About Us

The Townsville Business Women’s Circle is a not for profit entity which started in September 2015. The management committee is made up of 7 local women who are passionate about providing working women, men and business with a platform for professional education and growth.

The Management Committee

Our Members

Carissa Paske
MICHELE MANTTAN
Cassandra Chiesa
Adriano Bellocchi
Amber Hauff
AimeeHair
AinsleyHislop
alana.toll
Aleisha Gebhardt
Alex Jurgens
Alicia Fowles
Alison
Alison Scott
Allison Dearling
Alyssa Gomes
Amanda Bigelow
Amanda Schreyer
Amanda Moss
Ange_Bannerman
Angela Eisenhut
AngeloCoco
Anna Nicholls
Anna Williams
Aquo Online
Asal
Ashlee Wilson
AvG
AWPilates
Belinda Hochen
Bellingm
Bendigo
Fiona Collins
Bernadette Smith
beth.vankooten
beverleye
Bianca Hastie
Blushboudoirstudio
Joanna Boyle
Brydi Prest
Brenda Mudie
brendamudie
brookebatchelor
Candocoach
Carlie Kuhz
Carmen Smith
Carolyn Seri
Casie Scott
Cassandra Cazzulino
Renae Hill
CateWhalan
Catherine Taylor
catschell
Dominic Westendorf
Emma Costello
Rachel Knight
Charlotte Johansson
Cheyney
chilly22
Chooper
christie.peterson
CKeith_83
Leith Milton
Colleen Doyle
Sonya Baban
Coryn Searle
Cara Griffin
Danella Forster
Dani Lawson
Danni Hocking
Dearne Warren
Debbie Maclean
Debbie Rains
Debbie Rains
Deborah Bellamy
Dee
Deek09
Deni_K
deniselumsden
dianl
Dianne
Dianne Barr
Dimity Wilson
DNewell
Donna Sands
Donna Hayward
duffcochrane
EEHerman
Elara Hughes
Eliese Lloyd
Elise Fooks
Eliza Anderson
Lizzy Hore
ElizabethAhern
Ellen Cox
Elle Roberts
ElsaM
EmGrieb
emily.roebuck
Emma Tommasini
Emma Dobbins
Emma Griffiths
EmmaJensen
Emma Tommasini
Emmamooney
Erin Bellert
events
Fiona Higgins
francesca oratore
gabrielle.lockwood
georgiearnold
Glow
Mark Pearson
gracepetrofski
GSBTSV
GWhelan
Hannah Leith
Hannah Crowley
Hayley Golledge
Hayley Gorsuch
hayleyhughes
Heather Hausfeld
Heidi Hatherell
Helen Hobbs
Helen Hager
HelenMotti
helenturner
Amanda Bell
Travel Associates
Ash Wilson
Isabel Bryce
Jade Tuite
Jade Parry
Jadethomson
Janny_Stacey
Jayne Arlett
Jayneb
Jo Barclay
Jeminna Best
Jenna Cantamessa
Jennifer Plath
Jess_S
Jessica Lawson
Jessica Tamblyn
Jessica Shuttleworth
JessicaBell
jessicalaw
JessNaunton
JillianJoyce
Jo Goodrick
Jo Lynam
jo sherring
Joanna Murray
Jodie
Jodie70
joelenepitstopkarting
Michelle Johnston
Jovana Cvetkovic
Jo Cvetkovic
jowittt
JudeM
Julie Johnston
Julie Munro
julie.deacon
Karen Bawden
Karen Messer
Karissa
Karlea Wootton
karynpayne
Kate Smith
Katharine Terry
Katherine Reynolds
Kathrin Meehan
Kathryn Wiseman
