ABOUT THE ADVISORY BOARD
The Western Sydney Small Business Expo advisory board assists in shaping the success and long-term goals of facilitating and connecting businesses in Western Sydney through this unique platform.
Dyean is a chartered accountant, founder of DEVTHA consulting and mum to two boys. Dyean has lived and worked in Western Sydney for over 10 years.
Her 25 year career started at Deloitte in South Africa, providing tax and accounting services to SMEs. She later co-founded and led a national connected accounting firm here in Australia, providing advisory services to SMEs. Most recently, Dyean consulted to PwC in their midmarket, focusing on a digital experience for SMEs through PwC’s Next.
Dyean is a Board member of the Sydney Hills Business Chamber, a member of the management committee of the Toongabbie Legal Centre and a volunteer to the Cancer Council.
An early adopter of cloud technology, Dyean is a panelist, speaker and blogger on the digital transformation of the accounting industry. She is a growth strategist, currently consultting to start-ups taking product to market and large corporates on digital transformation.
Kerrie is the Managing Director of Foundational Business Pty Ltd, and has worked with micro and small business owners helping them grow their businesses for over 10 years as a business consultant, and now through the newly launched Foundational Business Centre.
Prior to starting her own business, her career in large corporates included senior management roles for PwC Australia, MCI Worldcom, AAPT and Optus.
Kerrie is passionate about business and community connection, she is actively involved in the Sydney Hills Business Chamber and local BNI groups, and serves on the board of charity organisations Men In Action Inc and Young Life Australia, and as chairperson of the Hills Mental Health Interagency.
Kerrie’s key business driver is to increase the effectiveness of small businesses, reducing the rate of failure by providing practical and achievable help to small business owners, to empower and equip them to succeed.