About The Chamber

The Chamber is a non-profit association which represents the Hawkesbury’s Business & Industrial Communities and provides a wide range of benefits and services to help improve your business.

Networking

The Chamber gives members the opportunity to network with other businesses in the Hawkesbury. Get to know the people who work around you on a personal basis, exchange ideas and promote your business.

Informative Speakers

Our monthly breakfast meetings host informative guest speakers with advice on a broad range of topics aimed at helping your business.

Advice

The Chamber offers advice on issues important to your business including industrial relations, employment awards and OH&S issues via the NSW Business Chamber.

Community Links

Have your say in what’s happening in your community. The Chamber is your direct link to Council and your local Members of Parliament. By joining with other members we have a strong, united voice in issues that affect Hawkesbury businesses.

Chamber Staff

The friendly and professional Chamber Executives are available to help you use the combined experience, knowledge and networks of other members of the Hawkesbury business community.

Workshops

We often host workshops and seminars for our Members aimed at specific areas of Business with experts in their field presenting to our audience.

Meet our Executive Committee

Our friendly and professional Chamber Executive Team are available to help you use the combined experience, knowledge and networks of other members of the Hawkesbury business community.

Kerry Spindler

Kerry Spindler

President

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Angela Dye

Vice President

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Shaun Goncalves

Shaun Goncalves

Treasurer

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Maureen Bartlett

Maureen Bartlett

Executive Committee

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Joe Pinterovic

Joe Pinterovic

Executive Committee

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Stacy Jenkinson

Stacy Jenkinson

Executive Committee

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Matthew Atkins

Executive Committee

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Sandra McKinney

Sandra McKinney

Executive Committee

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Krystina Francica

Krystina Francica

Chartered Accountant

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Gordon Cormack

Gordon Cormack

Administration

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Kerry Spindler
Nova Employment

Kerry Spindler – President

Manager of NOVA Employment

I have worked as the Manager of NOVA Employment in the Hawkesbury for the past 7 years providing employment opportunities for people with a disability. During this time I have developed strong relationships with business and community organizations alike.

I have previously worked in Mental Health, Health and Education. All with an interest in improving the lives of those I work on behalf of.

I am very passionate about the Hawkesbury community, and as President of the Hawkesbury City Chamber of Commerce, I endeavour to assist small and medium businesses to grow within this community. My relationship with Hawkesbury City Chamber of Commerce has been across 7 years.

I am a member of Richmond Rotary, have held volunteer board positions with Peppercorn Services and am on the Board of Directors for Richmond Club.

I look forward to serving the Hawkesbury Business Community.

M 0418 386 582
E Kerry.Spindler@novaemployment.com.au
W www.novaemployment.net

Angela Dye

Angela Dye – Vice President

Profile coming soon!

Shaun Goncalves

Shaun Goncalves – Treasurer

Chartered Accountant & Registered SMSF Auditor
Director of Lamb Lowe & Partners Pty Ltd

After working in the Hawkesbury for the last 19 years, including the last 8 years as a small business owner, I take great pleasure in being a part of this fantastic region. In my role as a Chartered Accountant, I am passionate about assisting small to medium business owners to continuously improve and to achieve a myriad of desired outcomes, not just growing the bottom line!

I have witnessed the re-emergence of the Hawkesbury Chamber of Commerce in recent years and am proud of playing a small part in this success. I look forward to working with the Executive team to continue providing value to the Membership.

P (02) 4578 3044
F (02) 4588 5263
M 0422 648 339
E sgoncalves@lamblowe.com.au
W www.lamblowe.com.au

Maureen Bartlett
Spin Hawkesbury

Maureen Bartlett – Executive Committee

CEO and Founder SPIN Hawkesbury Pty Ltd (Registered Charity)
Managing Director Encore Beauty Pty Ltd & Managing Director SLA Academy

After living in the Hawkesbury for the last 12 years, I take great pleasure in contributing to this area via a charity that I started in 2016, SPIN Hawkesbury: Supporting People in Need.

Having run my own start-up businesses for 28 years, my current role is that of Director of a vibrant import, marketing and sales company of skincare products and makeup. I have the pleasure of working with a daughter and now granddaughter in the business. Via our Academy we take pride in helping people achieve the career of their dreams via our training modules. We also teach teenagers and women alike the makeup and presentation skills needed to assist with achieving their career or life goals.

I am passionate in helping small to medium business owners of our Chamber add value to their businesses and look forward to working with the Executive team to achieve positive results.

