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
Client Manager
Accountant
Junior Accountant
Junior Accountant
Executive Assistant
Business Host
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

Danny McAuley

Danny McAuley

“Drawing on my family's background in farming and small business, I enjoy analysing my client's financial position and thinking of ways to help improve this. Understanding business is more than just analysing numbers, we need to also understand the how and the why in order to determine what strategy and advice is most appropriate."

Danny has worked in the accounting industry since 2006, is a Certified Practising Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce. Danny joined Insight in May 2019. He brings a wealth of experience, having previously worked in a mid-sized firm in Brisbane and managing boutique firms in Toowoomba.

Danny has experience across a broad range of industries having worked with clients in primary production, building & construction, professionals, mining, childcare and hospitality. Danny’s interests include farming, succession planning, capital gains tax, business structuring and strategy.

Danny is honest and down to earth with an ability to understand, relate and explain complex matters in an easy to follow and logical way. He has a rural background, having grown up on a successful sheep property near Yelarbon, that his family continue to run and operate.

Chantelle Martin

Chantelle Martin

“I work with the Partners to review client positions with the view to assisting in business improvement and tax minimisation. I also dedicate my time to client education with Xero”.

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

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

Chantelle has transitioned exceptionally well into the position of Client Manager.  She helps clients in all areas of their compliance obligations.  She is one of our in-house Xero cashbook experts. 

Her attitude and pleasant demeanour make her a favouite with clients.  Chantelle is a JP.

E-mail Chantelle clm@insightcpa.com

 

Heather Grantz

Heather Grantz

"My main objective when working with my clients is to help them meet their business and personal goals in the simplest and most tax effective way. My passion and expertise in payroll allows me to provide my clients with a personalised service that is tailored to their needs”.

Heather joined Insight in August 2013, after completing year 12 at The Goondiwindi High School.  Heather has progressed from Administrative Assistant to Accountant. 

Heather has Bachelor of Commerce degree, majoring in Accounting, through the University of Southern Queensland.   

Heather is responsible for a number of our clients Payroll and also assists clients with their Xero and other cashbook programs. Heather is also a JP.

Heather is a friendly and hard working member of the team who puts client's needs first and provides assistance in any way she can.  Heather is a very thorough in her work and ensures that a quality service is being provided in a timely manner.  

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.  

Email Jess  jef@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.

Sofie is a Junior Accounant Accountant who is a hard working member of the team.

Email Sofie  srt@insightcpa.com

 

Jo Walters

Jo Walters

Jo joined the Insight team in December 2018, as an Executive Assistant, working closely alongside Managing Partner, Peter Crothers.

After graduating from the Goondiwindi High School in 2013, Jo completed half of her Bachelor of Law whilst also working full time in a local law firm for 4 years. Jo is keen to continue her education and, will commence a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting externally through the University of New England.

Jo’s background in law provides her with a strong starting point in the Accounting field. She is eager to develop her knowledge in the Accounting field which, in turn will create a dynamic outcome for our clients.

In 2017 Jo was awarded the Goondiwindi Chamber of Commerce Junior Employee of the Year.

 Email Joanna  jmw@insightcpa.com

Lisa Westaway

Lisa Westaway

Lisa joined Insight in March 2010 as our Business Host in the Goondiwindi office.

Lisa is also working with a number of our clients assisting with their  bookkeeping and attending to their general admin tasks.

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