Managing Director- Gary Ryan
Topaz Industries P/L (Trading as The Taxi Man and The Valuers Group)
Director: Combus Rentals P/L (2012-2015)
Principal The Valuers Group Incorporating Car Valuers Melbourne, Melbourne Marketing Enterprises and The Taxi Man
Auctioneer and Valuers Association of Australia Valuer Certificate No. 513
Auctioneer and Valuers Association of Australia Corporate Member No. 213
Licenced Motor Car Trader 9286
Certificate of Accreditation as a Taxi Cab Licence Holder (owner) No. LHA-A0079392 Monitor and Manage
Small Business Operations Certificate No. 120731
ANZ Banking Group 1970-71 (Bank Teller/Officer)
G.J.Coles and Coy. Manager Stores at Colac, Sale and Deniliquin 1972-1978
Self Employed Businesses:
Mixed Business Proprietor at Moonee Ponds 1978-1984, Open cut mine manager, Black Panther gold
M.R.C.1008, Proprietor Onsite Gold Recovery Systems, medium mining equipment manufacturer at 2B Staley
St. Brunswick concurrently 1984 -1992, proprietor Freetime Leisure Products, Small mining equipment camping goods and boat retailer, branches at Reservoir and Preston concurrently 1984 – 1992, Taxi Operator 1992-1997
Taxi Licence Owner 1997 – 2002 and 2008-2014 Proprietor ‘The Caravan Yard’ at Pascoe Vale 1997-1999
Car Valuers Melbourne (est. 1999) Owner
At Coburg, then Preston and presently at Northcote. Car Valuers Melbourne L.M.C.T. 9286 has been engaged in the valuation of cars, trucks, motorcycles, various vessels and mining equipment since its inception. In conjunction with the R.A.C.V. Gary developed the table of valuation that is used by them for the valuation of Victorian taxis in court proceedings. A strong second hand retail business is still operating profitably.
The Valuers Group
Came into being in 2014, the valuation part of the business is now being run separately to the retail section, it incorporates the original business name, Car Valuers Melbourne.
The Taxi Man (est. 2002)
The leading supplier of vehicles to the taxi industry in Victoria, Adelaide and Canberra.