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Qualifications: Diploma and CCE
Current Position: National Credit and Shared Services Manager
Employer: Boom Logistics
How long at that company: 18 Months, March 2017
Credit/professional background: National Credit Manager
- 18 Months, Boom Logistics as their National Credit and Shared Services Manager
- 2.5 years at Patane Lawyers as their National Credit Consultant
- 8 Years at Hyne Timber as their National Credit Manager
- 13 Years at Century Yuasa Batteries, 10 as their National Credit Manager and 3 as their National Operations Manager
Why I volunteer on the AICM council/Goals as Councillor: I enjoy contributing to a an institute I believe very strongly in and the challenge to be a part of its growth and working with the AICM through what I believe to be is a growth spurt.
Achievements with AICM (inc how much time on council): I have been a member for over 20 years and a council member for almost 4 years.
Value I have gained through volunteering with AICM: The networking and friendships built make it all worthwhile. I also take a lot of pride in seeing our events grow and become more successful each year.
My passions aside from Credit/work: My family and friends, the great outdoors, good food and wine!
Contact details: Email - JMcNamara@boomlogistics.com.au or 0408 581 069
Name: Stacey Woodward MICM
Qualifications: Diploma in Business
Current Position: Credit Manager
Employer: Provet Pty Ltd
How long at that company: since 2017
Credit/professional background: My credit career started with Boral Construction Materials in 2011 as a Credit Officer looking after the QLD/NT Trade accounts, I then progressed into the QLD/NT Major accounts role in 2013. In 2014 I joined the QLD Major Mining team as a Credit Officer with Hastings Deering. I am now working for Australia’s leading veterinary distributor, Provet Pty Ltd as Credit Manager.
Why I volunteer on the AICM council/Goals as Councillor: I love being part of something that I am passionate about and am always looking to learn new things.
Achievements with AICM: QLD National finalist for the 2014 Young Credit Professional of the year award. I have been involved with the council ever since looking after the Media portfolio, preparing the QLD submissions for the AICM quarterly magazine, while also looking after the YCP portfolio.
Value I have gained through volunteering with AICM: Networking with likeminded people and sharing their passion for credit. I love being able to give back by being on council
My passions aside from Credit/work: Scuba diving & travelling the world – I usually plan trips that combine the two!
Contact details: Feel free to connect with me via LinkedIn
Qualifications: MICM CCE
Position Title: Manager Collections and Receivables
Employer: The University of Queensland
Commence with employer: Jan 2016
Credit / Professional background: 25+ years' experience working as a Credit professional across a broad spectrum of industries.
Portfolio: Certified Credit Executive (CCE), Vice President and Treasurer
Why I volunteer on the AICM council / Goals as Council: The AICM has played a pivotal role to my professional development and success as a Credit professional. Any way my contribution on Council can contribute to the progression of other members provides great satisfaction and a sense of achievement.
Achievements with AICM:
- Member of the AICM for a period of 19 years
- Awarded Credit Manager of the Year 2016.
Value I have gained through volunteering with AICM: I have gained a deeper understanding and value for the efforts provided by the diverse group of professionals that give up their time to volunteer for the betterment of all members of the Institute.
My passions aside from Credit / work: Health and wellbeing activities.
Contact details: you can find me on LinkedIn or email email@example.com
Name: Ashleigh Mason
Qualifications: Commission of Declarations (Qld)
Current Position: Senior Collections Officer
Employer: National Collection Services
How long at that company: Since September 2017
Credit/professional background: My credit career started with Toll Transport in 2011 as a credit officer look after the major QLD accounts. In 2016 I joined Lindsay Australia as a credit officer and learnt in depth about the Australian Agricultural Industry. I am now working with National Collection Services as Senior Collections Officer looking after major accounts based in QLD and VIC.
Portfolio: Events and Pinnacle Awards
Why I volunteer on the AICM council/Goals as Councillor: I am excited to be part of an organisation that upskills and rewards individuals who work in the credit industry. My goal is to help showcase the AICM and encourage others to take part in the events and seminars that are so easily accessible.
Achievements with AICM:
I have been very honoured to be recognised by my peers in the following awards:
- QLD Finalist- AICM Young Credit Professional Award - 2016
- QLD Finalist- AICM Senior Credit Officer of the Year – 2017
- QLD Finalist- AICM Young Credit Professional Award - 2018
- QLD Winner – AICM High Five Award – 2018
I have been part of the AICM Council since 2018 looking after the events portfolio portfolio and was recently selected in January 2019 to be the committee member for QLD Pinnacle Awards.
Value I have gained through volunteering with AICM: Meeting new people, expanding my skills and giving back by being on council.
