Meet Our Team
 
 
 

Meet Our Team

 

 
Steve Purse Automotive is proud to serve the Jervis Bay area for 24 years. Steve and his wife Sheryl bought the business in 1995 and have since built it into the thriving family business that it is today.
 
 
 

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NEAL
 
Steve and his son Neal worked together from 2006, before Neal took over the business in 2010. Following his true passion for cars, Neal has more than 13 years’ experience in the motor trade. Along with his brother Shaun (who moved to Perth with his wife and daughter), Neal spent many of his younger ... Read more
 
 
 

 
 
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STEVE
 
Steve has been in the motor trade since 1968 – boasting 51 years’ industry experience. Although now retired, he can be found in our workshop where he enjoys working on his beloved HQ and HK Holdens. He is also the ‘brain’s trust’ for the earlier, classic vehicles that we service.
 
 
 

 
 
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KAREN
 
Karen (“Kaz”) is Steve’s daughter, Neal’s sister and is affectionately known as ‘Boss Lady’ around the workshop. Karen has been involved with the business since 1998 and manages the office and the day-to-day operations of the workshop. Karen is usually the person who answers the phone and will help ... Read more
 
 
 

 
 
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SHERYL
 
One time manager of our office prior to handing the reins to Karen, Steve’s wife Sheryl is now retired but still pops in from time to time for a coffee and to pick up a customer or go on a ‘parts run’.
 
 
 

 
 
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JOHN
 
A member of Steve Purse Automotive since 2015, John is our mechanic who came to us from a multi-car dealership in Goulburn. John has 50 years’ experience in the motor trade and is a Ford master technician who also has significant experience with most other makes and models.
 
 
 

 
 
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JAYDEN
 
Jayden became a full-time team member in 2018 as our workshop 2IC. Jayden has 20 years of experience in the mechanical trade and is very knowledgeable on a variety of makes and models of vehicles. He spent many years with another local workshop and is therefore very familiar with the day-to-day operations of our workshop.  Read more
 
 
 

 
 
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JOSH
 
Josh is our second-year apprentice who has an incredible passion for cars. He completed his first year at TAFE with wonderful results and his practical work is equally good. He has a natural ability for mechanical work and is keen to continue learning. He is quickly becoming a great tradesman.
 
 
 
 
 
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Steve Purse Automotive proudly uses Gulf Western Oil and Wynns products