Annette holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Uni of Old), is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (FCA), a Registered Company Auditor, SMSF Auditor and Registered Tax Agent.
The joy of assisting clients and staff to achieve their best is what drives Annette to be passionate about her work and she was rewarded in 2006 by being listed in the top 50 “BRW Business Women of the Year” Award. In order to help her clients manage the then new GST system she developed and founded the First Class Accounts bookkeeping franchise system which grew to over 200 franchisees in 2 years. She has also been a founding member of two other successful franchise systems.
Annette has over 35 years experience in accounting, taxation and auditing, having held senior management positions both in Australian and UK accounting firms including being CFO and a member of the board of G8 Pty Ltd (Early Learning Services Ltd) during which time they floated on the stock exchange. Her experience in the SME industry has helped her develop her own successful accounting practices. Annette is also a Qld Licensed Real Estate Agent and oversees our Business Broking division.