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Northland – Whangarei

P. 09-553 3197
Catapult Partners
Level 1
35 Robert Street
Whangarei

Stuart McDonald – Director & Strategic Coach

Stuart McDonald

Stuart previously worked in Financial Services in Scotland, where he worked as a Financial Advisor initially with Prudential Assurance and progressed to Branch Manager with a national financial services company. His specialist areas were mortgages and retirement planning. Stuart’s leadership and coaching skills led him into a career in human resources which included senior roles with engineering consultancies Beca and Opus International Consultancies in Auckland.

Proud to call One Tree Point and Northland his home, Stuart has brought enableMe north as he wants to help people all over Northland to achieve their financial goals.

Stuart has a Bachelor of Applied Management and is a Registered Financial Advisor.

In his spare time, Stuart enjoys spending time with his family. He also enjoys watching and playing football with his son and making the most of this beautiful part of NZ by getting out on the water.

Please click here to view the new Financial Advisers Disclosure Statement for Stuart McDonald.

Auckland – Takapuna

P. 09–972 2280
Level 6, BDO Tower
19 Como Street
Takapuna
Auckland

Katie Wesney – Director and Strategic Coach

Katie Wesney

Katie has worked in the Business and Accounting industry in New Zealand, USA and London since 2000. A Chartered Accountant and member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (NZICA), she has a BCOM in Accounting and Commercial Law and a BA from the University of Auckland.

She is passionate about our enableMe service as she has seen how it empowers people and gives them the tools to get in control of their personal finances.

In her spare time she loves spending quality time with her family and friends, travelling, reading and running.

Please click here to view the new Financial Advisers Disclosure Statement for Katie Wesney.

Shelley Palman – Performance Coach

Shelley Palman

Shelley was fresh out of university in 1999 when she embarked on a 10 year journey into the world of corporate insolvency, spending time both in New Zealand and the UK working on many varied insolvency assignments. After taking time off to have children, she worked at a boutique accounting firm prior to joining the enableMe team, where she has found her niche as a performance consultant, providing positive support to her clients.

Shelley is a firm advocate of the enableMe model and particularly enjoys providing close support to clients as they make their way through the programme, celebrating successes and helping to keep them on track towards achieving their goals.

Shelley was awarded the inaugural enableMe Excellence in Customer Service Award for 2016.

When she is not in the office, Shelley enjoys cooking good, healthy food for her growing family and has a keen interest in natural health and gardening.

Please click here to view the new Financial Advisers Disclosure Statement for Shelley Palman.

Reta Lawrence – Performance Coach

I have worked in Financial Services for 15 years, the majority of this time as a mortgage underwriter with Sovereign Home Loans, part of the ASB Group. During this time I helped people into properties, refinancing mortgages, debt consolidation, investment property purchases & construction finance.

I am excited to be a part of the EnableMe Takapuna team in the role of Performance Coach. I am passionate about helping people reach their goals and achieve financial freedom using EnableMe’s financial planning.

Outside of the office I have 3 children who keep me busy and I also enjoy traveling, time on the ski slopes and local bush walks in my neighbourhood.

Please click here to view the new Financial Advisers Disclosure Statement for Reta Lawrence.

Auckland – Parnell

P. 09-303 1306
Geyser Building
Building C, Level 3
Suite 303
100 Parnell Road
Parnell, Auckland

Hannah McQueen – Director and Strategic Coach

Hannah McQueen

Hannah is the Founder and Director of enableMe NZ Ltd. A Chartered Accountant, with degrees in both Commerce (Accounting and Management) and Taxation (Masters of Taxation Studies with Honours), she has worked in the Business and Accounting industry since 2001.

Hannah is a member of  Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (NZICA) and has been accredited to facilitate mortgages with banks since 2002. She was first introduced to loan structuring in 2004. At that time she was working as an Asset and Business Structuring Specialist.

Initially driven by motivation to reduce personal interest costs, Hannah incorporated her mortgage, accounting and taxation background to develop a method to achieve significant interest savings. Taking the success of her personal situation, coupled with much brain-storming, development, and support from other experts in their field, a vision was created. That vision takes the form of enableMe.

Please click here to view the new Financial Advisers Disclosure Statement for Hannah McQueen.

Elizabeth Blake – Director and Strategic Coach

Elizabeth Blake

Elizabeth is a Strategic Coach and Director of SHE Consulting Limited, trading as enableMe Auckland Central. Liz has been with enableMe for 5 years, has 20 years experience in Chartered Accountancy practice, and prior to that worked in the corporate sector.

