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Findex Geelong

Address

Level 1, 200 Malop Street
Geelong 3220 AU

Phone

(03) 5224 7700

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30am - 5:30pm

Advisers in this office

Adam Murray

Partner

Phone

(03) 5224 7700

Biography

Adam joined Crowe Horwath in 2013 having previously worked in Melbourne for over nine years where he gained considerable experience in business advisory. Adam provides advice and guidance to businesses so that they can achieve their goals and full potential.

My Specialties

Business Advisory

Alex Duonis

Partner - Tax Advisory

Phone

(03) 5224 7700

Biography

Alex joined Crowe Horwath in 2007 to provide a comprehensive range of tax consulting services to clients and internally within Crowe Horwath. During this time he has advised a mix of clients ranging from SME business operators, ASX listed entities, high net worth individuals, government bodies, and charities.

My Specialties

TaxTax Advisory

Andrew McDougall

Financial Adviser - Risk Specialist

Phone

(03) 5224 7700

Biography

With over 10 years' experience in the industry, Andrew provides specialist advice in the areas of business protection and personal insurance. Andrew has a diverse range of experience, having worked in a boutique family business and in a large corporate advisory firm in Melbourne.

My Specialties

Risk Insurance

Barry Kittelty

Partner - Business Advisory

Phone

(03) 5224 7700

Biography

Barry joined Crowe Horwath in 1985 having previously worked in Melbourne for 10 years at prominent accounting firms. He works closely with clients from many industries including manufacturing, retail trade, construction, research and development, professional services and health services.

My Specialties

Business Advisory

Brett Ricchini

Associate Partner

Phone

(03) 5224 7700

Biography

Brett has worked in the Financial Planning industry since 2000. As an experienced adviser, Brett's key strength is the ability to listen and understand his client's needs, identifying any possible gaps in their situation and finding solutions. As a trusted adviser Brett encourages regular reviews, as it is an essential part of the relationship. Outside of work Brett enjoys keeping fit and has two sons who are also competitive sports people. Living in Geelong he is also a cats supporter.

Cassandra Gravenall

Associate Partner

Phone

(03) 5224 7700

Biography

Cassandra has over 12 years’ experience providing both internal and external audit services in addition to being an agent for the Victorian Auditor General’s Office and the Australian National Audit Office. She manages statutory audits, compliance audits, internal audits, acquittal audits and provides technical accounting advice to not-for-profit and government clients. Cassandra has also provided internal audit services across a range of entities. This has provided her with a broad understanding of the issues facing companies as well as allowing her to draw on experiences to propose recommendations for process improvements. With strong communication, analytical and technical ability she is efficient in her conduct and provides value added recommendations to clients. Quality work and client satisfaction are always upmost priorities for Cassandra

My Specialties

Audit and Assurance

Chris Humphrey

Partner - Lending and Finance

Phone

(03) 5224 7700

Biography

Chris joined Crowe Horwath in 2003 having previously worked at the NAB for 20 years. With this experience, Chris is able to assist clients in arranging finance to meet their ongoing requirements. With access to a vast range of lenders, Chris negotiates on behalf of clients to obtain the most suitable loan for them.

My Specialties

Lending

Damian McVilly

Partner - Financial Advice

Phone

(03) 5224 7700

Biography

Damian has over 19 years' experience and provides advice in retirement planning, superannuation and share trading. His exceptional client service standards have previously been referred to in the national financial planning magazine 'Smart Investor'.

Gary Thomas

Partner - Tax Advisory

Phone

(03) 5224 7700

Biography

With over 30 years' experience in the accounting profession, Gary is now a principal and the head of the taxation advisory division in Western Victoria. He provides complex tax advice to the firm’s large and SME business clients. He has completed his Master of Taxation and is a Crowe Horwath accredited tax specialist.

John Gavens

Partner - Audit & Assurance

Phone

(03) 5224 7700

Biography

With more than 27 years' experience in audit and assurance and risk consulting services, John provides strong strategic thinking capability combined with sound technical skills. John has a range of experience across the private and public sectors, ensuring each of his clients maximises the value to their business whilst ensuring a high quality service.

My Specialties

Audit and Assurance

Josh Easton

Partner

Phone

(03) 5224 7700

Biography

Josh joined Crowe Horwath in 2014, having previously worked for nine years in a mid-tier accounting firm where he gained extensive experience in business advisory. Josh enjoys working closely and proactively with clients to provide innovative solutions and assist them to achieve their personal and business goals.

