Chamber Executive Committee

altJonathan Allara
Manly Bike Tours and Bicylces Online

Jono has been on the Executive since 2009. He is the co-owner of the Manly Bike Tours business founded in 2007 and Bicycles Online founded in 2011. For the 8 years prior to this, he worked for KPMG advising and implementing strategy for large and small business.

Wanting to get more involved in Manly, Jonathon seeks to represent new, small and growing businesses within the precinct.

 

Andrew Condell 
Condell Financial

Executive Committee member since 2014, Andrew has been providing clients with Financial Advisory Services for over 25 years. Prior to establishing Condell Financial in 22 Darley Rd Manly he spent many years operating a financial advisory business in Sydney’s CBD.

Providing Financial Planning and Accounting Services Andrew is interested in doing business locally and helping local business owners, professionals and residents grow and maintain their wealth. He grew up on Sydney’s Northern Beaches and has lived in Fairlight for over 30 years. He has a keen interest in seeing Manly continue to thrive commercially in its unique way and he enjoys the opportunity to participate and contribute to the future of this great area.

 

altChristina Franz - Vice President 2017/2018
Manly Ocean Foods

Christina is the owner of Manly Ocean Foods, an iconic Fish and Chip shop perfectly located at the Beach end of The Corso. Manly Ocean Foods is steeped in Manly history; and now, once again with an emphasis on quality, consistency, service and cleanliness, this little local business, is a hub for visitors and locals alike who want to enjoy the ‘Manly Beach Experience’.

Christina joined the Executive Committee in 2015 and is looking forward to contributing to, and making informed decisions in collaboration with the Executive Team and Manly Council on important, relevant and local issues.area.

 

Andy Wayne
The Hot Dog Man

A Manly local, Andy ensures attention is focused on those issues faced by small businesses working with the public daily and operating within Manly's LGA. Andy's career experience includes 25 years in hospitality predominantly in Manly.

 

altDrew Johnson  
Bank of Queensland

Executive team member since 2009. He is the joint owner/manager of the BOQ (Bank of Queensland) branch in Manly. Trading for over 6 years and boasting over 1,000 business and personal clients, most of them local.

Drew has strong links into the Manly business community and is the Executive banking and financial expert.

 

altJames Ferguson - PRESIDENT 2017/2018
Novotel Sydney Manly Pacific

James joined the Executive Committee in 2015 and is the General Manager of the Novotel Manly Pacific Hotel, part of international Hotel Chain AccorHotels. Working with countless hotel professionals in areas of marketing, revenue management and finance.

James is enthusiastic about Manly and a passionate surfer who enjoys floundering in the waves.

 

altTracey Mietzke
Athas Holdings

New to the Executive in 2016 and representing Athas Holdings with extensive commercial property holdings as well as retail interests in Manly, Tracey is part of the team led by Chris Athas - a leading Australian retail veteran. Having had over 16 years experience in corporate senior management roles working for multi nationals, her roles covered retail sales, marketing, education and wholesale distribution.

Tracey’s positive and infectious love for Manly since becoming a resident in 1996 has enabled her to create a widespread network of both friends and business associates, and is the driving factor behind her desire to support, stimulate, promote and cultivate Manly’s prosperity while respecting its wonderful local community.

 

altDr Dominic Szambowski 
International College of Manangement

Dominic is an international education management leader and has held senior management roles in educational institutions in Australia, Malaysia, Switzerland and the USA. He encourages a culture of continual improvement and recognition of scholarship through academic development, research and participation in industry.  As Chief Executive Officer and President at the International College of Management, Dominic has close ties with the Touraust community and culture having worked for the group earlier in his career in roles as Dean and Vice President, Student Services.

 

altMark Stanley
Quest Manly 

Elected to the Committee in 2009, and Chamber President from 2013-2015, Mark manages the Quest Grand Esplanade Serviced Apartments.

Mark is well informed of tourism trends and management, and is an ever-approachable service provider in Manly.

 

altLuke Atkins 
4 Pines Brewing Company

New to the Executive in 2017, Luke is the Venue Manager for 4 Pines Brewing Company's two Manly venues, whose business has grown from a small brewpub in Manly to an award-winning beer brand selling across Australia.  A member of the local Liquor Accord, he has extensive hospitality management experience working through the NT, VIC and NSW. Having grown up on the Northern Beaches, Luke is passionate about the local community and represents the local bar, restaurant and hotelier industry.

 

Regan VanderWert-Walsh - TREASURERalt
Cradle Design

Joining the Committee in 2015, Regan has over 17 years experience working as an Architect in the commercial, hospitality, educational, residential and industrial sectors throughout the UK, Australia and Asia.  He is a member of the Australian Institute of Architects and a registered Architect in NSW and VIC. 

Regan has lived on the Northern Beaches for over 15 years and is a partner of an emerging architecture practice based in Fairlight.  The practice has a strong commitement of supporting the local community, contributing to its success and he has a keen interest in the development of the Manly community.

 

Contact Details

Address : Level 2, 6 The Corso, Manly 2095

Telephone : (02) 9977 0513

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