Patterson Cheney Toyota Dealer of The Year Celebration & Employee of The Year

May 12, 2023

At Patterson Cheney Toyota, excellence is not just a goal but a way of life. The dealership’s commitment to providing exceptional service and its unwavering dedication to its staff have been recognized at the recent Southern Region DOTY Awards. Patterson Cheney Toyota emerged as the proud winner of the coveted Dealer of the Year title, along with several other prestigious accolades.

To express gratitude to the hardworking staff and employees, Patterson Cheney Toyota organised a grand event filled with entertainment and appreciation. The evening was abuzz with excitement as DJs spun lively tunes, and everyone enjoyed a sumptuous dinner. The highlight of the night was the presentation of awards to recognise exceptional individuals who went above and beyond in their roles.

Patterson Cheney Toyota took this opportunity to honour their outstanding team members who exhibited exceptional dedication and professionalism throughout the year. Each award represented a distinct category, acknowledging the diverse talents and contributions of the dealership’s staff. Here are the remarkable individuals who received recognition for their exceptional performance:

1- Apprentice of the Year: Rhiannon Elsworth
Rhiannon’s commitment to learning and growth has made her an invaluable asset to the dealership. Her dedication and eagerness to excel have set a remarkable example for others.

2- Technician of the Year: Ghulam Haidar
Ghulam’s technical expertise and attention to detail have consistently delivered exceptional results. His unwavering commitment to ensuring top-notch service has earned him this well-deserved recognition.

3- Service Advisor of the Year: Danyial Ahmad
Danyial’s exemplary customer service skills, coupled with his extensive knowledge of the automotive industry, have made him the go-to person for customers seeking assistance. His dedication and professionalism have earned him this esteemed award.

4- Support Member of the Year: Craig Salter
Craig’s unwavering support and dedication to his colleagues have been instrumental in fostering a positive work environment. His willingness to go the extra mile and lend a helping hand has made him an invaluable team member.

5- Parts Team Member of the Year: Stephen Pichler
Stephen’s expertise in handling parts and his ability to provide prompt and accurate solutions have made him an integral part of the dealership’s success. His commitment to excellence is truly commendable.

6- Warehouse Support Member of the Year: Nicky Steele
Nicky’s exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail in managing the dealership’s warehouse operations have been exemplary. Her dedication and efficiency have contributed significantly to the smooth functioning of the dealership.

7- Team Player Excellence Award: Kevin Ramburruth and Monruedee Loonnaree
Kevin and Monruedee’s collaborative spirit and their ability to work seamlessly with their colleagues have made them outstanding team players. Their commitment to teamwork and support has earned them this prestigious award.

8- Above & Beyond Excellence Award: Amanda Birch and Cameron Griggs
Amanda and Cameron’s unwavering dedication, outstanding performance, and willingness to go the extra mile have set them apart. Their relentless pursuit of excellence has made a significant impact on the dealership’s success.

9- Customer Experience Excellence Award: James Richardson
James’ exceptional customer service skills and his commitment to ensuring a memorable experience for every customer have earned him this accolade. His dedication to providing outstanding service is truly commendable.

10- Rising Star Excellence Award: Nancy Routsis
Nancy’s remarkable growth and exceptional performance have made her the rising star of Patterson Cheney Toyota. Her dedication and commitment to continuous improvement have set her on a path to success.

11- Pre-Owned Sales member of the Year 2022 Award: Ajmal Armani
AJ’s exceptional customer service skills and his commitment to ensuring a memorable experience for every customer have earned him this accolade. His dedication to day to day improvement is outstanding.

12- External Support Excellence Award: George Ouzas from SRO Toyota
George’s outstanding support and collaboration with Patterson Cheney Toyota have been invaluable. His commitment to excellence and willingness to lend a helping hand have made a significant impact on the dealership’s operations.


Patterson Cheney Toyota’s remarkable achievements at the Southern Region DOTY Awards are a testament to the dealership’s commitment to excellence and its exceptional staff. The awards bestowed upon the outstanding individuals reflect their dedication, professionalism, and unwavering commitment to providing exceptional service. Patterson Cheney Toyota extends its heartfelt appreciation to all its staff members for their invaluable contributions, which have made these achievements possible. This recognition only further solidifies Patterson Cheney Toyota’s position as a leader in the automotive industry, setting a high standard for excellence and customer service.