2019 Winners and Finalists

ACCOUNTANT OF THE YEAR

Nicole Amaya, Crest Accountants Kyelie Baxter, IQ Accountants Donna Bruce, Walsh Accountants Amy Henrich, Wardles Accounting & Business Advisory Brooke Hepburn-Rogers, Stellar Super Miriam Holme, FAB Tax Accountants Hayley Nixon, Walker Hill Chartered Accountants

Simone Palfreyman, Palfreyman Chartered Accountants

Catherine Smith, Wholistic Financial Solutions Laura Vojtisek, BJV Accountants

AUDITOR OF THE YEAR

Judy Brown, Brown Audit and Assurance Services Katrina Fletcher, Elite Super Jessica Hermann, SRJ Walker Wayland

Naomi Kewley, Peak Super Audits

Catherine Price, TABS - Super Fund Auditors Katrina Taranets, Evolv

BOOKKEEPER OF THE YEAR

Zoe Baginski, MYO Bookkeeping Solutions Lauren Boyle, Alderton & Company Robyn Flynn Large, Somerville Bookkeeping

Allison Gardiner, Carbon Group

Sarah Groth, SG Balanced Solutions Sonya Jacobsen, Your Bookkeeping Angel Annette Liotta, Solve Business Services Kathleen Piachaud, Carbon Group Fiona Schneider, Arrant Accounting Solutions Denise Twigger, Bas's & Balances Bookkeeping Services

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

Loreta Berti, Connective Amanda Bird, Scottish Pacific Denya Dean, Bluestone Daniella Mancuso, Wisr Erin Manhood, Prospa Sonia Partol, AMP Bank Helen Thom, YTML Group

Stacey Williams, Gallagher Bassett

Elyse Wohling, Firstmac Bernadette Wood, Allianz

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE YEAR

Mona Abou-Zeid, M Capitol Judith Beck, Financial Executive Women Maria Leftakis, Morrow Sodali Susan Mitchell, Mortgage Choice Marie Mortimer, loans.com.au Emma Sakellaris, Australian Unity Trustees

Tanya Sale, outsource financial

Catherine Smith, Wholistic Financial Solutions Deborah Young, The RegTech Association

DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

Donna Bruce, Walsh Accountants Sue Hayter, Quality Financial Group Miriam Holme, FAB Tax Accountants

Michelle Saunders, Cooper Partners

Adriana Sheedy, ING Catherine Smith, Wholistic Financial Solutions Kim Szigeti, Finance Brokers Association of Australia Laura Vojtisek, BJV Accountants Andrea Waters, Bennelong Funds Management

ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

Emma Baxter, YOUtax Fiona Borrelli, Sargon Nicole Connolly, IPIF Management Nikki Firth, Your Accounting Sanctuary Meryl Johnston, Bean Ninjas

Claire Morris, Prezzee

Kelly Morton, Skye Capital Advisory Rooma Nanda, All R Loans Susanne Temperley, Asset Finance Services Renee Tocco, Loanezi

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT/PERSONAL ASSISTANT OF THE YEAR

Elizabeth Borgia, Shadforth Financial Group Shaya Borkent, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank

Madeleine Dart, outsource financial

Lynne Gouldthorp, BDO Jade Hill, Evolv Melanie McPhillips, Walker Hill Chartered Accountants Porsha Papas, Berry Financial Services Shanice Petrie, Coutts Redington Chartered Accountants Haylee Platt, The Local Loan Company Yvonne Wang, Abacus Finance

FINANCIAL PLANNER/ADVISER OF THE YEAR

Emma Arthur, Lifewise Financial Solutions & EKA Wealth Management

Suzanne Johnston, Apt Wealth Partners Kellie Killgallon, Numero Wealth Jackie Kirkwood, Shadforth Financial Group Leonie McKain, Bridges Financial Services Clare Rixon, Morgans Financial Elle Ross, Equitem Michelle Stone, Feel Good Financial Planning Dawn Thomas, Wealthwise Liz Trotter, TripleA Financial Services andHigh Heel Investor

FINTECH LEADER OF THE YEAR

Shannon Bernasconi, WealthO2 Alison Binskin, Prospa Carolyn Breeze, GoCardless Renata Cihelka, GetCapital Skye Dunworth, Spendher Invest and PwC Jessica Ellerm, Zuper Carla Harris, Longevity App Emily Hollingum, Super Rewards Marie Mortimer, loans.com.au

Debra Taylor, Open Sparkz

INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR

Emma Baxter, YOUtax Danielle Blaschuk, Australian Unity Trustees

Kelly Chard, GrowthMD

Sue Hayter, Quality Financial Group Jo Hollis, All Disability Plan Management Angela Johnson, FeeSynergy Finance Elle Ross, Equitem Louisa Sanghera, Zippy Financial Group Catherine Smith, Wholistic Financial Solutions Karen Taylor, Wisr

MARKETING PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

Debra Benn, outsource financial Holly Dixon, HLB Mann Judd Sarah Hare, BetaShares Martine Jager, Westpac Erika Jonsson, Six Park Haylee Platt, The Local Loan Company Belinda Saade, Commonwealth Bank Angela Thompson, Sharesight

