2009 Cairns Managers of the Year

Professional Manager of the Year

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Winner

Donna-Maree O'Connor, Deputy Institute Director, Tropical North Qld Institute of TAFE

Finalists

  • Scott Hannay, Engineering Manager Hydro, Stanwell Corporation
  • Greg Rolls, Commcercial Business Manager & Executive Management, ECU Australia
  • Donna-Maree O'Connor, Deputy Institute Director, Tropical North Qld Institute of TAFE
  • Gavin Holden, Senior Relationship Manager, St George Bank
  • Tony Ballard, Group Manager Procurement & Logistics, Ergon Energy Corporation Limited

Owner Manager of the Year

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Winner

Sally Mlikota, Director, CBC Staff Selection

Finalists

  • Jenny Cavallaro, Business Manager - Selections Consultant, Better Homes Queensland Pty Ltd
  • Mina Ali, General Manager, Di Bella Coffee
  • Sally Mlikota, Director, CBC Staff Selection
  • Shaun Kilfoy, Director, Kilfoy Cabinets
  • Ken Chappell, Managing Director, Chappell Development Group Pty Ltd

Rural/Regional Manager of the Year

Winner

Ailsa Lively, CEO, Gindaja Treatment & Healing Indigenous Corporation

Finalists

  • Raymond Kirkman, General Manager Infrastructure Services, Tablelands Regional Council
  • Ronald McKenna, Principal, Ronald L McKenna & Associates
  • Jeanette Sturiale, Director, The Opportunist Consultant
  • Ailsa Lively, CEO, Gindaja Treatment & Healing Indigenous Corporation

Young Manager of the Year

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Winner

Luckbir Singh, Partner and Practice Group Leader, MacDonnells Law

Finalists

  • Kate Laufer, Practice Manager, The Doctors
  • Luckbir Singh, Partner and Practice Group Leader, MacDonnells Law
  • Tracey Connolly, Taxation Manager, Pacifica Chartered Accountants
  • Susanne Schick, Associate Director Marketing, James Cook University