My passions aside from Credit/work: Travelling & Outdoor Sports.
Contact details: Feel free to contact me via LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/ashleigh-mason-micm-2188b8151/
Name: Peter Mills MICM
Qualifications: Bachelor of Laws, and admitted as a Solicitor in Australia and as a lawyer in Papua New Guinea
Current Position: Special Counsel
Employer: Thynne + Macartney
How long at that company: Since 2018
Credit/professional background: 30 years in the legal industry, specialising in the Personal Property Securities Act (PPSA), insolvency and related laws for the last 12 years.
Portfolio: Division President and previously Councillor for the Law & Legislation Portfolio
Why I volunteer on the AICM council/Goals as Councillor: To engage with and gain valuable knowledge and insight from industry leaders about the latest laws, technology and economic issues and trends affecting the credit industry both here and overseas.
Achievements with AICM (inc how much time on council): Undertaking a comprehensive review for, and making detailed submissions to government on behalf of, the AICM during the pre-commencement of the PPSA and the 2014/2015 government review of the PPSA.
Value I have gained through volunteering with AICM: Collegiality with wonderful people involving collaboration on AICM projects. Also, continuously obtaining accurate and up to date knowledge on likely changes to the laws affecting creditors (including the PPSA), and so be able to best advise my clients on how to deal with these changes.
My passions aside from Credit/work: Family, Golf and snow skiing.
Contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org or +61 7 3338 7921
Name: Maria Schandl
Qualifications: Cert IV Financial Services (Credit Management) AICM, CCE, Diploma of Financial Services (Credit Management). Currently studying a Bachelor of Business.
Current Position: National Credit Manager
Employer: Stoddart Group
How long at that company or Commenced with employer: 10 years
Credit/professional background: Working in Credit and Collections since approx 2000
Why I volunteer on the AICM council/Goals as Councillor: I'm passionate about Credit! I love being involved in the industry, helping develop others and sharing the passion.
Achievements with AICM: QLD WINC 214 (check) attendees in 2019 and fundraised $7.1k! WINC has been running now for 5 years in QLD and I am proud of what our National WINC team and State Councils have achieved in this becoming the biggest event collectively on the Calendar Nationally.
I have been very honoured to be recognised by my peers in the following awards: AICM QLD YCP 2004. AICM Australia YCP 2009.
Value I have gained through volunteering with AICM: The ability to network with like-minded individuals and organisations. I value the strong, independent women who have supported and inspired WINC professionals to make it the event that it is today.
My passions aside from Credit/work: My family, our great dane, study and generally trying to keep fit.
Contact details: www.linkedin.com/in/maria-schandl
Name: Natalia Mizerski
Current Position: Associate
Employer: Results Legal
Commence with employer: July 2014
Credit/professional background: Admission Date: 21 October 2013 , Queensland
Education: 2013 College of Law Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice
July 2014 - present: Associate with Results Legal, Brisbane specialising in Commercial Litigation, Insolvency – unfair preferences
October 2013 - July 2014 - Forbes Dowling Lawyers, Brisbane and Law clerk/Solicitor, Litigation & dispute resolution/insolvency
• 2019 AICM council member
• 2019 Secret Women's Business Member
• 2013 Queensland Law Society Member
• 2013 College of Law Alumni Association Member
Why I volunteer on the AICM council/Goals as Councillor: To meet likeminded people in the business and to share/expand on my knowledge of credit management and the industry as a whole.
Achievements with AICM: Natalia has been a member with the AICM council since August 2018
Value I have gained through volunteering with AICM: Connecting with new people in the industry and assisting with specific issues facing women in the industry.
My passions aside from Credit/work: I thoroughly enjoy hiking, travel and reading.
Contact details: email@example.com
Name: Fiona Doherty
Qualifications: Diploma in Credit Management & CCE. Currently studying Bachelor of Business & Commerce
Current Position: Credit Manager
Employer: Hanson Construction Materials Pty Ltd
How long at that company or Commenced with employer: 1 year
Credit/professional background: Many years in the credit industry both in the UK & Australia, predominantly in construction & building.
Why I volunteer on the AICM council/Goals as Councillor: To give something back to the AICM that has been invaluable to me throughout my career & to stay informed on what is going on in the wonderful world of credit.
Achievements with AICM: Diploma in Credit Management & CCE
I have been very honoured to be recognised by my peers in the following awards: Pinnacles award - Credit Manager 2019
Value I have gained through volunteering with AICM: New to volunteering. I am looking forward to the support network & gaining more knowledge from the incredibly talented pool of people that make up the AICM.
My passions aside from Credit/work: Spending time with my family, travel & going to the gym
Contact details: Fiona.firstname.lastname@example.org
0419 797 123