Katrina
katy
Kaye Napier
Kel4669
kelliestephenson
kellyb
Kerri085
Kerri Judge
Kerry Spina
Kiara Hall
Kiara Henry Nash
Kiara Henry-Nash
Kim Moore
kimberley.wilkinson
kirsty.kahler
kjstuy
kristielove
kyky1973
Kylie Ashley-Cooper
KYLIE MICHELLE
Kyliemaher
Kym Speet
KymberleyWalker
Lashford
Laura Fraser
laurashum
Lauren Bosley
Lauren Cook
Siobhan Bock
Lauren_Packer
Leigh
Leilani
Leisha Zonta
Laura Grimshaw
Linda Kensington
Fiona McGill
Lisa leonardi
Lisa Richards
lisab
Lissaf79
Liviageorgia
Lizzy Hore
LouFos
Louise moncrieff
Louise Costanzo
Louise Dennison
Louise Wolanski
Louism
Leann
lsteine
Alicia Collings
lydia
Maire Nooroa
Margaret McDonald
Margie
Margie Smith
MargO
marissakate
Marlenea
Marsha Zuhorn
Marthisa Andrews
meganstafford
Meganwood
meighan
Melanie Costi
Melissa Coulter
Melissa Turner
Melissa Wyatt
Melyssa Cumming
Meredith Hutton
Michelle Morton
Michels Catering and Events
Mikaela58
Minayah Higginson
Krissy Regan
Megan Lazaredes
Merissa Martinez
Moira Carter
Mtilley
muriel.bindol
mzbhookey
Narelle Wallace
Narelle Burns
Natalie Ly
Natalie Sleeman
Natasha Buttler
Natashavv
Natasha Doyle
Nerida Landsberg
Nick
Nicola McCarron
Nicole Bates
nicolebrewster
NicoleJ
Nicole Robinson
NicoleSorbello
Nikki Strano
notforprofitconsultancyservices
Naomi Seymore
Netis Terrar
nwaugh
odette
Patricia
Peta
Phoenix
Pipjon
Eddie Isaac
Amber Hauff
Linda Orrow
Psjel
Qccu01
rakerrie
Ramona Bullard
Meeta Rao
rasamak
Rebecca Campbell
Rebecca Moulden
Rebecca Gilbert
Rebecca Marmara
RenaeS
Renee Guillien
reneebennett
Reyna Javelona
rguice
Rhiannon Heyboer
Rissalynnplanners
Roanna Byrnes
rosiejallan
rowena.diqer
Rowena Burley
Roxanne Grey
Ryan
S.Mitchell
Sally Still
Samantha Scandlyn
Samantha_73
Samara Siganto
SamC2CHousing
Sarah Staunton
Sarah Wilkinson
Sarah Bowrey
Sarah Hamilton
Sarahgale92
sarahsingh
Sensational Girls Network
Shannon Willcox
Sharon Hoops
Shelley Grainger
sheridan.duff
Sherren Edkins
Shontel Ashurst
SianYewdall
SigredWatson
Simone Walters
simone.wheeler
SineadGillam
Smart Precinct NQ
smitcla
Sonia Chalk
Sonya Corkery
SPrice
Stacey Jackson
Stacey Ganter
Staci Yarrow
Steamatic Townsville
Stelyani Kanakis
Stephanie Gillman
Sue Harders
Tamara Haskins
tamara.south
Tammy McCanna
Tania Greenwood
Tanya
Tanya Webb
Teegnw
Tegan
Telstra
Tess Sellwood
test
Tetiana Nazarova
Karen Bennett
Nicole Canning
ThePhysioMovement
THHSGDiML
toni.hort
tonilee.luck
TownsvilleATO
JLT Townsville Branch
Tracey
Tracey Minehan
Tracey Mayhew
TrishK
Tryout
Vicki Clothier
wellintheville
Xceptional
XpressBeauty
zinniakarl

