Terry began his career in 1986 working for Somerset White Lining Company. He spent the first three years there as a handscreed operative and then progressed to an operator and quickly to a steersman on a multimark.
In 1996, Terry joined the management team in Somerset White Lining as a Contracts Supervisor. Two years later, he became their Contracts Manager when he worked closely with the Managing Director to assume his role when he retired in 2006. During this period, he trained to be an NVQ Assessor in D32/D33.
In late 2007, Somerset White Lining was sold to Prismo and Terry became Business Director. During this time, he was a member of the Executive Committee of the Road Safety Marking Association and achieved a level 6 NVQ in contract management.
Terry joined W J Roadmarkings in 2011 and in 2012 Terry was appointed managing director.