Meet The Team

Stratogen Accounting

Stratogen is proudly headed by Directors Martin Rafter, Janelle Mitchell, David McMullen and Sally Adams.  Combined they have over 80 years experience and head the team of qualified and experienced staff.

Martin Rafter holds a Bachelor of Business, is a Chartered Accountant, Fellow of Taxation Institute of Australia and Graduate member of Australian Institute of Company Directors.  Martin has been a partner of Stratogen since it’s beginning in 2005 and is a highly qualified and experienced chartered accountant who has been in practice for twenty-one years.

Janelle Mitchell completed her Bachelor of Commerce in 1999, became a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) in 2003 and is also a registered tax agent.  Janelle has worked in public practice in Noosa for over 30 years, being with Stratogen since it’s beginning, and works across a wide range of industries.

David McMullen holds a Graduate Diploma in Accounting and is a member of the Institute of Public Accountants.  David has spent many years working in a multinational manufacturing business and became the Australian Chief Financial Accountant for the group. David has been part of the Stratogen team since it’s beginning and has a range of local and interstate small and medium business clients.

Sally Adams joined Stratogen in 2006 in the administration team and moved on to complete her Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting and is currently undertaking her CPA.  As well as working in taxation and accounting for a wide range of businesses, Sally has worked with Hugh Ramsay for many years and has knowledge in bankruptcy and corporate insolvency-related matters.

The Directors are ably assisted by a team of Senior Accounting and Audit Staff who are ICAA or CPA Qualified. The seniors work closely with their teams of graduates, undergraduates and accounting assistants to provide a high level of client service.

Zane Jesberg completed his accounting degree at the University of the Sunshine Coast and obtained CPA designation in 2010.  He has worked in public practice in Noosa for 20 years and supports a diverse client base across many different industries.   Zane has specialist knowledge in general taxation and self-managed super funds and has an active interest in Meteorology.

Kim Fewster holds an Associate Diploma in Corporate Accounting and has a diverse knowledge base.  Kim spent 14 years in the corporate environment for Multi-National Corporations before joining Stratogen in 2008.  Kim has extensive experience with small to medium-sized business, self-managed superannuation funds and audits of local clubs.

Roslyn Kaplan has worked in the accounting industry on the Sunshine Coast since 1990, and has her own loyal client base.  Ros’ experience is vast, and she is skilled in taxation and accounting requirements for companies, superannuation funds, trusts, partnerships and individuals.

Straogen Financial Planning

Rob O’Donnell our Senior Financial Planner, leads the Stratogen Financial Planning team of financial plan­ners and support staff. Rob holds a Bachelor of Commerce, a Graduate Di­ploma in Financial Planning and has completed the FPA’s Certified Financial Planner programme and has been working in Financial Services for 17 years.

Areas of expertise: Financial Planning, Investment Advice, Wealth Creation and Retirement Planning.


Senior Accountants

MARTIN RAFTER CA
Director

JANELLE MITCHELL CPA
Director

DAVID MCMULLEN IPA
Director

ZANE JESBERG CPA

JANET GODFORD CPA

 

Accounting Team

SALLY ADAMS
Director

KIM FEWSTER

ROSLYN KAPLAN

 

Admin Team

JORDAN DUFFY

DAWN DAVIES

KATHRYN SILKMAN

Financial Planning

ROB O’DONNELL CFP

SANDI CASH