Enda Rylands

Enda is the General Manager of the Ramada Plaza. He has been involved with several groups within Southport and the region. He chairs the Business Tourism Steering Group in Southport aimed at promoting conferences in Southport.

Enda also sits on the Board for England’s Golf Coast which is a private sector led group promoting golf in the region. He is also on the Southport BID development group currently looking to gain a yes vote for the initiative in Southport.

Lisa Hames


Lisa was born in Southport & is the Managing Director of GModels & Casting Agency. Lisa is a keen networker & has worked on many large events within our region.
Lisa is a mother of one & enjoys spending time with her family.

Dave Duffy


Dave Duffy has been a Trustee and board member of the Community Link Foundation since 2014 and brings a wealth of experience from the business sector

He is Sales Director of Woodbank Office Solutions and is responsible for all aspects of sales and overall strategies for the growth of the business

Dave is also a Director Consultant with BNI Merseyside and has been an active member since October 2011. This experience has helped him gain a valuable network of business and support contacts

Hobbies include Watching LFC, Reading & Spending time with his family

Dave is married and has two daughters.

Will Dexter

Will is the UK Sales Director for Cintra- a global Oracle partner that specializes in an enterprise architecture led approach to designing, building and running Oracle architectures. Previously to this Will was with Oracle Corporation for 10 years where he managed some of Oracle’s largest global accounts.

Will brings his experience of the corporate world to assist CLF as it continues to reach and help more local people.

Will’s interests are Golf, tennis and trying to keep up with his kids.

Wendy Treble

wendyI am presently enjoying my career as Bank Manager for Royal Bank Of Scotland, Southport and Birkdale Branch. Over the past couple of years I have successfully supported Clatterbridge Cancer Charity by raising £11,328 and also supported Queenscourt Hospice, Southport. I have a great passion for supporting those who need it and am delighted to be a board member of Community Link Foundation.

I enjoy going the gym and walking my little dog on Formby beach with the rest of my leisure time having fun with my partner and daughters

Cheryl Gradwell

Cheryl is the Managing Director of Tienne Jewellers based on Chapel Street, Southport specialising in branded jewellery, engagement and wedding rings.

Cheryl moved to live in Southport in 2011 and joined the Board in August 2014 wanting to give something back to the community that has supported her business so well.

In her spare time she enjoys family time, golf, eating out and travel.

Joel Thompson

joelJoel Thompson is a director of Lynn Thompson Lettings, a Southport based family run company. Who focus on residential property lettings throughout the North West.

He has joined Community Link Foundation to help people in the area he has grown up in, as he is passionate about Southport.

In his spare time he enjoys eating at every restaurant possible and travelling.