Our Team

Insight is supported by a team of dedicated and skilled professionals who ultimately drive its success.

The Insight team works with our clients to provide specialised business accounting and financial services and possess genuine camaraderie and concern for our clients and their businesses.

Partner
Client Manager
Client Manager
Supervisor
Accountant
Junior Accountant
Junior Accountant
Business Host
Administration Assistant
Peter Crothers

Peter Crothers

"Do you know what I love about Insight? I love it when our team of professionals, working together, come up with a proactive and innovative suggestion to help a client achieve their financial goals. That's satisfying."

Peter Crothers is the founder and a Partner of Insight. He established the progressive business accounting and wealth firm in August 2000.

Peter is a Certified Practicing Accountant, a Chartered Tax Advisor, has a Bachelor of Business and Diploma in Financial Services (Financial Planning). Peter has specialised as an accountant, business and financial adviser since moving to Goondiwindi in 1991.

Peter's vision for Insight is to provide a full range of services to assist clients in the successful operation of their businesses, achievement of financial independence and improving their work-life balance.

Peter has a strong commercial and financial background and enjoys sharing this with clients. Peter has had direct involvement in agriculture, property developments, farming operations, share portfolios, super funds, setting up of new businesses and general business management.

E-mail Peter prc@insightcpa.com

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Alinna Bourchier

Alinna Bourchier

“I specialise in self-managed superannuation, business strategy, and business structures. My interest in self-managed superannuation for wealth creation and tax minimisation enables me to assist clients to achieve great results.”

Alinna joined the Insight partnership in July 2012, having been with Insight since April 2007. Alinna is a Chartered Accountant, a Chartered Tax Adviser and has a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Law and a Diploma in Financial Services (Financial Planning).

Alinna specialises in strategic tax advice and self-managed superannuation compliance. 

Alinna possesses a confidence beyond her years, she is eager and keen to tackle challenges whilst remaining focused on meeting the needs of the business and her clients. She is prepared to go beyond the normal scope to ensure that our clients receive the best possible outcomes.

E-mail Alinna amb@insightcpa.com

Melissa Gray

Melissa Gray

"I enjoy working with the partners to achieve optimum results for my clients. I understand and appreciate that every client's goals are different".

Melissa joined Insight in August 2014 in our Goondiwindi office. Melissa is a Chartered Accountant and has a Bachelor of Business majoring in Accounting, Banking and Finance.

Melissa prides herself on her technical skills along with personal and professional development.

She works in a logical and analytical manner and has excellent attention to detail. She is proactive and uses her initiative to resolve problems and interpersonal skills to build strong relationships through honesty and integrity.

Ultimately, she understands that her clients are passionate about their business and she is focused on helping them achieve their goals.

E-mail Melissa mng@insightcpa.com

Kate Hardy

Kate Hardy

“Drawing on my family's background in farming and small business, I enjoy looking at a client's financial position and thinking of ways to help improve this. The fact I live 350km away from Insight's Goondiwindi office gives me an appreciation of the remoteness of business in regional Australia."

Kate joined the Insight team in June 2005 as an Accountant in our Goondiwindi office. She came to us with extensive commercial accounting experience working in financial and management accounting roles for publicly listed companies in Wee Waa, Tamworth, Sydney and Brisbane.

With the support of Insight’s long term commitment to leading edge technology, Kate moved to Gunnedah in 2006, remaining a valuable member of the ream, working remotely from her home office.

Kate has a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Accounting and Marketing and is a Certified Practising Accountant and has Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning. Kate has recently been assisting clients with both drought and flood assistance! She is also working on increasing the presence of Insight in Gunnedah.

E-mail Kate kah@insightcpa.com

Katrina Lloyd

Katrina Lloyd

Katrina commenced in the Goondiwindi office while completing her final year at school in 2010. Through hard work and determination, she has progressed through the ranks from Junior Administration to Supervisor. 

Katrina is currently studying a Bachelor of Commerce externally through USQ.  

Katrina's personal motivation and enthusiasm ensures she fits in with our team and clients.

E-mail Katrina kll@insightcpa.com

Chantelle Martin

Chantelle Martin

Chantelle joined Insight in August 2011 as an Administration Assistant after graduating from grade 12 at The Goondiwindi High School. 

Chantelle has transitioned well into the position of Accountant.

Chantelle has  completed a Certificate II in Business and a Certificate III in Accounting and is currently studying a Diploma of Accounting.

E-mail Chantelle clm@insightcpa.com

 

Heather Grantz

Heather Grantz

Heather joined Insight in August 2013 initially working after school hours. She is now working full time as a Junior Accountant.

Heather recently completed a Certificate II in Business, and was awarded the University of Southern Queensland Faculty of Business Award for Outstanding Performance in Year 12.

Heather is currently studying a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Accounting, through the University of Southern Queensland.

E-mail Heather hmg@insightcpa.com

 

Jess  Farrow

Jess Farrow

Jess is a Junior Accountant with Insight. She has a wide range of farm secretarial and bookkeeping experience.

Jess originally commenced with Insight in 2008, left town in 2011 and rejoined the team in November 2016. It’s great to have her back!

Jess is currently completing her final modules in a Certificate IV in Accounting. She will then undertake a Diploma in Accounting.

She balances her work and study time with her family, including little fella Stu.

Lisa Westaway

Lisa Westaway

Lisa joined Insight in March 2010 as our Business Host in the Goondiwindi office.  She has worked mostly in the travel business for the past 20 years. 

Lisa and her husband Roger live outside of North Star and enjoy all that rural living has to offer. 

Lisa is very involved with both the North Star and Goondiwindi Communities.  Her attitude and demeanour make her a favourite with clients.

E-mail Lisa ljw@insightcpa.com

Sofie Turvey

Sofie Turvey

Sofie joined Insight in August 2016.  After graduating from the Goondiwindi High School in 2013, Sofie studied full time at The Sunshine Coast University.

Sofie moved back to Goondiwindi in 2015 and is currently studying a Bachelor of Business externally through the University of Southern Queensland.

Email Sofie  srt@insightcpa.com