Mr David Coluccio, Chairman
BA, MA (IntSt), MBA, GAICD
David is Founder and Principal at Senexus Aged Care Solutions, a company specialising in simplifying access to aged care for older South Australians and their families.
David has more than 10 years senior management experience in the not-for-profit sector through successful leadership of the Adelaide University Union and the Women’s and Children’s Hospital Foundation. He possesses a deep understanding of the not-for-profit environment in South Australia and familiarity with the childhood health and medical research sectors.
Ms Jo Close
Jo Close is a scientist with an accomplished career in research strategy and management. She has managed major Centres, Institutes and programs within all three leading South Australian universities and undertook formative roles within the local bioscience industry and investment sector. For five years, Jo ran a successful consulting business, primarily facilitating local research organisations to develop strategy and plan major, collaborative research projects.
She also designed and implemented a range of development programs for local and international markets. Her contributions expand to the fundraising and community development areas, where Jo has driven a range of high-impact initiatives. Jo is currently Manager, Strategy Development, Health Technologies at Flinders University. She is a graduate of the Governor’s Leadership Foundation Program and scholarship recipient of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Mr Mark Evans
Mark is currently Channel Manager at Amcom, a National Fibre and Telecommunications Carrier.
Mark has enjoyed a wide and varied career with a focus on business development, hospitality, corporate relations and information technology. He has been actively involved in the South Australian charity sector for over 5 years, and has significant experience in customer relationship management, event management and the use of new and emerging web technologies and social media.
Mr Gregg Johnson
Gregg specialises as an insolvency practitioner delivering workable solutions to individuals experiencing financial hardships by way of Personal Insolvency Agreements, Bankruptcy and informal agreements. He also has extensive experience dealing with corporate entities in receivership and liquidation where he has managed trade-on and sale matters in addition to undertaking complex investigations into the affairs of companies in liquidation.
Having previously held senior roles with Ferrier Hodgson and Freer Parker, he now has his own practice.
Gregg is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and the Insolvency Practitioners’ Association of Australia.
Mr Lachlan Monfries
Lachlan is currently Centre Manager at Westfield Tea Tree Plaza. He has worked for Westfield for the past 8 years, and has experience in a number of marketing and management roles across Victoria and South Australia.
Mr Greg Oke
BAppSc (Met), MBA, MCIPS
Greg has considerable experience in the promotion of CF and raising funds to support research into a cure. He has worked for a number of years in support of CF and was also on the board of The Cystic Fibrosis Association of South Australia Inc.
Greg is currently managing his own business and has significant senior management experience in the mining, automotive and manufacturing industries.
Ms Jenny Paradiso
BA, GDip (CompInfSc)
Jenny is the Managing Director of Suntrix, the award winning solar company. Established in 2009, Suntrix has rapidly grown into a multi-million dollar company focusing on quality solar solutions, the provision of expert advice and high level customer service. Jenny oversees the management and strategic direction of Suntrix, working on the continued growth and diversification of the business and its brand.
Prior to establishing Suntrix, Jenny worked in a number of management roles, predominantly in the library and software industries. Jenny is a self described ‘yuppie hippie’ and is passionate about supporting our community and the environment.
Ms Megan Webster Bradman
BA, LLB(Hons), MPA
Megan is currently an Executive Director with the Department of the Premier and Cabinet, and has extensive experience interacting with all three tiers of government. Passionate about supporting the local community, Megan has held a variety of board roles and in 2009 was nominated to the Roll of Inspiring Women in South Ausralia.
Megan is also a qualified solicitor and barrister admitted to practise in the Supreme Court of South Australia, and is a member of the Law Society of South Australia.
Mr Greg Savage
Greg is an experienced manufacturing executive with expertise in engineering and continuous process operations. He is currently General Manager, Glass & Wine Closures for Amcor.
Greg has been a manufacturing plant manager in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane over a 15 year period. The Sydney plant is one of the largest glass plants in the world with four furnaces, ten machine lines and 460 employees.
Managing more than 450 employees across two sites at the Spotswood Glass Plant and Box Hill Engineering facility, Greg led a major restructuring and business turn around in safety, quality, production efficiency and industrial relations relationships.
Mr Mal Chia
BA, MA (IntSt), MBA, GAICD
Mal is currently the Digital and Online Manager for Skycity Entertainment Group, where he heads their digital communications and branding campaigns for the Adelaide Casino. With over 10 years sales, marketing and operational experience at a senior level, Mal also led the launch of Uber in Adelaide and subsequently launched UberEATS in Adelaide.