Collins Hume welcomes four new team members

Collins Hume is pleased to welcome new accountants Kelly Crethar, Shannon McDonald, Tim McOmish and Brock Lindsay to our team.

Collins Hume teamKelly Crethar is a Ballina local who obtained her Bachelor of Business (Accounting & Business Law) from Southern Cross University before embarking on a career in public practice and qualifying as a CPA. She is a Xero Certified Advisor as well as proficient across all Collins Hume's cloud accounting systems. Kelly loves spending time at the beach and getting her family into the outdoors.

Shannon McDonald is originally from Lennox Head and gained her Bachelor of Business (Accounting & Finance) at Southern Cross University. She is a Xero Certified Advisor and Champion of Xero Migration and Xero Payroll. Outside of work Shannon plays for the SCU Netty Rats in Lismore and is keenly involved in Northern Rivers Dance Studio (NRDS).

Tim McOmish is a Chartered Accountant and Xero Certified Adviser who covers the broad spectrum of all areas of Australian tax. He has spent the entirety of his career working in public practice accounting, gaining experience in Xero, MYOB, QuickBooks, Reckon and BankLink. Tim is Ballina born and bred and based in our Ballina office. He gained his B Business (Accounting) at Southern Cross University.

Brock Lindsay also obtained his Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from Southern Cross University. He is a JP, Xero Certified Advisor and a long-time member of Alphadale Rural Fire Brigade. When time permits Brock dabbles in drawing and travel.

Collins Hume Partner, Jamie Doyle, said the new additions to the team are in response to the growing economy, local business confidence and the expansion of our offices in Ballina and Byron Bay. 

"As a local business we have been busy growing the team to better service our clients, increase our service capabilities and expand our offices with greater confidence," Jamie says. "Our business is growing along with our clients which is really pleasing to see."

"Making these strategic appointments is underpinned by the positive support we receive from our clients, business partners and the wider community. With clients all around Australia and internationally, we are a global business but, by embracing technology, we are delighted to be able to live and work in such amazing communities and to be able to offer first-class expertise with friendly, local service."

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