QLD Operations

CAIRNS & FAR NORTH QUEENSLAND 

DonnaBurton v2cDonna Burton has experience working as a Financial Counsellor with people living in remote communities as well as diverse roles in community development and adult education. Donna is passionate about social justice and believes in helping people to achieve their life goals by supporting them to develop confidence and a belief in their own ability to succeed.
Contact: 0439 785 225 | donna.burton@manyrivers.org.au


JennyCarmichael v2cJenny Carmichael has many years experience owning and operating small businesses. She has successfully operated a building company, a zoo, a mortgage brokerage and online businesses. Jenny is currently involved in small business groups and continues to encourage small business into the community. Born in Far North Queensland, Jenny has lived in Cape York, Horn Island, Lockhart River and Coen and is keen to support local businesses to start, stay and thrive.
Contact: 0467 761 194 | jenny.carmichael@manyrivers.org.au

LindsayJones v2cLindsay Jones has extensive commercial experience as a qualified trades person as well as 15 years successfully owning and operating his own business. He has worked in a number of community and business development roles over the years and remains passionate about and committed to all cultural aspects of local communities. Lindsay is based in Cairns and also represents Many Rivers in the Cape York region.
Contact: 1300 MANYRIVERS | clientsupport@manyrivers.org.au


GULF & NORTH QUEENSLAND 

CharlesFisher v2cTownsville
Charles Fisher has spent most of his working life in North Queensland and after a long and successful career in the banking industry he is now using his skills to help Many Rivers’ Clients achieve their dreams. Charles’ two passions are rugby league football and social justice for all Australians. He is still actively involved in his football club in Townsville. Charles believes everyone should have the opportunity and assistance to start their own small business and looks forward to helping his Many Rivers’ Clients start, stay and thrive in their businesses.
Contact: 0439 876 197 | charles.fisher@manyrivers.org.au


CENTRAL QUEENSLAND 

StacySzcerbinski v2cBundaberg
Stacy Szczerbinski has worked as an accredited trainer, mentor and business field officer for over 20 years and her experience includes employment in community programs and organisations. She has successfully operated her own consultancy business where she was involved in the development of a world class training facility in Darwin. Stacy is passionate about assisting people achieve their goals.
Contact: 0427 059 878 | stacy.szczerbinski@manyrivers.org.au

TroysonBassani v2cRockhampton
Troyson Bassani has spent most of his career working in Indigenous affairs with a specific focus on economic development and Indigenous home ownership. Troyson has a strong policy background and has studied both business and politics. Troyson has also successfully operated his own consultancy business, assisting property developers with development projects. Troyson is a big believer in economic participation being the pathway out of disadvantage and is eager to help individuals get on this pathway.
Contact: 0436 627 868 | troyson.bassani@manyrivers.org.au


BRISBANE REGION

RossSmith v2cRoss Smith has contracted direct to state and federal government to deliver programs and has worked for large national organisations. He has completed tertiary studies in engineering and business, and successfully operated his own small businesses in telecommunications contracting, and energy efficiency consulting and assessment. Ross has held executive positions in a range of community organisations, and received an Australia Day Award in 2012 recognising service to the community. He enjoys working with clients to assist them achieve their business goals. Keen on community development, Ross welcomes and encourages healthy living, partner support, business collaboration and community connections as clients move forward in business.
Contact: 0472 827 617 | ross.smith@manyrivers.org.au

KyleBischoff v2cKyle Bischoff has spent his career working in not-for-profit organisations supporting education in the South Pacific region as well as supporting the financial growth of a local hospital in the Brisbane area. Kyle studied business and has had extensive experience owning and operating small businesses. Kyle is driven to support people experiencing disadvantage to create, expand and thrive in business.
Contact: 0436 641 181 | kyle.bischoff@manyrivers.org.au


SOUTH EAST QUEENSLAND 

GordonRowlings v2cRoma
Gordon Rowlings has a wide range of experience and skills from a variety of different industries having spent his early life working on his family’s cattle, orchard and vegetable growing properties and later working for major banks as well as successfully owning and operating a convenience store and a mortgage broking franchise. Gordon is experienced in areas of workplace health and safety, insurance, staffing and financing. Gordon is keen to ensure the future strength and depth of the local communities and hopes to ensure future generations have improved opportunities.
Contact: 0427 189 655 | gordon.rowlings@manyrivers.org.au

JamieMcMillan v2cToowoomba
Jamie McMillan has over 16 years’ experience in business banking throughout rural, regional and metropolitan Queensland. His experience has been in the areas of relationship management, business development and community development. Jamie holds tertiary qualifications with a Bachelor of Information Technology, majoring in IT Management and Administration Management and a Diploma in Banking Services Management. Jamie is passionate about community engagement and small business development to ensure future opportunities and growth can be achieved in his local area.
Contact: 0448 808 504 | jamie.mcmillan@manyrivers.org.au

 

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