Elizabeth is a Chartered Accountant and has been a member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (CAANZ) for 25 years. She is a Registered Financial Adviser and also holds a BA in Psychology.

Liz enjoys spending time with her three adult children, sport, socializing, travel, theatre, and reading.

Please click here to view the new Financial Advisers Disclosure Statement for Elizabeth Blake.

Suzanne Hill – Strategic Coach

Suzanne Hill

Suzanne has over 20 years experience as a Financial Controller for many industries, including the education, sport and retail sector.

She is a Chartered Accountant and a current full member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (NZICA), being bound by the association’s Code of Ethics and Bylaws. Suzanne is also a Registered Financial Adviser.

Suzanne’s passion is property, sport ( especially rugby.) and crafts. She also keeps fit by running around the North Shore, weekly Pilates classes and loves to walk the North Shore beaches. Suzanne has an adult son whom she is very proud of and actively invests with.

Please click here to view the new Financial Advisers Disclosure Statement for Suzanne Hill.

Jane McCormack – Performance Coach

Jane McCormack

Jane has worked in financial services and corporate roles for more than 20 years.  She has been a Chartered Accountant since 1997 and holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and Accounting from Auckland University.  She is a registered financial adviser and holds the New Zealand Certificate of Financial Advice.

Jane started her career with KPMG before moving to England for 7 years where she worked on large corporate projects.  On returning to New Zealand, Jane worked in commercial roles with a focus on financial analysis and process improvement.

When she is not in the office, Jane is looking after her young family.  In her spare time, she enjoys tennis and has a soft spot for shopping.

Please click here to view the new Financial Advisers Disclosure Statement for Jane McCormack.

Michelle Hurrell – Performance Coach

Michelle Hurrell

Michelle has worked in a variety of accounting roles since 1995, between New Zealand, the Middle East, Europe and the United States. Michelle has worked for private accounting practices, large corporates and a family office, returning to New Zealand with her husband and son in 2014.

Michelle holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Canterbury, was admitted as a Chartered Accountant in 2001 and is a Registered Financial Adviser.

Michelle spends her time outside the office trying to keep up with her young son, travelling as much as possible and attempting to eat her way around the best restaurants.

Auckland – Henderson

P. 09-281 4108
22 Catherine Street
Henderson
Auckland

Suzanne Hill – Strategic Coach

Suzanne Hill

Suzanne has over 20 years experience as a Financial Controller for many industries, including the education, sport and retail sector.

She is a Chartered Accountant and a current full member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (NZICA), being bound by the association’s Code of Ethics and Bylaws. Suzanne is also a Registered Financial Adviser.

Suzanne’s passion is property, sport ( especially rugby.) and crafts. She also keeps fit by running around the North Shore, weekly Pilates classes and loves to walk the North Shore beaches. Suzanne has an adult son whom she is very proud of and actively invests with.

Please click here to view the new Financial Advisers Disclosure Statement for Suzanne Hill.

Michael Yee – Remote Performance Consultant

Michael Yee

Michael has over 10 years’ experience in the accounting industry with the last 5 years at the IRD in audit and business advisory. Prior to this worked in a range of commercial outfits, such as Frenzi Group Ltd (Belgium Beer Café’s and bars), global hotels and multinational corporations such as Beca Ltd.

He is an Avid touch rugby player and rugby enthusiast. He lived and worked in Japan as an English teacher in his youth and now enjoys family time with his wife and two young kids that keep him fully occupied.

Please click here to view the new Financial Advisers Disclosure Statement for Michael Yee.

Auckland – Botany

P. 09-281 4118
Level 1, 6/8 Laidlaw Way
Botany South
Auckland

Dianne Barlow – Director and Strategic Coach

Dianne Barlow

Dianne has worked as a Chartered Accountant since 1986 and before that worked as a Commercial Accountant. Her experience covers a vast range of business enterprises and she has enjoyed getting to know the peculiarities of each type of business. Helping her clients with the challenges associated with successfully running a business has always been important to Dianne.

Dianne is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (NZICA).

Dianne and her husband have been a client of enableMe and having seen the results she is very excited to make this career change. She is looking forward to helping people achieve their financial goals and to get ahead financially.

In her spare time, she enjoys boating, walking, reading, meeting up with friends and family and travelling overseas.

Please click here to view the new Financial Advisers Disclosure Statement for Dianne Barlow.

