Thomas Laursen Warehouse Sales Team
Thomas Laursen manages the M&R warehouse and you can often see him delivering across Victoria. A friendly face you may meet at our warehouse, Thomas enjoys meeting new people and the one on one interaction which makes every day at work different.
Louise Adams Sales Team
Originally from Yorkshire in the UK, Louise worked in the family business since the age of 16. Louise made the move to Australia in 2008 where she called Perth home for 12 years.
Working in a large hospitality venue, Louise worked her way up from being a bartender to an Operations Manager and also has a Diploma in Business Management.
Louise understands all the challenges hospitality professionals face, which is why she has moved into a sales role, to help other hospitality professionals and build supportive relationships with customers.
Outside of work Louise trains and competes in retrieving trials with her dogs. Louise has a passion for training her much loved Golden Retrievers Stanley and Rory and enjoys helping others train their dogs too.
Monique Holmes-Richardson CEO
Monique started running her own business at 18. While daunting at the start, she utilised her parents mentoring of hard work and customer service to build the M & R Distributors business.
Over the years Monique has seen her business diversify to cater for a growing demand from customers to provide them with a ‘one stop shop’. Her willingness to source and provide her customers with quality products and fast customer service has seen the business grow to what it is today.
Monique is passionate about what she distributes and her customers. She is actively involved in the local ‘Our Women Our Children’, raising funds for women and children in Geelong and surrounds.
When not running her company, Monique loves being a taxi for her children.
Stephen Beckley Sales team
Stephen has many years’ experience providing guidance as a mentor in the hospitality industry. Since joining M & R Distributors, he has been instrumental in helping shape the company’s philosophy on customer service.
Stephen loves that his job allows him to travel to outer city towns providing them with a great level of customer service and quality products. He is known to get a happy snap of a local koala or kangaroo he may pass on his travels.
When not working, Stephen loves to fish and spend time with his gorgeous grandchildren.
Jaron Parkinson Sales team
Anabella D Sioulas Admin Office
Annabella has a diverse role where she can be answering phone calls, helping customers with their account, serving customers, or packing orders ready for pick up.
“Finance has been my driver and enjoyment over the years”
Annabella studied a bachelor business Accounting at Monash Uni. She then worked for Ansett where she got to fly over to NZ and analyse the impact of Air NZ taking over she enjoyed testing the system impact when GST was introduced working with IT and maintaining client rebate system. She has also previously worked at EDG which owned Galactic Circus & Barcode in Melbourne Crown Casino and for Hassell Architects (designers of docklands).
Annabella took a break and had 2 beautiful children. During this period she helped out her husband with his bookkeeping for his businesses in the hospitality industry and on-site when required.
Chloe Richardson Marketing Coordinator
Chloe is our youngest team member, having joined our team in 2016 to provide a youthful insight into marketing our brand. Her knowledge of social media has seen M&R Distributors enter this exciting form of advertising.
Chloe is enjoying being mentored by all the M&R Distributors team members and broadening her knowledge of customer service. She keeps everyone updated with meeting agendas and new marketing material.
When Chloe isn’t at M&R Distributors she is working for her own small business Chloe Richardson Creative.
Liam Tromp Sales Team
Liam is a new addition to the M&R team and has spent the last few years working within the wine and hospitality industries.
Liam has a great passion for learning about new products and how businesses can utilise them. He has a particular interest in M&R’s chemical range and their applications.
Away from M&R Liam enjoys pretty much every sport, good wine and his lizards.