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Vanessa Guiney

Vanessa is a senior manager and joined the firm in April 2003. Vanessa was born and raised in the Great Lakes area and is proud to call it her home, with her husband and son. 

Vanessa has had almost 20 years' experience in the accounting industry, helping clients with all aspects of tax and financial accounting matters. Vanessa has the following qualifications:

* Chartered Accountant (2011)

* Bachelor of Financial Administration (2006)

* Registered Tax Agent (2012)

* Member of Institute of Public Accountants (2017)

* Certified Xero Advisor


Vanessa also has extensive knowledge with MYOB, QuickBooks and Reckon including all their cloud-based solutions.

Vanessa enjoys providing solutions for clients to reduce their compliance burden while assisting to improve business profitability and achieve their goals. One of her greatest strengths is the relationships developed and maintained with her clients. They have the 'peace of mind' that their accounting affairs are under control.

When Vanessa is not in the office she loves spending time with her family and is a huge Monster Truck and V8 car racing fan.

Contact:     View Vanessa Guiney's profile on LinkedIn

Stacey Ogden

Stacey joined the team in 2009 as an undergraduate. She has since completed her degree in Financial Administration at the University of New England (2013), and is currently completing her Chartered Accountancy qualification through the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand.
Stacey assists in the preparation of compliance work for small business, self-managed superannuation funds as well as tax planning for all entities. Auditing was also a big role of her job title in her earlier years.
Stacey is knowledgeable on various bookkeeping software programs, including cloud based products such as MYOB essentials and Xero. Stacey is currently focusing a lot of her on-the-job training on cloud based products, as this market is becoming widely populated and in demand.

For leisure Stacey loves to paddleboard, practice yoga and play tennis.


Heather Sydee

Heather joined the firm in October 2007 as a bookkeeper, with extensive experience in this area.  She has a TAFE Diploma in Information Technology (Information Systems) and TAFE Certificate III and IV in Financial Services (Accounting).  Heather has a good working knowledge of MYOB, Reckon and Xero, having learnt these programs through experience and on the job training.

Heather enjoys singing, music and outdoor activities


Kerrie Germon

Kerrie is our longest staff team member, having joined the firm in march 1984. Kerrie has spent all her time at HMM in the role of office administrator and running the front desk operations. Kerrie ensures that all clients correspondence and mail outs meet HMM standards.
Kerrie also handles all client's taxation and ASIC inquiries and guides them through the complicated processes and procedures.

In her leisure time Kerrie enjoys her overseas trips. While at home Kerrie loves spending time with her husband and dogs on our beautiful beaches.



Mitchell Clark

Mitchell joined HMM Accountants and Business Consultants in December 2014 upon completing a double degree in Business Commerce at Newcastle University, specialising in Accounting and Marketing. Mitch is currently completing his membership to become a Chartered Accountant. Mitch's specialties lie in Self Managed Super Funds and Audit.

Mitch is an avid sports lover and enjoys playing with local football club Wallis Lake, whilst also being an active member of the Great Lakes Vikings Football Club committee.


Kim Creighton

Kim is our Office Administrator, joining our firm in 2015.  When calling, or calling into the HMM Office, Kim will be one of the friendly staff to greet you.  Kim ensures that the HMM Office operations & administration are run efficiently, providing support to the Directors & Team.

Kim is a local girl, having worked in the area for over 35 years, with experience including Banking, Finance, bookkeeping & small Business operation. 


Outside of work, you will find Kim on our beautiful waterways, with our Local dragon boat team The Great Lakes Pearl Dragons


Frann Parsons

Frann joined the firm in July, 2013  and works in the role of office administrator.


  Elizabeth Maybury

Elizabeth joined the firm in June 2018 while, an undergraduate student. She has now graduated with a Bachelor of Business with Southern Cross University, majoring in Accounting and Finance.

Elizabeth assists our Senior Accountants with the preparation of tax returns and financial statements. 


During her down time, Elizabeth enjoys playing netball with the Country Connection Netball Association as well as travelling along the Australian coast visiting friends and family.

  Coen Stewart

Coen joined the HMM Team in June 2018, after completing his first semester at uni.  He is currently studying a Bachelor of Accounting full-time by correspondence with Southern Cross University. He is looking to complete his degree while working at HMM by the end of 2020.


Coen is an avid off-road driver and homebrewer. He can often be found working on his cars or putting them to test around our local area.