Meet the TNG Area Group Managers

Andy Burrows The Trades CoachAndy Burrows
The Trades Coach
Andy specialises in working with and coaching the owners of trades-based businesses associated with the construction industry. Andy works with clients either on a 1:1 basis or via his unique, semi-group coaching course, called the Construction Business MasterClass.

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Nigel Ekins Phoenix ConsultancyNigel Ekins
Phoenix Consultancy

Nigel Ekins is the owner of Phoenix Consultancy Services Auckland. He specialises in web development and makeovers, lead generation, web analysis and copywriting. Nigel has worked in a variety of industries and his focus has been on the back end, looking at processes regarding how businesses communicate with clients, staff etc.

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Paul Foster Iron Bridge Real EstatePaul Foster
Iron Bridge Real Estate

Recognised for reaching a standard of excellence, I received Gold Badge Status in 2012 in the Pittard Training Group putting me in the top 5% of the industry. Later that same year Paul became the first Kiwi to win an award at the Australasian Real Estate Awards being awarded 'Most Improved Salesperson'.

TNG Area Group Manager for:
North Harbour

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Geoffrey Hughes Hughes Judd Accounting Geoffrey Hughes
Hughes Judd Accounting

Geoffrey is passionate about small business and enjoys helping small business owners who are the engine of the New Zealand economy. Small business is agile to react to market changes however they do have their own problems such as lack of resources. Having taken a start up to a national company in 5 years he is able to help and guide through the roller coaster of business.

TNG Area Group Manager for:
Smales Farm

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Karl Jackson PukekoKarl Jackson
Pukeko Rentals

Karl is a property management specialist with extensive experience in managing a large commercial property. He has specialised in property maintenance and has overseen large renovation and maintenance projects. Developing strong relationships is the foundation of Karl’s work ethic. This has enabled him to build a successful network within the Remuera and Eastern Bays area. Karl achieved a Diploma in Health and Safety which has given him an in-depth understanding of how to navigate the intricacies of current legislation.

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Tibor Mackor Better Business Strategies Tibor Mackor
Better Business Strategies 

Tibor has more than 15 years business growth experience through leadership, (up to 20 staff), sales growth, (from $1.5m to $6m), developing capability through business coaching, advisory, project and general-management experience. Leading diverse businesses including co-operatives and private companies to greater profitability, portfolios and revenue streams. Tibor excels in having business owners understand that business structure and systems implementation lead to greater profits and a sense of satisfaction.

TNG Area Group Manager for: 
Central Eastern

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Rawinia (Mattie) Matthews Ray White Real Estate Rawinia (Mattie) Matthews
Arizto Real Estate
The 20 plus years of real estate experience that is behind Mattie proves that she knows property and that she delivers. Friendly, compassionate and very tuned into the needs of clients; Mattie retains her passion and drive that keeps her at the top of this industry. Mattie's unique and finely tuned process ensures that she achieves the results her clients want whilst exceeding their expectations in regard to service.

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Yvonne Procter Insurance WorksYvonne Procter
Insurance Works

With over 25 years’ experience, the award-winning advisers at Insurance Works create personalised insurance strategies providing advice and protection for all aspects of your business and family life, utilising medical, income protection, trauma and life insurance products.

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Theo Simeonidis UProtectNZ Insurance ServicesTheo Simeonidis
UProtectNZ Insurance Services

Theo specialises in risk protection for individuals, families and businesses. All insurance companies have their specific 'sweet spots' – Theo’s detailed product knowledge enables him to find the best 'sweet spot' for his clients, in terms of the type, quality and amount of cover, as well as making sure the cost is competitive, manageable and sustainable. He provides a comprehensive and professional service, including advocacy, in pursuing claims on behalf of his clients.

TNG Area Group Manager for:
Hibiscus Coast Connect@Noon

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Catherine Sherwood, Advantage BusinessCatherine Sherwood
The Engine

Entrepreneurial-minded senior executive with consistent successes in building start-ups, growing and improving the profitability as well as lifting performance to increase the value of companies. Renowned human centric expert who delivers strategy by getting the culture right first.

TNG Area Group Manager for:
Connect@Noon CBD
Connect@Noon Sylvia Park

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Rich Ellis, Business HealthRich Ellis
Business Health
Rich is a health and movement coach who specialises in a holistic approach to health. Working with individuals and companies Rich's main focus is to help people to optimise their health through many little habits rather than one big one.

TNG Area Group Manager for:
Connect@Noon North Shore

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Clare Baker
Phone Plus
Clare is a passionate, self-motivated, people person who loves a challenge and thrives on excellent customer service. Having been in senior roles within sales, marketing and management for many years both here and overseas she firmly believes that as individuals we can shine together to provide the best outcomes for our businesses. Networking is in her blood and she demonstrates that with every contact and conversation presenting opportunities to connect, engage, learn and grow.

TNG Area Group Manager for:
Connect@Noon Mt Eden

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Steve Smith, EmbroidMe TaurangaSteve Smith
EmbroidMe Tauranga
Steve is a multi-faceted sales and marketing professional with experience across a broad spectrum of industries including automotive, retail, publishing, electrical engineering, leisure and financial services. With a particular focus on customer service Steve’s mission is to work on your brand to make your brand work for you. He does this by supplying customised apparel and promotional products, helping your brand ‘get noticed’.

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Judith Scott Melaleuca The Wellness Co Judith Scott
Melaleuca The Wellness Co

Judith has been passionate in business networking and connecting people and earned many major awards for her work in enhancing lives. She loves helping others gain financial freedom & improved wellness. Her story took her from pain to gain.

TNG Area Group Manager for:
Te Rapa

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Dan Webster

Purposeful brand strategy and creative digital design. Can talk endlessly about coffee. Whether it be graphic design, app design, events, personal time or hobbies; there's a little bit of coffee flowing through it all. Current projects/pursuits are ux consulting, mobile phone coffee apps, webdesign and branding.

TNG Area Group Manager for:
Hamilton East

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Sarah Kavanagh The Live Well Tribe Sarah Kavanagh
The Live Well Tribe
Sarah successfully launched the Cambridge group of TNG in 2018 and has now moved to Wellington where she has opened the first TNG group in Wellington. "I am thrilled to be involved in the launch of TNG Wellington. TNG has helped me make valuable connections and grow my business through referrals. I look forward to meeting Wellington business people and creating a vibrant networking group in our capital city

TNG Area Group Manager for:
Lower Hutt

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