Meet the Team
Peter Frohmaier – Managing Director
Peter has been in the motor trade for over 30 years, starting his career as an apprentice mechanic for a small family run garage in Caythorpe. Since then Peter has worked for many different well known manufacturers, running many different sites across the country and in January 2012 he decided it was time to try it for himself and opened S&P Garages Ltd.
Kevin Maplethorpe – Branch Manager
Kevin has been in the motor trade for 13 years. He has worked for Mercedes-Benz for 11 years and is a fully qualified Mercedes-Benz Truck systems technician and also a class 4 and 7 MOT tester. Outside of work his interests include football and running.
Craig Lynch – Parts Manager
Craig has been in the motor trade for 30 years and has a wealth of experience with British Leyland, DAF and of course, Mercedes- Benz. He has worked for Mercedes-Benz for 10 years and has been with S&P since the business started in January 2012 as the Parts Manager. Outside of work Craig enjoys going away with his family in his Caravan.
Tara Paulson – Service Advisor
Tara has been in the motor trade for 20 years. She has a wealth of experience in running workshops and working as a service manager. Tara’s Mercedes-Benz career started with S&P Garages 3 years ago. Outside of work, Tara enjoys socialising, spending time with family and walking her two dogs.
Neil Barker – Workshop Controller
Neil has been in the motor trade for 20 years starting out at Italian car services for 14 years. Neil is an Mot tester and works on any type of vehicle that comes through our doors. Neil enjoys playing Golf and watching football
Eric Gibson – Technician
Eric is one of our most experienced technicians, he has been in the motor trade for 39 years of which 24 of those years he has been working on Mercedes-Benz vehicles. Eric specialises in Mercedes-Benz Trucks and is a Mercedes-Benz fully qualified diagnostic technician and drive train specialist. His hobbies include; kayaking, camping, walking, bushcraft and reading.
Wade Raynor – Technician
Wade has worked in the motor trade for 26 years working at Ford & Saab. In his spare time Wade keeps fish and collects books and Vinyl records
Jim Lamming – Technician
Jim has been in the motor trade for 28 years, of which 20 of those years he has worked for Mercedes-Benz. Jim is a fully qualified Mercedes-Benz Truck systems technician and also Mitsubishi FUSO systems technician. Outside of work, Jim’s hobbies include kit-cars and motorbikes, he has built one of each himself and uses the motorbike he built to commute to work.
Mark Brando – Technician
Started out his career 24 years ago at AFG where he worked alongside Peter. Mark enjoys watching all types of motorsport and spending time with his family.
Steve Mumby – Technician
Steve has been in the motor trade for 13 years. He joined S&P Garages in October 2016. He is a car specialist and a fully qualified MOT tester. Outside of work Steve’s hobbies include motorbikes.
Kyle Davis – Technician
Has been with us since September 2017 after being at a local transport department for 6 years . Kyle has DAF Truck brand training and enjoys working on any type of vehicle. Kyle races Motocross bikes in his spare time