Our People

The Personnel Group believes that investing in people to deliver you a first class service is important. All of our staff are passionate about our cause – supporting people to get a job.

Our Board

Edward Pitargue – Chairperson

Business Analyst, Viridis Ag

“Being part of The Personnel Group board provides me the opportunity to contribute back into the community.  I believe in TPS’s values and ethos of providing clients choices and opportunities to go onto bigger things in their lives.”

Carolyn Davis – Deputy Chairperson

Director Human Resources, Wodonga TAFE​

“I joined the board of The Personnel Group because our values are closely aligned. It’s a privilege to be part of an organisation that helps people to improve their life and have an opportunity to experience employment.”

Sally Squire – Board Member

Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery, Albury Wodonga Health​

“I’m a believer in social justice and the way we can use our skills to advocate for others.”

Paul Letson – Board Member

Cyber Security Lead, Grampians Rural Health Network

“I’m delighted to be a member of an innovative and caring team whose goal is to make a positive impact in the livelihood of their clients by creating opportunities to enter the workforce."

Kellie Howard CPA – Board Member

Chief Executive Officer, Squad

"I am passionate about seeing people, businesses and communities achieve their goals."

Karen Habermann – Board Member

Chief Operations Officer, Albury Precision Engineering

“I am passionate about small business, continuous improvement, regional manufacturing and nurturing home grown talent – it is refreshing to be part of another organisation with the same commitment.”

Lara Block – Board Member

Director, Harris Lieberman Solicitors

"I welcome the opportunity to serve on the Board of The Personnel Group. As an accredited specialist in personal injury law, my knowledge of the needs of my clients and the way that they benefit from returning to work after an injury closely aligns with the aims of this organization."

Our Senior Team

John Gibbons – Chief Executive Officer

I am responsible for the leadership of our operational team and the programs we deliver. I ensure our performance is strong, we are contractually compliant, we are financially sustainable, and most importantly – that our customers have a consistently excellent experience of our service.

Wayne Williams – Chief Financial Officer

My task is to maximise the financial benefit for the organisation whilst developing a strong compliance framework. Financial reporting to the CEO and Board is a key requirement as well as meeting all external taxation obligations. Management of the organisation’s assets, offices, motor vehicles, telephones, computers, printers, IT and insurance is also an integral aspect of my role.

Our Staff

Tracey Fraser

General Manager
Growth & Innovation

Ross Hill

General Manager

Emma McKenna

General Manager
Human Resources

Steve Shiel

General Manager
Customer Engagement

Angus Beath

Head of IT Services

Steve Fuller

Manager - Risk & Quality

Cameron Marshall

Finance Manager

Craig White

Community Engagement Manager

Natasha Black

People and Culture Manager

Noella Goodwin

Region Manager - South

Mel Norris

Regional Manager - Central

Julie Bunn

Brand, Reputation & Communications Manager

Anthony Heward

Employer Relationship Manager

Brendan Scott

Workplace Support Manager

Chelsea Fraser

Regional Manager - North

Wayne Johnson

Regional Manager - West

Kiel Smith

Regional Manager - East