My Specialties

Business Advisory

Luke Thornton

Senior Manager - Business Advisory

Phone

(03) 5224 7700

Biography

With extensive inhouse CFO roles in various industry sectors, Luke brings commercial experience to his private practice advisory role. Luke has extensive experience in the construction industry, having worked for large companies in this industry as well as acting for construction clients. He also has experience with clients in hospitality, retail, property, and motor industry.

My Specialties

Business Advisory

Martin Thompson

Partner - Audit & Assurance

Phone

(03) 5224 7700

Biography

Martin has a wide range of experience across the public and private sectors. He is passionate about delivering quality assurance services in a practical, pragmatic way to ensure both his existing and potential clients are presented with innovative ways to reduce risk and meet compliance requirements.

Shane Hilton

Associate Partner

Phone

(03) 5224 7700

Biography

Shane has over 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry. Shane has completed a Diploma of Financial Planning and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER®. Shane’s broad experience and knowledge enable him to create broad financial strategies that meet his clients’ needs now and into the future.

Tim Birchall

Partner

Phone

(03) 5224 7700

Biography

With over 10 years' experience in accounting services, Tim specialises in business and taxation services for small to medium enterprises. Tim advises clients on cloud accounting by identifying the most appropriate cloud option to suit their business, assisting with migration of data from old software and providing training and ongoing support.

My Specialties

Business Advisory

Tim Singleton

Adviser - General Insurance

Phone

(03) 5224 7700

Biography

Risk is an inevitable part of life, so securing your valuables against an unexpected event should be a priority. Tim and the team can provide you with advice on a range of general insurance offerings, ensuring you can protect the things you value most.

My Specialties

General Insurance

Trent Walerys

Senior Manager - Lending and Finance

Phone

(03) 5224 7700

Biography

Trent has over 14 years' experience in lending services and now specialises in home and investment mortgage finance and equipment finance. As a long standing member of Plan Australia, Trent was inducted into the Plan Australia Hall of Fame in 2015.

My Specialties

Lending

Matthew Van Ingen

Associate Adviser

Phone

(03) 5224 7700

Biography

Matthew is an Associate Adviser within the Wealth Management team in Western Victoria of the Geelong office. Matthew provides advice in relation to investments, superannuation (including Self Managed Superannuation Funds), aged care and retirement planning to a diverse range of clients.

Endre Lloyd-Johnsen

Adviser

Phone

(03) 5224 7700

Biography

After an international career at various large financials’ institutions, including Danske Bank, Aviva, MLC and NAB, Endre joined Findex in 2017, specialising in risk management for personal and business clients. Leveraging his diverse experience in finance and lending, Endre helps our clients ensure their lifestyle, asset protection and estate planning needs are all adequately addressed.

My Specialties

Risk Insurance

Shane Hilton

Associate Partner

Phone

(03) 5224 7700

Biography

Shane has over 20 years experience in the financial services industry. Shane has completed a Diploma of Financial Planning and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER®. Shane’s broad experience and knowledge enable him to create broad financial strategies that meet his clients’ needs now and into the future.

My Specialties

Wealth Management

Jamie Lockett

Principal - Business Advisory

Phone

(03) 5224 7700

Biography

Jamie joined Crowe Horwath in 2015, bringing 25 years’ experience in business services and taxation, servicing a wide range of small and medium businesses. He enjoys helping clients to achieve their financial and business goals, whilst ensuring they pay only the minimum taxation required.

Luke Andrews

Partner

Phone

(03) 5224 7700

Biography

Luke has worked in business advisory for Findex for over 17 years, servicing a diverse range of individuals and small to medium sized business’. He has extensive experience in financial reporting, business structuring, and providing Income Tax, GST & Capital Gains Tax advice.

My Specialties

Business Advisory

Peter Mayall

Partner - Business Advisory

Phone

(03) 5224 7700

Biography

With over 30 years' experience, Peter brings a wealth of practical knowledge and expertise, helping clients with business growth and profitability. Peter specialises in areas including business structures and monitoring, management accounting and taxation matters such as income tax, capital gains tax and GST.

My Specialties

Business Advisory

Rachel Borthwick

Senior Accountant

Phone

(03) 5224 7700

Biography

Rachel joined Crowe Horwath in August 1999, having previously worked in Barham, a country town along the Murray River. Rachel advises clients on a range of offerings from SMSF to taxation and GST, capital gains tax to cloud accounting software.