Charmaine has held various roles in National firms and is now a Senior Associate at Shine Lawyers. She has specialist knowledge in abuse law, serious injury claims, workers' compensation claims, motor accident claims and public liability claims. She has lived in and grown up on the Sunshine Coast and loves being a part of this close community.
As a chartered accountant, Lachlan takes a different approach to most accountants in that he not only ensures that his clients pay the least amount of taxation possible but he also assists them to maximise their businesses performance. Lachlan takes the time to learn a clients business and understand what their goals are for the next 5 - 10 years time and once armed with this knowledge he can then set about providing strategic planning assistance to ensure they achieve their overall goals and objectives for themselves and their business.
Peppi would like to continue the positive work the Chamber has undertaken over the past few years through my networks and skillset.
Peppi has over 20 years experience as a communications and marketing professional working on projects ranging from large master planned communities and infrastructure projects through to SMEs and not for profit groups.
Peppi moved to the Sunshine Coast in 2001 working for Lensworth on the Kawana Waters master plan development as the communications and marketing manager. In November 2011 Peppi became the Director of Queensland Advertising and Public Relations servicing a broad range of property development clients
Allan sees supporting the Maroochydore Chamber as a community service. He is the director of AMS Property a local Independent Commercial Management and Facilities company that looks after property on the Sunshine Coast and Brisbane. With over 20 years in the Real Estate and Retail Industries, he has learnt to face issues head-on and deal with them quickly and effectively. His firm is built on his professional values and with meticulous attention to detail. Allan moved to the Coast three years ago to start his business and with his wife lives in Buderim and is proud to call the Sunshine Coast his home.
Taking my skills as an award winning marketer from its origins of traditional marketing through to pioneering some of the first small business digital marketing programs, I have always remained intensely dedicated to finding relevant marketing solutions for business owners. Whether it is through networking, print, social media, digital display, Search or SEO I will focus on developing an objective driven campaign tailored to their budget.
We've worked hard to strengthen the chamber's financial position over the last couple of years. Scott would like to finish the job and believes he can help do that as the Treasurer.
Scott joined the Chamber’s Executive Committee in 2017. He has 25 years of IT/Accounting and Management experience, along with board-level experience with various businesses and not-for-profit organisations. He is passionate about helping small businesses improve their efficiency, sustainability and profitability.
Scott lives for the day when more Sunshine Coast micro and small businesses are thriving in the global marketplace.
William is part of the family owned and operated, Thompson Insurance, which has been actively helping businesses with insurance and risk management since 2005.
Being recently appointed an Executive Committee Member of the MCC, William wants to help the committee extend their network through a fresh and young approach. He is very passionate about the Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore specifically and wants this area (and group) to flourish, continue to grow and assist all businesses in our region.
Simon has recently moved back to the Sunshine Coast and with his role as General Sales Manager at Sea and MIX FM, he sees the Chamber as an important part of our business and a ''Community'' our stations need to play a stronger role in.
I have a media background which started in 1992. I have worked across both Radio and Television in numerous Regional and Metropolitan Markets and have held positions from Account Manager to Station Manager in Television and General Manager in Radio. As you can appreciate, holding such roles I have had numerous responsibilities and had to be able to predict and shift/move as the current economic climate has dictated to stay ahead of my competition.
With 40 years in the ICT industry, including Telstra, Sunshine Coast Council and private sector businesses. Richard is recognised for strong leadership in the delivery of excellence in customer experience, and in exceeding business performance metrics. An Electronics and Electrical Engineer with extensive expertise in Network Engineering, Managed Network Services, Unified Communications and Digital Media, Richard also holds a Master of Business Administration focused in Entrepreneurship; Corporate Governance; Global Business Management; and International Marketing.