Our Specialist Team

Experience and knowledge when you need it.

For all of the products CARE Distributors can provide, we have an industry expert to back it up.
How does it work?
What do I do with it?
Do I need to turn it off and on again?

With CARE’s expert team, you will have your question answered in no time, leaving you to get on with the job.

Travis Rainsford
General Manager
As General Manager, Travis has been instrumental in listening to customers and upgrading the products and services on offer to meet their needs. Travis has spent time in various areas of the automotive industry having a parts interpretation qualification, working in industry relations with the Motor Trade Association and as a Service Manager for a major Toyota dealership. 

If you ever have a few minutes to waste, ask Travis about the lack of live basketball on free-to-air TV or how the Hawks played last week.
Nigel Dobson
Technical Demonstrator / Business Development
Nigel is a crash repair industry expert who has now been with CARE Distributors for over 15 years. A qualified spray painter with decades in the industry, Nigel is available to visit you on site to demonstrate the latest technology and is there for technical backup for all CARE customers.

When he’s not showing off his technical knowledge, you can often find Nigel showing off his jetski skills on the Murray River trying to keep up with his kids.
Stephen Goudis 
Special Projects Manager
Stephen joined Care Distributors in 2020 after a long career working in industrial and mining. Stephen specialises in safety requirements, industrial requirements as well as rolling out all of Care’s exciting new programs, such as Care Safe.

On the weekends you can catch him lacing up the boots and getting the odd kick for the Peninsula Magpies in the AFL Masters league and is an all-round good guy.
Shane Crothers
Sales Representative
Shane has been with CARE Distributors since May 2000. You will often find him on the road in the western and northern suburbs or in regional areas helping CARE's customers stay on the cutting edge of paint and collision repairs technology and products.

Before embarking on a long and successful sales career, Shane is one of very few people to have played both AFL (for Geelong) and NBL (for Geelong Supercats). He was also a member of the Port Adelaide 1996 SANFL premiership team.