Claire Vale, Allianz

Linda Wright, Topdocs

MENTOR OF THE YEAR

Mona Abou-Zeid, M Capitol Evelyn Burton, Aussie Home Loans Sue Hayter, Quality Financial Group Lee Middleton, Nectar Mortgages

Ann Pearson, ClearView

Vivian Quinn, Canon Australia Michelle Saunders, Cooper Partners Serena West, Capital Partners Shadé Zahrai, Bank of Melbourne Wendy Zveglic, BT Financial Group

MORTGAGE AND FINANCE BROKER OF THE YEAR

Robyn Beath, Astute Financial Gippsland Cathy Brown, Activ8 Finance Peita Davies, realestate.com.au Home Loans Sarah Farrugia, SAF Finance Charlotte Gray, Mortgage Choice Morphett Vale Linda Hamilton, Paris Financial Rebecca Morgan, Sattout Accounting Services Louisa Sanghera, Zippy Financial Group

Deslie Taylor, Mortgage Choice Ormeau

Michelle Towner, Towner Finance

OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR

Millinda Cobban, SMSFcentral

Kathleen Grant, Goodman Private Wealth Jude Hartigan, The Local Loan Company Melissa Horton, DPN Polly Hoynes-Robson, Loan Market Jo Moroney, Paris Financial Stephanie Quirk, ANZ Mobile Lending Chermside Justine Rugers, Loan Market New Farm Liz Somers, Finsure Finance and Insurance Sarah Ward, Akambo Financial Group

PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR

Mona Abou-Zeid, M Capitol

Aly Garrett, All In Advisory

Joanna James, Mortgage Ezy Charmaine Lamprecht, Capital Partners Private Wealth Advisers Sonya Martin, KNOW HOW Property Finance Kelly Morton, Skye Capital Advisory Simone Palfreyman, Palfreyman Chartered Accountants Kylie Platt, The Local Loan Company Megan Schmidt, GMD Advisory Susanne Temperley, Asset Finance Services

REGIONAL PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

Robyn Beath, Astute Financial Gippsland Jodie Cassar, BOQ Earlville Lisa Gamble, Infinity Financial Advisors Nicole Hurkens, Allstyle Business Solutions Mandakini Khanna, MyState Bank

Cheryl Mallett, Vita Gustafson & Associates

Helen Molloy, Act2 Solutions Stacey Price, Healthy Business Finances Tamara Virgo, TV Financial Services & Planning Elizabeth Weaving, Finders Finance

SMALL BUSINESS ADVISER OF THE YEAR

Kyelie Baxter, IQ Accountants Lucy Boulos, Accumulus Advisory Donna Bruce, Walsh Accountants Kerry Casanova, Exact Accounting Kelly Chard, GrowthMD

Aly Garrett, All In Advisory

Nicole Hurkens, Allstyle Business Solutions Michelle Maynard, Carbon Group Suzy Munt, BDO Preeti Vaish, Small Business Loans Hub

SMSF ADVISER OF THE YEAR

Jemma Sanderson, Cooper Partners Financial Services

Catherine Smith, Wholistic Financial Solutions

THOUGHT LEADER OF THE YEAR

Louise Biti, Aged Care Steps Aly Garrett, All In Advisory Sue Hayter, Quality Financial Group

Robyn Jacobson, TaxBanter

Joanna James, Mortgage Ezy Brigette Leckie, Koda Capital Simone Palfreyman, Palfreyman Chartered Accountants Tanya Sale, outsource financial Helia Singh, Assurance Finance & Business Solutions Catherine Smith, Wholistic Financial Solutions

YOUNG LEADER OF THE YEAR

Katie Cox, Zuper

Madeleine Dart, outsource financial Alison Dellow, Hewison Private Wealth Lilly Ginnivan, Oak Capital Mortgage Fund Mimi Gomez, Dixon Advisory Holly McKee, Wisr Rebecca Oakes, Act2 Solutions Olivia Palfreyman, Palfreyman Chartered Accountants Kathleen Piachaud, Carbon Group Gladys Seah, Hewison Private Wealth

EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR

AIA Australia

Cbus Evans Dixon La Trobe Financial Liberty Financial TAL

EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR (SME)

Australian Unity Trustees Bennelong Funds Management Cooper Partners DPN Entourage Finance Paris Financial

Stanford Brown

TNT Advisor Solutions Walker Hill Chartered Accountants Walsh Accountants

TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM OF THE YEAR

Cbus Financial Executive Women Finsure Broker Academy Loan Market

OnePath

WELLNESS PROGRAM/INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR

Allan Hall Business Advisors Breakfree Financial Solutions BT FAB Tax Accountants Palfreyman Chartered Accountants

Stanford Brown

WOMEN’S COMMUNITY PROGRAM OF THE YEAR

All Finance Services Southern Region Assurance Finance & Business Solutions Financial Executive Women Financially Empowered Palfreyman Chartered Accountants The Local Loan Company

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