Our People

IMG_7109Name: Mick McKenna CA
Position: Partner
Education: Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Graduate Diploma Chartered Accounting, Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand, Certificate of Public Practice (CAANZ), Registered Tax Agent, Certificate in Financial Planning, Xero Certified Advisor.
Specialist Advice: Entity Structures, Income Tax Planning, Succession Planning, SME Tax Advice and Purchasing Business Advice.
Social/Interests: Family, Rugby League (Wests Tigers) & Golf.
Mick is an Authorised Representative of Magnitude Group Pty Ltd, AFSL Number 221557.

IMG_7109Name: Jeff Shanks CA
Position: Partner
Education: Bachelor of Commerce, Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting, Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand, Registered Company Auditor, Committee Member of Local Government Auditors Association, Committee Member of Australian Financial Institutions Auditors Association.
Specialist Advice: Auditing – Local Government, Credit Unions, Clubs, Not-for-Profits, Companies limited by guarantee, Associations, Co-operatives.
Social/Interests: President of Dubbo District Cricket Association, Treasurer of Macquarie Valley Cricket Association, Cricket, Reading and playing games with Mirabelle.

IMG_7109Name: Edward Thompson CA
Position: Partner
Education: Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Diploma of Agriculture, Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting, Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand, Registered Tax Agent, Certificate of Public Practice (CAANZ), Xero Certified Advisor.
Specialist Advice: Business & Income Tax Advice, Capital Gains Tax, Entity Structures, Management Accounting/Budgeting & Reporting, Succession Planning & Accounting Technology Advice.
Social/Interests: Rugby (League & Union), Golf & Fishing.

IMG_7109Name: Kathryn Smith CA
Position: Manager (Business Services)
Education: Bachelor of Applied Science (Equine Studies), Masters of Accountancy, Graduate Diploma Chartered Accounting, Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand, Xero Certified Advisor.
Specialist Advice: Self-Managed Superannuation Fund administration, Income tax planning, Small business tax and compliance advice, Entity Structures and Business Purchase Advice.
Social/Interests: Horse riding, Swimming and Pony club with my kids.

IMG_7109Name: Michael Spittles CA
Position: Senior Accountant
Education: Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting, Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand, Xero Certified Advisor.
Specialist Advice: Individual and Business tax advice, GST and other ATO & ASIC compliance matters.
Social/Interests: Camping, Fishing, Sport and Music.

IMG_7109Name: Dean Welbourne
Position: Senior Accountant
Education: Bachelor of Business Studies, Xero Certified Advisor.
Specialist Advice: Individual and Small Business tax advice and compliance. Capital Gains Tax and Negative Gearing advice.
Social/Interests: Spending time with family, playing music and reading.

IMG_7109Name: Chloe Milliken
Position: Senior Accountant
Education: Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Provisional Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Xero Certified Advisor.
Specialist Advice: Xero Accounting Software, SMSF Processing and SBE clients.
Social/Interests: Spending time with my family and friends, family sporting and community events and the odd yoga class.

IMG_7109Name: Jo Skinner CA
Position: Senior Accountant
Education: Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting, Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand, Xero Certified Advisor.
Specialist Advice: Individual and small business tax advice, CGT, GST and Processing of SMSF.
Social/Interests: Travelling.

IMG_7109Name: Michael Griffiths CA
Position: Manager (Audit)
Education: Bachelor of Commerce, Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting, Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand, Registered Company Auditor, Affiliate Member of the Local Government Auditors Association.
Specialist Advice: Audit – Councils, Credit Unions, Clubs, Not-for Profits, Associations and Co-operatives.
Social/Interests: Golf, Rotary & Reading.

IMG_7109Name: Katarina McAuliffe
Position: Senior Auditor
Education: Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), Provisional Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Specialist Advice: Audit – Councils, Credit Unions, Clubs, Not-for Profits, Associations and Co-operatives.
Social/Interests: Reading, Swimming and spending time with family.

IMG_7109Name: Sam Campbell
Position: Manager (Luka Financial Pty Ltd) / Senior Financial Advisor
Education: Bachelor of Science (Mathematics), Advanced Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning), Member of The Association of Financial Advisers.
Specialist Advice: Holistic Financial Advice, including Retirement Planning, Superannuation, Self Managed Super Funds, Investments, Centrelink, Debt Management and Aged Care.
Social/Interests: Sport, reading and music.
Sam is an Authorised Representative of Magnitude Group Pty Ltd, AFSL Number 221557.

IMG_7109Name: Charles Agnew
Position: Risk Advisor
Education: Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning, Member of Risk Store, AFA and FPA. Currently completing Fellow Chartered Financial Practitioner course.
Specialist Advice: Helping families protect their income and assets, helping business owners protect the value of the business, and people that are key to the business.
Social/Interests: Swimming, Golf, & spending time with family.
Charles is an Authorised Representative of Magnitude Group Pty Ltd, AFSL Number 221557