A lifetime of professional and personal insights
Business Mentor, Personal Insights & Psychosocial Recovery Coach
Holding an MBA, Wendy is a mentor to leaders who want to make a positive difference in this world. Wendy has held board roles and senior management positions across a number of industries, including CEO of a not-for-profit business advisory service which held contracts with the NSW government. Wendy also held a Board position with an Australian Government funded counselling service, specialising in supporting parents and children, strengthening families through respectful relationships.
This is Wendy'd story...
Helping individuals succeed and businesses to grow has always been my passion.
In 2018 I founded and continue to support Animal Therapies Ltd, a National Health Promotion Charity. The charity has National recognition and credibility and is advancing the understanding, acceptance and accessibility of animal-assisted services for those in need.
Formerly the CEO of an award winning business advisory service under contract to the government and National Contracts Manager for an ASX listed corporation, I have an extensive understanding of the needs of small to large organisations.
I have built from the ground up a number of successful organisations:
Animal Therapies Ltd – an Australian Health Promotion Charity;
Business Advisory Services Incorporated – a not-for-profit organisation helping small business and winner of the NSW Fair Trading award for best Business Association;
Training For Success (Aust) Pty Ltd – an award winning Australasian business.
Other achievements include being the recipient of a scholarship through the Sydney Business Review, Chief of Enterprises Awards program and admitted into the UWS - Deans Merit List for 3 consecutive years for Outstanding Academic Achievement.
Winning the best “NSW Metropolitan Business Association” awarded by the Office of Fair Trading.
Receiving a Rotary Clubs ‘Pride in Workmanship’ Award and International Film and Television Award for "best sales training video for geographically isolated businesses."
Mentor, Business and Personal Insights Coach ( 1990 - Current)
Training For Success (Aust) Pty Ltd
Coaching and mentoring private clients in their pursuit of success and significance both personally and professionally. Facilitated success for clients across various industries and sectors in Australia and New Zealand. The health and fitness arm was sold in 2000.
Founder and Director ( 2018 - current)
Animal Therapies Ltd
A National Health Promotion Charity becoming the leading institution in preventing and managing mental illness, disease, disability and adversity through animal-assisted services.
National Contracts Manager ( 8 years)
Responsible for the success, contractual performance and compliance of all third party Agreements. Holding the following roles throughout my employment:
National Distribution and Contracts Manager
National Business Development Manager
Director ( 2 years)
Interrelate Family Services Limited
Holding contracts with the Attorney Generals Department, Interrelate delivers mediation and relationship counselling services. My role as Board member included being a member of the Finance, Audit, Risk and Asset Management Committee.
CEO ( 5 years)
Business Advisory Services Incorporated
Reporting to the Board of Directors, my role as CEO was to lead the organisation in providing high quality business support to small to medium sized enterprises resulting in positive social, economic and environmental outcomes.
Training / Certification
MBA with distinction
Psychosocial Recovery Coach
Mental Health First Aid
Mediation / Commercial Disputes
Coaching for Business Success
Workplace Training and Assessment
Juvenile Justice Conference Convening