The Team

Meet our Team

Meet our Team

With experience across a number of industries and in organisations of varying sizes, our team of brokers bring with them insights and understanding into the unique requirements of many different types of businesses. From banking, insurance, engineering, manufacturing and industrial warehousing, to corporate offices, both large and small, we will be able to match you with a broker that can better understand your individual requirements and find solutions that will best meet your needs.

Kelvin Lax

Kelvin Lax

Managing Director and Principal       Head Office - Johannesburg

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Upon completing his Mechanical Engineering qualification in 1976, Kelvin worked as a Design Engineer for Clemco International before starting his own Design and Consultancy business in 1979. During this time he completed a Business Management Diploma. He worked in the industry until 2005 when he started in the Real Estate industry, obtaining both his CEA and principal status in the same year. Although he started in Residential Property, Kelvin found his niche in Commercial Property when he headed up the Sokolic Property Group Johannesburg operation. The Romalax Group was formed towards the end of 2010, and Kelvin took the position as Managing Director of the Group.

 

Robert Mittendorf

Robert Mittendorf

National Operations Manager           Head Office - Johannesburg
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After receiving his Structural Engineering qualifications, Robert worked in the Engineering industry for a few years before moving across to the Financial Services Industry, where worked as an Independent Financial Advisor for nearly 15 years. In 2010 Robert found his passion in Commercial Property and took on the position of National Operations Manager for the Romalax Group.

Tracy Wightman

Tracy Wightman

Administration and Finance Manager     Head Office - Johannesburg
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Tracy worked for nearly 20 years in the Banking Industry, filling various positions up to Account Executive before moving to an Asset Based Finance Company where she was involved in marketing finance products to large corporates. She also worked in the Telecommunications industry, managing the accounts for Finance houses. Tracy's husband was one of the founding members of Romalax Properties and Tracy joined the team in 2012, where she now fills the position of Admin and Finance Manager.

Max Gardie

Max Gardie

Commercial Property Broker       Johannesburg

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Max immigrated to South Africa from the UK in 1994 and after running his own business for 18 years decided he needed a new challenge. He started working in Commercial Property in 2007 and joined the Romalax team in 2011.

 

Rika Storm

Commercial Property Broker       Johannesburg

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Rika has worked in a number of industries over the last 20 years. With experience in the industrial sector she brings this insight and experience to the Romalax team.

Kayla Wightman

Kayla Wightman

Receptionist / Senior Administrator Head Office - Johannesburg
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Kayla finished school in 2011 and started working for Romalax as Receptionist and Personal Assistant while completing her studies in Radio and TV presenting. She brings her energy and enthusiasm to the Romalax front office and has become an integral part of our customer service team.