Deborah Fussey – Performance Coach

Deborah Fussey

Deborah has worked as a Chartered Accountant for over 25 years, and before that as a commercial accountant in the manufacturing sector. Her experience covers a vast range of business enterprises from the smaller business to the larger more complex structures. She enjoyed the varied work that chartered accounting proved, particularly working along-side business owners to achieve their financial goals.

Deborah is looking forward to being able to show people the enableMe way to get in control of personal finances and achieving their financial goals.

In her spare time Deborah enjoys, spending time with family and friends, exercise, reading, and travelling.

Please click here to view the new Financial Advisers Disclosure Statement for Deborah Fussey.

Waikato – Hamilton

P. 07-282 1274
867 Victoria Street
Hamilton 3204

Vicky Springintveld – Strategic Coach

Vicky Springintveld

Vicky completed her Bachelor of Business Studies, majoring in Accounting and Marketing through WINTEC in 2013 as an adult learner and won the Adult Learner Award in that same year. Upon completing her degree moved into accounting and later into a rural insurance account management and sales role. A people person, she is passionate about being in the position to empower and grow others which ultimately has led her to become a part of the enableMe team. Vicky is especially excited about helping people take control of their personal finances, achieve their goals and still have a life they can enjoy!

Outside of the office, Vicky is a mother of two, born and bred in the Waikato and resides in Hamilton. She enjoys the simple things in life such as being outdoors, going to see a movie, socialising with friends and family, keeping fit, and travel.

Please click here to view the new Financial Advisers Disclosure Statement for Vicky Springintveld.

Bay of Plenty – Mount Maunganui

P. 07-281 1049
Grosafe
20A Jean Batten Drive
Mount Maunganui

Vanessa Dodunski – Director and Strategic Coach

Vanessa Dodunski

With over 30 years of accounting experience she has run her own Chartered Accountancy Practice for the last 16 years. Vanessa is a Chartered Accountant and has a Bachelor of Business Studies (Accountancy) from Massey University. She is a member of  Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (NZICA).

She has previously worked in both Chartered Accountancy Practices and Commercial firms giving a broad-based knowledge of both personal and business finances.

Her passion is helping people to get into a better financial position by helping themselves.

Vanessa enjoys camping, walking, the beach, travel, crafts and reading.

Please click here to view the new Financial Advisers Disclosure Statement for Vanessa Dodunski.

Wellington – Central

P. 04-815 8019
Level 7
TechnologyOne House
86 Victoria Street

Pippa Hogg – Director and Strategic Coach

Pippa Hogg

Pippa is a Chartered Management Accountant (CIMA UK) and has worked in business management and accountancy roles in both New Zealand and the UK, most latterly in the corporate sector in Wellington. She qualified from the University of Otago and has a BCom & Diploma for Graduates in Accounting.

She believes that everyone can benefit from the enableMe service as she has seen how it helps people take control of their personal finances and get ahead faster by working smarter instead of needing to earn more.

Pippa and the Wellington team were awarded the inaugural enableMe Franchisee of the Year Award 2016.

In her spare time, Pippa enjoys mountain biking, cooking, holidays and coaching kids sports. In addition to this she endeavours to gain green fingers for the school gala gardening stall.

Please click here to view the new Financial Advisers Disclosure Statement for Pippa Hogg.

Lisa Butler – Strategic Coach

Lisa Butler

Lisa has been in the financial services industry for the past 16 years, the last 18 months of which has been with enableMe. Prior to this she spent 11 years as a Financial Adviser for HSBC in the United Kingdom. In this role she specialised in mortgages together with investment and retirement planning.

Lisa has a Bachelor of Science Honours degree in Economics from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom. She has obtained the Certificate in Financial Advice and the Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice in the United Kingdom. She now also holds a National Certificate in Financial Services, Level 4 and is a Registered Financial Adviser.

In her spare time Lisa enjoys travelling to different countries on holiday as well as exploring her New Zealand home. Since arriving in NZ she has also taken up playing netball for a social team.

Please click here to view the new Financial Advisers Disclosure Statement for Lisa Butler.

Ann Harman – Performance Coach

Ann Harman

As a director and business owner of a recruitment company for 14 years, Ann was instrumental along with her co-owners in growing the business to become a leading player in the Wellington market. She was involved in the overall financial strategies of the business, including setting financial targets and budgets for her team, along with responsibility for managing external client relationships.

