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Mike Nolan – MD

Mike is the founder of Academy Leasing. He is proud of the progress that the business has made especially over the last 5 years and is confident that the ever growing team will take it forward again. Loves most sports but only participates in erratic golf these days.

 

 

Hazel Jacques editHazel Jacques – Director

Hazel joined Academy as Sales Director in 2009 after running her own successful brokerage for a number of years. She injected a new lease of life (pardon the pun) in to the business and has been the driving force behind the phenomenal growth of the past five years.

 

 

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Mark Anderson – Vehicle Finance Director

Mark has been with Academy Leasing for 15 years and has developed the vehicle finance department into one of the finest in the country offering every make and model of vehicle on all types of business and personal funding. Outside of work Mark has a busy home life with three young boys so enjoys spending his spare time in the pub!

 

 

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Michaela Dodd – Head of Sales and Marketing

Michaela has worked for Academy Leasing for five years and has been heavily involved in the growth of the Vendor Sales teams and the launch of the Direct Sales Team.  She has a passion for people and loves working directly with clients to promote Academy’s services.  A keen runner, Michaela has completed a number of half marathons and trail runs but her ambition is to complete a full marathon… watch this space!!!

 
 

Peter Nolan

Peter Nolan – Senior Underwriter

Pete has worked with Academy since 2011 after leaving the Royal Navy where he was previously a Warfare Officer. Now the Senior Underwriter, Pete is closely associated with the sales team and is also involved across a number of other areas of the business. Outside of work Pete has a keen interest in ‘proper’ music and is a regular festival goer, and is determined to get fitter than Michaela before the end of the year!

 
 

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Michelle Taylor – Operations Manager

Michelle has been a dedicated member of the Academy Management Team for over 5 years and was instrumental in our recent move to new modern offices.  Michelle oversees various aspects of the business including office management, HR, recruitment and complaints.  As Head of our Credit Control Department, she helps the team achieve remarkable results on our collections and arrears. Michelle is also a member of the Institute of Credit Management.  Michelle is not a keen runner, but enthusiastically enjoys all activities that involve sitting down and socialising.