Entrepreneurship Facilitators contact details

Entrepreneurship Facilitators help people to start a new business and create their own job.

Entrepreneurship Facilitators are delivering services in 23 locations across Australia. Their contact information is available in the table below.

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Entrepreneurship Facilitator contact details

Entrepreneurship Facilitators are delivering services in 23 locations across Australia. Their contact information is available in the table below.

State Location  
New South Wales Coffs Harbour – Grafton
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Mr Courtney Tune
Contact information:
Email: courtney@altcollective.com.au
Phone: 0481 167 555
Website: Alt-Collective
Biography:
Having completed a few fancy business degrees, Courtney’s real education in business started when he kicked off his own small business – a restaurant, bar and live music venue in the picturesque coastal village of Sawtell, NSW. During this time he experienced first-hand the challenges that small businesses face but also the great opportunity that business presents in sharing a passion, and the independence of becoming your own boss. Over the past six years Courtney has himself been responsible for a number of Small Business start-ups, at the same time providing freelance support to others involved in the adventure that is small business. Prior to going into business Courtney spent over 10 years working in Business and Economic Development with local government delivering a number of small business programs – this included providing support to local businesses in navigating the government approval process.
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Sarah Poole
Contact information:
Email:sarah@onefineday.org.au
Phone: 0481 167 555
Biography:
With a background in Technology & Business Systems, Digital Entrepreneurship, Health & Wellbeing and Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Sarah has built a career on the foundation of Marketing, Communications and Business Strategy that has seen her lead national teams and build successful businesses to sell. Sarah works with business owners, individuals and teams find their own path to better business by aligning business strategy, with the best possible marketing & customer service tactics.
New South Wales Hunter – Newcastle
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Ms Cheryl Royle
Contact information:
Email: cheryl@thefinerline.com.au
Phone: 0407 991 277
Website: Hunter Futurepreneurs Program
Biography:
Cheryl is a Hunter based small business coach and consultant. Her business experience is extensive having owned and operated six businesses over the past 25 years. She has educated, supported and coached 1000’s of business owners, freelancers, consultants, artists and entrepreneurs across Australia. Cheryl offers practical startup and growth business advice and is committed to guiding and supporting small business owners, entrepreneurs and startups in creating the business of their dreams.
New South Wales Richmond – Tweed (Ballina)
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Natalie Brookes
Contact information:
Email: Natalie.Brookes@australianbusiness.com.au
Phone: (02) 5631 8511
Mobile: 0491 153 177
Website: EFS Australian Business
Biography:
Natalie comes with a wealth of experience in start-ups, having established two of her own businesses, and understands the freedom and joy that self-employment and business ownership brings, along with the constant challenges it presents. Having started her career working for Sir Paul McCartney in London, Natalie is a qualified accountant, experienced senior business consultant and analyst, and has post-graduate qualifications and a wide range of experience across various industries and business structures. Passionate about continuous improvement, and a strong advocate for helping businesses become sustainable, Natalie completed specialist training to assist organisations who wish to improve their social and environmental impact and integrate the United Nation’s (UN’s) Global 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) into their new businesses.
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New South Wales Richmond – Tweed (Tweed Heads)
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Mr Phil Daly
Contact information:
Email: phil@buildgrowrun.com.au
Phone: 0412 667 864
Website: Build Grow Run
Biography:
Phil has been ‘living the dream’ for the past 18 years on the far north coast of NSW and is the areas foremost expert on creating outstanding results in business, having worked with thousands of clients both individually and in teams to bring out the very best in their ability to achieve results.
Phil works with business leaders on how to maximise their time and to get clear on what is important, leading to brilliant results in their business and their life. In the past, Phil has worked with small, medium and large organisations as a business change agent, coach and consultant, to create and develop strategies and action plans that not only improve performance, but also add to the bottom line.
As an entrepreneur and former small business owner, you’ll discover how he takes complex business concepts and turns them into easily understood strategies that can be readily applied in your business today.
