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

General Manager

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 General 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.

Damien
Herbert

Senior Tax Accountant

Damien has over 15 years accounting experience across a broad range of industries. He is currently working with a large construction management company performing month end reporting, month end adjustments, AP, AR, BAS, payroll, payroll tax, superannuation payments, coinvest, incolink and workcover.

Damien has worked for 4+ years as a Taxation Accountant within public practice in Australia preparing accounts and lodging returns for companies, trusts, superannuation funds, sole traders and partnerships. He conducted taxation interviews with clients, advised on income distributions, participated in audits for real estate agents and liaised with ATO on technical matters and interpretation of legislation.

Christian Underwood

Marketing Manager

Christian has experience in developing the marketing capabilities of businesses, working with clients in a range of sectors and sizes. With strengths in digital marketing and branding, Christian has been able develop the strategy of clients marketing approach, working with marketing teams to align to management goals.

As Marketing Manager, Christian works with clients through Quinlan Marketing and assists in the digital marketing of Quinlan Consulting Team.

Christian completed his Bachelor of Business from RMIT University.

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.