MEET THE TEAM
Name: Danielle Gottschalk – “Bobby” | Title: Director
Bobby comes from an accounting background and has always had a passion for people. She’s been the driving force behind Square Deal Sewing Machines. She has built the company up over a period of time and endured the many rollercoaster rides that have been presented over the years. She is always looking for ways to reinvent the brand and grow the wellbeing of the company. She believes in the moral of the company that working in a harmonious environment only leads to higher productivity and efficiency. Bobby is a yoga teacher, if she is not at work she is either on her mat, at Karate or spending time with her family.
Name: Robert Matthee | Job Title: Technical Advisor
Robert attends to all technical aspects of the company. He has actively been involved in the clothing industry for over 35 years and worked in various well known factories, servicing industrial sewing machines, embroidery machines and allied equipment. His strengths lie in garment construction and engineering. He loves a challenge and will always find a solution to any technical problem that presents itself and his technical advice is always sound. Robert has been part of the company for 12 years and he thoroughly enjoys motor car racing.
Name: Ethan Parish | Job Title: Assembler
Ethan is our new addition to the family, Ethan assists in the workshop teaching how to assemble machines. He also assists the drivers on the road with collection and deliveries. Ethan enjoys gaming.
Kim is responsible for invoicing and day-to-day over the counter sales, she liaises with customers in person, via e-mail and over the phone. Kim is also responsible for the ordering of spare parts from various overseas suppliers. A big focus of hers is the marketing of the company, this includes brand awareness and events. Kim has been part of the Square Deal family for over 10 years, which in itself makes her an integral part of the system. Kim enjoys swimming and spending time with her immediate family and friends. When a quiet moment arises she enjoys the time reading.
Name: Monica Kortje | Job Title: Debtors Clerk
Name: Ursula Titus | Job Title: Sales & Marketing
Ursula has 23 years of experience in the sewing machine industry, her main focus being Durkopp. She joined the Square Deal team 5 years ago. Ursula works closely with Bobby determining the sales strategies for the spares department. She creates sales targets and networks business relations to clients. Ursula observes the market identity trend and monitors main competitors, she attains her goals in an effective and efficient manner, keeping customers up-to-date with new products and technologies. Urusla is an honest caring hardworking highly motivated individual who is ambitious and full of life, she is passionate about watching horror movies and motorcycle rallies.