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Craig McCormick

Two minutes with...Business Manager Craig McCormick

Two minutes with...Business Manager Craig McCormick

So Craig, when did you join AutoQ?

I joined at the end of 2007 after earning my stripes in Charles Hurst Renault.

What gets you out of bed in the morning?

Normally the alarm clock for the gym at 5.15am! Have a love/hate relationship with both the gym and food so to enjoy the food I have to work hard at the gym. With a busy family and work life the only time is at 6am.

How would you describe your job to a child?

I talk nonsense to people and hope they buy a car.

Choose three words to describe your role?

To the outside world: friendly, satisfying, genuine. Inside work: organising, juggling, fantasist.

If you could swap jobs with someone, who would it be?

I genuinely love my job and meeting new people every day. But if I had to, it would be a professional footballer. Travel the world, play in front of thousands and the big bucks would be nice too.

What do you like most about your job?

Meeting new people every day. Different people, different stories, different outlooks on life, cars and finance. Variety is the spice of life. I also love getting a thank you card. That's when you know you've made it enjoyable and made a difference.

How do you relax after a hard day of work?

Love getting home to spend time with the girls - my wife and two daughters. I don't watch TV unless sport is on so more than likely a bit of DIY for me. Sunday is my only day off so it'll always be a day for a family out somewhere.

What is your guilty pleasure?

A full soda in the morning. :)

What's your dream car?

I have a soft spot for a mark 5 Golf R32 but since they are sensible money, I'll go for a La Ferrari.

What is your motto?

Work hard, play hard.