Back Centre Director Kate Gray is committed to providing the best service to our clients.
This also means having a great customer service team who can use their knowledge and expertise to find solutions for our customers.
The Back Centre is a family business, with Kate taking over from her parents in May 2021. She worked for a period in the business in the early days before forging a career in property research, and has now returned to take the helm of our business.
Kate has had a diverse career spanning the last 25 years. She has worked extensively across the FMCG, retail and property sectors with extensive experience in marketing and research. Her latest role prior to returning to Back Centre was Director of Research for Colliers.
Kate holds a Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Commerce and is also completing her land agent licence. She has also been a board member of the RSPCA since mid-2020.
“I love seeing a happy customer and being able to make someone more comfortable in their work life.
Outside work I love traveling and spending time with family and friends, with great food and wine. Sharing a laugh is one of my favourite things.”
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Warren is considered our ‘can-do’ man. Warren’s area of speciality at Back Centre is customer service.
Warren managed the Back Centre Warehouse for ten years – carrying out deliveries, installations and repairs, as well as maintaining an organised Warehouse.
This valuable experience has complemented his move in 2020 to a customer service role in our showroom, followed by being promoted to Store Manager in 2022.
Warren has had a diverse career, having spent 11 years in management, eight years working at University of Adelaide and six years making and installing office furniture.
“Superior customer service is important to us – every day we can see the difference we are making in people’s lives.
I’m especially proud to work here because this is a small family business that’s SA owned and proud.”
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Mel joined us in March 2017.
She has over 15 years’ experience working in various retail and customer service positions, as well as running an online store.
“Working around such a great team makes coming to work effortless, and even better it’s a South Australian family owned business.”
“When I’m not at work I enjoy spending time with my children and going camping as often as we can. “
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Amanda joined the Back Centre in early 2023.
Although from a different career background, recent study, her caring nature and excellent organisational skills have seen her fit happily into the family-run South Australian business.
She enjoys helping customers find the right product and taking the time to provide her best customer service.
Amanda loves spending time in her garden, caring for her family and travelling to new destinations.
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Evelyn joined the Back Centre in 2023.
Having over 15 years’ experience in various customer service and sales back grounds has allowed her to easily fit in with the existing Back Centre team, and she loves working in a tight knit, family-run business.
Evelyn’s favourite thing about working at the Back Centre is being able to take the time to help each customer find the right product for them.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, and being at home reading or gaming.
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Lucas joined the Back Centre team in 2021 as our Warehouse Manager.
He has four years experience in the construction industry and over eight years warehouse experience in varied roles involving managing shipping and delivery runs as well as being a driven team leader.
“I enjoy working at the Back Centre because of the friendly environment and being a part of a great team.”