Meet the Team at Vantage Lexus

Centre Principal: Steve Batchelor

Centre Principal at Lexus Birmingham is Steve he is a well experienced member of the team and has been a great assist to Vantage since joining in 2014. Steve joined with 25 years experience of the motor trade industry under his belt working for various brands from Porsche, Jaguar to Toyota and Lexus, it is at Lexus he has settled with a total of 8 years' experience within the brand, you can rest assured that he is an expert in the field.

Steve likes working for Lexus Birmingham as he feels like he is part of a small, personal and family run company who have a focus on customer service. He enjoys nothing more than seeing a happy customer. Remembering a special occasion Steve once remembers driving an elderly lady home when she dropped her car off for a service as she had been stuck in traffic for over an hour and arranged for a member of staff to pick her up later. In Steve's mind it is small things like this that ensure customer return to his dealership.

Over the last few years Steve has complete 4 half marathons and once did a bugee jump as part of a dealership launch in 1992. Outside of work though Steve enjoys a more relaxed time, spending time with his family and friends.


Sales Manager: Warren Davis

Sales manager at Lexus Birmingham is Warren Davies who joined Vantage in 2014 with 9 years' experience working for brands including Fiat, Ford, Mercedes and Lexus.

Warren loves working with the Lexus brand most as it allows him to work with a quality product which is world beating. His favourite car is the NX because of its stunning statement in style and practicality.

When not at work Warren can often be found out running or cycling to ensure he stays in good shape.


Business Centre Manager: Jess Hogkiss

After working for 11 years in the Automotive industry Jess Hogkiss joined the vantage team over 9 years ago, and is now the business centre manager for Lexus and Toyota in Birmingham.

Jess enjoys many aspects of her job at Vantage but the best part for her is seeing one of her customer's business grow from strength to strength over the years and being able to supply their duel branded fleet of Toyota's and Lexus' all the way through.

Outside of the work environment Jess enjoys spending time with her 2 year old daughter and her horses.