Expertise and Experience
Connect, Collaborate, Celebrate
We are here for you!
We are here to championing your success and empower your to make confident and informed decisions about your business to help it grow and succeed.
We understand the ins and the outs of every stage in the lifecycle of a small business, because we are business owners ourselves.
We take care of business throughout the South West region, covering the cities of Bunbury and Busselton, and the Shires of Boyup Brook, Capel, Collie, Dardanup, Donnybrook-Balingup, Harvey, Manjimup and Nannup.
We’ll support you with timely, practical advice and engaging training. We’ll also encourage you to push your business boundaries. We’ll work with you to find ingenious, innovative ways to run a healthy, sustainable, satisfying business.
We love celebrating the incredible achievements and successes of star businesses in the South West through the coordination and hosting of the annual South West Business Excellence Awards.
Jane Goff is a multi-award winning business owner and has been a finalist in 17 categories of the South West Business Excellence Awards over the years. She has a passion for helping people and being an active member of her local community. Jane understands what it takes to start and grow a successful business in the South West and is now committed to helping other business owners grow their businesses.
Louise Barkle is the owner of On Time Admin, a home based business dedicated to supporting small business owners. And although she doesn't have the accolades or decades of experience that some of our Board Members have, she has mountains of energy and enthusiasm for South West small business. Louise embodies our values of connection, collaboration and celebration, and is excited to support South West businesses through the activities of BSW Connect.
Robyn Morris (PhD, MA (Econs), Dip. Ed., BA) is a business professional and Adjunct Academic in the School of Business and Law at Edith Cowan University. With more than 20 years experience as a business management consultant she is co-owner and Director of Corporate and Regional Enterprise (CARE) Consulting. Robyn has a strong interest in local and regional economic development, entrepreneurship and small business development, and is well recognised for her skills in leadership, strategic thinking, research and community engagement.
Anthony Congdon is the founder and director of Rethink Marketing, a marketing agency focused solely on helping small businesses thrive in the digital economy. He has worked with many of the South West's most successful small businesses, developing and executing marketing strategies built on integrity, innovation and value creation. Anthony has supported BSW Connect (and its precursors) with sponsored training and services since 2012 and recognises the unique role of the organisation as an enabler of small business in the region.
Kingsley Smith is one of the directors of RWK Accountancy, an accounting firm with a new world approach, you only need to meet him to know that he has your best interests at heart. He has worked with a number of South West businesses providing a full suite of accounting services for every stage in business, whether it be getting started, growing, downsizing, all the way through to the sale or wind up of a business. Kingsley believes in the value that BSW Connect add to the South West business community and is looking forward to seeing more local businesses thrive.