveries, servicing and repairs, it’s safe to say Eddie knows his stuff. Meanwhile, away from work he’s also interested in racing and motorsport.

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TMC Team Member - Lisa Vineer
Lisa Vineer
Vehicle administrator

Lisa's been with TMC since November 2021, keeping the dealership running like clockwork as our in-house bookkeeping and administration expert. Lisa enjoys the busy fast paced environment and warm camaraderie of dealership life at TMC, and being part of a caring and supportive team.

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TMC Team Member - Guy Keohane
Guy Keohane
Vehicle Consultant

Guy Keohane is an outgoing and jovial member of our sales team at TMC, where his enthusiasm and professional demeanor have quickly made him a standout figure. Despite being relatively new to the industry, Guy has proven himself to be an exceptionally fast learner, quickly grasping complex concepts and applying them effectively in his role. Guy’s ability to blend serious professionalism with a fun-loving spirit makes him popular among both clients and colleagues. His approach not only enhances team morale but also fosters a positive and engaging environment for business interactions. His rapid adaptation to the industry and his eagerness to take on new challenges have already marked him as a very important member of the team. Outside of work, Guy continues to embody his lively character, often found enjoying social gatherings and seeking new experiences that add to his growing expertise and personal development.

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TMC Team Member - Matthew Warner
Matthew Warner
Vehicle Consultant

Matthew Warner joined TMC in April 2023 and quickly became an integral part of the team. With his warm and friendly personality, he has established excellent relationships with both colleagues and customers. Matthew's dedication to customer satisfaction is commendable, always going the extra mile to ensure their best interests are met. Aside from his professional skills, Matthew has a passion for gaming, with a particular interest in virtual reality (VR) gaming. This hobby not only demonstrates his tech-savvy side but also reflects his ability to stay current with the latest technological trends. Matthew's positive attitude, customer-centric approach, and passion for gaming make him an invaluable member of the team, contributing to a positive and engaging work environment at TMC.

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TMC Team Member - George Johnson
George Johnson
Vehicle Acquisition Specialist

George Johnson is a seasoned professional in the motor industry, whose career spans an impressive 20 years, marked by a profound dedication and a wealth of experience in vehicle acquisition. Joining our team in September 2024, George has quickly become an indispensable part of our family, bringing not only his professional expertise but also his unique personality that makes every interaction memorable. George's journey in the motor industry is characterized by his exceptional knowledge of vehicles. His approach goes beyond the traditional bounds of vehicle acquisition; George is known for building lasting relationships with clients and colleagues alike, underpinned by his trustworthiness, reliability, and an ever-present sense of humour that lightens up any room. As a family man, George understands the importance of trust, reliability, and integrity, values that he brings into every aspect of his work. His professionalism is unmatched, seamlessly blending with his friendly demeanour to create a working environment that is both efficient and enjoyable. George's ability to balance his professional excellence with a genuine sense of humour and a warm, approachable personality makes him a beloved member of our team and a favourite among clients. In every transaction and negotiation, George's priority is always to meet and exceed the expectations of those he serves, ensuring that every acquisition is not just a transaction, but a positive, memorable experience. His commitment to excellence, combined with his natural charm and professionalism, makes George Johnson an exceptional Vehicle Acquisition Specialist, whose contributions to our team and clients are truly invaluable.

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TMC Team Member - Ross Pitt
Ross Pitt
Vehicle Consultant

Ross Pitt, our formally our Vehicle Presentation Specialist but recently promoted to Vehicle Consultant, brings a unique blend of creativity, precision, and a keen eye for detail to every vehicle he presents. With his extensive experience in photography and videography, Ross is an expert at showcasing vehicles in their best light, ensuring that their visual presentation matches their quality and prestige. In his role, Ross is responsible for photographing, videoing, and presenting the vehicles in a way that not only captures their aesthetics and design but also highlights their features and value. His meticulous attention to detail and ability to see the unique beauty in every vehicle make him a pivotal part of our team. Ross's work goes beyond mere presentation; he creates visual narratives that engage and intrigue our audience, enhancing the overall customer experience. His dedication to excellence and his ability to produce stunning, high-quality visuals ensure that our vehicles stand out in a competitive market. With Ross Pitt at the helm of our vehicle presentation, we are confident in our ability to showcase the true essence and superior quality of our vehicles, making them irresistible to prospective buyers.

