Meet the Team

Gary Metcalf - Managing Director

Areas of Expertise

Accomplished Managing Director and recognised business leader with demonstrated expertise in the areas of:

  • Strategic leadership, thinker and planner
  • HR Strategy and human capital management
  • Infrastructure management
  • Governance and compliance
  • Asset Management
  • Staff development and retention
  • Project and property management
  • Property Development
  • Risk Management
  • Partnering and relationship building

Professional Experience

Gary is a resourceful managing director with a proven ability to develop and strengthen management teams in order to maximise company profitability. Highly innovative with the ability to capitalise on market opportunities and design businesses to exploit all aspects of a targeted market segment.

Experienced in leading and growing all divisions of a business to create a dynamic and progressive organisation. Possessing excellent communication skills and ability to establish sustainable and profitable relationships with customers, suppliers and stakeholders both locally and internationally.

Cheryl Metcalf - Director

Areas of Expertise

As a joint Director of Metcalf Group (SA), Cheryl manages the Retirement arm of the business - Adelaide Retirement Services and in particular Grange View Estate Retirement Village.

  • Manages all financial aspects of the business
  • Coordinates and manages the sales and contracts of the vacant units at Grange View Estate
  • Asset Management
  • Refurbishments and Reinstatements of units at Grange View Estate Village
  • Maintaining the Village and its’ grounds
  • Problem solving issues at the Village

Professional Experience

Cheryl is a hands on Director, who has managed retirement villages for over 15 years. Experienced in all facets of Retirement Villages and the current Act. In addition to the retirement arm of the business, Cheryl also manages the finances of the entire business, not only the Retirement arm.

Owen Belton - Senior Project Administrator

Areas of Expertise

  • Project Management
  • Resource Management
  • Risk Management
  • Project Planning
  • Site Management

Professional Experience

Combining a Certificate IV in Building and Construction and a Bachelor of Finance Owen’s experience in his current position as Senior Project Administrator / Project Manager puts him at the forefront of Metcalf Group (SA). This position includes tender submissions, liaising with contractors on a daily basis, all contract administration duties, management of sub-contractors and site supervisors. His experience in account management for large Government organisations along with a large multinational electrical wholesaler including account management of large mining, food production and manufacturing companies, producing cost saving initiatives and meeting budget constraints for the clients is called upon regularly.

Julie Cowell - Business Manager

Areas of Expertise

  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Ability to liaise with personnel/clients at all levels
  • Management of the day to day business
  • Structuring and maintaining policies and procedures
  • Reviewing tender documents
  • Compiling of quotes from sub-contractors
  • Human Resource Management
  • EA to Managing Director
  • Staff Development
  • ISO Accreditation Management

Professional Experience

A successful professional in corporate sponsorship and hospitality, which has been integrated into the building and construction industry. Outstanding organisational, time management and leadership skills. A proven track record of adhering to deadlines with the ability to work under extreme pressure.

Louis Liu - Project Administrator

Areas of Expertise

Accomplished Building Services professional with demonstrated expertise in the areas of:

  • Graduated from The University of South Australia, with Bachelor of Engineering (Civil & Structural) with honors
  • Analytical thinking
  • Technical skills
  • Organizational awareness
  • Cost estimation
  • Project Reporting

Professional Experience

Louis came to us on a work experience basis and has proven himself to be a valuable asset to our business and is now a full time employee. His experience on the Civil and Structural side of construction is invaluable. He has worked on the South Road Update Project as part of the Geotechnical Team and also the Construction of a low rise commercial building as an assistant Structural Engineer.

David Tula - Project Administrator

Areas of Expertise

  • Project Planning
  • Estimating & Scheduling
  • Project Management
  • Resource Management
  • Site Management
  • Design & Documentation
  • Risk Management
  • Project Administration / Management

Professional Experience

A young and enthusiastic, qualified estimator, project analysis expert and over 3 years’ experience within the construction industry. David adds various skills to company including a competitive tendering approach, management of tradesmen and the ability to professionally liaise with key stakeholders within the residential and commercial construction industry.

Anna Psaltis - Accounts Clerk

Areas of Expertise

  • Xero Accounting software
  • All facets of the businesses financials
  • Accounts Payable / receivable
  • Management reporting
  • All things payroll

Professional Experience

Anna has worked in Accounting from an early age, gaining a traineeship in accounting prior to leaving school and has honed her skills with figures and book keeping.

Stepping up into the Finance Manager roles at times when required, Anna has proven herself in the Accounting world have over sixteen years’ experience, she joined Metcalf Group (SA) earlier this year and we value her expertise.

Janet Owen - Administration/Accounts Assistant

Areas of Expertise

  • Data Entry
  • Administration Assistant
  • Accounts Receivable

Professional Experience

Janet is permanent part time and assists with the accounts receivable and administration duties. She has taken on various roles within the business and made it her own - for example the Spotless Maintenance Orders. Janet manages the Spotless Portal and all the relevant paperwork for these jobs and ensures the team provide her with the correct and up to date information.

Steve Kincaid - Project Supervisor

Areas of Expertise

  • Exceptional collaboration and negotiation skills
  • Implementation of the best construction techniques
  • Reading and interpreting construction plans
  • Execution and compliance with WHS plans
  • Estimating, tenders and project costings
  • Innovation and ability to think outside the square
  • Ability to develop and implement strict schedules
  • Professional Brick Layer
  • Holds a qualified Supervisors License for Commercial and Residential works

Professional Experience

Steve owned his own successful bricklaying company for over 10 years. He has a broad knowledge and understanding of the construction industry. He displays exceptional abilities in building and maintaining client relationships, in addition to outstanding project management and leadership skills, which deliver admirable business results in the competitive market.

He possess proven abilities to manage tradesmen and professionally liaise with key stakeholders within the residential and commercial construction industry.

Craig Shrubsole - Project Supervisor

Areas of Expertise

  • Estimating, tenders and project costings
  • Reading and interpreting construction plans
  • Innovative with the ability to think outside the square
  • The ability to develop and implement strict time and work schedules
  • Processional Tiler
  • Holds a qualified Supervisors License for Commercial and Residential works

Professional Experience

Craig owned his own successful tiling business for several years and has an eye for detail. His exceptional understanding of the construction industry is a major benefit to the Metcalf Group and to the trades he supervises.

His abilities and experience enable him to ensure that all projects are completed on time and to industry standard and above.

Craig Howes - Skilled Trades Assistant

Ben Metcalf - Skilled Trades Assistant

Ravi Singh - Skilled Trades Assistant

Elliot Wilsdon-Smith - Carpenter

Lachlan James - Trade Assistant

Mark Wright - Trade Assistant

Dylan Fincher - Skilled Trade / Carpenter

Richard Summers - Skilled Trade / Labourer

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