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The Accounting Team

Kellie Stannard – Director

Kellie is a Director in the DRB Group, and a qualified accountant who has completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Wollongong. Kellie has been an employee of the DRB Group since the establishment of the firm at its current location in 1999. Kellie has over 14 years of management and accounting experience and manages a range of accounting clients with a particular focus on newly formed and emerging businesses.

Naomi Rao - Director

Naomi is a Director in the Group and her responsibilities include managing the superannuation accounting and corporate services functions of the business. Naomi has been with the DRB Group for over 12 years and has extensive experience in the field of superannuation accounting. Naomi has completed her Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Finance and holds her CPA status.

Richard Stanizzo – Director

Richard has over 14 years experience in accounting and taxation, with 12 of them being with the DRB Group. Richard specialises in the setup of structures for small and medium sized business clients and can advise on the best structure for clients; taking into consideration asset protection and taxation advantages. Richard has completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree, majoring in Accounting from the University of Wollongong, and is a member of CPA Australia with CPA status. Richard is also a Justice of the Peace in NSW and has Italian as a second language.

Narelle Adams - Director

Narelle is a Director at the DRB Group and draws on over 20 years experience in the Accounting industry. Narelle caters to individuals, small to medium business and complex business structures in a wide number of industries. Narelle's strong technical knowledge in all areas of taxation together with her practical experience enable her to provide tailored business solutions for her clients. She hold a bachelor of business degree from the University of Technology Sydney, is a registered tax agent and a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

Luigi Villella - Director

Luigi has completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in Accounting attained at the University of Wollongong as well as completing the CPA program. He has over 10 years experience in the Accounting Industry and is skilled in dealing with clients that have more complex business structures and accounting needs. His knowledge of the Capital Gains Tax system is extensive. Luigi has Italian as a second language.

Robyn Cook - Business Manager

Robyn Cook has a Bachelor of Commerce, is a Fellow of CPA Australia, a Justice of the Peace and is a member of the Governance Institute of Australia. Robyn has vast accounting experience in public practice and has worked in a multi national corporation in senior roles. Robyn's experience also includes teaching at both TAFE and the University of Wollongong. Within the DRB Group Robyn is involved in managing business operations and the administration of the DRB Group businesses.

Vesna Dias - Senior Accountant

Vesna has been a valuable employee of the DRB Group for over 14 years. During this time Vesna has developed a skill set that allows her to understand both individual and business client needs. Vesna can advise on the best structures for clients; with regards to taxation, family and asset protection needs as well as in capital gains tax matters. Vesna has completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Wollongong majoring in Accounting and Finance and is a member of CPA Australia. Vesna has Macedonian as a second language.

Sandra Kuhn – Senior Accountant

Sandra holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Wollongong University and completed her CPA in 2010. Sandra's solid technical skills, her attention to detail and her focus on customer service enable her to support and assist clients in the day to day and strategic aspects of their business. Sandra speaks fluent Portuguese and has been with the DRB Group for over 8 years.

Daniel Byatt - Senior Accountant

Daniel holds an Associate Diploma of Business (Accounting) TAFE as well as a Bachelor of Business, (Accounting) from Charles Sturt University. Daniel has 19 years public practice experience, 1 year commercial accounting experience and is a member of CPA Australia with CPA status.

Patricia Da Silva - Accountant

Patricia Da Silva has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws Degree attained at the University of Wollongong. Patricia has worked in the accounting field for over 12 years. With her legal background Patricia ensures that the firm is up to date with relevant changes to legislation and recent case law as well as offering technical assistance to the staff as our research specialist. Patricia has completed her CPA program.

Michelle Hull - Accountant

Michelle is an experienced accountant that has recently returned to work at the DRB Group.  Prior to rejoining the Group, Michelle was responsible for managing all facets of a successful Illawarra based business for over a decade. Her unique blend of accounting, managerial and operational experience has proven to be invaluable for many of the DRB Group's small business clients.

Garry McCudden - Accountant

Garry holds a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting, with a minor in Business Law. Garry has 3 years accounting experience and is currently completing the Chartered Accountants Program. 

Kelly Gladman - Accountant

Kelly is currently completing her Bachelor of Commerce Degree,  majoring in Accounting at the University of Wollongong. She completed a Diploma of Accounting in 2013 and has been working in the field ever since. 
 

Ashlee Luis - Accountant

Ashlee completed her Bachelor of Commerce Degree majoring in Accounting from the University of Wollongong. She also has completed a Diploma of Accounting (TAFE) and has over 4 years accounting & taxation experience. She is currently completing the CPA Program.

Intermediates and juniors

D R Banks Accounting currently employs a number of intermediate and junior level staff members. Our intermediate and junior staff are completing either their Bachelor of Commerce degree or Advanced Diploma at TAFE and continue their studies on a part-time basis. They have experience in completing accounting and taxation work for individuals, trusts and partnerships and are developing skills in a wide range of commercial and business related matters under the guidance of the senior members of the team. Selected staff members also deal directly with our individual clients at taxation time to allow for timely completion of returns.

Ryan Ostwald

Mia Ludlow

Sara Rodwell

Danielle Rogero

Administration Assistants

Play a key role in providing administrative support to the DRB Group. With excellent communication and interpersonal skills they ensure effective liaison between clients and their particular consultant whether it be from Accounting, Bookkeeping, Finance or the Financial Advisers division of the DRB Group. They also provide Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) and Corporate Services administration services.

Barbara Dever

Karen Stannard

Renata Rogan

Cait Scattergood

Letticia Gadd

Lauren Oyston 

 

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