Meet The Business Fitness Team 2017-11-14T01:16:17+00:00

Meet the Business Fitness Team

Stuart Spalding
Stuart SpaldingCEO
Stuart Spalding has been a Chartered Accountant (since 1987) with extensive experience in designing and delivering systems, tools and advice to the financial services profession.
As a co-founder and CEO of Business Fitness Pty Ltd in 2001, Stuart is responsible for the overall commercial strategy and future direction of over 10,000 monthly users of his software and templates solutions, to stay ahead in a rapidly changing market.
Stuart is also actively involved in multiple technology oriented businesses in Australia and internationally, with the key focus of operation to make the clients life easier.
Jenelle Schultz
Jenelle SchultzChief Operating Officer
My mission as COO at Business Fitness is to bring together our talented team of professionals to focus on one goal – helping accountants reach their peak performance.
I make sure our team have everything they need to be able to deliver best practice tools to the industry – whether it’s our superstar developers, our sales gurus, or our first class team of trainers, we are all on the same page – one way, one place, one system.
Melissa Watt
Melissa WattHead of Client Services
The Client Services team includes our support, training, implementations and client care people – client satisfaction is the driving force behind all that we do in this team. I have been with Business Fitness for many years and have lots of hands on experience in training and implementation of all the Business Fitness products. My passion now is to work with my team to continue to provide the 5 star support and service that we are known for at Business Fitness.
Brad Geelan
Brad GeelanHead of Business Development
Brad Geelan oversees our creative Business Development team and is now a part of the furniture here at Business Fitness, starting in 2003.
He’s been a key figure in guiding accounting firms and SMEs into a profitable future through standardising the best way of doing things with the latest industry tools and techniques.
Brad also co-ordinates our annual benchmarking study “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of the Australian Accounting Profession”, the leading industry publication over the past decade.
In his spare time you will find Brad in the backyard playing cricket with his two boys.
Tim Overton
Tim OvertonHead of Product Development
Tim joined Business Fitness in 2015 to oversee the HowNow On Premise suite with a strong background in software development and Microsoft technologies. Tim is passionate about delivering innovative customer solutions backed by solid design principles and now heads up the talented product team. Using agile methodologies one of his main focuses has been streamlining development practices to allow for faster, more efficient product enhancements and updates.
Tim Wilson
Tim WilsonSenior Support Technician & Software Developer
Tim role is senior support analyst at Business Fitness and is the main go to person for the curly questions. Along with the support role he is also a developer for HowNow. Tim has been with Business Fitness for 10 years and still love it as if it was his first day.
Theresa Sapatra
Theresa SapatraContent Development Manager
Theresa is responsible for updating BF templates, content QA & improving the quality of BF templates & other documents. She has worked in accounting firms for 8 years before joining Business Fitness in 2010. Theresa describes herself as a hobbyist photographer, avid traveler & food enthusiast (both cooking & eating it, or anything food related really.
Campbell Docherty
Campbell DochertyTraining & Implementation Specialist
Campbell has had a varied career from working in the in Chartered Accounting Industry in Sale in Gippsland, to Financial Accounting for an Abattoir in Bordertown, South Australia. He previously worked over 7 years with Australian Airlines and Qantas in Financial Accounting roles in Assets, Budgeting and Project Accounting before moving onto a similar role with The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne.
Campbell offers a wide varied understanding of the need for great Software in Accounting Practices. His role at Business Fitness will be assisting firms in the implementation and training of our leading software.
Kim Roche
Kim RocheClient Development Manager
Kim joined Business Fitness in late 2015, based in Perth and she looks after new business in WA & SA. Bringing a wealth of knowledge in practice management Kim has been working closely with accounting practices for over 15 years. Kim is passionate in her quest to assist clients to modernise their practices using technology and implementing systems to improve efficiencies and profitability.
Jolene Elliott
Jolene ElliottContent Developer
Jolene is Content developer and has been with Business Fitness since early 2016. Jolene is a Chartered accountant with 14 years experience in business services and tax. She has 4 cat babies and in her spare time she enjoys reading, going on holidays and shopping.
Jessica Holubkovic
Jessica HolubkovicSales & Marketing Coordinator
Jessica started with Business Fitness in February 2016 and enjoys bringing fresh and exciting content on all things accounting & software. In her spare time she enjoys being active and on a sunny weekend you will most likely find her at the beach. She also loves cooking, just don’t ask her to bake a cake.
Ruby Malhi
Ruby MalhiSoftware Trainer / Support
As a member of the support team at Business Fitness Ruby assists clients with all of their technical support needs. One of Ruby’s my main roles is ensuring that all clients are getting the most from HowNow, through group or one-on-one training.
Paula Shillington
Paula ShillingtonSoftware Support
Having joined the Business Fitness support team in 2016, Paula enjoys speaking with so many clients on a daily basis. Paula is usually the first contact with the team and looks forward to assisting you with quick resolutions.
Anna Robinson
Anna RobinsonClient Administrator
Since January 2015 Anna has been working within the accounts and administration areas of Business Fitness. Outside of work time, Anna enjoys horse riding.
Sean Devenish
Sean DevenishHead of Development - Reportance
Sean is part of a ‘new generation’ of accountant that embraces the extensive use of technology to deliver better solutions to clients. Sean heads up the development of a revolutionary software product called Reportance that enables accountants to produce their work seamlessly with integration to all client accounting products.