Barry Young - Acting Chair
Sub Committee: AlburyCBD
Barry is Owner of The Essential Ingredient and Chair of Activate Albury CBD. Barry has a extensive experience in small business operation as well as personal and team development, he is passionate about Albury CBD and the region.
Alex Berry - Deputy Chair
Sub Committee: Young Business Edge
Alex is a graduate from William Angliss College in the 1980's in Wine Marketing, he has been in the fine wine sales and marketing business for more than 38 years. Over that time he has become a well- known wine and spirit educator, enterprise trainer, wine writer and fine wine consultant throughout regional Victoria and southern NSW.
Anthony Ainsworth - Acting Deputy Chair & Treasurer
Sub Committee: New Products
Anthony currently owns Butt's Gourmet Smokehouse with his wife Marie Bucher. Anthony has spent over 30 years studying and working with Food and Agriculture in Australia and Asia and is passionate about bringing the best of Australian grown produce to the plates of our customers.
Allison Bruce - Company Secretary
Allison is the Principal of Harwood Andrews Albury and is an experienced wills and estates lawyer. Allison is also the President of the Albury & District Law Society and a Director of Albury Wodonga Connected Communities Ltd (a community initiative of the Bendigo Bank).
Graham Chapman - Board Member
Sub Committee: Commercial Property Owners
Graham is Director at PRDnationwide Albury. Skilled in Negotiation, Sellers, Budgeting, Sales, and Real Estate Development. Strong professional with a Degree in Bachelor of Jurisprudence & Law focused in BJuris / LLB (Law) from Monash University.
Hamish Taylor - Board Member
Sub Committee: Human Resources
Hamish is Careers Adviser at James Fallon High School who is focuses on Career Development, Coaching and Career Counseling. Strong community and social services professional with a Postgraduate in Careers Development focused in Careers from Australian Catholic University.
Bronwyn Tyrell - Board Member
Sub Committee: Albury Wodonga Business Awards
Bronwyn Tyrell is Managing Director of Vivid Advisers in Wodonga with her husband Brad. After recently selling the financial planning side of the business, she has now started a new business following her passion for creativity. Enliven Business Styling was created to help other businesses stand out from the crowd with their marketing and branding, and attract more of their ideal clients.
Craig Lefoe - Board Member
Sub Committee: New Products
Craig Lefoe is a founding partner and CEO of Toustone. Having held senior CIO roles with the Mars Corporation, Craig has led teams across Infrastructure, Application Development and Business across many different countries and regions.
Renee Nightingale - Board Member
Renee is the owner of three Helloworld Travel agencies in Albury, Wodonga and Wangaratta and has been living and working on the Border since 2007. She loves to see local business thrive and is a big believer in shopping locally.
Celeste Peirce - Board Member
Celeste is a Business Growth Strategist with Business Edge Accountants committed to working with clients to build their vision, values, goals, and strategic plans, while guiding them on how to scale and grow their business to achieve their commercial outcomes. With a background in leadership and team development, she brings a unique capacity to motivate and drive change across internal organisations, while maintaining a purposeful connection throughout the process.