Ann has a Bachelor of Arts degree and is a Registered Financial Advisor. Seeing her clients maximise the potential they can achieve financially and feeling positive and in control of their finances is really rewarding for Ann.

Having lived overseas with her family in Oman for over 3 years, Ann loves travelling to new places and experiencing different cultures. She also enjoys tramping and skiing holidays with family and friends.

Please click here to view the new Financial Advisers Disclosure Statement for Ann Harman.

Canterbury – Christchurch

P. 03-595 0571
265 Saint Asaph Street
Christchurch Central

Sarah Bayley – Director and Strategic Coach

Sarah Bayley

Sarah has a 17 year background in the banking industry, including managing relationships with business owners experiencing difficult financial situations, and has a strong interest in assisting people to achieve financial security – which is one of the key aims of the enableMe business.

Sarah has a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree and is qualified as an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (U.K).

Whilst Sarah was brought up in the U.K her ancestors first settled in Canterbury in the 1850’s and she has close family ties to the area. In her spare time Sarah enjoys travelling, being outdoors and cooking for friends and family.

Please click here to view the new Financial Advisers Disclosure Statement for Sarah Bayley.

Otago – Dunedin

P. 03-929 1191
ASB House
Level 7
248 Cumberland Street
Dunedin 9016

Roger Swift – Director & Strategic Coach

Roger Swift

Roger has an extensive background for more than 20 years in the Retail, Trade Finance and Corporate sectors of the banking industry, both in New Zealand and offshore. He has successfully held numerous senior roles throughout his banking career, and has always taken great pride in assisting his clients with their financial requirements. Using a suite of proven effective tools and working alongside his clients to help them reach their financial goals is Roger’s primary motivation and passion, and is a key driver in his decision to join the enableMe team.

Outside the office Roger is an active sportsman, being a keen swimmer, skier, hiker and mountain biker. He travels and reads as much as possible, and with his family and friends enjoys getting out in New Zealand’s great backyard and beyond. He is particularly excited to be returning ‘home’ to his Otago roots, and all that has to offer.

As a Registered Financial Adviser, Roger is dedicating his time and experience to help others to develop an achievable and successful plan that monitors your progress and produces winning results. Building wealth takes time. Talk to enableMe today about working with Roger to easily and painlessly take control of your finances and achieve your goals faster.

Please click here to view the new Financial Advisers Disclosure Statement for Roger Swift.

Head Office Support

Hannah McQueen – Director

Hannah McQueen

Hannah is the Founder and Director of enableMe NZ Ltd. A Chartered Accountant, with degrees in both Commerce (Accounting and Management) and Taxation (Masters of Taxation Studies with Honours), she has worked in the Business and Accounting industry since 2001.

Hannah is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (NZICA) and has been accredited to facilitate mortgages with banks since 2002. She was first introduced to loan structuring in 2004. At that time she was working as an Asset and Business Structuring Specialist.

Initially driven by motivation to reduce personal interest costs, Hannah incorporated her mortgage, accounting and taxation background to develop a method to achieve significant interest savings. Taking the success of her personal situation, coupled with much brain-storming, development, and support from other experts in their field, a vision was created. That vision takes the form of enableMe.

Please click here to view the new Financial Advisers Disclosure Statement for Hannah McQueen.

Hamish Cowan – General Manager

Hamish Cowan

Hamish has been with enableMe since June 2008 and assists Hannah with the management of the Auckland and Wellington branches of the business.

He has been involved in business development for the past 14 years. He has held senior sales management roles in Sydney, London, and Auckland in a wide variety of fields including telecommunications, tourism, and property investment.

Hamish studied in Christchurch and holds a Bachelor of Tourism Management and a Post Graduate Diploma in Commerce, both from Lincoln University.

Hamish was a keen sportsman in a past life, he’s now more of a critic. In recent times he has discovered the joys of D.I.Y. As of 2011 he has also been enjoying fatherhood!

Rebecca Hoffmann – Associate

Rebecca Hoffmann

Rebecca is an Associate with enableMe NZ Ltd and manages the Advisory team. She has over 15 years accounting experience. She has experience in trusts, asset planning and business re-structuring work, and has a strong interest in property investment.

Rebecca has a Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours from the University of Waikato, as well as a Graduate Diploma in Accounting and Finance and a Graduate Diploma in Tourism Management. She is a Chartered Accountant and a Registered Financial Adviser.

Outside of work Rebecca enjoys spending time with her young family and reading a good book.

Please click here to view the new Financial Advisers Disclosure Statement for Rebecca Hoffmann.

