Donna Niazov is the CEO of Family Friendly Carpet and Pest Control, a local Sunshine Coast business that services over 90 resorts, accommodation providers, restaurants and approx 1000 residential homes from Caloundra to Noosa per year. She is an experienced board member both regional and sub regional.
Riordan Butler is the principal financial adviser of Philos Consulting. Riordan is highly experienced in creating tailored financial strategies for families that can’t see a clear way forward. Riordan holds a Bachelor of Commerce with a Major in Financial Planning and a Minor in Business Law, completed at the University of the Sunshine Coast. Riordan’s office is on Burnett Street in the heart of Buderim. Riordan specialises in the area of Risk Management, in particular life insurance, income protection and diversified income streams.
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Jenny is part of the family business of Buderim Auto Service who have been servicing vehicles with repairs and tyres for the past 40+ years. Their catch phrase logo of ‘where cars love to go’ is an indication of the attention given to customers and their vehicles. Jenny has been on the Chamber committee since it’s inauguration on the 13 November 2013 and is passionate about the Chamber, believing that it is not what your Chamber can do for you, but what you can do for your Chamber and community.
As a Chartered Accountant, Ruth pursued a career in manufacturing in South Africa , where she also mentored females of varied disciplines to succeed. She relocated to Australia and took on the challenge of investing into the family business ExpandaSign in 2019, servicing customers Australia wide, supplying portable advertising signage and marquees. Ruth has served as treasurer for various organisations, and looks forward to helping other small businesses prosper in her new role.
As co-founder and director of Prime Property in Buderim, Brenden Southey found the 4556 Chamber of Commerce immensely beneficial when trying to find like-minded people to share share ideas, create friendships, and join in social activities. He’s passionate about helping small businesses succeed and as Vice President, wants to be able to offer an environment where other business owners can feel supported.
Passion and ambition courses through Courtney Handebo with every commitment she makes. After years of volunteering and working on events, Courtney made the move from Cairns to the Sunshine Coast to study a Bachelor of Business (Tourism, Leisure and Events Management) at USC. Courtney found her role as President for the Business School Student’s Association in early 2020, through her altruistic dedication to improving her fellow peer’s studies. Courtney is excited to bring her passion and experience to her new role in the 4556 Chamber of Commerce.
Jacinta Roberts is the Legal Practitioner Director and sole owner of BR Solicitors on Burnett Street in Buderim.
After opening her own practice in 2017, she joined the Buderim 4556 Chamber of Commerce. She has said that the kindness of the community and the advocation by the community for local business, has helped her to grow her business and succeed in her passion. She has said that it was this spirit that has inspired her to join and be an integral part of the 4556 Chamber Committee in the hope that she can give back to the 4556 community.
I am so happy to have joined the 4556 Chamber earlier this year under my business Veducci by Sandra, promoting Australian Made and Ethically produced womens clothing. Veducci is perfect for styling Corporate, Casual or Classic wardrobe staples and sold via in home or office presentations or by personal appointment. I just love meeting people and I can’t wait to meet you and learn more about your business. If networking is new to you or perhaps you want someone to help introduce you around at an event, don’t hesitate to reach out. I have been blown away with the welcome received since joining the chamber and I look forward to being of service as part of the committee!
My career was in the tourism industry until five years ago when I became manager of the Caloundra Chamber of Commerce. I loved my time there and developed a great respect for the contribution that local Chambers make to their members, their community and their location. I now currently manage online and offline promotions for the 4556 Chamber of Commerce using various media.
Adam is the Principle Finance Broker and owner of MoneyQuest Maroochydore.
Adam makes the process of financing simple for his clients by guiding them every step along the way, and with over 20 years finance broking experience in his role, he ensures no client feels lost during the finance broking process.
Adam relocated his family and business from Melbourne in 2019 to the warmth and relaxed lifestyle that the Sunshine Coast offers. He is certainly enjoying all of the benefits that this spectacular region boasts.
As a Chartered Accountant with an MBA, a licenced financial advisor and a nationally accredited mediator, Frank has over 34 years of experience within the business and commercial sectors. Frank works with small to medium business owners managing complex projects to success. He is highly skilled in using his tax and accounting knowledge to project-manage financial transactions by bringing together the strategic, legal, financial planning, and finance aspects of the business in the most efficient and effective manner. Frank’s technical and commercial acumen, and passion for innovation allows Frank to solve a range of services issued faced by small business.
Cathy is the Lending Manager of BOQ Buderim and has been in the finance Industry for 16 years. She has a Diploma in Mortgage Broking and Management and Cert IV in Financial Services. Having owned and operated successful businesses herself she understands small business and is passionate about helping people achieve their goals both personally and financially .