Joey is a highly experienced senior finance executive with 25 years national and international experience in all aspects of commercial business with experience of starting and growing businesses in new markets. He has diverse market exposure within senior finance, operational and management roles in private and SME businesses.
He has a deep-rooted interest in private business and the unique challenges that face SMEs from working with a proprietary business together with well-developed commercial acumen and operational understanding from lifelong exposure to commercial businesses of different sizes and maturity.
Joey qualified as a Certified Accountant in 1993 while working with Coopers & Lybrand. He joined Hertz Lease Ireland in 1993 and was appointed to the board as Finance Director in 1999. He was appointed Chief Executive of Hertz Lease Central Europe in 2004 and played a lead role in expansion into Central Europe. He was appointed to the board of the parent company, Sheridan Motor Group as Group Finance Director in 2010.
Joey has a natural ability for engagement with stakeholders including shareholders, principals, franchise owners and in particular liaising with the supporting Banks; managing relationships through communication of clear information, reporting and forecasting. He also has experience of employee leadership and development and of developing positive internal relationships.