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Ellie Corley
Contact information:
Email: ellie@buildgrowrun.com.au
Phone: 0475 841 664
Website: Build Grow Run
Biography:
Ellie is an innovative, award-winning Strategic Communications Adviser and Business Coach with extensive experience across a range of business sectors including energy, not for profit, technology and start-ups. With a full knowledge of all marketing communications, and has the ability to create inspiring communication campaigns, or encourage a positive coaching outcome for a challenged, or “stalled” business leaders. She loves seeing people succeed and meet their full potential.
Ellie loves entrepreneurs and really enjoys making businesses succeed. She adds a sense energy to all businesses she meets and delights in working with new and different business sectors. Ellie likes to think of herself as a practical visionary who excels at both ideas and execution, advising on personal and business banding and reputation management across a multitude of channels. She will gently tease out the right answers from you for your business and is committed to the power of communication. Ellie is inspired by people and organisations, working alongside them in a coaching capacity to ignite positive change. With extensive business acumen, attention to detail, creativity and active listening competencies she really can help you focus on what really matters to you or your business.
New South Wales Sydney – South West (Campbelltown)
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Mr Christopher Mooney
Contact information:
Email: chris.mooney@businessaustralia.com.au
Phone: 0408 665 456
Website: https://www.businessaustralia.com
Biography:
Chris is a highly experienced and trusted business specialist with a strong international trade and business development background.
Chris has advanced senior executive expertise in strategy formulation, business transformation, business development, strategic marketing, communications and sales in a diverse range of industries. Chris has managed large and mid-sized businesses and multiple product portfolios, achieving turn-around performance through effective leadership and coaching. 
Chris offers extensive senior executive experience both nationally and internationally with BHP and held a position as lecturer at undergraduate and postgraduate levels at the University of Wollongong.
Chris is an active mentor and coach to both new and experienced business managers and is an accredited trainer for Silver & Wise.
New South Wales Sydney – South West (Liverpool)
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Ms Nicole Kavadias
Contact information:
Email: nicole.kavadias@apm.net.au
Phone: 0447 307 589
Website: APM Employment Services
Biography:
Nicole has strong connections with the local community having grown up in the Liverpool area. After completing her undergraduate degree in Business and Accounting, Nicole went on to further her studies and obtained postgraduate degrees in both Psychology and Dispute Resolution. Nicole has a strong business background having worked in a multitude of industries including finance, retail, commercial property and transport. Over the course of twenty years, Nicole has worked for small, medium and large organisations in both the private and public sector. Her commitment to the community has seen her on the board of two not-for-profit organisations, in the roles of secretary and treasurer. Nicole later went on to start her own successful business, advising many small businesses in the local community from a wide range of industries including hospitality, technology, education, building, beauty, event planning and manufacturing. Clients will benefit from Nicole’s vast range of knowledge and experience together with her local business connections.
 
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Mr David Johnson
Contact information:
Email: david.johnson@apm.net.au
Phone:0437 649 207
Website:APM Employment Services
Biography:
David has personal experience in the marketing, finance, banking, retail and visual arts fields and is a small business owner himself, having co-owned and run his own business for many years. Between this and having been a Credit Analyst in a major finance company, David understands how important it is for a business owner to review the numbers in their business.
Since 2015, David has been mentoring small to medium size businesses about their marketing strategy, including target markets and lead generation in the construction, trades, professional and business services industries. He is a strong believer in networking and knows the value connections can mean to a small business owner, having been a member of a local Chamber of Commerce and various other networking groups for many years.
Since 2008, David has been a member of Toastmasters International, reaching the level of Distinguished Toastmaster which is the highest level of education and leadership in Toastmasters. He has been an Area Director, Club President and regularly enters in speech contests. Over the past 35 years, David has also been heavily involved on the committees of various community and business organisations.
David has mentored people to help them improve their communication and public speaking skills, so they are better able to speak about their business in both one-on-one and group situations.
David holds a Cert IV in Small Business Management, a Cert IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking and is currently studying a Diploma of Finance and Mortgage Broking.
