Coolum Business and Tourism Association (formerly Coolum Chamber of Commerce) is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting business, tourism and community growth and activities in the Coolum region.
If you would like to become a Coolum Business and Tourism Association member email firstname.lastname@example.org
As well as various events throughout the year, we also hold regular networking nights on the 3rd Wednesday of the month with guest speakers and a friendly atmosphere.
Check out the events calender to find out more or get in contact to register your interest.
Coolum Business and Tourism Committee Coolum Business and Tourism Association is run by a dedicated committee and many volunteers both past and present.
NOEL MOONEY -PRESIDENT
0417 756 076 email@example.com
Noel Mooney has been involved with a number of business and community groups not only in Coolum but across the Sunshine Coast since 1995. He is currently represents Coolum Business & Tourism as a Director of Tourism Noosa and is highly regarded by local community for his significant contribution to the region.
Noel’s past positions include President of the Coolum Kite Festival (2002-2009), board member of MTIAB (Maroochy Tourism Industry Advisory Board (2006-2009) and Director of Sunshine Coast Tourism (2007-2009).,He has been a member of Coolum Business & Tourism since 2001 and was heavily involved in the rebranding of the organisation from the Coolum Chamber of Commerce in 2009. Noel is very passionate about the Coolum and is a partner and director of a number of businesses in the area including North Shore Realty, North Shore Body Corporate, Coolum Holidays and the very successful website, www.coolum.com.auwhich has been promoting the area since 2002.
KIM ANDERSON – VICE PRESIDENT
This is Kim’s fifth term as Vice President after having first served for 12 months as an executive committee member. Kim worked as a Journalist and Photographer for the Coolum Advertiser for over seven years, and works freelance in her own media business. In 2010, she was awarded Coolum’s Citizen of the Year and remains heavily involved in local events and the community in general. Kim has been a Coolum resident for 16 years and has three ‘Coolum-raised’ children. She is also our Administrator.
MALCOLM CHILMAN – TREASURER
Malcolm is a tax agent and qualified accountant and the owner of Bottom Line Control located on the Esplanade in Coolum Beach. The accounting practicespecialises in Micro, small and medium-sized enterprises..Since coming to the Sunshine Coast 14 years ago, Malcolm has owned and operated his own businesses, starting Bottom Line Control in 2003. Prior to moving to the Sunshine Coast he worked as a financial controller in medium/large businesses in Sydney. He has an intrinsic understanding of what information business owners/managers want and need to run their businesses and loves to “get the figures to talk”. Malcolm can also advise on appropriate tax effective business structures for asset protection. His firm uses up-to-date technology to very efficiently prepare meaningful financial reports including key performance indicators (KPI’s) to help keep track of the businesses performance, and to comply with tax obligations.
SANDY LYONS – SECRETARY
Worked at the State Bank of NSW, Albury (approx 6 Years) from the age of 16 Years until Nov 1988. Job descriptions in the following order Stenographer/Teller/Proof Machinist/Administrative Assistant/transferred to Wagga Wagga for the position Secretary to Regional Manager.
Resigned from the bank to move back to Albury to be with Brett, family and friends and to start work at Stirlings Pty Ltd.
Worked at an accountancy firm Stirlings Pty Ltd in Albury in Administration which had seven Partners from Nov 1988 then transferred with two of the Partners to Simpson Grace Pty Ltd until March 2011 (in total 23 Years with same boss)
Treasurer for North Albury Junior Football Club for 1 year (resigned to move to Coolum Beach)
Sold everything, quit our jobs and bought Management Rights in Coolum Beach – started April 2011 until present
MURRAY NOYCE – COMMITTEE MEMBER
Murray Noyce has been the Management Rights Manager of Coolum Beach Getaway Resort (together with Carmel), for the past 3 years. Murray has a keen interest in the Coolum Community, has been a member of Coolum Business & Tourism for 2 ½ years and last year joined the Committee. Murray enjoys playing golf and going out and socializing at the many great venues in the Coolum area.
KRISTY MCPHERSON – COMMITTEE MEMBER
Kristy is a Mt Coolum resident who runs her successful KMM Comms business from home.
LUKE CAMERON – COMMITTEE MEMBER
Luke Cameron has been involved in the stockbroking industry for over 15 years. Most recently with Bell Potter Securities, one of Australia’s largest retail stockbroking firms. Luke has also held senior client advisory positions with Henderson Charlton Jones, Credit Suisse First Boston, and Challenger group. Luke and his young family moved to Coolum 2 years ago. In addition to managing Bell Potter’s online stockbroking business and their local Coolum advisory business, Luke and his wife Kim also own the management rights for Coolum Caprice and The Point Coolum Beach.
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