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PROJECTS

THE TEAM

IAN MARTELLA

Company Director

The man in charge (aka Marty). Marty co-founded Callahan and Martella Electrical in 2001. With an impressive 30 years in the electrical industry, Marty is our guiding force at Callahan and Martella. Beyond his professional expertise, Marty is deeply committed to our community and passionate about the contributions we make. Marty is a man always on the go with many hobbies, You’ll often find him down at the rugby pitch, up Rainbow Ski field, carving up the slopes whenever he can and has conquered the Coast to Coast twelve times over, and keeps himself busy with mountain climbing, hunting, kayaking, and cycling to keep himself active and challenged.

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KYLIE MCGARVA

Office Manager

Our dedicated Office Manager and jack of all trades! With an impressive 21-year tenure at Callahan and Martella! Kylie oversees a team of two office staff members and has witnessed our team grow from 4 to 26 members. Beyond work, Kylie's true passion lies with her family: her two boys and supportive husband are her driving force. When not at the office, Kylie divides her time between Blenheim and the Marlborough Sounds, spending 4 days inland and 3 days by the coast. She embodies our company's core values and plays a vital role in our ongoing success. We're proud to have her leadership and dedication at the heart of our operations

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HOLLIE MORETON

Accounts Administrator
 

Meet Hollie, a dedicated member of our office team for three years, where she excels at managing our debtors. Balancing her role here and time spent with her son Callum, Hollie splits her days between the office and being home to oversee her boys' adventures. When not immersed in family activities, Hollie enjoys gardening and caring for her numerous pets.

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GEORGIA PENNO

Receptionist
 

Going on two years with the team we have Georgia! Georgia is the friendly face that greets you at reception as you step into our office. With her positive attitude and cheery smile, she sets the tone for a welcoming environment. Whether answering phone calls or assisting visitors in person, Georgia’s excellent communication skills shine through. She also plays a crucial role in coordinating service schedules for our appliance technicians and electricians, ensuring seamless operations and efficient service delivery. Beyond her reception duties, Georgia impresses us with her baking talents, often treating us to yummy treats.

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GARY ROBERTS

Commercial Appliance Technician Manager

A master in Appliance Repair and Maintenance, though he might tell you his true passion lies in fishing! Alongside him are his trusty offsiders Pam, Jade, and Gina. Gary boasts an impressive 12-year tenure with the team, where his cheeky attitude and quick wit keep everyone on their toes. Recently, Gary achieved a significant milestone by becoming a proud poppa to Lexie! His unparalleled knowledge and experience make him an invaluable asset to the team.

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PAM CASEY

Commercial Appliance Technician

Introducing our lovely Pam! She has been with the team just over two years and in that time has completed her Appliance Technician apprenticeship. Pam is a cheeky wee fire cracker that is always up for a laugh. At home she keeps herself busy with two very active puppies and three young boys! We are so proud of our Pam for passing her exams and getting herself qualified but watch out, she heading back into another apprenticeship to be an electrician!

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MITCH ALDERLIESTE

Security & Data Technician

Our sole Security & Data Technician, Mitch. He's one of the most talented guitarists and singers we've come across. You might have caught him playing at various gigs around Blenheim or his old stomping ground in Wellington. With us for over three years now, Mitch not only excels in his role handling alarms, cameras, and all things security at Callahan and Martella, but he's also the proudest dad to his daughter Romee, alongside his wife Laura. Mitch is quite the character—there's never a dull moment with him, and he always has an entertaining story to share!

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