New South Wales Southern Highlands and Shoalhaven
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Mr Randall Walker
Contact information:
Email: randall@srbec.com.au
Phone: 0408 893 761
Website: Southern Region Business Enterprise Centre
Biography:
Randall loves working with individuals and businesses to realise their full potential. Through this program, Randall looks forward to using his more than 20 years business development and consulting experience to help local entrepreneurs make the transition to self-employment and establish, pivot or run a successful and sustainable business. Randall has worked with many Top 200 Australian companies, across diverse sectors, to improve performance within teams. He has specialised in strategy, destination marketing, economic development, hospitality and tourism management, education, training and teambuilding. He has worked on projects with three of the world’s largest accommodation brands.
Randall has formal qualifications, including a Master of Business Administration (Strategic Marketing) and Certificate IV in Assessment & Workplace Training. He has enjoyed working with Southern Region Business Enterprise Centre (SRBEC) to develop and deliver Innovation and Entrepreneurship master classes, and is excited to now be delivering, along with the SRBEC team, this new Australian Government program which will make a positive difference in the lives of entrepreneurs.
Tasmania Launceston – North-East Tasmania
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Mr Adam Mostogl
Contact information:
Email: adam@vandiemenproject.com.au
Phone: (03) 6349 1919
Website: Van Diemen Project
Biography:
With a range of experiences in many different industries across Tasmania, an education and design background as well many different opportunities to support people in business, Adam is excited by every opportunity to help people achieve their goals and dreams - and enjoys supporting them thrive.
Adam has started multiple businesses in a range of fields, taught over 12,000 students across Australia how to start their own business and activate their entrepreneurial skills, supported hundreds of businesses embrace digital technology and marketing, facilitated international innovation processes to start new social enterprises, shared knowledge with organisations and communities across the world and much more.
Adam was Tasmania’s finalist in 2015 for Young Australian of the Year because of his passion for supporting entrepreneurship and community opportunities, and in 2017 was listed in the Top 30 Entrepreneurs under the age of 30 in Australia.
Adam regularly shares his experiences and what he has learned over many years of business - and is excited to help more people turn their business ideas into reality.
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Ms Nicole Lucas
Contact information:
Email: nicole@vdp.com.au
Phone: (03) 6349 1919
Website: Van Diemen Project
Biography:
Nicole has over a decade’s experience working on small business programs across Queensland and Tasmania, as well as being self-employed for more than six years. Nicole’s career has combined a focus on business quality management and the design and implementation of strategic programs and initiatives. She has worked alongside remote communities and a variety of local organisations across Cape York, the Torres Strait, Northern Queensland, and Launceston.
Nicole is uniquely adept at working with communities and individuals both directly and at a strategic organisational and program management level. Nicole takes a sensitive approach to working with new business owners, acknowledging their experiences and concerns, and helping them to identify innovative and creative solutions.
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Mr Chris Davis
Contact information:
Email: chris@vandiemenproject.com.au
Phone: (03) 6349 1919
Website: Van Diemen Project
Biography:
Chris is a business mentor and advisor with a diverse industry background. Entrepreneurial by nature, having started six businesses to date (the first of which he founded at 23), Chris is no stranger to the establishment of new businesses ventures.
Chris has extensive experience in both products and services, bringing a broad range of skills, knowledge and experience to clients.
Chris is particularly skilled in identifying and developing new opportunities. He is renowned for innovation in developing and implementing new ideas, thriving when introducing smarter ways to do business.
Victoria Ballarat
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Dr Paul Miller
Contact information:
Email: millerp@sarinarusso.com.au
Phone: 0419 575 562
Website: Sarina Russo Entrepreneurs
Biography:
Dr Paul Miller is a Ballarat-based trainer, mentor and coach with 20 years’ experience assisting thousands of people start, grow and manage their businesses. He has worked across a range of business sectors throughout Victoria and understands from firsthand experience that running a business is not a sprint, it is a marathon, with many challenges and rewards along the way.
