Lisa J Lagorio
Owner & Managing Director
Lisa founded Able Access UK 14 years ago with a will for it to become the most reliable, honest and ethical company of its kind and we still hold to those values today. Her belief is that everyone is worthy of respect and deserves to be valued regardless of financial circumstances, physical or mental ability.
Lisa manages the company on a daily basis to ensure it stays true to her original vision; that Able Access UK is not only a wonderful company to work with but also to work for and one that embraces modern technology, encourages training, innovation, education, superior workmanship, high-quality products and is a happy and secure place to work.
She continues to develop good working relationships with local authorities, supports local charities and invests in our local community.
Louise is invaluable in ensuring smooth running of the business as our in-house management accountant.
She came to us with over 32 years finance experience and has spent many years since building and improving strong working relationships with our clients and suppliers.
In addition to all the daily finance administration, Louise also manages and oversees up-and-coming finance team members and their training, regular internal and external audits within our business, our accreditations, quality standards and process compliance.
Senior Contracts Manager
Carl’s experience in the construction industry spans over 25 years, he is responsible for our major build sites, as well as managing a diverse team of contracts managers and multi-skilled contractors that work on other jobs within our major build, minor build and equipment departments.
Our strong supplier relationships are primarily built by Carl as he is always looking to improve and to ensure quality and service are delivered and our clients jobs run smoothly.
Carl constantly monitors and seeks to improve our health and safety, training, welfare and building innovations seeking out new techniques, systems and materials.
Samantha Wilkins M.B.A B.Sc.
HR Manager, Safeguarding & Mental Health Lead
Samantha has over 16 years of experience working with vulnerable adults and disabled children, in particular those with profound and complex physical and behavioural needs and is used to working with various agencies on a daily basis e.g. social services, housing support and youth offending teams.
She is highly qualified and has many years experience in various sectors of special needs teaching, business and human resources with skills including non-verbal disability communications, mediation and counselling. Samantha loves dealing with people and supporting them to grow and succeed in their environment.
In his time at AAUK, after being originally inducted in to our business by Carl, Chris has brought an unflappable calmness and a sharp eye for detail to his area of our business.
He has grown to managing multiple teams of multi-skilled and specialised tradespeople on varying jobs across different departments within AAUK.
Chris has over 20 years experience in the construction industry, most recently working as a contracts manager in various mental health wards around the Midlands. He also constantly seeks to improve and has a wealth of knowledge that we shamelessly draw upon.
Kerry manages highly experienced contracts co-ordinators and administrators.
Her main focus is to ensure excellent communication between her expanding AAUK team and the local authorities, charities, private clients, and other organisations that we serve.
With over 20 years office experience primarily in construction and rail infrastructure, Kerry seeks to ensure the jobs run smoothly and are delivered on schedule. She is a natural problem solver and is there to help service users when the unexpected occurs.
Sales & Design Manager
Paul uses his 17+ years of home and bathroom design, installation and hands-on building experience to provide tailor-made specialist solutions to suit the client’s unique requirements.
He is keenly focused on good thoughtful design that will give our vulnerable adult or child service users with complex needs or mobility issues their independence, dignity and freedom.
Paul actively seeks out new innovative products that help us achieve this for our clients and supervises specialist training in the installation and use throughout the company.
Paul site manages certain complex need jobs to completion when they span multiple departments within our company and he also co-ordinates other external contractors, stakeholders and client involvement.
Join the team
We are hiring!
Due to expansion we are always looking for good people throughout the West Midlands, we have some exciting opportunities to join our team.
If you want to work with an ethical company that cares about its employees and sub-contractors as much as it does about its customers then get in touch!
You can send your C.V. to JoinUs@AAUK.Group
Currently recruiting for:
Business Development Manager