MEET THE TEAM

At STIHL Shop Nambour customer service is our number one priority. All of our staff are fully trained in using all the products we stock and are ready to help. With over 175 years of combined experience; our team will have you not only happy with your products and services, but with the confidence to tackle any yard or garden project around. When you buy a genuine STIHL tool from STIHL Shop Nambour, you can be sure the tool will be fully assembled, fueled and ready to go. It will also be accompanied by a warranty and expert advice from someone who’s qualified to give it.

Sunshine Coast Lawnmowers

Andrew Kendray

Owner and Sales

Andrew and his wife Catherine are the new owners of Stihl Nambour. With extensive experience, firstly with Coates Hire, Andrew knows his Stihl products! Andrew loves getting outdoors, spending time with his family, fishing and sports, especially the almighty AFL Hawks. Being new to Nambour, Andrew and his family are excited to be apart of the community in Nambour.

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Catherine Kendray

Owner and Accounts

Along with husband Andrew, Cath is one half of the ownership team here at Stihl Nambour and is also the resident Book Keeper! She previously worked in the Northern Territory and Northern Queensland before joining us on the beautiful Sunshine coast. She is enjoying the vibrant community of Nambour.

Friendly Support Team

David Thompson

Manager

Shortly after completing year 12, David jumped into an apprenticeship here at Stihl Nambour and has never looked back. He has since moved into a management position and looks forward to his future at Stihl. David loves spending time with his wife and the kids, as well as time outdoors and the ever-changing atmosphere of Nambour.

Garden Machinery Servicing

Alex Scott

Qualified Mechanic

Originally from Sydney, Alex has lived in Nambour and Yandina for the last 40 years and has great love and respect for the community. Completing his apprenticeship at Big Mower in 1995, Alex has experience in automotive and light-earth moving and has specialised in outdoor power equipment for the last 15 years. When he isn’t working you will find him mountain biking, landscaping, fishing, doing voluntary work in the community and just enjoying the coastal lifestyle.

Garden Machinery Specialst

Ryan Orrell

Qualified Mechanic

Ryan is a qualified mechanic at Stihl Nambour. After helping his dad in his wood working business, Ryan left school early and eagerly started an apprenticeship with us here at Stihl Nambour. Since becoming a qualified mechanic, he has been an asset to the team for the past four years. Another Nambour native, Ryan’s other interests include photography, camping and cars.

Chainsaw Specialist

Jayson Thompson

Workshop Foreman

Jayson is a born and bred Nambour local, having lived here most of his life. Growing up, Jayson worked on bicycles and motorbikes with his father, his love of motors leading him to an apprenticeship and qualifications with us at Stihl Nambour where he has been the Workshop Foreman for the past 8 years.

Line Cutter Specialist

Rebecca Kerkow

Sales and Admin

After a few moves between Northern Queensland and the Sunshine Coast, where she worked as a Koala Zookeeper at Australia Zoo, Rebecca has found her calling in Sales and Marketing at Stihl Nambour. She has a passion for animals and nature, especially her two dogs, Missy and Moet. Rebecca loves the feel and friendly people of Nambour, and in particular the wonderful team of people she works with at Stihl.

Ride-on Mower Specialist

Georga Kendray

Sales

Recently finishing year 12, Georga is excited to work the family business while she saves to travel during her Gap year. Georga is passionate about her customers (and her 2 year old cavoodle Poppi) and loves all things STIHL! Just ask Georga about our battery range and she will find you the right tool for the job!

Cut off saw Specialist

Nathanael Parlane

School Based Trainee

Nathanael is the baby of the Stihl Nambour family. After working as a ‘Dishy’ at the Mulberry Café in Cooroy, Nathanael has recently started an apprenticeship at Stihl Nambour and is loving the work, environment and people here. Outside of work, Nathanael loves riding bikes, fixing things and spending time with friends and family.

Hannah Abraham

Apprentice

Hannah has worked with her father in his mowing business for the last two and a half years while also finishing school. Hannah started working as a school based apprentice at Sunshine Coast Mowers and at the beginning of 2017 Hannah transferred to Stihl Shop Nambour to complete the rest of her apprenticeship. Hannah is passionate about what she does and fits in well to our team.

Stihl Shop Nambour Team

We’re Looking forward
to meeting you in person!