Justin Golds Managing Director BHR Papalia, Bunbury WA
Justin is an accountant and business strategist with over 15 years’ experience in public practice, becoming a Director at the age of 32 and transitioning to Managing Director shortly thereafter. Justin has guided his business through a merger and acquisition, rapid growth, an economic downturn, as well as succession events, all of which have provided him with the “reality checks” required in the world of business ownership. Justin is a disrupter of conservative thinking and challenger of the status quo, creating reactions that can help prepare individuals and companies for the real tests of business ownership. Justin recognises the importance of being surrounded by people who share the same passion and vision for success.
Simone is a Media Sales Executive/Retail Sales Manager with Southern Cross Austereo, working closely with around 960 businesses in the region for over 12 years. Simone has a passion to help with business development through professional and strategic marketing campaigns and effective brand awareness, specialising in digital media and radio broadcasting, content development, advertising analytics, programming, business development, marketing strategy, brand integration. Simone has additional skills in sales and retail, including working with international hairstyling company Tony and Guy and is well-versed with the shop front model of retail, having been store manager for Freedom Furniture. At Freedom, she was responsible for all aspects of running a business, including employment, human resources, KPI setting and achievement, staff training and effective and strategic people management.