Quinlan Consulting Team has built its team around expertise and a passion for helping clients.
Read below to meet our team.

Tom
Quinlan

CEO

Tom is an experienced CPA, business owner and entrepreneur. His success is built on and driven by experience working with organisations from start-ups to ASX listed companies. His expertise is garnered from senior leadership experience in roles in Finance, Human Resources, Accounting, Strategic Management and Marketing.

Tom partners with the management team and is responsible for the operational and financial performance of the business. As a CPA, Tom handles the accounting and payroll for the company. Further, as an experienced business owner and entrepreneur with an MBA, he supports the business strategy and development as well as supports the sales and marketing department by conducting analysis of commercial opportunities and driving marketing initiatives.

Sara
Young

Executive Manager, Strategy & Operations

Sara has an MBA from Monash University and over 12 years of experience in start-ups and large organisations across Southeast Asia, Australia and the United States. As the Executive Manager at Quinlan Consulting, she manages operations, sales, staff retention and development, marketing strategy and internal and external stakeholder engagement.

Sara partners with businesses to provide strategic direction as well as operational and administrative guidance aimed at improving employee or client engagement, developing or increasing process efficiency and customised strategies which impact the bottom line.

Laura
Slater

Marketing Manager

She has over 10 years’ experience working across the Food and Beverage, Fashion, and Professional Services industries as well as exposure working within local government agencies. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing.

Laura partners with business owners and managers to develop marketing strategies that align with the company’s vision and impact the bottom line. Her creativity and experience working at every level of the organisation and helping small to large-sized companies allow her to identify opportunities and quick-wins for businesses. Her ability to understand the business’s key drivers and analyse data enable her to establish short and long term Marketing goals/ plans that build brand awareness with loyal and engaging customers and ultimately increase brand visibility and revenue.

Laura has experience in Market Research, Data analysis, SEO, Content Creation, Social Media Management and EDM templates.

Yagnesh
Purohit

Executive Manager, Finance

Yagnesh has a Masters’ in Accounting and Financial Management from La Trobe University and over 15 years of experience in various accounting, bookkeeping and taxation roles. His specialised experience spans industries such as retail, IT, Medicare, manufacturing, food and beverage, finance, telecommunications, education, online retailing, auction houses and professional services.

As the Executive Manager of Finance at Quinlan Consulting, Yagnesh is a modern financial expert who embraces technology and utilises his vast experience in accounting and finance to lead his team and drive business outcomes. He applies a hands-on approach with clients and brings a deeper and more strategic financial perspective that helps business owners and managers optimise their current operations and also prepare and plan for future opportunities.

Angie
Jones

Principal HR Consultant

As Principal HR Consultant, Angie works with clients through EQ People and leads the human resources requirements of Quinlan Consulting team.

Angie is a commercially minded HR Professional with a blend of both strategic and operational excellence. In a constantly changing environment, Angie partners with leaders to drive transformation and deliver people initiatives aligned to business strategy whilst positively impacting employee engagement.

Angie has experience working with clients across the employee lifecycle. Angie has delivered customised HR projects in the areas of organisational design, recruitment and selection, developing employment contracts and policies that ensure compliance and deliver best practice employee benefits, engagement strategies, performance management and remuneration. Recent clients Angie has engaged and delivered HR consulting services to are Noel Jones Real Estate, Guardian Vaults, Incursions R Us and Endota Spa. With her blend of strategic and operational HR experience, Angie takes the time to understand her clients, their needs, and the company’s culture.

Angie holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Deakin University.

Julie
Quinlan

Principal HR Consultant

As Principal HR Consultant, Julie works with clients through EQ People and leads the human resources requirements of Quinlan Consulting team.

As a highly experienced HR Professional, Julie partners with executives and leaders to drive transformation in constantly changing businesses and has a track record of doing so in several sectors including retail property management, financial services, retail, and recruitment.

Recently, Julie has consulted to Cabrini Health, where she assisted in developing their annual leadership team offsite and was fundamental in designing a survey for their Visiting Medical Officers, analysing data and presenting results to key stakeholders. Julie’s experience with other organisations includes reviewing HR policies and creating a variety of compliant and progressive policy, procedure and position description documents, conducting research into organisation design approaches and designing effective performance appraisal frameworks.

Julie holds a Bachelor of Business from Monash University.