Paul has spent most of his career working in the small business sector either as an owner/operator or coaching others to take an idea from the concept stage to a fully operational business. Paul brings with him extensive local experience, both in the delivery of employment services and as a small business operator. Paul has worked with Sarina Russo Job Access since 2015 delivering direct services to budding entrepreneurs - from concept stage, developing the idea, training and preparing the business and then coaching and mentoring to sustain the enterprise.
Whether you are thinking about starting a business or developing and running your existing business, Paul will work with you to help you achieve your business goals. He can provide hands-on assistance, practical advice and expert guidance to get you started and keep you on course.
Victoria Latrobe – Gippsland
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Mr James Muir
Contact information:
Email: james@gipps.tech
Phone: 0492 974 714
Website: workmyownway.com.au
Biography:
James is an entrepreneurship specialist with a passion for start-ups and small business. After completing his business degree at Deakin, James has built a diverse innovation career - launching his own start-up that has gone through several accelerator programs to working in adult education at TAFE, and most recently being involved as a NEIS Consultant and Mentor to hundreds of business across Gippsland and North Eastern Melbourne.
James has a been a mentor and facilitator for the Start-up Gippsland Program for the last 2 years and is excited to start working with potential entrepreneurs looking to launch their next side hustle, start-up or small business across Gippsland.
 
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Ms Elena Kelareva
Contact information:
Email:elena@gipps.tech
Phone: 0438 586 001
Website: Gipps Tech
Biography:
Dr Elena Kelareva is the founder of GippsTech, an award-winning digital innovation consultancy based in Warragul. Elena has a PhD in Computer Science from ANU and 15 years' experience in innovation, startups and technology, including at Google where she was the Product Manager for the Google Maps Web APIs. Elena cofounded Binary Shift, one of Australia's top regional innovation conferences, and worked with local councils to create Startup Gippsland, one of the largest regional startup programs in Australia. Elena has personally mentored hundreds of entrepreneurs, and is passionate about helping people to start businesses, create new products and make a difference to their local community.
Victoria Melbourne – South East (Dandenong)
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Mr Nicholas Bolto
Contact information:
Email: buildit@founders.net.au
Phone: 0429 219 611
Website: Founders
Biography:
As a Churchill Fellow, graduate of the Melbourne Business School and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Nic brings expertise to your entrepreneurship goals. He has founded seven enterprises and coached and mentored over 300 clients in all phases of their start up goals, from ideation to validation, from go live to closure and from investment to acquisition.
Victoria Melbourne – South East (Pakenham)
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Mr Ashley Hayden
Contact information:
Email: ashley.hayden@australianbusiness.com.au
Phone: 0400 975 036
Website: EFS Australian Business
Biography:
Ashley Hayden is a business consultant with over 25 years experience in corporate marketing, executive management and small business ownership.
He started his first business at age 14 and has since helped hundreds of business owners, executives and managers with marketing strategy, business advice and workshop facilitation. In 2017, he joined Silver & Wise, an organisation dedicated to training and enabling mature age business ownership. He has been fully trained as a small business coach, mentor and strategic advisor and facilitator.
Queensland Cairns
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Ms Kate Montgomery
Biography:
Kate Montgomery has experience in stakeholder engagement, project management, event design and management, collaboration, and operations management. As an entrepreneur herself, Kate’s experience as a founder provides connections along with experience in fundraising, operational management, financial management, grant management and human resources management. Kate has expertise relevant to the Cairns entrepreneurship community, specifically in tourism and event industries.
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Ms Tara Diversi
Biography:
Tara won the Cairns Business Women's inaugural young businesswoman of the year in 2004, and believes that self-employment is one of the most rewarding things in life. Equipped with a MBA, two post graduate psychology degrees and numerous non-tertiary trainings to compliment her practical experience, Tara is excited to assist young people overcome the barriers to starting their dream business and incorporating best-practice to increase their chances of success.
Contact information:
Email: hello@yepcairns.com
Phone: 0488 047 111
Website: Your Entrepreneur Project
Queensland Fitzroy
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Mr Peter Peterson
Contact information:
Email: peter.peterson@businessaustralia.com.au
Phone: 0490 304 711
Website: https://www.businessaustralia.com
Biography:
Peter has many years of experience supporting individuals to start their businesses. He has previously delivered the New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS) for six years. Additionally, he has delivered several Small Business Advisory Service programs on behalf of AusIndustry, including a three-year program throughout Central Queensland covering Emerald, Rockhampton, Gladstone and north to Mackay.
