MEET OUR STAFF
Lizelle Tarboton - Personal Assistant to Andrew Patterson
Lizelle joined Texmate in April 2005 having spent 10 years in the shipping industry. Lizelle holds a Legal Secretary Diploma and has attended an HR Course.
Married with two sons Lizelle keeps herself busy all the time, the family enjoy participating in outdoor activities together, such as camping, Motor-X and reading.
Melissa grew up in Settlers, an Agricultural town in Limpopo. She attended boarding school until she matriculated in 1999. She then proceeded to pursue a number of IT related diplomas before starting her career in Office Administration.
Melissa enjoys spending time with her husband and pets, wildlife and nature conservation, camping, martial arts and cross-stitch.
Claire Soper - Financial Administrator
Claire was born in Surrey, England and emigrated to South Africa in the mid 1970’s. She attended Ace Secretarial College and obtained her Diploma in Secretarial /Administration Skills. She has been in the textile industry for the past eight years, where she furthered her studies and graduated with a Higher Diploma in Purchasing Management from UNISA (with 7 distinctions) in 2003, and has her Business Degree.
Her interests are painting and ribbon work, for which she attends classes, and also cycles competitively. She serves on the Committee at a local Cycling Club.