Meet the Team
Team – a group of people working together to meet a joint goal.
This is a sneak peek of the team that will make it all happen at Fizzco.
Some are creative. Some work in sales. Some in marketing. Some make sure the figures add up. But each plays an equally important role in the Fizzco team and we love them all the same!
We enjoy working together and seeing our ideas and concepts become reality.
It always helps to put a face to a name, so why not take a few minutes to get to know us?
Russell Brown – Director of Operations
Joined – August 2012
Past – KD Decoratives & Mk Illuminations
About – Approaching 1000 installations, he has more industry experience than anyone else we know, managing and installing schemes of all sizes including Trafford Centre, Bluewater, the Bentall Centre, Bicester Village, Crystal Peeks – the list is endless!
Training – IRATA & IPAF trained, working towards Nebosh
Interesting fact – Loves tea (doesn’t make it often though!) and Rugby League!
Wendy Clarkson – Managing Director
Joined – August 2006
Past – Finance trained, MBA graduate and ex British Railways employee.
About – Stumbled into Christmas; liked the company and potential for growth enough to buy into Fizzco in 2006. Responsible for all of Fizzco finances, marketing and sales activities. Over the past 9 years has developed excellent relationships with a wealth of suppliers both home and abroad.
Best at – As well as overseeing all of the above, she also manages and nurtures client relationships with diverse range of requirements, expectations and budgets. Performs site surveys and contributes to initial concept design stages, ensuring costings are monitored and detailed.
Interesting fact – held the Lincolnshire swimming record for 100m butterfly – just don’t ask which age group!
Claire Grieves – Commercial Manager
Joined – July 2017
Past – Business Manager at an Interior & Construction Firm
Interesting fact – Proud to be a Ironwoman Triathlete and has swam with dolphins in Mexico
Julie Gostling -Warehouse and Logistics
Joined – June 2007
Past – Assistant Manager & money shuffler at Yorkshire Bank
Best at – To know off the top of her head the location or product code of most of our stock. Bear in mind we have over 4000 different products located throughout our vast warehouse. We would literally be lost without her.
Interesting fact – Qualified as a SCUBA Diver at the age of 14! Also visited Castletown in Northern Scotland to see the Northern Lights, but unfortunately fell asleep and missed them. The plan now is to fly to Iceland, and of course to try and stay awake long enough to see them this time. (Edit: Has now happily seen the Northern Lights in Iceland)
Cathryn Hart -Project Co-Ordinator
Joined – September 2012
Past – Office Administration
Best at – Juggling family, animals and work!
Interesting fact –Animals Animals Animals!. Currently her menagerie includes – 2 dogs, 1 cat, 5 ferrets, 1 rabbit, 2 gerbils, 1 bearded dragon and 1 hamster oh and 3 children!
Alex Bodley -Designer and Photographer
Joined – October 2015
Past – Studied a BA Product Design course at the University of Lincoln as well as 6 years retail experience/visual merchandising for a large high street department store
My Role – Product & graphic design, photographing new stock and props, both on site and in our photography studio.
Hobbies –Movies, TV and lots of sport (in-particular Norwich City)
Vytas Salkauskas – Project Manager
Joined – July 2013
Past – Over 10 years experience working in the Microelectronics Industry
My Role – Manage the refurbishments of all project work and new build of bespoke decorations.
Hobbies & Interesting Fact – Loves playing with crazy various electronic devices and listening to old LP Records. My ambition is to also take part in a Strongman Competition.