Meet our team
Meet the experienced & knowledgeable team behind The Professional Car Agent, one of the UK's fastest growing car dealerships.
Matthew Stott Director
Matt Started his career in the motor trade at 21 fast becoming a top sales executive within a 120 staffed group before moving into management positions. At 26 Matt was the youngest Brand Approved Head of Business in the country and was influential in running two start-up businesses for a recognised group.
Darren Coles Director
Darren has spent over 13 years in the motor industry. At 24 years old Darren was Business Manager for VW & Skoda. He then became Sales Manager at VW Commercial Vehicles at just 25 years old before starting The Professional Car Agent.
James Mctaggart Marketing Manager
After graduating with a degree in media from the University of St.Mark & St.Johns, James went on to work at The Range Head Office. He quickly worked his way up to Marketing Executive where he would play a vital role in creating in-store and online marketing campaigns.
Chris Mead Master Technician
Chris also worked at a Skoda Franchise and was the top performing technician he has had experience at all of the top levels covering all aspects of mechanics, electrical, diagnostics and transmission. Chris has benefited from Volkswagen Group Franchise training, but also has worked at the highest level on a wide selection of used vehicles. Chris is a specialist in diagnostics and complicated fixes and uses only the latest equipment equivalent to Franchise dealer standards which enables him to liaise with experts in all brands to assist our repairs when required.
Abi May Sales Administrator
Abi began her career working with a large letting agency completing legislation paperwork and helping the company with customer visits. Abi is very customer focussed and enthusiastic as completes a variation of tasks for the Professional Car Agent.
Dean Price Sales Executive
Dean began his career at the Murray Group where he completed over 14 years service. He began as a Sales Executive but quickly moved up through the ranks and spent over 5 years as a Sales Manager. Dean prides himself on providing a fantastic customer experience as well as being an expert in the vehicle finance field.
Jason Matthews Sales Executive
Jason first started working at Skoda before moving to Volkswagen where he spent the next 14 years of his career. Jason started off as a Sales Executive and quickly moved up Sales Controller after excelling in his position. Jason's main focus is building customer relationships and many of his customers are now close friends.
Scott Fellows Valeter
Scott has over 20 years experience as a valeter for main dealers. He has worked for Vauxhall, Skoda, BMW and Jaguar amongst others. Scott prides himself in making sure that each car is valeted to the highest of standards.
Julie Lodge Bookkeeper
Julie has over 25 years experience as a bookkeeper. She worked at a Government Department which is where she became AAT Qualified. Julie then spent over 19 years at BMW Swindon before moving back to Plymouth to become self employed. She joined The Professional Car Agent team 18 months ago.
Lewis Hannaford Vehicle Technician
Lewis started his career at Boringdon Manor Garage where he spent over two years as a Jaguar Technician Apprentice. He also spent time at AMT and Euroservice where he became a qualified level 3 technician. Lewis joined us in January 2020 in line with our brand new workshop that opened.
Matt Smale Service Manager
After spending over 11 years in the military, Matt joined the Professional Car Agent as the service manager for our brand new workshop that opened in January 2020. Matt's management and people skills are unprecendented and he is responsible for making sure all our vehicles are prepped to the highest standards.