WA Operations

MareeCutlerNaroba v2cKununurra
Maree Cutler-Naroba has a background of 15 years High School Teaching (in business education) and 8 years as a Child Protection Lawyer.  Maree has also founded and operated two businesses in the areas of training, career and business coaching, social media management and business content creation. Maree has two diverse passions in championing business start-up owners (particularly women) and as a strong advocate for the protection of children from child abuse and neglect.
Contact: 0419 763 436 | maree.cutler-naroba@manyrivers.org.au

Kris Young has over 15 years experience in the development of small business and 19 years experience working with community organisations. He holds a Bachelor of Business (Financial Planning) and has previously provided mentoring under the New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS).  Kris is enthusiastic about helping clients start and grow their businesses and achieve their personal goals.
Contact: 0477 373 908 | kris.young@manyrivers.org.au

MikeJack v2cGeraldton
Michael Jack has 30 years’ experience working in the health sector. He was an ambulance paramedic based in Geraldton before taking on the role of regional manager for the Midwest Region. Michael played a pivotal role in the development and roll out of regional ambulance services across the state incorporating both career and volunteer ambulance officers. In the last 5 years, Mike was the general manager for a large regional aged care facility. A background of leading larger teams and businesses combined with his practical and common sense approach will benefit those wishing to develop their own enterprise. A “bushie” at heart, Mike is keen to get back out into the region and assist individuals to seek out and realise their opportunities and potentials to achieve small business goals.
Contact: 0417 134 343 | michael.jack@manyrivers.org.au

Perth Metro – North
Joy Thacker
has a background in financial services with 14 years experience in marketing, sales and management roles. She has successfully started and operated three businesses in different industries including marketing and training, gardening and sports. Joy has a heart for equality and is passionate about making a positive difference.
Contact: 0434 973 278 | joy.thacker@manyrivers.org.au

ColinLong v2cPerth Metro – South
Colin Long has many years of business experience in a variety of roles including operations, sales and management. He has also successfully operated as business owner on 2 separate occasions, developing each business from a start up enterprise to a mature company. Colin is highly motivated to make a difference and help people succeed.
Contact: 0475 989 475 | colin.long@manyrivers.org.au

Trish King v2cBunbury
Trish King has experience across the private, government and education sectors and has successfully operated her own accredited training and project management consultancy business for 15 years in Queensland and Western Australia. Trish has worked extensively in remote locations nationally and has a strong passion to support people to realise their potential and make positive changes within their communities.
Contact: 0477 390 094 | trish.king@manyrivers.org.au

JanineThornton v2cKalgoorlie
Janine Thornton worked with her husband in their share-farming/contract land clearing business before owning and operating a construction, engineering and agricultural business for 32 years. During this time, Janine also started and operated two successful coffee shops, sold herb seedlings and herbs and managed a hospital kitchen. Janine was also a small business facilitator for 3 years covering 14 shires and a coordinator for a NFP counselling service which covered 13 shires. Janine is passionate about helping people attain their dreams and enjoy a fruitful, balanced life while contributing to their communities and the world in general.
Contact: 0477 736 266 | janine.thornton@manyrivers.org.au

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