Paul Whinnett has gained many years of experience in Management in Coles starting as a night manager going through the vigorous training and becoming a store manager. Then starting his business in irrigation employing 30 people which was bought out by a larger company and employed there as a General Manager. This company was bought out again many years later and Paul started a new life in the corporate world as national HR, OHS and Training manager working with 552 staff. Paul then moved on to lecturing in Irrigation and business management also assessing people to gain qualifications.
Adam Davis started his career as Network Technician in Sydney. He has worked his way through the ICT industry working on building two ICT Infrastructure distribution and manufacturing business divisions in QLD before starting his own company in 2011. Adams experience is in the Telecommunications and ICT sectors where he now has two companies that he continues to work on growing.
Chris Wadeson has owned a number of businesses over his working life in New Zealand and has expertise in turning a business around from losing money to be a very profitable company. Chris also has years of experience in starting a business and turning that business to be very profitable so he can sell it. The Sunshine Coast Mentoring Group sees Chris as a valuable asset as he also has years of experience in Mentoring other small businesses.
Sue-Sharyn Ward is a 5th generation Australian national with 45 years working in diverse business sectors in the Arabian Gulf, Sue has come full circle and now shares her experience and knowledge of both the region and her ability to support individual professionals and small company start-ups through orientation and skills training, change management and process mapping.
Peter Lloyd has owned and operated a number of Businesses during his career and now shares his knowledge and experience to help other Business Operators from Start-ups to Existing Operations.
Originally from Victoria, Peter has over 45 years of Employment and Business History that transitioned from an Organisation and Method Analyst in Banking to Small to Medium Business Ownership and Management along with Active Military Service in the late 1960/70’s.
Business Ventures included Country Pubs, Suburban Newsagencies, Property Development and Marketing and Home Maintenance.