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Managers

Stephen Byrns
Audit and Assurance

Stephen is a Chartered Accountant with twenty years' professional experience in public sector and professional practice organisations, including over seven years with KPMG.  Stephen has worked in the New South Wales Local Government and Victorian State Government sectors in audit related roles. Stephen has previously managed public sector audits for the Victorian Auditor General and the NSW Audit Office in the health and local government portfolios. 

Stephen joined Johnsons MME in September 2015.

Andrew Chamberlain
Business Consulting

Originally from Wagga, Andrew moved to Melbourne in 2005 to complete a Bachelor of Business at LaTrobe University's Bundoora Campus. After gaining valuable experience working in Melbourne and London, Andrew relocated back to Albury to be closer to the family.

In 2013, Andrew began work at Johnsons MME and advises clients on various business services, consulting, carbon compliance.  Andrew is a Manager in our Business Consulting and Finance Mortgage Broking division and is a Chartered Accountant. 

 

Michael Darmody
Business Services

Michael started at Johnsons MME in January 2004 after completing his schooling in Wodonga. Subsequent qualifications include a Bachelor of Business (Accounting/Business Management) from Charles Sturt University, as well as being a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Michael works in the area of business and taxation services, providing ongoing assistance to a range of clients from various industries.



Stephen Hogan
Business Services

Stephen, originally from Cobram was first employed by Johnsons MME in March 2002.  He was promoted to Manager in 2009, after completing his studies and being made a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia in 2008.

Stephen works with a wide variety of clients offering them business and taxation services.

 

 

Aidan Jenkin
Business Services

Originally from Deniliquin, Aidan commenced with Johnsons MME in 2012. He completed his Bachelor of Business (Accounting/Finance) with distinction from Charles Sturt University in Wagga Wagga and was admitted to the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants in 2013.  He was appointed as a Manager in July 2016 and currently serves on the Chartered Accountants Albury/Wodonga regional committee.

Aidan works in the area of business and taxation services using his skills to assist a variety of clients particularly those in the water infrastructure, primary production, manufacturing retail and Not-for-Profit sectors. With an understanding of business technology, Aidan also works with clients to develop streamlined solutions for their business processes.  He also has a strong involvement in our Virtual CFO and outsourcing assignments and can assist business clients with developing the capacity of their finance teams.

 

Steven Logue
Business Services

Born in Canberra, Steven commenced work with our antecedent firm, Coopers & Lybrand, in February 1989.  He became a manager at Johnsons MME in 2004. Steven was admitted to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia in 1998.

Steven works in the area of business and taxation services, using his skills in these areas to assist and guide a variety of clients.




Dale Goonan
Business Services

Dale, from Myrtleford, was first employed by Johnsons MME in July 2003 as a Junior Accountant.  He was appointed as a Manager in July 2012.

Dale completed his Bachelor of Business (Accounting) in 2008 and was admitted to the Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand in 2010. He also holds a Diploma in Sustainability which he gained in 2011.

Dale works in the area of business and taxation services, using his skills in these areas to assist and guide a variety of clients. He is also called upon at times to help with work in connection with carbon and sustainability business services.

Dale has represented the Albury Northside Chamber of Commerce on the Sustainability Advisory Committee with Albury City and is the chair of the Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand Albury Wodonga Group.  He also has a new interest in Digital Currency.

 

Chad Rigoni
Business Services

Chad, born in Myrtleford, commenced work with Johnsons MME in 2011 as a Supervisor. He was promoted to Manager in 2014.

Chad completed his Bachelor of Business (Accounting) at Charles Sturt University Albury/Wodonga and was admitted to full membership of CPA Australia in 2010. Chad works in the area of business and taxation services, using his skills to assist and guide a wide range of clients particularly those in the transport, construction, manufacturing and primary production industries. With an understanding of key business and taxation issues including succession planning, Chad provides an opportunity for businesses to achieve their goals, no matter where they are in their business lifecycle.

 

 

 

 

Grant Lewis
Financial Advisory

Grant commenced with Johnsons MME in 2008 as a manager in our financial advisory division.

Grant's qualifications include Bachelor of Business (Accounting), he has a Diploma in Financial Services and a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Services Financial Planning. He is also a Certified Financial Planner and Self Managed Superannuation Professionals Association of Australia (SPAA) member and an SMSF Specialist accredited advisor.

Grant enjoys meeting people and helping them plan their financial future.  His areas of expertise include superannuation, self-managed superannuation funds strategy and planning, aged care, Centrelink and wealth creation and investment strategies.

 

 

Noel Sargent

Financial Controller

Noel is the accountant's accountant, having commenced work at Johnsons MME in January 2007 as the firm's financial controller. His qualifications include a Bachelor of Economics (Accounting) from the University of Newcastle. 

Noel has a broad commercial accounting background, which has enabled him to provide assistance to clients in a number of one-off consulting assignments, as well as controlling the accounting affairs of Johnsons MME itself.  Noel is also part of the Information Technology team that assist all staff at Johnsons MME.

 

Assistant Managers

Alison Copland   
Business Services

Alison commenced work with the former firm Coopers & Lybrand in 1995 after completing a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) at Charles Sturt University in Albury. She was admitted to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in 1998. 

Alison works in the area of business and taxation services as an Assistant Manager using her skills to help and guide a wide range of clients particularly within the local primary production industry. She is originally from Khancoban. 

 






Joy Lee      
Business Services

Joy was born in Albury and grew up on a farm in Brocklesby. She attended Albury High School and after completing her higher school certificate she commenced a traineeship with Coopers & Lybrand in Albury. She spent her first two years working full time and studying part time at Riverina College of Advanced Education (now Charles Sturt University).  She then moved to Wagga to complete her degree full time and thereafter returned to Albury to take up a position at Coopers & Lybrand.  

Joy is a Chartered Accountant and a member of the Taxation Institute. She is an Assistant Manager working in business and taxation services for a wide range of clients.  She also assists providing valuation services and fringe benefits tax advice.

Outside of work, Joy likes to keep fit and plays tennis and hockey.



Liz Hoffman   
Business Services

Liz was born in Melbourne but moved to Albury with her parents as a child. Liz attended primary and secondary school in North Albury before embarking upon a Traineeship with Coopers & Lybrand in Albury in 1987. The following year, Liz started her Bachelor of Business (Accountancy) at the Charles Sturt University Albury campus; a qualification she completed in 1991.

Melbourne beckoned Liz and she departed Coopers & Lybrand to work for a boutique accounting firm in South Yarra for two years. She returned to the fold in August 1994 and has completed over twenty years of service.

Liz's current role as Assistant Manager has her working in the area of Business and Taxation Services for a variety of clients.  Outside of work, Liz keeps busy playing tennis, indulging in travel and supporting her favourite AFL team, Geelong.

 

Anastasia Saric  
Business Services

Originally from Myrtleford, Anastasia commenced employment with Johnsons MME in October 2007 as a Senior Accountant. She completed her Bachelor of Business (Accounting/Marketing) in 2005 and was admitted to the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants (now Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand) in 2008. 

Anastasia has over ten years of experience in business and taxation services,  and has specialised in Self-Managed Superannuation Funds since 2012 and was recognised as an SMSF Specialist Member of Chartered Accountants ANZ in 2017. 


 


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