Meet The Team At Howards Toyota Weston-super-Mare

  • Steffi Vaughan

    About Steffi Vaughan

    Steffi joined Howards Toyota as Handover Specialist for a change in career after working in childcare previously. Steffi thoroughly enjoys her position within the company as it gives her the opportunity to work closely with our customers and she takes great pride in ensuring they all receive great customer service and a wonderful experience. Steffi likes to eat out, attend concerts, going to the theatre and shopping.

    Steffi Vaughan

    Handover Specialist

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  • John Allan

    About John Allan

    John stated with Howards in January 1988 as a trainee sales executive. He has escaped a few times in that period but always made his way back! He enjoys the interaction with people and working to be the best retailer in town. Outside of work he enjoys walking, spending time with his family and managing his allotment. Is a Blondie fan and loves real ale.

    John Allan

    Franchise General Manager

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  • Paul Rengert

    About Paul Rengert

    Joined Toyota in 2007 having entered the industry in 2001. Through this time promotion has seen a rise from Trainee Sales Executive at the tender age of 20 to the current position of Sales Manager in 2006. This progression has enabled Paul to experience all levels within the sales department giving him a deep understanding of the business and more importantly the need for exceptional customer service.

    Paul Rengert

    Sales Manager

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  • Marcus Urch

    About Marcus Urch

    Marcus joined the car industry in 2006 with Toyota, his previous career mainly involved within the Travel industry both as an overseas rep and in later years a travel agent. After travelling to the far flung corners of the world he decided to settle down and in his words “get a proper job”. He loves the fact that Toyota have happy customers and an ever changing and improving product range with a well earned reputation for reliability.

    Marcus Urch

    Sales Executive/Motability Specialist

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  • Liam Hyland

    About Liam Hyland

    Liam joined Toyota in 2017 as an apprentice having had an interest in cars and motorsport from a young age. After a few jobs in various retailers it seemed like the perfect opportunity for him. Liam has a keen interest in numerous sports such as football, cycling and American football, and enjoys playing them when possible. As well as his interest in sports, Liam also enjoys Pina Colada's and getting caught in the rain.

    Liam Hyland

    Parts Advisor

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  • Tony Nichols

    About Tony Nichols

    Tony started in the Motor Industry in 1997 and has gained a wealth of knowledge throughout his career. From a young age he always had a passion for cars and driving them, so selling and working with them was a natural choice. Tony Joined Toyota as a Sales Executive in July 2010 and within a short period of time was promoted to Sales controller.

    Tony Nichols

    Sales Controller

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  • Melissa Morton

    About Melissa Morton

    Melissa joined Toyota in 2017 as a product specialist and is keen to learn new and exciting skills within the business and the industry as a while. Melissa gets great satisfaction helping customers with their enquiries and promoting each and every range of Toyota making sure each customer is cared for individually. Outside of work, Melissa enjoys spending time with friends and family, while also enjoying a day trip out.

    Melissa Morton

    Product Specialist

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  • Martin Owen

    About Martin Owen

    Martin started with Howards in 2008 having moved from a management position at Halfords. He enjoys working amongst a team. Outside work he enjoys racing remote control cars and following motorsport. He enjoys the TV series Breaking Bad and loves Mexican food.

    Martin Owen

    Parts Manager

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  • Sue Hewson

    About Sue Hewson

    Sue joined Toyota in 2013 with 2 years of experience in the motor industry, initially covering maternity leave, which has since become a permanent job share role. Following a long career in catering management, Sue changed direction and moved into administration roles rising from Receptionist to PA to Managing Director in a matter of years. Sue has many hobbies and plays in the Mixed Cribbage League in Weston.

    Sue Hewson

    Sales Administrator

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  • Russell Jennings

    About Russell Jennings

    Russell started with the Toyota brand in 2003 and joined Howards in 2006 when Howards took over the franchise from Sytner. He enjoys the people side of the business, working amongst the team and within a family owned business. He likes walking, motorsport, travelling and spending time with his family. He enjoys documentaries, particularly watching the History and Discovery channel as well as reading. He loves a Sunday roast.

    Russell Jennings

    Diagnostic Technician

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  • Lois Erasmus

    About Lois Erasmus

    Lois Erasmus

    Customer Advisor

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  • Russell Holley

    About Russell Holley

    Russell started in the industry in 2006 straight after finishing school. He finds it satisfying when you fix a fault. His a big football and car fan. He enjoys watching Dexter and loves a KFC.

    Russell Holley

    Master Technician

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  • Rowland Liang

    About Rowland Liang

    Started in industry in 1989 as Apprentice Mechanic , Joined Howards Citroen in Taunton 2001, with a short spell at Peugeot Taunton before moving to Toyota in 2006 as Service Manager, a short break of service in 2015 returning to Toyota 2016. Enjoys military history and fishing.

    Rowland Liang

    Service Manager

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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.