2012 Sunshine Coast Managers of the Year

The 2012 Sunshine Coast Managers of the Year were announced at the MEA Final Dinner held on the Sunshine Coast on Friday 7 September 2012.

Awarded:

Professional Manager of the Year

Read more about the Professional Manager award category.

Winner

Robyn Redknap AFAIM - Resort Manager, Oasis Retirement Resort

Finalists

  • Andrew Longhorn - CIO, iApps Pty Ltd
  • Laurie Prentice - Facility Manager, Lend Lease
  • Gavin Keats - National Sales Manager, Network Communications Pty Ltd
  • Robyn Redknap AFAIM - Resort Manager, Oasis Retirement Resort
  • Glenn Soper - General Manager, Performax International Pty Ltd
  • Robyn Pinel - Manager, Centre for Vocational Education and Training, Sunshine Coast TAFE

Not For Profit Manager of the Year

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Winner

Paul Clegg AIMM - Acting Headmaster, CEO and Head of Junior School, Sunshine Coast Grammar School

Finalists

  • Wendy Russell - Commmunity Care Manager, GM, Blue Care
  • Mark Birchall - Acting Principal - Primary Campus, Chancellor State College
  • Natasha Read FAIM - Group Executive Manager, Community Solutions
  • Karen Thomas-Goldsmith - General Manager, Connections Inc
  • Kaye Coates - Manager of Suncoast Community Care, Sundale Garden Village
  • Melissa Tong - Cooroy Community Precinct Manager, Sunshine Coast Council
  • Paul Clegg AIMM - Acting Headmaster, CEO and Head of Junior School, Sunshine Coast Grammar School
  • Lisa Rowe - CEO, Wishlist Sunshine Coast Health Foundation

Owner Manager of the Year

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Winner

John Pearson - Director, Look Now Pty Ltd

Finalists

  • Andrea Dalton - Principal and Owner, Andrea Dalton Dance Dynamics
  • Laurie Clarke - Owner Manager, Bank of Queensland
  • Rebecca Grisman - Director, Campaign Group
  • Marc Venter - Owner, Guide Financial
  • Rick Hoy - CEO, iApps Pty Ltd
  • John Pearson - Director, Look Now Pty Ltd
  • Craig Prasser - Owner Manager, Marble Bar Bistro Sunshine Beach pty ltd

Rural/Regional Manager of the Year

Winner

Sue Manton - Business Manager, Little Haven Cooloola Sunshine Coast Palliative Care Inc

Finalists

  • Sue Manton - Business Manager, Little Haven Cooloola Sunshine Coast Palliative Care Inc
  • Bradley Robb - Manager, Rainbow Beach Surf Life Saving Supporters Club Inc
  • Stuart Dodunski - Gladstone Construction Manager, Shadforths Civil Contractors
  • Karen Bazzan - Owner Manager, Stirling Homes Qld

Young Manager of the Year

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Winner

Leah McKenzie - Senior Civil Engineer, Department of Transport and Main Roads

Finalists

  • Jessica Green - Director, CCM: Cherub Childminding Services Family Day Care Scheme
  • Leah McKenzie - Senior Civil Engineer, Department of Transport and Main Roads
  • Wendy Miller - Business Development Manager, Grow Accounting
  • Clare Bond - General Manager Club Development, Jetts Fitness

The Sunshine Coast TAFE Medal for Management Excellence

The Sunshine Coast TAFE Medal for Management Excellence award is given to a candidate who has displayed a strong mix of career focus, self development and community involvement. The winner needs to be a governance leader who holds advisory positions on various boards or committees and must demonstrate that he or she understands and practices management excellence.

Winner

David Curd - Managing Director, Community Solutions