Lisa Pillai – Senior Advisory Consultant

Lisa Pillai

Lisa is a Senior Advisory Consultant and joined the team in May 2015. She has over 10 years finance and commercial experience in the aviation industry, first at Qantas in Sydney followed by Air New Zealand in Auckland. Lisa has a Bachelor of Commerce in International Business and a Bachelor of Science in Operations Research (University of Auckland), as well as a Masters in Commerce in Accounting (University of Sydney).

Outside of work Lisa enjoys spending time with her young family, reading and travelling.

Michael Yee – Senior Advisory Consultant

Michael Yee

Michael has over 10 years’ experience in the accounting industry with the last 5 years at the IRD in audit and business advisory. Prior to this worked in a range of commercial outfits, such as Frenzi Group Ltd (Belgium Beer Café’s and bars), global hotels and multinational corporations such as Beca Ltd.

He is an Avid touch rugby player and rugby enthusiast. He lived and worked in Japan as an English teacher in his youth and now enjoys family time with his wife and two young kids that keep him fully occupied.

Please click here to view the new Financial Advisers Disclosure Statement for Michael Yee.

Brad Jones – Banking and Lending Manager

Brad Jones

Brad is the newest member of the enableMe Mortgage Team. Brad has worked in financial services for the last 10 years, as a Mortgage Adviser or Broker. Prior to that, he spent 5 years travelling the world, working on Cruise Ships.
Brad has a young family, with wife Anita, and 5-month old son Zack. He enjoys sport, currently playing Hockey, Cricket, and Golf, and following a wide range of other sports on TV.

Tristan Taylor – Lending Manager

Tristan Taylor

Tristan has been in the financial services industry for 16 years. He has been with enableMe for four years and before that he spent four years as an account manager with Genworth Financial, underwriting Lender’s Mortgage Insurance. Tristan has previously held various lending roles with the National Bank.

Tristan enjoys fishing and camping in his spare time.

Donna Hamilton – New Client Manager

Donna Hamilton

Donna is enableMe’s New Client Manager and the contact point for all new enquiries to our service. Originally from the Isle of Arran on the west coast of Scotland, Donna has lived in New Zealand since 2010 and hasn’t yet lost her distinctive Scottish accent. With a strong customer focus, Donna has worked in various client-orientated positions across a number of industries including arts and culture, film and television and banking & financial services recruitment, with a focus on economic growth and development. There are many similarities to enableMe – the people contact, the all-important logistics and organisational skills and of course the variety. Every day is certainly different!

Outside of the office Donna is a self-confessed ‘culture vulture’ — you’ll find her at the latest theatre or comedy show, live music event or sampling the many cafes and restaurants and in summer, camping at any one of the amazing regional parks.

Jared Perkins – Client Administrator

Jared Perkins

Jared joined enableMe at the start of 2016 and works closely with Donna Hamilton, in the New Client team, as a point of contact for any new enquiries to enableMe. Jared has a varied sales background from work in multiple fields, beginning with travel and tourism for Air New Zealand, he has since held administrative and sales roles in healthcare, one chartered accountancy firm and in real estate.

In his spare time, he enjoys music and comedy events, watching classic films, keeping healthy and spending time with friends.

Victoria Bauer – Franchise Admin Support

Victoria Bauer

Victoria joins the enableMe admin team to provide client support for the Auckland South & East and Takapuna offices. She is based in Head Office, but does pop into the other offices from time to time.

Having spent time in Palmerston North and Wellington, Victoria is glad to be back in Auckland where she can spend time with her numerous nieces and nephews who always look forward to a visit from Aunty Tori.

With a background in veterinary nursing, Victoria is well equipped to keeping her responsibilities on a short leash!

Lorraine Trainer – Office Manager

Lorraine Trainer

Lorraine has been with enableMe since its inception and brings a wealth of administration and life experience (and a good sense of humour) to the team. As our Office Manager she makes sure everything runs like clockwork at Head Office.

Away from the office Lorraine enjoys listening to music, early morning walks, dips in the ocean and spending time with her grandchildren.

Natalie Turnbull – Front of House

Natalie Turnbull

Natalie is the latest edition to the front of house team in the Support Office. She also supports the team at the enableMe Auckland Central branch. Having worked as a secondary school English teacher before joining enableMe, Natalie enjoys meeting and greeting all new clients and ensuring existing clients have done their ‘homework’! Out of the office Natalie enjoys literature, gardening and the occasional video game.

Contact

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