Meet The Team At Howards Honda Taunton

  • Daniel Sparkes

    About Daniel Sparkes

    Daniel started with Howards in 2009. In 2012 he won the Citroen Apprentice of the Year award. He enjoys the social side of the job and the people he works with and getting to do different things every day. Outside of work he likes snow-boarding and surfing. He likes Game of Thrones and enjoys a good Sunday roast.

    Daniel Sparkes

    Parts Advisor


  • Paul Hancock

    About Paul Hancock

    Paul started with Howards in 2001 having transferred from the local Ford dealership. He likes the ever changing technology, the fact no one day’s the same and that you never stop learning. Outside of work he enjoys photography, T20 cricket, remote control aircraft and keeping up with latest technology. He’s a fan of the big bang theory and game of thrones and is addicted to Reeses Peanut butter cups

    Paul Hancock

    Service Manager M.I.M.I


  • Tom Lewis

    About Tom Lewis

    Tom started in the motor industry in 1999. He has recently been promoted to Lead Technician and says he is enjoying getting to grips with his new responsibilities. In his spare time Tom enjoys spending time with his Son, playing football and running for charity, a massive Everton Fan, Tom is also partial to a chunky kit kat or two.....

    Tom Lewis

    Lead Technician


  • Jen Killfoyle

    About Jen Killfoyle

    Jen has worked at Howards Motor Group since 2010 and still enjoys every day on the job! In her spare time she loves going out and doing activities with her toddler. Jen is a fitness fanatic but couldn't live without Dairy Milk chocolate or Brie cheese.

    Jen Killfoyle

    Handover Specialist


  • Dave Rowley

    About Dave Rowley

    Dave started with Howards in 1994 having moved up from a business in Plymouth. He started in the industry in 1983 having previously worked for the water board. He enjoys the challenge on developing the business. In his spare time he enjoys photography, astronomy, reading, fishing, music and motor racing. He’s a bit of a Tina Turner fan and loves toast.

    Dave Rowley

    Parts Manager


  • Lee Johns

    About Lee Johns

    Lee started with Howards Motor Group in 2016 as a trainee sales executive, 1 year on and Lee has surpassed the trainee status. Lee thoroughly enjoys his role as he gets to combine his love for cars and meeting new people. There is nothing he finds more satisfying than handing over the keys to the customers new pride and joy! In his spare time, Lee enjoys photography, car events and working on his own project car.

    Lee Johns

    Sales Executive


  • Marcus Sayer

    About Marcus Sayer

    Marcus started with Howards in 2013. Fresh to the industry having previously been a regional manager for Vodaphone. Outside of work he enjoys golf and running. His favourite band is Coldplay and he loves an Indian meal.

    Marcus Sayer

    Sales Manager


  • Brett Tapson

    About Brett Tapson

    Brett started in the motor industry in 1982 at the local Whites Ford dealership. He started with Howards in 2013. He enjoys the nice working atmosphere. In spare time he likes to cycle, an ‘Only fools and Horses’ fan and enjoys going out for a curry.

    Brett Tapson

    Senior Service Advisor


  • Chris Cseri

    About Chris Cseri

    Chis has recently started with Howards having previously worked for the Nationwide Building Society for 27 years. He has enjoyed working amongst a friendly team and dealing with customers who are enthusiastic about the brand. Out of work he enjoys going to the cinema, watching his son play rugby, and walking his dogs. He’s a Queen and Star Wars fan and loves roast beef!

    Chris Cseri

    Sales Executive


  • Paul Burland

    About Paul Burland

    Paul started in the motor industry in 1989 having moved from the TV/Hifi industry. Paul joined Howards in 2012 and enjoys dealing with customers. In his spare time he enjoys walking and website design. He’s a Bond fan and enjoys 80s/90s music. He loves fish and chips.

    Paul Burland

    Parts Advisor


  • Chris Johns

    About Chris Johns

    Chris started in the industry in 1983. Loves the variety of the job. Enjoys cricket, walking and gardening. He loves good weather so he can enjoy all of the above.

    Chris Johns

    Franchise General Manager


  • Damien Cherrington

    About Damien Cherrington

    Damien started at Howards motor group in February 2017 as a trainee sales executive. He really enjoys working for the company as no two days are the same and he gets to meet new people on a daily basis. In his spare time, Damien likes carp fishing, playing football and spending time with his partner and children. An interesting fact about Damien is that he once finished 19th in the British Carp Angling Championships. Loves roast lamb!

    Damien Cherrington

    Trainee Sales Executive


  • Robert Allpress

    About Robert Allpress

    Rob started in the industry and with Howards in 2007 having previously been a Duty Manager for Halfords. He enjoys the good team spirit. In his spare time he enjoys cycling, DIY and spending time with his son. He’s a Hot Fuzz fan and can’t be without a bacon sandwich.

    Robert Allpress

    Parts Supervisor


  • Chris Williams

    About Chris Williams

    Chris started with Howards in 2010 having started in the motor industry in 1992 after finishing college. He enjoys dealing with different types of people in his role. A ‘Goodfellows’ fan and is addicted to enchiladas.

    Chris Williams

    Senior Service Advisor


Howards Garages (Weston) Ltd is an Appointed Representative of Automotive Compliance Ltd, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA No 497010). Automotive Compliance Ltd's permissions as a Principal Firm allows Howards Garages (Weston) Ltd to act as a credit broker, not as lender, for the introduction to a limited number of finance providers and to act as an agent on behalf of the insurer for insurance mediation activities only.