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