Meet the Team

Sales Director - Michael Hold

Michael is our Sales Director and the Company ‘front man’. Well known in the Leisure Vehicle Industry for 5 decades, he started selling Caravans in his early teens at the family business, Dave Barron Caravans in Lancashire which he developed into The Barron Group over 20 years with his father Gordon and brother David. Michael is happiest when with customers, whether face to face or exchanging witty one liner e-mails. He is passionate about all the cool  vehicles we sell and Liverpool Football Club….Michael lives in nearby Kirkby Lonsdale with his wife Jo who also helps out on Sales when called upon. They even met on the ALV stand at the Caravan and Motorhome Show in Manchester, back in 2015…the rest is they say.

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Sales Manager - Faye Unsworth

Faye took over the seat of Sales Manager in April 2016 after numerous years in Catering Management, taking up a passion for ERIBA Touring Caravans at Adventure LV, and is committed to trying out each of our brands (with her 3 young children and her partner Phil) we now represent, Faye is extremely driven and is happiest when her customers are happy!

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Camper Van Specialist - Phil Unsworth

Phil has been with us since February 2020 and is our go to person with anything regarding Motorhomes and Camper Vans, especially the HYMER Camper Van range we stock.

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Customer Service Assistant - Caroline Bryce

After 20 years as a flight attendant, Caroline decided it was time to spend more time at home with her 2 children, finding work closer to home. Being new to the caravan industry she is learning something new everyday, by helping with customer phone calls, email enquiries or in person by welcoming our visitors to our Showroom and Service Centre.

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Service Manager - Rob Coram

Our Aftersales Manager has over 30 years experience in the industry and is really pleased to be working once again with Michael Hold who gave him his very first role. Rob is passionate about giving great customer service and technical support. Outside of work he enjoys riding his motor bikes and as a proud Kiwi, watching the All Blacks. 

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Service & Aftersales Assistant - Chloe Edmondson

Chloe joined ALV in August 2020, she has a zest for life, and is extremely driven and motivated. She loves nothing more than to be with her partner, family and chickens which she often shows at Country Fairs. Chloe loves travelling and exploring in her motorhome, and is an integral part of our team! We look forward to seeing her grow within the business.

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Head Technician - Jon Davison

Jon is Head Technician at Tebay and our resident miracle worker. He has the patience of a saint and the work ethic of a Challenger tank, perhaps unsurprising as his apprenticeship was with Vickers Defence building tanks. Jon is not on e-mail, but is always at the end of the telephone for any customer who needs him. Jon was in the prototyping team at Elddis in Consett before joining Adventure Leisure Vehicles, so is well used to finding solutions to any problem and to all types of caravan construction.

Handover Specialist & Technician - Ernie Willey

Ernie is a customer favourite, as well as being an excellent technician with extensive knowledge of Leisure Vehicles, he is our lead specialist for giving a thorough, but not overly complicated vehicle handover to customers who are collecting their New or Pre Loved Vehicle from us.

Technician - Pip Zucchetti

Pip was mechanic in Lincolnshire for 8 years before joining our workshop team in November 2021. Since then he has gained vast product knowledge, and thoroughly enjoys his new role here at ALV. He now lives locally in Kirkby Lonsdale with a real passion for working on his car.

Technician - Danny Walker

Danny started with ALV in October 2021, previously working at Morrison’s for 7 years, alongside completing a barbering course at Kendal College. Danny attends the gym regularly, taking pride in his appearance and is lead guitarist in his band Lunar Collagia, who have played at many festivals including Solfest.

Office Manager - Jenny Brimble

Jenny joined ALV in the summer of 2013 and is our Office Manager, looking after all our Administration and organising our Summer Rallies. With one daughter at Uni and another in 6th form Jenny now has more spare time to walk her Border Terrier puppy on the local fells with her husband Jeff, who you might also meet as acting barman at our Rallies.

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Accounts Assistant - Jasmine Brown

Jasmine started with Adventure Leisure Vehicles in March 2019 to originally assist in our Service and After Sales department, but has now moved to help in our accounts department as she is currently studying accountancy, she does this while bringing up two lovely young children and also playing football for Kendal United FC Ladies.

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Digital Marketing Manager - Rick Parker

Rick started with Adventure Leisure Vehicles in April 2018 to boost our online presence, and also help out when and where needed. He previously worked for Deloitte in Manchester for 11 years before heading north to Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria to get away from city life. Rick still travels back to DJ in Manchester once a month, enjoys photography, and is an avid Sunderland AFC supporter!.

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