Peter’s experience is underpinned by formal qualifications. He has an Associate Diploma in Information Processing (IT), Graduate Diploma in Management, Master of Business, Certificate IV – Training & Assessment and has participated in numerous professional development courses including Project Management, Occupational Health & Safety, Leadership, Staff Selection and Recruitment, and Protective Security – Information Technology.
Peter’s extensive knowledge and experience in supporting people to start a business ensures the strengths, weaknesses and barriers an individual has are quickly identified and strategies are put into place, leveraging the individual’s strengths to improve their prospects of success and growth.
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Queensland Ipswich
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Ms Anne-Marie Walton
Contact information:
Email: hello@yepipswich.com
Phone: 0492 331 764
Website: Y(E)P Ipswich
Biography:
Anne-Marie’s knowledge of business is supported by 20 plus years’ experience in corporate, self-employment in small businesses and in community ventures. Anne-Marie brings a first-hand understanding of modern entrepreneurs’ needs through her recent immersion in the innovation sector as; a company founder; former Community Manager at one of Queensland’s renowned co-working hubs and via the University of Southern Queensland as part of the development team of an entrepreneurship program for women.
Queensland Wide Bay (Bundaberg)
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Ms Vicki Leeson
Contact information:
Email: vleeson@businessleap.org.au
Phone: 1300 249 482
Website: Business Leap
Biography:
Having owned and operated multiple businesses over a 20-year period and with extensive experience as a Business Advisor, Vicki knows firsthand what it is like to establish and operate a small business.  This has equipped her well to understand both the challenges and opportunities that are associated with being in business and to provide support and advice to other entrepreneurs and business owners on how to build a successful business.
As your local Entrepreneurship Facilitator, Vicki is on-hand to provide you with support in taking the leap into your own business and to assist you in planning for sustainability and growth in the profitability of your business.
Queensland Wide Bay (Gympie)
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Mr Jason Virtue
Contact information:
Email: jvirtue@businessleap.org.au
Phone: 1300 249 482
Website: Business Leap
Biography:
Jason Virtue founded Landlife Education Pty Ltd, a consulting and training firm that specialises in practical and innovative solutions for main street and rural based businesses. Beginning his career in a family owned hospitality business, he has had experience in retail and transportation before finally launching his own successful farming business in 1994. Jason has worked with many hundreds of individuals to help them to grow sustainable and viable business operations.
As an Entrepreneurship Facilitator, Jason continues to strive to deliver the highest standards of service through trust, integrity, care, approachability and honesty while encouraging business owners to lead healthy and fulfilling lifestyles and to pursue their passions. He believes that one on one mentoring is critical for all businesses to achieve amazing outcomes and is committed to and excited about connecting with the greater business community through Entrepreneurship Facilitator Services.
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Ms Lynne Wilbraham
Contact information:
Email: lwilbraham@businessleap.org.au
Phone: 1300 249 482.
Website: Business Leap
Biography:
Lynne brings to the Entrepreneurship Facilitator role, a wealth of business knowledge acquired through her own experiences in operating, working and facilitating the establishment, growth and development of businesses ranging from start-ups through to large companies. This experience is reinforced through formal qualifications in Business, Marketing and Management.
Lynne’s previous roles and experiences have required her to implement both high level business, project management and networking skills. She has also had many years experience in working at a one to one level to facilitate entrepreneurship, business establishment and growth. Born and raised in the Gympie region, Lynne has a strong personal passion for supporting the growth of the business community at all levels and for helping entrepreneurs to achieve their business goals.
South Australia Adelaide - West
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Ms Wendy Perry
Contact information:
Email: wendy@switchstartscale.com.au
Phone: 0416 150 491
Website: Switch Start Scale
Biography:
Wendy Perry is an entrepreneur and educator, innovator and leader, speaker and writer on Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Workforce Planning and Development, Vocational Education and Training (VET), International Capability and Capacity Development.
