Our Wonderful Team

This is a small snapshot of the Aintree Group team who work hard behind the scenes. 
You can download a copy of our team contact list
here



Shane McKenna CA

Director

Shane started Aintree Group in 2005 after deciding he wanted to create an accounting firm based on genuine trust and long-term service. He has been an accountant since 1993, and is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand.

Shane specialises in Tax Accounting, 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 – Joanne Young (Executive Assistant) 
Office Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday




Andrea McKenna

Director

Andrea is a practical, no-nonsense ideas person. She started Aintree Group with Shane (her husband) in 2005.

Andrea specialises in Marketing Strategy, Strategic Communications, Social Media Management, Strategic Planning, Management Consultancy, Public Relations and Public Speaking. She has worked in the Marketing and Communications industry  since 1998.

Contact: amckenna@aintreegroup.com.au






Ashley Wignell
CA

Director

Ashley joined Aintree Group as a Chartered Accountant in 2016, and became a Partner in 2017. He specialises in taxation services and business advice for a variety of industries; including property and construction, importing/exporting, manufacturing, insurance brokers, financial planners, medical professionals and IT.

Ashley believes in a straight-talking, honest approach.

Contact: awignell@aintreegroup.com.au
Office Days: Monday - Friday





Graham Haydar CA
Director

Graham is a Chartered Accountant with 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
Office Days: Monday - Friday







Linda Perry

Business Manager

Linda joined our team in 2018, with 10 years’ experience in an accounting firm.  Linda loves organisation and as the Business Manager, she 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. 

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

Contact: lperry@aintreegroup.com.au
Office Days: Monday - Friday





Trung Le CA

Manager

Trung joined Aintree Group in 2017. He has been a member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand since 2004. 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
Office Days: Tuesday - Friday




Teagan Thomas
Supervisor

Teagan joined Aintree Group in 2018, along with Graham Haydar's team. She loves working with numbers and developing new relationships with clients.

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

Contact: tthomas@aintreegroup.com.au
Office Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday







Matthew Broniecki
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
Office Days: Monday - Friday








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 also uses her knowledge of cloud accounting applications to assist clients with their Xero and MYOB processing and reconciliations.

Contact: alew@aintreegroup.com.au
Office Days: Monday - Friday







Joseph Colaciello

Accountant

Joseph assists with accounting, tax and bookkeeping matters. In his spare time he enjoys playing and watching sports, catching up with friends, and travelling.

Contact: jcolaciello@aintreegroup.com.au
Office Days: Monday - Friday




Hannah Trinh

Accountant

Hannah specialises in the preparation of tax returns for Sole Traders, Partnerships, Trusts and Companies. She 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
Office Days:
Monday - Friday








Katherine Chan

Accountant

Katherine 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 music concerts and spending time with family and friends.

Contact: kchan@aintreegroup.com.au
Office Days: Monday - Friday








Daniel Piciocco
Accountant

Daniel assists with accounting, tax and bookkeeping matters.

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
Office Days: Monday - Friday








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
Office Days: Monday - Wednesday






Lorena Thomas
Bookkeeper

Lorena is celebrating 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
Office Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday







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   
Office Days: Tuesday - Thursday






Sue Dowling 

Bookkeeper

Sue joined Aintree Group in 2018. She can assist you with all your bookkeeping needs, including BAS preparation, payroll services and data entry.

Contact: sdowling@aintreegroup.com.au
Office Days: Monday - Friday








Joanne Young
Executive Assistant to Shane McKenna

Jo is the Executive Assistant to Shane McKenna, and the first point of contact when getting in touch with him. Her role includes liaising with clients and taking care of business-to-business communication.  Jo is a die-hard St Kilda Football Club fan. 

Contact: jyoung@aintreegroup.com.au
Office Days: Monday - Friday






Simone Thompson

Client Service Coordinator

Simone joined our team in 2019 and is the first point of contact for our business.
You can contact her through the main switchboard for all general enquires, as well as DocuSign and ASIC / Corporate Compliance matters, including Annual Company Statements.

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

Office Days: Monday - Friday





Bernadette Galbally

Client Service Assistant

Bernadette joined Aintree Group in 2018, along with Graham Haydar's team. She is one of the first points of contact for our business, and can assist with general enquiries and corporate compliance matters. Bernadette is a freestyle dancer and runs her own business, Dance Your Way, where she teaches women dance and movement skills to improve confidence and encourage personal growth.

Contact: bgalbally@aintreegroup.com.au
Office Days: Tuesday - Friday





Stephanie Pik

Client Service Assistant

Stephanie is one of the first points of contact for our business. She can assist with general enquiries and corporate compliance matters. 

Contact: spik@aintreegroup.com.au
Office Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday





Chelsea Carter
Communications, Events & Marketing Coordinator

Chelsea is responsible for marketing and managing the company newsletter, blog, website and social media. You can also contact her with questions regarding the Plant Grow Reap program.

Chelsea moonlights as a Bollywood dance teacher and performer, and loves dogs.

Contact: ccarter@aintreegroup.com.au
Office Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday






Matthew Hook
Administration Assistan
t

Matt assists our team in administration and internal operations. He is currently studying Commerce at La Trobe University. 

Contact: mhook@aintreegroup.com.au