P (02) 9686 3499
M 0414 555 968
E maureen@spinhawkesbury.org.au
W www.spinhawkesbury.org.au

Joe Pinterovic
Spin Hawkesbury

Joe Pinterovic – Executive Committee

Centre Manager of Richmond Marketplace (JLL Australia)

I have been the Centre Manager at Richmond Marketplace for the last 8 years and my association with the Hawkesbury City Chamber of Commerce just on 6 years as part of the Committee team.

My role with the Chamber is to organise the guest speakers each month for our Chamber members at our breakfast meetings. My objective with the speakers is to enlighten small business with external opportunities to either improve their business practice or build awareness on any entitlements that may be applicable.

I am very excited with the Executive Team that we have in place and look forward in providing value to the Membership.

P (02) 4588 6722
M 0458 833 434
E Joe.Pinterovic@ap.jll.com
W www.jll.com.au

Stacy Jenkinson
Prismatic Production

Stacy Jenkinson – Executive Committee

JP LLB(Hons)
General Manager of Prismatic Production and General Manager of Prismatic Events

I believe that the Hawkesbury can grow and maintain a stable and thriving local economy and that being an active member of the Chamber is an important part of this goal.

Having continually operated my own businesses since the age of 16, I love to share my experience and help others achieve their business aims. When not working in my business or serving on various community and charity boards, I enjoy teaching industry and business skills for TAFE NSW.

M 0427 782 297
E stacy@prismatic.com.au
W www.prismatic.com.au

Matthew Atkins
Plate Events

Matthew Atkins – Executive Committee

Owner of Plate Events & Catering

Having grown up in the local region as well as worked in the Hawkesbury business sector, I’m proud to run my own small business here and serve on the Executive Committee of our Chamber. I’m very passionate about keeping business local and utilising services closer to home to grow the local economy. I wear many hats having worked and trained in Hospitality, Events, Retail & Marketing and am very creative in these roles. I’m a sound believer in a business looking the part it needs to play in providing its products and services to attract clients and maintain a standard for them to ensure repeat business.

I’m excited to serve the Chamber for another term and look forward to continuing to build our Chamber up for the benefit of existing Members and our local area.

M 0408 984 695
E matt_atkins@me.com
W www.plateevents.com.au
FB facebook.com/PlateEvents
IG @Plate_Events

Sandra McKinney
Macquarie Community College

Sandra McKinney – Executive Committee

Marketing, Sales & Service Manager for Macquarie Community College

After many years of working in the medical laboratory science and corporate life science industries, 2015 saw me enter the world of adult education at Macquarie Community College. Over the last 4 years at MCC I have worked in the management of marketing, sales and service operations and actively network in our local communities, to better understand the challenges and needs of these communities and how MCC can provide better futures for our clients and communities through lifelong learning. Being a member of the Chamber for the past 4 years and now an Executive Committee member is very exciting indeed and I look forward to providing value and assistance to the Chamber team and to the Hawkesbury community.

P (02) 8845 8810
E sandra.mckinney@macquarie.nsw.edu.au
W www.macquarie.nsw.edu.au

Krystina Francica
Macquarie Community College
Macquarie Community College
Macquarie Community College

Krystina Francica – Executive Committee

Chartered Accountant

My experience as a small business owner began in 2007 when my husband and I established our own Electrical business specializing in automation. As a young couple with a growing family, the plunge into business ownership was not without challenge. On the ground experience, and a compulsion for study, I established an accounts / bookkeeping company in 2009. My directorship of this company enables me and my staff to share our skills and experiences with other business owners.

It has been this love of learning that has seen the development of my relationship with the Hawkesbury. I pursued the development of an early learning center for the Windsor District culminating in the purchase of The Alphabet Academy, a family focused center, where enjoyment for learning, in a personalized environment is the priority.

My subsequent association with the Hawkesbury Chamber of Commerce has meant that my skills in leadership, success in small business along with a passion for learning can be combined in a collaboration with other business owners.

Gordon Cormack

Gordon Cormack – Administration

I am pleased to have recently been appointed to the administration role of the Hawkesbury Chamber of Commerce.

Throughout my working life I have performed a range of administrative tasks at various levels and I know the importance of having effective admin systems in place to help things run smoothly. The Administration role within the Chamber supports both the Executive and the members.

My link with the Hawkesbury District started in the mid 1970’s when I worked as a Clerk with the Department of Main Roads. I also spent many years working at the Hawkesbury Agricultural College (which became a University) where I carried out various roles working with staff and students.

I have lived in the district for nearly 20 years, and can see the huge potential for the area as Sydney’s north west continues to grow.

As a small business owner, I can relate to the challenges and demands of so many small to medium size businesses, and I look forward to getting to know, and support, members of the Chamber.

My interests include music, running, playing golf and home restoration.

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