Meet The Team
Tim: Joining us in August 2015 Tim brought with him a wealth of experience from 26 years of working in the building industry. Tim is a qualified carpenter and has good structural knowledge of how things come together.
Tim is responsible for compiling estimates of how much things will cost to present you with your proposal. Tim liaises directly with suppliers and contractors and assesses different quotes to make sure we are getting the best price. Outside of work Tim has three children who keep him very busy, Tim also enjoys playing basketball and is a devoted Collingwood supporter (I will leave it there).
Dion: Knows the value of good
customer service and works hard to provide all Central Kitchens clients with service as good as the finished product we produce.
Dion has been designing kitchens for over 5 years and stays up to date with all of the latest design trends, colours ideas and finishes. During his spare time Dion likes stepping onto the basketball court where he thinks he is Lebron James, Dion was once voted as best all rounder for year 10 at White Hills Secondary College.
Laura: Laura is the newest member of the Central Kitchens design team.
Laura has two children and understands family life in the home, with the kitchen always being the Centrepoint. Laura aims to always create a space that mirrors each client’s personality, while keeping a keen focus on functionality. Laura is also an interior design graduate, she is passionate about design, customer service and is always exceeding client’s expectations.
Andrew: Is a cabinet maker and
joiner by trade. Andrew has worked in the industry for 30 years and
brings a wealth of knowledge and
experience to his work.
With decades of cabinet making experience Andrew oversees the installations and the everyday running of the factory. Andrew works closely with our design and drafting teams and he is also responsible for scheduling maintenance and ordering materials to ensure clients time frames and quality expectations are met. Away from work Andrew enjoys being outdoors riding his motorbike and trying to catch a fish.
Steven: Steven has been in the
industry for 26 years and is the
owner / managing director.
During this time Steven has been
passionate about customer service,
innovation and quality.
Since the business began it has grown from 4 employees to over 30. Outside of work Steven enjoys keeping fit playing tough football, mountain bike riding, trekking and travelling.
Russell: is an integral part of the Central Kitchens team, joining the team in 2013 as our Business Coordinator. Russell is in charge of overseeing that Central Kitchens still operates with the same quality personalised service that was the successful foundation of the company.
Russell’s easy going friendly personality is also an asset to our team and our clients. Russell is a busy family man trying to squeeze in as many holidays and adventures with his kids before they fully classify him as a “Daggy Dad” however when this time does come he will have more spare to play golf and catch a fish.
Ranee: Is generally the first point of
contact within Central Kitchens.
Ranee is a qualified interior designer
spending many years passing her
knowledge on through teaching.
Ranee is very passionate about ensuring our clients are delighted with their projects and greatly enjoys the diversity and pace of her role and all the people she gets to meet along the way. When Ranee isn’t working she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking up a storm (we are yet to see or taste this so called passion for “cooking”) and hiking.
Daniel: From his beginnings as a cabinet maker Daniel has a long history in the cabinet maker/joiner field.
Starting work on the factory floor many years ago Daniel has worked hard and is now a pivotal
member of our drafting team.
He understands the ins and outs of how a kitchen comes together and with great attention to detail
he makes sure what is designed on paper can come to life and be manufactured.
Damien is the other member of our drafting team. He has a comprehensive understanding of each stage of the design and manufacturing process and provides both customers and our designers with solutions
to tricky design situations.
When not at work Damo enjoys farm life especially growing barley to make beer and taking care of his family.
Stacey: Stacey joined Central Kitchens in 2016 after working in the building industry for 8 years
With her friendly helpful approach, Stacey is most likely one of the first people you speak with when contacting Central Kitchens. Stacey enjoys helping customers with colour options for their projects and provides support to those members of the team who need it.
Deb: Is our go to lady, if you need anything done whether it’s in the office or the factory Deb is usually taking care of it.
Deb assists both the factory and office staff and is a much-loved member of the CK team.
Deb assists with ordering materials, liaising with suppliers and even helps out when needed on the factory floor.
Outside of work Deb enjoys fishing and camping and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.