Our Wonderful Team

This is a small snapshot of the team at Aintree Group who work hard behind the scenes...

Shane McKenna CA Director

Shane started Aintree Group in 2005 with his wife, Andrea. He specialises in Tax, Strategic Financial Planning, Business and Management Consulting, Managerial Finance, Estate Planning, Succession Planning and Business Start-Up Coaching.

Shane also speaks at business training events and seminars

Contact: 03 9851 7989 – Jenny Nguyen (Executive Assistant) 

Andrea McKenna Director

Andrea is a practical, no-nonsense ideas person who specialises in Marketing Strategy, Strategic Communications, Social Media Management, Strategic Planning, Management Consultancy, Public Relations and Public Speaking. 

Contact: amckenna@aintreegroup.com.au

Ashley Wignell CA Director

Ashley specialises in tax and business advice for a variety of industries including property, construction, manufacturing and medical.

When not at work, Ashley enjoys the constant chaos and adventure that comes with having an active family life (beautiful wife and three kids). Ashley is also a very passionate Carlton supporter.

Contact: awignell@aintreegroup.com.au

Graham Haydar CA Director

Graham has over 33 years of business advisory experience. His clients respect him as being their “go-to” trusted advisor assisting them in achieving their business and personal goals.
Graham also enjoys participating in community work, travel, driving fast cars and regular exercise that assist him achieving work-life-balance. 

Contact: ghaydar@aintreegroup.com.au

Linda Perry Business Manager

Linda has over 10 years’ experience working in accounting firms. She loves organisation and is responsible for all the operational, IT, HR and general administration functions of the office, including accounts and debtor management, quality review and client satisfaction. 

Linda enjoys Bikram Yoga and boxing to keep fit, and loves overseas travelling.

Contact: lperry@aintreegroup.com.au

Trung Le CA Manager

Trung has experience working in both the public and private sector in Australia, as well as international experience working and living in London and the Cayman Islands. 

Outside of work Trung tries to stay fit by walking around a golf course and occasionally hitting the ball. He enjoys a good Netflix TV series and weekend trips away with the family. 

Contact: tle@aintreegroup.com.au

Teagan Thomas CPA Assistant Manager

Teagan loves working with numbers and developing new relationships with clients.

She enjoys keeping active through running and tennis and regularly competes in fun runs.

Contact: tthomas@aintreegroup.com.au

Matthew Broniecki CA Supervisor

Matthew joined Aintree Group in 2018. He helps manage our accounting team, as well as completing hands-on work for our clients. 

Contact: mbroniecki@aintreegroup.com.au

Amanda Lew Accountant

Amanda specialises in the preparation of tax returns for Sole Traders, Partnerships, Trusts and Companies, and in BAS and IAS Preparation.
She can also assist clients with their Xero and MYOB processing and reconciliations.

Amanda loves animals and going on long hikes. In her spare time she likes to watch Netflix and is a huge fan of horror movies.

Contact: alew@aintreegroup.com.au

Joseph Colaciello Accountant
Provisional CA

Joseph helps take care of accounting, tax and bookkeeping matters. He is currently studying to become a Chartered Accountant.

In his spare time he enjoys playing and watching sports, catching up with friends, and travelling.

Contact: jcolaciello@aintreegroup.com.au

Katherine Chan CA Accountant

Katherine is a Chartered Accountant, and specialises in the preparation of tax returns for Sole Traders, Partnerships, Trusts and Companies.

She enjoys exploring various forms of arts and crafts, going to concerts and spending time with family and friends.

Contact: kchan@aintreegroup.com.au

Daniel Piciocco Accountant
Provisional CA

Daniel assists with accounting, tax and bookkeeping matters. He is currently working towards his Chartered Accountant qualification.

He enjoys spending time with mates on the weekend, and keeping up with his favourite sports: soccer, tennis and basketball.

Contact: dpiciocco@aintreegroup.com.au

Hannah Trinh CPA Accountant

Hannah specialises in the preparation of tax returns and takes a special interest in looking after clients and doing research on tax-related matters.
Hannah considers podcasts, books and writing as her favourite pastimes, and regular exercise is a must to achieve a balanced lifestyle.

