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

Shane McKenna CA

P 03 9851 7989 – Joanne Young (Executive Assistant) 

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

Andrea McKenna

E amckenna@aintreegroup.com.au

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.

Ashley Wignell CA

E awignell@aintreegroup.com.au

Ashley joined Aintree Group as a Chartered Accountant in 2016, and has recently become a Partner. 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.

Graham Haydar CA

E ghaydar@aintreegroup.com.au 

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. 

Linda Perry

Business Manager
E lperry@aintreegroup.com.au

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.

Trung Le CA

E tle@aintreegroup.com.au

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. 

Teagan Thomas

E tthomas@aintreegroup.com.au 

Teagan loves working with numbers and developing new relationships with clients. She enjoys keeping active through running and tennis and regularly compete in fun runs.

Amanda Lew

E alew@aintreegroup.com.au

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.

Katherine Chan

E kchan@aintreegroup.com.au

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.

Hannah Trinh

E htrinh@aintreegroup.com.au

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.

Joseph Colaciello

E jcolaciello@aintreegroup.com.au

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

Daniel Piciocco

E dpiciocco@aintreegroup.com.au

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).

Anne Burridge

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.

Lorena Thomas

E lthomas@aintreegroup.com.au

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. 

Joe Corrone
E jcorrone@aintreegroup.com.au   

Joe can assist you with all your bookkeeping needs including BAS preparation, payroll services and data entry. He is Xero Advisor certified, and is an expert in the following software:

  • Xero
  • MYOB
  • Quicken & Quickbooks
  • Banklink
  • Reckon
  • Cash Flow Manager

Joe comes from a big Italian family. He loves food, coffee, traveling and music, but most of all his cats.

Joanne Young

Executive Assistant to Shane McKenna
E jyoung@aintreegroup.com.au

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. 

Stephanie Pik

Corporate Affairs & Client Services Assistant

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

Bernadette Galbally

Client Services Assistant

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

Chelsea Carter
Communications, Events & Marketing Coordinator
E ccarter@aintreegroup.com.au

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. 

Geoffrey Scarlett

Administration Assistant
E admin@aintreegroup.com.au

Geoffrey often assists our team in administration and internal operations. He is also a pianist, and works as a repetiteur, music teacher and musical director