Our Sales Managers

Christina Taylor
Founder & Managing Director

Christina is accomplished sales director and has been in wholesale for over 18 years, prior to that at national retail manager level. She is highly adaptable, quick to read trends and consumer buying habits. An all-rounder in the industry, experienced in launching young brands to market, selling across all product categories with strong expertise in occasionwear. As a result of being a full time working mum, her passion & focus is now in Eco-friendly, natural, wellness products.

Amy Nutsford
General Manager

Amy has been with Halation Agency as a sales manager for over a year managing our beauty division. She comes from a background in luxury fashion buying, having worked across Womenswear, Menswear and Fine Jewellery and understands both sides of the wholesale business. From personal experience, she understands the buyer’s needs and habits. Amy is a multi-tasker, juggles well and also assists in managing and scheduling her brands marketing through EDMS.

Lisa Buchholz
Head of Contemporary Sales

With over 30 years experience Lisa is a specialist in Fashion Industry. Exposure from all facets Lisa’s skills include development & design through to buying & importing of Luxury brands while always remaining at the forefront with her customers. She is professional and passionate about the customer experience and giving personalised service. Lisa has a solid business acumen and a deep knowledge of the current & international fashion industry.

Marin Hartfield
Operations & Sales Manger

Marin has been at Halation for nearly four years, working across operations and our accessory brands. Her passion is in the people, connecting the right retailers to the right suppliers – and growing strong relationships with both. Marin has experience in both close to market and indent ranges – with a focus on ethical categories.

Hayley Sprowles
Senior Sales Manager

Hayley joined the Halation team in January of 2020 and comes from an extensive background working within the fashion industry. Her experience covers retail management, visual merchandising, buying and wholesale sales working across contemporary fashion, denim, footwear, leather goods and accessories both in national and international markets. Hayley has a strong focus on building strong, loyal and profitable customer relationships for both the client and the store and can act as a mobile sales agent who is on the road to visit in-store to service all client and customer needs.

Georgina Davis
Senior Sales Manager

Georgina first joined Halation Agency in 2015 with 10 plus years of experience in Fashion wholesale in an agency environment which means she is an experienced cross seller. Having worked across both international & local fashion brands during her career, her expertise lies in mid to premium fashion. She is a compassionate seller, she listens to requests & acts on them, caring deeply for both the retailers and brands’ success.

Gaia Torres
Showroom Director & Sales Manager

Originally from Milan, Gaia moved to Sydney 5 years ago after spending a year in London where she started her career in wholesale working for a well known multi brands showroom. She is an allrounder in the business, looking after the website and CRM side of Halation and working across mainly the premium fashion labels. Her passion is for quality over quantity and going above & beyond for the customers and suppliers.

Jacqui Narunsky
Sales & Marketing Manager

Jacqui is the newest member to Halation team as our Sales & Marketing Manager. Her previous role was in a fast pace fashion sales agency so she is no stranger to performing multiple tasks. She comes from a background in fashion design and graphics, having worked across premium and fast fashion womenswear brands & understands every step to making a label a success; wholesale, design, production, branding & the marketing side of the business.

Pip glinn
Sales Manager

Pip is the newest member of Halation Agency, joining the team as a Sales Manager. Originally from London, but with an Australian passport, Pip has worked across both eyewear and Fine Jewellery brands. Pip’s experience includes national and international wholesale sales management, visual merchandising and retail team training. Pip enjoys working closely with clients to develop strong and lasting relationships.
Pip works across accessories, eyewear, jewellery, skincare and beauty.

Lily quennville
Sales Manager

Originally from the United States, Lily joined Halation Agency over a year ago. She has worked multiple years in the fashion industry. Her previous experience is in retail and managing stores both in Australia and the US. She made the switch to the other side and found her passion in wholesale. Lily is a dedicated and reliable member of the team working across beauty & lifestyle brands as well as administration. 

Bill Johnson
E-Commerce & Assistant Sales Manager

Whilst completing his Bachelor of Marketing & Media at Macquarie University, Bill started as an intern here at Halation Agency before stepping up into an E-Commerce & Assistant Sales Manager role. Having worked in retail over 5 years, his passion for fashion and working in a fast-paced environment is clear. This is his first step into the back end of fashion as well as wholesale processes and is eager to assist you in your orders. 

Jasmin Fender
Junior Sales Manager

Jasmin joined the Halation team in January 2020 and has over 4 years experience in retail sales and a completed Bachelor of Branded Fashion Design however, her interest stems beyond fashion and into beauty and health. Jasmin first developed her passion for working in wholesale and a sales environment after interning for Halation in 2018 and believes in having positive connections with customers as well as a love and passion for the products she sells.  

Yvonne Ling
Sales Manager

Yvonne originally started her career in Advertising and Marketing, managing corporate brands in Technology and Telecommunications. Over the years she has followed her passion and transitioned into all things beauty, fashion and lifestyle. She has had the opportunity to work on multiple luxury brands, with over 20 years experience and industry knowledge in the beauty and fashion sector from design concepts, product development, production, sales distribution and retail. She is an all rounder that wears many hats with multiple interchangeable skills in design, business management and sales.

Yvonne is part of the Halation Health team focusing on growing the beauty and health brands.

TANIA HESFORD
Sales Manager

Tania joined the Halation team in April 2021, with over 30 years experience in wholesale sales.
Tania’s main focus for the past 8 years has been pharmacies and Health Food stores, working with these stores in expanding in more health, beauty and well being
Tania is looking forward to building fantastic relationships with Halation Health customers
and can’t wait to meet you all.