Getting to know: Geoff Spencer

Get to know Coresteel Buildings Manawatu owner/operator Geoff Spencer with 10 quick questions.

Contact Geoff for design and build projects in the Manawatu and Whanganui regions.

  1. How long have you worked for Coresteel?
    7 years
  2. What do you enjoy most about sales?
    Taking the initial enquiry which is usually a sketch on the back of an envelope, and seeing it come to fruition as a completed project.
  3. Before working for Coresteel what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve had?
    I started work as an apprentice carpenter and worked my way through the ranks so have been involved in the construction industry all my working life. I also pumped petrol and cleaned cars prior to the apprenticeship.
  4. What awards and accolades have you achieved?
    Highest Regional Growth, Highest Value Kitset, and Marketing Excellence awards in 2015, and Runner Up Salesperson of the Year, 2016.
  5. What’s the best advice you’ve been given?
    Don’t sweat the small stuff.
  6. Where’s your hometown?
    Born in Dannevirke, but now Palmerston North.
  7. Where’s your favourite place to go on holiday in NZ?
    Blue Lake/ Lake Tarawera
  8. What’s on your bucket list?
    To run my own race team with the opportunity to bring in young talent.
  9. What’s one of your hidden talents?
    Party shuffle dance move
  10. Who’s your celebrity look alike?
    Actor Erik Thomson who plays Dave in Packed to the Rafters and George in 800 Words.