Area Manager & Product Development
Dave has been in the Bathroom Industry since 1986. In 1991 he began a national franchise operation, Mend a Bath International, which he continues to run today. His passion for helping to find cost effective solutions to customer's problems led him to begin Surface Protect.
Dave is responsible for research and development within Surface Protect. He is constantly on the search for new and innovative solutions. Dave also travels throughout New Zealand & Australia exhibiting at Home Shows and Trade Shows. He particularly enjoys getting out and about around the country and the face to face contact with customers as he believes it helps him to better understand customer needs.
Steve is responsible for sales and distribution of orders. Also a part of the development of Surface Protect, it has been a thrill for her to see the business grow from small beginnings. Steve enjoys the sales aspect of her role as it directly involves helping customers solve their problems.
Andrew always aspired to run his own business. In 2004 while studying management at Waikato University Andrew began to operate his own company Mend a Bath Waikato. Through his day to day work in people's bathrooms, he saw real potential for Surface Protect and branched out to incorporate it into his business. Andrew now manages Surface Protect in the Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Coromandel, King Country, Hawkes Bay, Wellington and Wairarapa. Andrew is the 'Ideas man'. He enjoys generating new ideas and seeing changes through.
Angela helps out in the background keeping our website running smoothly. She is also a big part of our marketing team and ensures we are continuely coming up with new and innovative ways to market our products to our customers.