2015 Whitehorse Excellence in Business Awards Judges

Ronda Jacobs

Community Award

Carrington Health

Ronda was appointed as CEO of Carrington Health in April 2013 after acting in the interim role since April 2012. ...

Leo Sargent

Community Award

U3A Nunawading

Born and educated in Geelong. Joined the Coles Group in July 1960 and following a diverse, rewarding and fulfilling career...

Roger Murnane

Start-Up Business Award

Box Hill Town Hall

City of Whitehorse
Roger Murnane joined the City of Whitehorse as the Box Hill Town Hall - Venue and H...

Elizabeth Paglia

Start-up Business Award

Box Hill Institute

Elizabeth ...

Anthony Phillips

Micro Business Award

Box Hill Institute

Anthony has over sixteen years experience with NEIS Program having been Manager, Operations of the RMI...

Trevor Dean

Micro Business Award

Manager, Melbourne Community Relations
Deakin University

Trevor is an experienced engagement specialist and currently holds the positi...

Michelle Stapelfeldt

Micro Business Award

Wallies Lollies

Originally from New Zealand, Michelle Stapelfeldt worked as a property manager in London and then moving to Melbourne, studi...

Jessica Carpinteri

Micro Business Award

Adecco Blackburn

Jessica Carpinteri is a Recruitment Specialist at Adecco Blackburn. After completing her Traineeship in Employment Services...

Richard Homersham

Small Business Award

Box Hill Institute

Richard is a small business mentor and advisor with the Box Hill Business Enterprise Centre, and a tea...

Caroline Chaplin

Small Business Award

Rooms with Style

Director and owner of Rooms with Style, Caroline Chaplin founded the company with one clear and dedicated vision; to m...

Bianca Sachdev

Small Business Award

Yarra Valley Water

Bianca Sachdev is the Manager for Commercial Customers at Yarra Valley Water. In her current role, Bianca overseas a t...

John Gertsakis

Medium Business Award


John is a sustainability practitioner with over 20 years experience as an industry adviser, consultant and research academic. He ...

John Downes

Medium Business

ACORRO Supporting Success

John Downes mentors business owners to help them derive pleasure, fulfilment and a just financial reward. He has been work...

Leanne Harrison

Large Business Award

Adecco Blackburn

Leanne is a Team Leader at Adecco Blackburn. Her work experience has covered Public Service, Office Administration, Small B...

Dwayne Rabel

Large Business Award

Victorian Government

Dwayne works at the Victorian Government within the Department of Economic Development facilitating economic outcomes f...

Joshua Morse

Overall Business Award

Saward Dawson

Joshua has worked as a Chartered Accountant for the last 17 years and joined Saward Dawson as a Business Advisory Par...

Brett Van Duppen

Overall Business Award

City of Whitehorse

Brett Van Duppen is the Economic Development Officer at Whitehorse City Council. Working within the Business a...

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