Founder and Managing Director
Kevin Penman is the Managing Director of VS Group Holdings and has more than a decade of experience in the fast-paced technology sector.
Keen to continue the legacy of his late mother, who spent her life working and supporting young people with difficulties, and touched by the work of a number of charities through his own personal life, Kevin had a desire to support the organisations whose work he had witnessed first-hand. This was his inspiration for building a business that was positioned to assist voluntary and charitable bodies gain access to leading edge technology, while balancing crucial fund-raising and support work, helping them meet with their individual objectives.
Today, VS Group works with more than 100 organisations, primarily in the charitable and voluntary sector, with a team of ten operating from the Manchester base and serving locations across the UK.
Head of UK Business Growth
With almost two decades spent in the B2B technology and telecoms market, and having worked across a range of progressive industries, Jason has a strong track record of taking leading edge tech products to the business community.
With a strong focus on client relations, he work closely with VS Group customers to help understand their individual challenges, and help create solutions that are tailored towards their individual needs.
With expertise in helping charitable and Legal organisations, He is adept in working with VS Group’s customers, helping them to benefit from new technologies while refocusing their cash-flow towards their bottom line and the services they deliver.
He is a proud father of one and spends much of his time with his Fiance and beautiful baby boy in Lancashire.
Billing Manager and Office Manager
Paula oversees the VS Group Head Office in Manchester. She has over 15 years of experience within the Telecoms industry and has previously worked for Yes Telecom/Vodafone. She has brought her extensive specialist knowledge and experience in managing and leading large teams to efficiency.
In her spare time, Paula has recently discovered Pilates, she enjoys socializing with friends and going to the gym.
Keyta oversees marketing operations, social media and digital strategy for VS Group. She has years of experience within the journalism and marketing industries, having worked on campaigns for national and global brands before joining the VS Group team. She is passionate about the work that VS Group does for the Third Sector and driving the company towards excellence.
Outbound Sales Manager
Cheryl has more than 10 years’ experience in business development and customer service, working across range of sectors including technology and utilities.
Citing her proudest career moment as her promotion to team leader within the organisation, she is now focused on developing her sales team and helping VS grow its base and attract talent into the organisation.
THE TECHNICAL TEAM
Head of Technical Engineering
Platinum accredited Jim has more than 36 years’ experience in the fast moving telecoms and technology sector, working with the leading hardware vendors and expert in more than 20 different type of telephone systems.
From installing a telephone system at Royal household Clarence House, through to a complex hotel system on the Penguin-inhabited island of Tresco in the Scilly Isles, passable via Chinook Helicopter and golf buggy, his experience is expansive.
Trainee Telecoms Engineer
Daniel is one of our Samsung Telecoms Engineers whose professionalism and eagerness to please is reflected in the way he is always willing to go that extra mile for both customers and colleagues alike.
His attention to detail is one of his outstanding traits, and lends itself to help holding our position in the Telecoms Industry as one of the foremost quality installers in the UK.
Customer Service Manager
Stacey is a highly valued member of the team. She has vast experience in providing great customer relations, handling any customer queries and complaints in her happy and dynamic way.
She has excellent communication and people skills and is a fantastic problem solver.
Stacey is a proud Mum of her son Teyen and can be found dancing the night away in her spare time.
Customer Service Advisor
Alex assists with VS Group’s Customer Service operations. She has worked in the Customer Service industry since the age of 16, for some of the UK’s best known companies.
She is happily married and is the proud mother of her young daughter, Eleanor. In her spare time she enjoys walking her dog and cycling.
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