OUR TEAM

Get to know us…

As your Business Advisor strong client/advisor relationships are at the core of our service delivery and is the basis of how we will work with you professionally to achieve your goals. We take our role seriously and invite you to get to know us to assist you at an individualised and personal level to maximise your financial potential.

 

CHRIS PACKER

Director

Chris is a qualified accountant with a background in business. He has a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from Deakin University.  He has also attained Certified Practicing Accountant status, Public Practice status and has a Diploma in Financial Planning. Chris established the practice in 1993.

CHLOE RIZZO

Executive Assistant

Chloe has been with the practice since 2006 & has been evolving the whole time. From Front Line Receptionist to Practice Admin and is now Executive Assistant to Director – Chris Packer. Her position within the practice involves HR, marketing, planning, quality assurance and providing assistance to the administrative team.

LEIGH PETTITT

Business Services Manager

Leigh is a Certified Practicing Accountant with a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from Swinburne University and a Diploma in Financial Planning. Leigh joined Chris Packer and Associates in 2011, after 12 years of experience in business services firms. His specialist knowledge allows him to provide clients with superior advice.

RACHEL PHELAN

Senior Accountant

Rachel joined the team in 2007 after graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and a Bachelor of Sport Management. She is the resident SMSF specialist, plus, she’s our in-house IT expert! Rachel gained her CPA status in 2011 & has completed a SMSF Personal Advice Program.


CARRY FUNGSI

Graduate Accountant

The newest member of our team, we are thrilled to have Carry who brings energy, determination and innovation to our team. Carry is excited to embrace new challenges and the beginning of a new chapter. He has a strong background working in hospitality having worked in the industry for almost 8 years and brings excellent customer service to our practice.

LINDY PACKER

Business Development Manager

Lindy’s professional background is embedded in business and community, complementing her role as Business Development Manager. Lindy loves embracing opportunities that are innovative, relationship based and that strengthen business growth and in turn, our community.

LUISA VANDERKLEY

OFFICE Administration

Luisa is the friendly face who meets & greets our clients. Joining us in 2013, she has more than 15 years’ experience in administration across various industries including finance, insurance & accounting. Luisa liaises with our accounting team, coordinating BAS statements, assists with ASIC corporate compliance requirements & trust reconciliations.

TEENA TRAINOR

OFFICE Administration

We welcomed Teena to our administration team in 2015. For the past 20 years, Teena has worked in various large organisations such as Bigpond, Optus and Mars Confectionary. Her duties include managing workflow, reception, preparation of client documents, SMSF audit documentation preparation and trust reconciliations.