Donna Niazov

Donna Niazov is the CEO of The Family Friendly Group, one of the largest Carpet Cleaning, Pest & Termite Management companies on the Sunshine Coast, The Family Friendly Group does work for over 100 resort complexes, over 1000 domestic homes and many education facilities and businesses across the Sunshine Coast region. Donna is an experienced board member both sub regional and regional across many groups including but not limited to the Sunshine Coast Chamber Alliance, LNP Business Network Forum, CCIQ Regional Policy and Advocacy Board.

President

Stu Peace

Stu is the Managing Creative Director at Sunny Coast creative agency Hula Strategic.

Hula Strategic share Stu’s passion of brand and business success – especially for local Sunshine Coast Brands. Specialising in creating and managing brands, graphic design, advertising, marketing and PR for all traditional and digital channels – Hula, are your partners if you want to get your brand noticed, and for your profits to increase – after all, isn’t that why we run businesses?

Stu brings with him over three decades of marketing, communication and design experience – he was doing this before the internet was a thing. He has adapted and grown with changing technology and trends. Perhaps you should ensure your brand adapts and remains relevant and the first choice for your clients or customers by working with Stu and the team at Hula.

Vice President

Jenny Collett

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.

Secretary

Sandra Smith

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!

Memberships

Leanne Layfield

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.

Communications

Riordan Butler

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.

Sustainability Champion

Tascha Breytenbach

Tascha is the owner of Brighten Accountants and a member of the Institute of Public Accountants. The firm has clients across various sectors including medical, manufacturing, retail and services to name a few. It offers accounting, tax and business planning services.

Tascha has been in practice for twenty years and empowers her clients to manage their businesses by implementing optimal accounting and tax solutions. She believes in supporting local business and regards her participation in the 4556 Chamber as an opportunity to achieve this goal. Tascha is keen to see the Chamber grow and enhance businesses in the 4556 area.

Treasurer

Jackie Le Roux

Jackie Le Roux is the CEO and Founder of Empower Opportunity, and a Coach, Speaker and Trainer, both face to face from Gympie to Brisbane, and online business all over the world.

Jackie brings over 2 decades of award-winning business skills in sales and recruiting experience to help existing business owners who want to grow their people and their business. 

Authentically a people-connector to the core, Jackie joined the 4556 Committee, as she loved the friendliness of the Chamber Members, and enjoys building relationships with like-minded entrepreneurs .

Committee Member

Richard Brooking

Richard is the managing director of his family’s social justice and land conservation foundation Beulah Community ltd, located on Lindsay Rd, Buderim. The foundation has donated houses to disability support groups, constructed premises for community groups to run drug, alcohol, and community integration services, and provided grants for local conservation and first nations projects. Furthermore, owning various land assets spanning up to Noosa, providing housing and business opportunities for first nations people. Beulah Community’s flagship property on Lindsay Rd, Buderim, is a 24HA portion of the old family farm that is now a nature refuge, permanently preserved and part-owned by the charity.

Richard is currently studying law and has an MBA in philanthropy and nonprofits. He is passionate about social justice issues and hopes to use his law degree to provide fairness to those marginalised or disadvantaged.

Committee Member

Kimberley Lingard

I am a passionate Business Operations and Development Manager with Sunshine Coast Marketing Professionals, Your Brand Crew. I naturally build valuable personal and professional relationships, and love to serve the community wherever I can, because I know how fortunate it is to reside in such a glorious place. We truly live in the land of opportunity!

The 4556 Chamber of Commerce has been one of the most warm and welcoming groups of people I have ever come across, and I highly encourage all local business owners and those locally invested to come and check out what we do!

Committee Member

Justin Lippiatt

Justin is a Senior Executive with over 25 years’ experience working across retail, financial, NFP, education and more recently in the manufacturing and transportation sectors.

As a seasoned Chief Executive, he is experienced in managing executive teams and reporting to Company Boards. Justin has been a driving force in the positive cultural transformation in organisations leading to improved systems, efficiency in process and increased revenue.

His visionary and collaborative approach to managing teams has resulted in overall business improvements that add shareholder value.

Committee Member