Name: John Smith
John is the Director of the TRENZ Homes network. John brings a wealth of knowledge having over 40 years experience in the housing industry with the last 22 years being self employed. Formerly the founder of The House Company, Johns passion is selling houses!
Outside work John can be found watching the All Blacks, spending time with his kids and grandkids or on the deck in the sun!
Name: Robert Ward
Robert is the General Manager for TRENZ Homes.
Bob is originally from California and has been in NZ since 1988 with a vast building industry experience.
In past roles he has been a Construction Manager for a large National Building company and 15 years with Placemakers where he worked as Finance & Administration Manager, Account Manager and then owned and operated the Whangarei and Mangawhai businesses including A Frame and Truss Manufacturing plant.
In his spare time he is a keen surfer, loves to travel, spend time with family and is a voracious reader.
Name: Ismae Meyer
Ismae Meyer is the Commercial Manager for TRENZ Homes.
Ismae is a Whangarei girl through and through, and has had over 10 years in the building industry working with PlaceMakers. Starting at the age of 17 she worked her way up the ranks of the branch, getting experience across all areas such as Accounts, Admin, Trade and Telephone Sales, Kitchens and Bathrooms, not to mention being the go-to IT Guru, finally being promoted to Finance & Administration Manager in 2012.
In her spare time Ismae loves spending time with her family, getting outdoors in the winterless north sunshine, as well as finding a quiet spot for reading.
Name: Leah Maple
Leah is one of the Quantity Surveyors for TRENZ Homes.
Leah is a Northland local, having been born and raised in Whangarei. She has an extensive background in high level administration, project management, and sales. Leah first became interested in the construction industry when working in the Strategic Projects Office at Northland DHB, assisting with major capital projects. She then worked on a number of DHB construction projects including repurposing an office block for mental health patients, installing a new MRI machine, and refurbishing the ED triage area. Leah then spent 18 months in a business sales role, before jumping at the opportunity to work for TRENZ.
Having recently moved into her own TRENZ home, Leah understands the excitement of planning a new home and watching the building come to completion. In her spare time, Leah can be found enjoying the Northland outdoors - camping, fishing and horse-riding.