About Us

Get a better look into the customer support team. Our Team, the people at Joinery IT that you interact with on a regular basis. We hope you enjoy this page as much as we enjoy serving you, our customers.

Philip Smith

Sales, Support and Customer Service

Biography: Phil worked as a trainer/services provider for Planit Software in Queensland prior to his move home to New Zealand. He has many years of experience as a Project/Production Manager working on domestic, high-rise, commercial and government-style projects and has ‘on-the-tools’ skills for the manufacture of a wide range of furniture, cabinets and joinery.

Hobbies and Interests: Phil enjoys travelling, Photography, and Mountain Biking and is a proud Grandad.

Sandy Lugton

Admin and Customer Service

Biography: Sandy and Phil partnered up some time ago and love to travel. Aside from working on the Joinery IT social media and admin, Sandy is a passionate ECE Teacher. She will always advocate on the side of what is best practice and of the most benefit to our children’s welfare.

Hobbies and Interests: Sandy enjoys travelling, Kayaking and Hiking a beautiful trail.

Jason Chittenden

Support Leader

Biography: Jason, originally from sunny Nelson, now lives in Wanganui. With many years of experience using Cabinet Vision software for Cooper Webley, a Nelson-based manufacturer. He joined Joinery IT back in 2010. Jason is our Reports and Database expert.

Hobbies and Interests: Jason loves spending time with his wife and his children. Other interests include Video Gaming, Remote Controlled Vehicles and Drones.

Jacqueline Crossley

Support Technician

Biography: After working for cabinetmakers in Australia, Jacq returned home to the Bay of Plenty. She continued her passion for detailing and design at Lee Brothers in Rotorua. Her expertise with Cabinet Vision and Vortek Spaces are second to none. It’s great to have her back on our team.

Hobbies and Interests: Jacq lives with her husband and daughter. The three of them are often found in the Whakarewarewa forest walking Buddy their dog or hitting trails on their mountain bikes.

Darryn Currill

Support Technician

Biography: Darryn lives in Auckland. He has more than 12 years of experience using Cabinet Vision software at DBJ Furniture, an Auckland-based manufacturer. Joining us at Joinery IT in 2018. Darryn is enthusiastic about automation and seeing repetitive processes simplified by the smart use of Cabinet Vision software.

Hobbies and Interests: Darryn enjoys time with his wife and daughter. When the weather is right, you’ll find them out on their boat fishing.

Troy Pollard

Business and Sales Development

Biography: Troy is originally from Brisbane, Australia and now calls Rotorua home. He brings more than 30 years of industry experience with him starting as a Cabinet Maker back in 1992. It was using software in 2003, and realising the untold benefits, that sparked his passion for helping businesses to succeed. Consult with Troy today about the implementation of software and systems to grow your own business.

Hobbies and Interests: Troy enjoys quality family time with his Son and Fiance. They love the beach, fishing, seeking out new adventures, and like us New Zealanders always on the lookout for the next “fab restaurant”.