Graham graduated from the University of New England with a Bachelor of Financial Administration degree in 1980. He then worked with Ernst & Young, Chartered Accountants in Sydney before moving to Taree in 1983.
Graham is heavily involved with the Institute of Chartered Accountants and also many community organisations in the Manning Valley. With wife Ruth and sons Kyle & Mitchell they all enjoy the benefits of country living while still being close to Sydney.
CPA – Director | BBus(Acc)
Michael became a director in July 2006 having been employed as a Manager in the practice since 1997. Michael holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) degree and is a Certified Practising Accountant. He has extensive experience in management & financial accounting, tax and audit services.
Michael is married with four adult children. Michael is actively involved in the community through his membership of the Manning River Lions Club and several local organisations.
CPA - Director | BCom
Marika commenced working in 1991 with an accounting traineeship at Forsythes, a large Newcastle based firm, after completing her HSC in Gloucester. In 1996 she graduated from Newcastle University with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and completed the CPA program in 1998.
Marika returned to Gloucester in 1997 when she married a local businessman, and in November 1999 joined Graham P Brown Pty Limited bringing along her experiences in business services and taxation. In July 2006 Marika became a director of the firm GPB Partners Pty Limited.
Marika & her husband have 2 young children and she divides her time between our Taree office and her office in Gloucester.
CFP - Financial Planning | **Need Abbr Quals**
Warren commenced as a financial adviser in 1993 and since then, has been assisting clients in our local region, with their financial planning needs.
Warren holds an Associate Diploma of Business (Accounting), Diploma of Financial Planning, is a Certified Financial PlannerTM, a member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia and an Authorised Representative of Count Financial Limited, AFSL 227232.
He has extensive experience in the financial services industry in assisting clients with their broad range of financial planning requirements. From this experience, Warren has an ability to understand the client's needs from their perspective, and is able to develop solutions to suit their individual needs.
In 2003, Warren purchased Denis Hawkins Taxation, and established Personal Tax and Planning Pty Limited. Personal Tax and Planning provide an individual income tax return service, as well as access to the broad range of Financial Planning services through Count Financial Limited.
In April 2007 Personal Tax & Planning combined their Financial Planning expertise with the Accounting and business advisory expertise of GPB Partners Pty Limited, to provide a more holistic service for all clients.
Outside of work Warren enjoys waterskiing and surfing, or pursuing his interest in most types of motor sport.