Managing Director, Temora
Marty is the fourth generation family member to manage Moses and Son. Marty first joined the family business as a store-man in 1980, after 5 years working in the electrical and petroleum industries. He eagerly progressed through the various facets of the business, gaining the necessary experience and qualifications to be appointed Managing Director in 1993.
Marty is actively involved in both the wool industry and the community. Most notably, his work as Director of the Inland Wool Brokers Association, Yennora Wool Brokers, and Director representing Brokers on the board of the Australian Wool Exchange Limited. In more recent years, Marty has developed a passion for sheep and genetics. He is currently a director of Merino Link and The Peter Westblade Scholarship and works tirelessly supporting the Peter Westblade Memorial Merino Challenge.
He is the current chairman of a local charity, TAPIN, supporting people within the community who suffer from chronic illness’. Marty is an avid Rugby Union supporter and a patron of the Temora Rugby Union Club. Marty’s other devotion is tournament water skiing – and is currently the president of the NSW Water Ski Association, Tournament Division, and is a long standing member of the Lake Centenary Management Committee. In his spare time, he loves spoiling his grand kids, touring Australia and sometimes overseas on his BMW Motor Bike with his understanding wife, Amanda.
Operations Manager, Temora
Wool Technical Officer/Wool Press Delivery, Temora
Craig was born in Temora and raised in Ariah Park. Craig has obtained a Certificate IV in Advanced Wool Handling and has his First Aid and Certificate IV in Retail qualifications. Before joining Moses and Son, he spent a year roustabouting, and ten years working at Mt Selwyn Snowfields. He was a Department Manager during winter and on lift maintenance during summer.
Craig loves being able to play cricket, football and spending time with his children.
Dave was born in Wagga Wagga and raised in Temora. He joined our team in 2000, working in Rehandle, before attaining his Wool Classers Certificate and moving to the ‘Warehouse’ as our chief coreline tester. Before Moses and Son, he worked in retail and owned his own furniture store.
Dave spends his spare time chasing after his 4 kids and helping out wherever he can with their soccer.
Peter was born in Ardlethan and as a child moved around NSW due to his father’s job on the railway. When he left school, he followed in his Dad’s footsteps and joined the railway until 1990. Peter then worked as a Scourer Operator at Riverina Wool Combing for the next five years.
In October 1999, Pete joined Moses & Son in Shipping, where he is responsible for ensuring all bales are loaded and sent to port. His favourite part of the job is the freedom to coordinate his own day. Pete is a proud Carlton supporter.
Garry works in the Warehouse at our Temora store. He previously ran a carpet cleaning franchise for eight years, before re-joining our team in 2011. Gary loves to travel and in his spare time, enjoys fishing and kayaking.
Sam Yates has quickly adapted to country life and is now moving wool bales instead of tyres. Sam’s enthusiasm for warehousing and best practise is contagious and we are pleased to say he has lowered the average age of the Warehouse team significantly. J
Wool Technical Officer
Kelli McMahon is the new Wool Technical Officer servicing the Grenfell & Temora Regions. Kelli previously owned and operated a Shearing Contract business, is a Master Wool Classer and is a whiz on WoolClip. Kelli’s work ethic and shed experience coupled with her passion & knowledge of the Wool industry ensures her clients are receiving the very best advice.
Rehandle Classer, Temora
Tony (Kitey) was raised and worked on the family farm just outside of Temora, before starting in shearing sheds as a roustabout and qualifying as a Wool Classer. In 2006 Tony started working in Rehandle, classing wool from door sales and bales sent to bulk class.
His hobbies and interests include motorbike riding, travelling the world (especially by cruise liners). Kitey enjoys spending time with his wife and two beautiful daughters.
Administration Manager, Temora
Christine is a Temora girl and joined Moses & Son when she left school in 1997. Christine has worked her way through the admin ranks to her current role of Administration Manager. Christine is a valuable team member and her meticulous nature is critical to the smooth running of Moses & Son.
Christine and her husband have recently built their own home and have welcomed their first baby, Jimmy.
Business Support, Temora
Liz was raised in Canberra. After school she studied a Bachelor of Business Management at CSU Wagga Wagga. Following a working holiday in the UK/Europe, she returned to work at the Royal Melbourne Hospital as a Return to Work Consultant.
In 2009 Liz relocated to Temora to be with her husband. After a stint in the Human Resources Department at Junee Jail she joined Moses & Son in May 2011.
Tegan was born and raised in Temora. Whilst at school, Tegan worked at the local Supa IGA. For part of 2012, Tegan worked at Trinity Law Firm in Canberra, before joining the Moses & Son team. Teegs is an all-rounder, who assists everyone with great knowledge and enthusiasm.
Tegan has a number of interests which include singing, guitar, reading and loves being outdoors.
Chances are if you call Temora you will get a very warm and courteous welcome from Abby Byrnes. Abby has previously worked in Customer Service and has a solid understanding of wool & sheep growing up on the family farm in Lake Cargelligo. She is a talented Netballer and is currently completing her Wool Classing Certificate.
Sally is our most recent team member, taking on the receptionist role in our Temora store. Sally grew up in Narooma then moved to Tuross for 18 years where she worked in a stamp factory. She continued to work remotely for the stamp factory and moved to Temora at the end of 2016 after meeting her partner. Her hobbies include spending time with family and friends, and outdoor activities like camping and fishing.
Farm Livestock Assistant
Fletcher Jackson recently made the move from Nyngan to Temora. The wet weather has certainly tested his problem solving skills. His passion for livestock and his shared interest in Research has made it an easy fit. He has slotted into the team extremely well and we are excited to watch him develop his skills. Fletcher is a keen Rugby player.