Our Sponsors

Shantelle Scovell

President

Marsh Advantage Insurance (Assistant Branch Manager)


Shantelle is an Assistant Branch Manager of Marsh (formerly JLT) Townsville Branch. Commencing work with Lumley insurance in 2002, Shantelle progressed through the ranks becoming an underwriter managing a diversified portfolio of brokers located between Rockhampton and Townsville. In 2005 Shantelle joined Northern Insurance Brokers concentrating on the newly form Indigenous Scheme and managing a portfolio of mixed clients. In 2008, Shantelle commenced work with JLT (JLT was acquired by Marsh in 2019) after they acquired Northern Insurance Brokers and now manages her own portfolio encompassing various occupations. In 2017 Shantelle was promoted to Assistant Branch Manager of the Townsville Branch. Shantelle is a Qualified Practicing Insurance Broker (NIBA) and Fellow CIP (ANZIIF) and holds a Graduate Diploma of Insurance and Financial Services. Shantelle is also a Founding Member of North Queensland Insurance Charity Benefit who have successfully raised over $100,000 for charities with a presence in North Queensland. She is also an active member on the Board for A Cure Starts Now charity.

Background

Shantelle has more than 18 years of insurance experience with the last 15 years dedicated to regional broking; sharing insights, knowledge and putting clients first.

Best Piece of Advice Received

Lean in and out when you need to. You can’t do everything and no one expects you to, but you.


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Renee Bennett

Vice President and Governance Co-Ordinator

Wilson Ryan Grose (Partner)


Renee is the Partner of our Succession Law workgroup at wilson/ryan/grose Lawyers. She holds a Bachelor of Laws degree and is a local to the Townsville legal profession, graduating from James Cook University. Renee is a Queensland Law Society Accredited Specialist in Succession Law and an Adjunct Lecturer with the College of Law in the Masters of Law - Applied Law program. Renee previously served for many years on the Board of Cootharinga North Queensland and as a committee member of STEP Qld. She is the current Chair of the Queensland Law Society Succession Law Specialist Accreditation Committee.


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Trina Willis

Treasurer

Findex (Principal)


Based at Findex Townsville as a Principal, Trina has over 17 years experience in chartered accounting. In developing her career with Ernst & Young as a member of their Corporate Restructuring team, Trina gained significant experience in business restructuring and re-organisation, business viability reviews and assessments.


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Kirsty Keyes

Secretary and Education Co-Ordinator

Keyes & Co Property


Established in 2012 by leading Townsville real estate sales team, Damien and Kirsty Keyes, Keyes & Co. Property is a specialist residential real estate sales office servicing the greater Townsville region. Being home grown products themselves, Damien and Kirsty are passionate about this region and have forged strong links with the community and are recognised as leaders in their field. This is due to their intense customer focus they bring to every challenge combined with their highly professional approach which has led to some amazing results for their clients over the years. With their wealth of local knowledge and an army of repeat clients and referral business behind them already, the time was right to take their career to the next level and create a true sales machine that delivers spectacular results for their clients whilst keeping them informed every step of the way.


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Emma Mooney

Events and Sponsorship Co-ordinator

Townsville Catholic Education (Marketing + Communications Co-ordinator)



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Andrea Hughes

Memberships and Website Co-ordinator

Queensland Museum Network (Marketing Co-ordinator)


Experienced marketing and communication professional with experience across a variety of industries including the cultural, industrial and tourism sectors. Highly skilled in communication, media, brand development, strategic planning, event promotion and advertising. Passionate about telling stories, achieving goals and forming great relationships with people.


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Gina Rahmel

Marketing, Web and Graphic Co-ordinator

GRD + Townsville Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (Owner, Lead Designer + Admin Manager)


Gina has a Bachelor's Degree in Design Studies - Graphic Design plus a Master's Degree in Business Communications specialising in Advertising & PR. She has owned her own graphic design business for 12+ years now. Gina has also worked out in the field for some well known advertising agencies plus have worked as the graphic & web designer for many private companies plus the Communications Officer/PR for a medical company. She is also the Administration Officer for her and her husband's medical Practice in Townsville.

Best Piece of Advice Received

NEVER judge a book by its cover!


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Claudia Smith

Mentoring Circles + Grants

CommBank Health (National Associate Director)



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