Mentoring and facilitation are strengths with Wendy working alongside entrepreneurs, founders, individuals, organisations, startups, scale ups, students and unicorn companies. Her clients include business and industry leaders, entrepreneurs and social enterprises, female founders and diverse innovators, government agencies and not for profits, mature age people who are self-employed or are looking to start up a venture, and scaleups with a local, national and international aspiration. This mentorship has taken Wendy all around Australia and the world, where she has hosted many international delegations and facilitated programs.
Wendy has experience motivating, encouraging and organising educational opportunities for entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and innovators. Wendy is a 'go-to' person in the entrepreneurial ecosystem, open and invitational in her approach, encouraging 'what next' and leading entrepreneurs to tools, networks and resources for them to take the next step.
South Australia Barossa – Yorke – Mid North
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Ms Danielle Edwards
Contact information:
Email: dee.edwards@flinders.edu.au
Phone:  0422 729 211
Biography:
Based in the Barossa, Dee has a specialisation in agribusiness and food entrepreneurship. She has owned her own business working one-on-one with SME agri-food businesses and start-ups to build their management proficiency, improve core business profitability and develop business growth plans, as well as build direct-to-consumer, business-to-business and regional stakeholder relationships. She places emphasis on one-on-one mentoring in all of her work.
Dee has a Le Cordon Bleu Master of Gastronomic Tourism and a Bachelor of Business with a Major in Marketing. She is on the Board of Barossa Farmers Market, serves on the Grants Assessment Panel for Country Arts SA, and is part of the Reconciliation Barossa Committee. She also serves in an advisory capacity to numerous other regional business organisations.
As the Entrepreneurship Facilitator for Barossa Yorke Mid North, Dee looks forward to connecting with anyone who has an idea or an existing business that's looking for personalised assistance, tailored mentoring, referrals and access to new and expanded opportunities.
Western Australia Mandurah
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Mr Kynan Bright
Contact information:
Email: kynan@skillstrategies.wa.edu.au
Phone: 0421 792 451
Website: Skill Strategies International
Biography:
Kynan returned from New Zealand at the start of 2019 to take up his role in the team providing Entrepreneurship Facilitation Services in Mandurah and has quickly settled into the local community with his young family.
Kynan comes with a wealth of experience from his 10 years working in New Zealand’s Ministry of Social Development often helping people to develop their plans for self employment. He worked from a role as an Employment Coordinator and Programme Coordinator up to roles managing Service Centres and Regional Employment Services. Kynan has also managed a Team for Workwise Employment Agency and been a vocational Counsellor for Odyssey House.
Outside of his fulltime employment Kynan has run several successful Martial Arts Clubs and holds black belts in several styles proving that with motivation anything can be achieved.
 
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Mr Paul Litwin
Contact information:
Email: paul@skillsstrategies.edu.au
Phone: 08 6143 2180
Website: Skill Strategies International
Biography:
Paul is a lifelong learner, educator, innovator and entrepreneur, with more than 30 years’ in education and industry sectors. Paul is experienced in all aspects of eEntrepreneurship including business formation, operation, marketing, and management and has extensive experience delivering Community Entrepreneurship programs for local government and has a particular passion for youth entrepreneurship.
Paul is passionate about creating new business opportunities for all West Australians and he is an effective communicator and motivator who works with a broad network of business stakeholders and service providers to support business start-ups and assist clients to reach their goals.
In addition to his Entrepreneurship Facilitator role, Paul is currently is the Director of The Innovation Institute, an organisation that connects Education, Industry, Government and Community with emerging industries.
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Western Australia Perth – North East
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Ms Liz Haselgrove
Contact information:
Email: hello@bosscentre.com.au
Phone: 0412 262 242
Website: Business One Stop Shop
Biography:
Liz has been described as the “go to” for all things marketing, websites and strategy for small businesses. Before becoming a Facilitator Liz was running her own business and website consultancy, as well as training and mentoring around 20 new business owners a week through New Business Assistance with NEIS and running training sessions for the Small Business Development Corporation.
