Luke Mears – Director
Luke is the director of Gateway Motorcars, VIP Gateway and Carleasingcontracts.com. Luke began his career at Mercedes Benz and progressed his career
through fleet and leasing before setting up on his own as a home business. Since then, Luke has worked and sold cars from small offices, outdoor pitches to multi-million pound showrooms. Whether it be used car sales, used car prestige sales, VIP sales or leasing, Luke has built up three companies covering the full scale.
Out of work, Luke focuses on self development, working out and good food. Reading books being a key favourite!
Motto: Your greatness is limited only by the investments you make in your place
Favourite Car: Range Rover Vogue 5.0 SV Autobiography
If you could have any car in the world: Aston Martin DB5
Favourite Holiday Destination: Los Angeles
Sam Oates – Sales Manager
Sam is the companies Sales Manager. Sam supports the sales teams in direct sales and manages day to day activities. Sam background come’s from Mercedes Benz in which he has progressed.
Out of hours, Sam follows a strict gym schedule and like’s to eat at good restaurants.
Motto: Work hard in silence, let your success be your noise.
Favourite Car: Mercedes benz AMG GTS
If you could have any car in the world: Lamborghini Aventador SV
Favourite Holiday Destination: Maldives
Kyle Harrop VIP and Sports sales
Kyle looks after sales for VIP Gateway. Specialising in VIP and sports, Kyle delivers an outstanding experience offering a personal and professional service when it come’s to purchasing a car. Kyle came from a construction and construction recruitment background and took a complete change.
In Kyle’s spare time, Kyle enjoys travelling and enjoying downtime by fishing and spending time with friends.
Motto: Commitment brings results.
Favourite Car: Lancia Delta
If you could have any car in the world: Lamborghini Aventador
Favourite Holiday Destination: Berlin
Helen Byrne – Administration Manager
Helen has worked within VIP Gateway since the very first one desk office in Manchester. Helen has contributed to helping the business grow from day one and consistently succeeded to grow with the company over the past few years. Helen came from Manchester United Football Club previously.
Motto: I didn’t come this far to only come this far.
Favourite Car: Range Rover Sport
If you could have any car in the world: Ferrari 488
Favourite Holiday Destination: Trip around the world.
Tom Johnston – Leasing Sales
Tom is part of the leasing team and looks after leasing sales. Tom’s background is purely car leasing where Tom has learnt his knowledge and applied himself.
Tom enjoys spending time with his partner and attending the gym.
Motto: Success isn’t always about greatness, it’s about consistency. Consistent, hard work gains success.
Favourite Car: Mercedes Benz C63 S Coupe
If you could have any car in the world: McLaren P1
Favourite Holiday Destination: Barbados
Ian Atkinson – Head Valeter and Pitch Coordinator
Ian has a real passion for cars like no other. Ian spends time reading and educating himself through car magazines and car engine magazines. Ian’s ability in valeting and detailing leave’s the cars looking sleek and shining like no other. Ian preparation on one car can take up to 24 hours to get the car looking a million dollars.
Favourite Car: Lamborghini Huracan
If you could have any car in the world: Bugatti Veyron
Favourite Holiday Destination: Driving trip round Italy
Josh Worrall – Marketing Apprentice
Josh is a developing apprentice with VIP Gateway and Gateway Motorcars. Josh handle’s our social media, digital marketing, lead management and everyday digital activities. Josh came from six form has big goals to progress.
Motto: Your only limit is you
Favourite Car: C63 AMG S Coupe
If you could have any car in the world: S500 Coupe
Favourite Holiday Destination: Barcelona
Shaheda Begum – Leasing Sales
Shaheda Begum is part of the VIP Gateway leasing team and looks after leasing sales. Shaheda’s background is Mercedes Benz and leasing. Shaheda has developed a track record in delivering outstanding customer service.
Shaheda enjoys spending time with friends and relaxing.
Motto: Success is your duty
Favourite Car: Porsche Cayenne
If you could have any car in the world: Ferrari F12
Favourite Holiday Destination: Dubai
Roisin Walsh – Used Car Sales controller
Roisin has always had a huge interest in cars. Having come from a mechanical background into a sales role from Honda and onto a senior sales executive at Mercedes. Roisin specialises in all types of used cars whilst always delivering exceptional levels of customer service.
In Roisin’s spare time she DJ’s in various bars/clubs & occasionally on the radio, previously playing in the likes of Ibiza and London. Family is a huge part of Roisin’s life and she also like’s spending time with friends.
Motto: what you think about and thank about – you bring about.
Favourite Car: S63 Coupe
If I could have any car in the world: Bugatti
Favourite Holiday destination: Bahamas