Business Connect Advisor

Business Connect is a dedicated and personalised NSW Government program that provides trusted advice to help you start or grow your small business

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Work Mobile: 0477 999 796

Main Area’s covered: South-Western Sydney – Liverpool, Camden, Campbelltown & Wollondilly

What is your role at WSBC & how long have you been with us? Business Advisor – Since February 2021

What qualifications and business experience do you have?

I run my own small business consultancy. I have a Diploma in Leadership & Management, Diploma in Management, Certificate IV in Business (Governance), Mental Health First Aid Certificate, Graduate Certificate in Nursing (Community Health), General Registered Nurse. I also have extensive experience owning a café, and working in the Not For Profit & government sectors.

What is the best part/your favourite thing about your role?

I love helping small business owners to start & grow to reach their full potential.

What do you find most rewarding when helping small businesses?

Seeing a business owner apply the knowledge & skills they have learnt during an advisory session.

What is your favourite inspirational quote?

‘Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.’ – Jim Rohn

What is the best piece of advice you can give a potential or existing business owner?

Planning is key, you need to have time to work on your business, not just in your business.

What is your favourite thing to do outside of work?

I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, and exploring the world we live in.

What’s your favourite line to use as an ice breaker when meeting someone new?

Tell me about you

Tell us your best joke:

I’m terrible at jokes, but here goes “I have a joke about time travel, but I’m not going to share it. You guys didn’t like it’.