Liz Haselgrove began studying Business and Strategy at the age of 16 and completed a National Diploma in Business before getting her BA(Hons) Degree in Business in the UK.
After working in the corporate world for nearly 10 years (such as the trading floor at National Australia Bank, for the Head of International Sales at Burberry and in product development at Google), in 2005 she began helping smaller enterprises to thrive. Liz opened her first successful business in 2010.
Liz is passionate about helping entrepreneurs to make their dreams come true, and this shines through in every mentoring and training session. She is a wealth of knowledge of all things small business, with specialisms in marketing, social media, websites and strategy.
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Ms Amanda Kirk 
Contact information:
Email: hello@bosscentre.com.au
Phone: 0412 262 242
Website: Business One Stop Shop
Biography:
Amanda has been supporting small businesses for over a decade and runs the Productivity Program at BOSS, which includes our popular anti-procrastination workshops, 1-1 accountability sessions and co-working sessions.
Amanda’s specialist knowledge includes Work Health and Safety, Human Resources, Food Safety, Hygiene, Laws and Regulations including permits and licencing, and specialises in audits and audit preparation, including self/internal auditing. 
Additionally, Amanda has considerable experience in tender submissions, particularly for government contracts and grants, and National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) providers. 
Tasmania Greater Hobart and South-East Tasmania
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Mr Scott Dufty
Contact information:
Email: scott@businesssouth.org.au
Phone: 0408 299 200
Website: Business South
Biography:
Scott's initial career spanned over 25 years in Banking and Finance. In recent times he was employed as the Business Manager for a successful Hobart retailer -where his major focus was on optimising business growth and profitability through identifying new ways of doing business, new service offerings and new market opportunities. He was then recruited by his local Business Enterprise Centre in Southern Tasmania, in 2010.
Having owned two prior businesses himself – one a start-up, the other being a purchase of a going concern, has given Scott greater understanding and empathy with small business owners. Giving business guidance and support to existing business owners and those people contemplating starting a business is something Scott is well versed in.
“As a Business Development Manager for one of Australia’s largest banks I felt I had a good understanding of small business – which I did” Scott said. “But then when you’re running your own show, paying wages, rent and other bills – the full comprehension of needing to make sales to meet these costs lifts your understanding of being in the zone more than you could have ever appreciated before. I enjoyed the independence of being my own boss – and the opportunities and the challenges that go with this experience as well.”
Over his years with his local Business Enterprise Centre in Southern Tasmania, Scott has been keen to organise and run events such as business breakfasts, business opportunity dinners, business expos, business awards, happy hours and workshops. “These events are great for our clients to network in and receive business education – and to have fun as well”
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Ms Daniela Schurink-Moeller
Contact information:
Email: daniela@businesssouth.org.au
Phone: 0455 372 023
Website: Business South
Biography:
Daniela is a business management professional with over 10 years of experience in developing and owning/managing hospitality businesses in Hobart. She has also translated her business background, formal business qualifications and experience into the Tasmanian small business advisory and training environment. As a small business consultant, she has assisted many clients in establishing, maintaining and improving small/micro-businesses, whilst also coordinating a state government funded business mentor program. Daniela can complement these skills with her further experience as an employment program coordinator and trainer, as well as a sessional VET teacher in Hobart. In her various roles Daniela developed experience in delivering workshops and information sessions on small business management topics to a variety of stakeholders.
Northern Territory Darwin
Entrepreneurship Facilitator name:
Mrs Megan Holzfeind
Contact information:
Email: megan@treeti.com.au
Phone: 0438 040 515
Website: Treeti Business Consulting
Biography:
Megan has over fourteen years management experience ranging from small business start-ups, to multi outlet management and operating at an executive leadership level at one of Australia's largest and iconic tourism destinations. Her specialty is private sector business development for domestic and international markets - predominantly China.
Megan takes a very proactive approach to business and strives to support the team and community to achieve the best possible outcomes

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