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MEET THE TEAM

SEAN LIMPENS

PARTNER, CPA

Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
Commercial Sector Experience
Qualified Mortgage Broker
Specialises in Small Business Accounting,
Business Advisory and Mortgage Broking.

Where and when do I get my best ideas:
Flying on a plane – no email and phone allows for a clear head!

The most memorable lesson I have learned from my parents:
Work hard, be humble and appreciate what you have.

What would you tell your 21 year old self?
Travel the world, work hard in your 20’s /30‘s, maintain a good professional network.

What makes me proud:
My wife Emma and I raise assistance dogs for kids with autism

STUART MCLEOD

PARTNER, IPA
Bachelor of Business (Accounting) Member of the Institute of Public Accountants
Specialises in taxation and small business accounting.

My favourite word:
Mate

What makes me cry:
The passing of my brother

Three people I would have over for dinner (dead or alive)
Donald Bradman, Donald Trump, Bruce Springsteen (as long as he performed his music afterwards)

My bucket list holiday destination:
Ashes test at Lords in England with my father and son.

MICHELLE ROBERTS

Principal Adviser

Bachelor of Business
(Property Investment)
Advanced Diploma of Financial Services
(Financial Planning).

Who would I swap lives with for one day?
My husband – love to see what it’s like to be male

What should have scared me, but didn’t?
Commando crawling through a wombat hole

My favourite quote
“A day not laughed is a day not lived”

My favourite thing to do as a kid
Cartwheels down our long driveway

John Mangopoulos

PRACTICE MANAGER

My favourite thing to do as a kid:
Ride my BMX to the milk bar to buy a 25 cent bag of mixed lollies

What should have scared me, but didn’t?
Playing kiss chasy at primary school

I am passionate about:
Liverpool FC

If I was a car, I would be:
Toyota Camry (with a spoiler!)

NICOLA ZARB

Accounting Manager, CA

If I won $100m in Powerball I would:
Buy everyone a house and take the family on their dream holiday

Best financial decision I have made:
Married my husband

A movie I could watch over and over again:
Anything by Quentin Tarantino or Guy Ritchie

If I was a car, I would be:
A sports car like a Ferrari or Lamborghini, but in reality a Volvo!

Danielle Males

Senior Accountant

What should have scared me, but didn’t?
Skydiving

My favourite TV show:
Judge Judy

I am passionate about: 
Gardening

My bucket list holiday destination:
Northern Lights – Norway

Lou Jehn Pangilinan

Senior Accountant

What makes me sentimental:
Whenever I hear the song “Dance with my Father” because he died when I was 10 years old

What makes my day:
hugs and kisses from my kids when I get home

Bucket list holiday destination:
Bali

What makes me proud:
I am proud of what I have achieved in my career right now

OLIVIA RICHARDS

ADVISER

Bachelor of Business
(Financial Planning)
Advanced Diploma
(Financial Planning)

The most difficult thing I have done:
Studying, working and raising a small family (all at the same time!)

My ultimate role model is:
Someone who inspires and provides you with the confidence you did not realise you had

What really scared me:
Leaving our 3-year-old daughter at hospital for open heart surgery

If I was an animal, I would be:
A Giraffe (so my husband says)

MATT FORSYTH

ACCOUNTANT

Diploma of Accounting
Currently studying Bachelor of Business (Finance)

What makes me cry?
Onions

My favourite holiday destination?
Italy

Three things I would take to a desert island?
A boat, petrol and satellite phone

My favourite quote?
Live fast, die old

Carem Navida

Accountant

What makes me sentimental:
Family

What makes my day:
Cup of coffee

A movie I could watch over and over again:
The Notebook

My favourite quote:
Time is gold

Kristine Mendiola

Accountant

If I was an animal, I would be:
a bird

My favourite thing to cook:
Creamy shrimp pasta

Three things I am grateful for:
My family, good health and my job

What makes me proud:
Being a mother

Maia Pude

CLIENT SERVICES ADMINISTRATOR

Favourite movie star: 
Angelina Jolie

Favourite thing to do while not at work: 
Read or sleep

What makes you most proud to be from the Phillipines:
Beaches

Food you really love:
Adobo, Garlic Shrimp & Cripy Pata (anything that is spicy!)


FIONA BARRETT

Client Services Manager

Diploma in Business Administration

If I won $100m in Powerball I would:
Not tell anyone

Who would I swap lives with for one day?
A Buddhist Monk – just for one day!

I am passionate about: Organisation – it makes everything run smoothly (I know, boring but true).

My favourite thing to cook: Cakes!  I also enjoy eating them ☺

LORRAINE NICHOLLS

RECEPTION

What gives me bubbles in my belly?
Dom Perignon

Best financial decision I have made:
Purchase property

My bucket list holiday destination:
UK and Scotland

My favourite holiday destination:
Vietnam

Tia Waters

ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT

What makes me sentimental?
Seeing photos of my kids when they were little.

My favourite thing to cook:
Lasagne

My bucket list holiday destination:
Florence, Italy

My favourite TV show:
Schitts Creek

Effie Halikias

Administration Assistant

The best piece of advice I have received:
Never trust a cars’ indicator

Where and when do I get my best ideas?
Pinterest – when it’s time to design a cake

What makes me laugh out loud
Ridiculousness on MTV

My favourite quote:
“Wisest is she who knows she does not know”

Paige Dias

Marketing Coordinator

My favourite thing to do as a kid:
Playing with my sisters and cousins outside our house

What would I do if I won Powerball:
Pay off my mortgage, donate to charity and go on a holiday

What makes me sentimental:I love to keep cards, photos and special items

What makes me cry:
Pretty much everything – I’m a very empathetic person

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