Our Team

Melanie Serone and Andrew Stevens are the owners and directors of Connect Accountants & Advisors Pty Ltd and Connect Financial Planning Services Pty Ltd.  

Melanie and Andrew both have the experience of working in a large international accounting firm and understand the importance of putting clients and staff first. They are passionate about providing a professional and friendly service with the focus on adding value to our clients. To deliver the best outcomes to clients they understand the importance of empowering their staff and providing quality training and career development opportunities. Melanie and Andrew are passionate about creating a work environment that is fun, supportive and offers family friendly flexibility to staff. 

At Connect, we have a small team of dedicated and skilled professionals with a diverse range of skills. 

We work with you and your business no matter how big or small you may be. We see our clients as part of our extended family. We get to know our clients on a deeper level to allow us to provide you with the best advice tailored to your individual needs. We are there to assist you to navigate your way through the challenging world of small business and help you to prosper. We have the experience of many years of working with the large international affiliated accounting firms whilst being a local firm who offer affordable services.

The Connect Team & their profiles can be found below. 

Melanie Serone
Director - Accounting
Melanie Serone
Andrew Stevens
Director - Accounting
Andrew Stevens
Kay Simpson
Director - Financial Planning
Kay Simpson
Dave Katschke
Director - Risk Solutions
Dave Katschke
Darryl Johnson
Director - Business Finance
Darryl Johnson
Sean McInerney
Manager - Accounting
Sean McInerney
Cass Jolley
Manager - Accounting
Cass Jolley
Brendan Sherry
Manager - Accounting
Brendan Sherry
Sheryle Hounsell
Manager - Accounting
Sheryle Hounsell
Ashleigh Dell
Manager - Accounting
Ashleigh Dell
Faith Denny
Manager - Accounting
Faith Denny
Leisa Bird
Accountant
Leisa Bird
Rianna Winnell
Accountant
Rianna Winnell
Carly Turner
Accountant
Carly Turner
Senjeet Singh
Accountant
Senjeet Singh
Ash McLean
Accountant
Ash McLean
Jenny Cowan
Bookkeeper
Jenny Cowan
Jade Lamond
Junior Accountant
Jade Lamond
Amy Frost
Junior Accountant
Amy Frost
Emma Foster
Practice Manager
Emma Foster
Michelle Hartwell
Bookkeeper - Receptionist
Michelle Hartwell
Shanaya Scarborough
Service Line Coordinator
Shanaya Scarborough
Angela Storck
Client Relationship Manager
Angela Storck
Kristine Burke
Client Relationship Manager
Kristine Burke
Kristy Thomas
Administration Support
Kristy Thomas
Karyn Marchant
Client Relationship Manager
Karyn Marchant
Liz Macintyre
Claims Officer
Liz Macintyre
Rachel Walsh
Client Relationship Manager
Rachel Walsh
Deanne Barron
Client Relationship Manager
Deanne Barron