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Our Team

"The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team." – Phil Jackson

Our team is at the heart of what we do. It’s important to us that we have fun while we’re working to look after our clients.

Between us we have over 50 years of industry knowledge and experience and we’re a dedicated and committed group. From initial contact to delivery of product, we aim to provide you with a friendly and seamless experience.

If you get the chance, do drop into the warehouse to say hello. We would love to see you.

 

Introducing our team

 

Karen Paterson – Owner/Operator

Email: karenp@avonfs.co.nz

 

Kate Simpson - Market Development

With over 20 years experience in the framing industry in various capacities, Kate holds a wealth of knowledge.  If you are looking for growth and other opportunities, contact Kate.

Email: kate@avonfs.co.nz

 

Cathy – Warehouse and Administration

Cathy has been with Avon since 2012 and there is nothing she doesn’t know. She’s the friendly face of our Customer Services Team and spends her day helping customers and making things run smoothly.

Email: cathy@avonfs.co.nz   Phone: 09 634 7060

 

Alefa - Customer Service

Alefa has been with us since 2007 and can help you with all your general enquires. She’s quick to pick up the phone or answer your emails and is a guru at problem solving.

Email: orders@avonfs.co.nz    Phone: 09 634 7060

 

Laura and Jay - Customer Service

Two of the newest members of the customer services team Laura and Jay are enthusiastic problem solvers.

 

Email: orders@avonfs.co.nz    Phone: 09 634 7060

 

Sharon - Account Management / Product Specialist

Sharon has been in the industry for several years in different capacities and came to us in 2020. She has extensive experience as a framer and a supplier and has an excellent knowledge of Avon products. Sharon can give you guidance and assist you with decision making either by phone, email or in person.

Email: sharon@avonfs.co.nz    Phone: 027 268 2270

 

Maara, Kafoa, Shannon, Mitch and Sai - Warehouse

Though you might not get to chat to our warehouse guys they’re doing the grind in the engine room and getting your orders out to you. They work fast and furious to beat the courier pickups and can lay their hands on any piece of moulding or backing board with a moment’s notice.