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TMC Team Member - Nicholas Lucas
Nicholas Lucas
Vehicle Preparation Specialist

Nicholas Lucas, our esteemed Vehicle Preparation Specialist, brings an unparalleled level of expertise and precision to the forefront of our operations. With a deep-seated passion for automobiles and an unwavering commitment to quality, Nicholas ensures that every vehicle meets our exacting standards before it reaches the client. Nicholas's role is critical in our mission to deliver excellence. He is responsible for the detailing, and preparation of vehicles, guaranteeing that each one looks its best. His meticulous nature and comprehensive approach to vehicle preparation make him an invaluable asset to our team. His work ethic and dedication are evident in the impeccable condition of our vehicles, reflecting our brand's promise of quality and reliability. Nicholas's attention to detail ensure that every aspect of a vehicle's presentation is scrutinized and perfected. Nicholas Lucas is more than just a specialist; he is a guardian of our reputation, a role he upholds with pride and professionalism. His contributions are a cornerstone of our success, inspiring confidence in our clients and setting the bar high for vehicle preparation standards in the industry.

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TMC Team Member - Matt Cooper
Matt Cooper
Vehicle Detailing Specialist

Matt Cooper is a seasoned Vehicle detailer whose years of experience in the industry have honed his skills to near perfection. Matt’s extensive expertise are evident in his meticulous attention to every vehicle that passes through our cleaning, detailing and preparation process. His role, much like that of his colleague Nicholas Lucas, involves detailed preparation of vehicles to ensure they meet our stringent standards of quality. Matt’s approach ensures that each vehicle is not just ready for the showroom but also primed for the road. Matt’s dedication to his craft and his ability to consistently deliver excellence make him an invaluable asset to our team. His work ensures that every customer receives a vehicle that exceeds expectations, reinforcing our commitment to quality and customer satisfaction.

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TMC Team Member - Simon Whatley
Simon Whatley
Vehicle Acquisition Specialist

Simon Whatley is a dynamic and engaging Vehicle Acquisition Specialist at TMC, where he joined the team in Winter 2023. Known for his friendly demeanor and witty sense of humor, Simon has quickly become a favorite among clients and colleagues alike. His passion for cars and expertise in the automotive industry allow him to provide exceptional service and advice to those looking for vehicle acquisitions. Simon’s honest and trustworthy approach ensures that every transaction is handled with the utmost integrity and transparency. He excels at building strong relationships with clients, making their experience both enjoyable and rewarding. At TMC, Simon is instrumental in sourcing, evaluating, and securing vehicles that meet the unique needs of the company’s diverse client base. Outside of work, Simon continues to indulge his love for automobiles through car restoration projects and attending car shows. His enthusiastic participation in industry events helps him stay connected with the latest trends and innovations, which he loves to share with clients and peers.

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TMC Team Member - Jack Hawthorne
Jack Hawthorne
Vehicle Preparation Technician

Jack Hawthorne is a highly skilled Vehicle Preparation Technician at TMC, renowned for his exceptional attention to detail and professionalism. With a background working for Porsche, Jack brings a wealth of expertise and precision to his role. His dedication to excellence ensures that every vehicle he prepares meets the highest standards of quality and performance. At TMC, Jack's meticulous approach and commitment to delivering top-notch service make him an invaluable asset to our team.

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TMC Team Member - Andrew Fry
Andrew Fry
Pre Delivery Inspection Specialist

Andrew Fry is a dedicated and hardworking Pre Delivery Inspection Specialist at TMC. Known for his meticulous attention to detail and unwavering commitment to quality, Andrew ensures that every vehicle meets the highest standards before it reaches our customers. Andrew brings a vibrant energy to the team, making the workplace not only efficient but also enjoyable. His colleagues appreciate his fun-loving nature and the positive atmosphere he helps create. Outside of work, Andrew loves to spend his vacation time soaking up the sun on beautiful beaches. His passion for travel and exploration adds to his well-rounded personality, making him an invaluable member of the TMC family.

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