Marilyn’s passion and commitment to her clients make her ‘quite the sought-after’ commercial accountant.
Marilyn’s particular strengths are the ability to identify key performance requirements for businesses, and to devise and implement innovative and effective solutions for business development. Marilyn has assisted many clients with successful sales and purchases of their business, including assisting with the due diligence process and/or preparing the business for sale.
Marilyn’s detailed knowledge of governance, economic, business development and financial management issues, combined with her ability to relate well to people in different organisational and cultural environments, has underpinned her involvement as an advisor to many business Boards of Directors/Management Teams. Marilyn has a strong knowledge regarding Information Technology and accounting systems, and utilisation of modern systems to support businesses efficiency and growth.
Marilyn’s approach to her work has directly contributed to the business growth and wealth of many of her clients by sharing her innovativeness, energy, knowledge and skill. Marilyn has a huge passion for business and making a difference.
In 2014, Marilyn was awarded a Fellowship by the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand for her outstanding work in the industry.
Marilyn is a trustee of the Taranaki Vehicle Events Trust which has the mandate to bring Americarna 2015 to Taranaki.
Marilyn is a member of the Chartered Accountants ANZ local leadership team and has an interest in promoting the Accountancy profession as a career choice. She is a past finalist judge of the Westpac Taranaki Business Awards and remains involved in an advisory capacity. Marilyn has been an enthusiastic business mentor for 18 years.
Outside of these professional activities, Marilyn’s interests encompass photography, travel, family activities, music and technology.