Contact: htrinh@aintreegroup.com.au

Luke Moscrop Accountant
Provisional CA

Luke is enjoys analysing numbers to assist his clients with identifying growth opportunities. He is currently studying to become a Chartered Accountant.

Luke loves cooking (with a particular interest in American-style barbecue), and spending time with his fiancé, family, friends and his King Charles Spaniel – Albert. He is also a passionate Bulldogs supporter. 

Contact: lmoscrop@aintreegroup.com.au

Anne Burridge CA Superannuation Administrator

Anne is a Chartered Accountant and specialises in superannuation. Her role includes preparing financial statements and income tax returns for SMSF clients, and ensuring compliance with Superannuation Industry and Income Tax Assessment Acts and Regulations. She also liaises with the ATO, auditors and other third parties.

Contact: aburridge@aintreegroup.com.au

Lorena Thomas Bookkeeper

Lorena celebrated her 10th year with Aintree Group in 2018. She can assist you with all your bookkeeping needs, including BAS preparation, payroll services and data entry. She is Xero Advisor certified, and is also an expert in MYOB and Banklink.

In her spare time, Lorena enjoys travelling and reading. 

Contact: lthomas@aintreegroup.com.au

Joe Corrone Bookkeeper

Joe can assist you with all your bookkeeping needs including BAS preparation, payroll services and data entry. He is Xero Advisor certified, and is also an expert in MYOB, Banklink, Reckon and Cash Flow Manager.
Joe comes from a big Italian family. He loves food, coffee, traveling and music, but most of all his cats.

Contact: jcorrone@aintreegroup.com.au

Sue Dowling Bookkeeper

Sue can look after all your bookkeeping needs, including BAS preparation, payroll services and data entry.

Sue has run her own small business and consulted to many start-ups.
She is passionate about customer service and also enjoys oil painting, floristry and her veggie garden.

Contact: sdowling@aintreegroup.com.au

Simone Thompson Client Service Coordinator

Simone is one of the first points of contact for our business. She  takes care of Docusign, internal processes and assists with superannuation administration.

On weekends Simone enjoys watching and playing sports (specifically netball and footy), catching up with friends, and reading.

Contact: sthompson@aintreegroup.com.au

Naomi Young Client Service Assistant

Naomi is one of the first points of contact for our business. You can reach her through the main switchboard for all general enquires.

In her spare time, Naomi enjoys riding her horse.

Contact: nyoung@aintreegroup.com.au
Main Switchboard - 03 9851 7999

Jenny Nguyen Executive Assistant to Shane McKenna

Jenny is the first point of contact when getting in touch with Shane. Her role includes liaising with clients and taking care of business-to-business communication.

Jenny likes to maintain a well balanced lifestyle. She enjoys working out at the gym and loves spending time with her family.

Contact: jnguyen@aintreegroup.com.au

Jo Young Compliance Administrator

Jo takes care of compliance matters relating to the ATO, ASIC and other regulatory bodies. 

You can contact her regarding setting up new companies or trusts, arranging
ATO payment plans, and engagement proposal enquiries,

Jo is also a passionate St Kilda fan.

Contact:  jyoung@aintreegroup.com.au

Chelsea Carter Communications, Events & Marketing Coordinator

Chelsea is responsible for managing communication such as the website, social media, newsletters and blog for both Aintree Group and Plant: Grow: Reap. You can also contact her regarding all our events, networking opportunities and sponsorships.

In her spare time, Chelsea is a dance teacher and performer with Bindaas Bollywood Dance Company.

Contact: ccarter@aintreegroup.com.au

Matthew Hook Administration Assistant

Matt assists our team with administration and internal operations part-time.

He is currently studying Commerce at La Trobe University.
Matt enjoys playing and watching sports like football and cricket and spending time with friends and family. He also coaches Football and Basketball at Ivanhoe Grammar School.

Contact: mhook@aintreegroup.com.au

Charlotte Todd Administration Assistant

Charlotte joined Aintree Group in 2019, and helps out the team with administration tasks and internal operations. 

Charlotte is currently studying Arts at Monash University and enjoys travelling and reading books. She also teaches swimming part time.

Contact: ctodd@aintreegroup.com.au

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