Welcome to the team
Cheesman Applegarth and Partners are proud to welcome three new team members Jacko, Niccole and Breanna.
Picture Left to right Niccole Archer, Breanna Pledge and Jacko Potgieter
Jacko (Johannes) Potgieter brings over 11 years of accounting experience and has joined Kaye Emmerton’s team as a senior accountant. Jacko grew up in South Africa, moving to Australia with his family in 2002 and attended Concordia Collage here in Toowoomba for years 11 and 12. He completed studied his Bachelor of Commerce at USQ and then went on to study for his CPA certificate. To further enhance his skills Jacko has also gained further qualifications including a Graduate Diploma of Business Administration, he is a Tax Institute - Chartered Tax Adviser, and a Certified Advisor/trainer for Quickbooks Online, Xero and MYOB. Along with rock solid Accounting skills Jacko has experience in Business Advisory, property investment and process change management.
Jacko is looking forward to helping develop the team and growing new relationships with Cheesman Applegarth’s clients. He is also enjoying the self-directed work environment, focus on work life balance and is very excited to be joining a close-knit team who care about their clients.
Away from work Jacko is also very busy. Jacko and his wife Sarah (Suncorp Insurance Change Manager) are currently in the early stages of building a new home on a small farm on the range. This should give their 3 boys aged 7, 4 and 2 lots of room to run around. Along with building their home they are setting up a commercial nursery to produce high demand and rare trees like Moreton Bay Figs and the African Marula tree.
Niccole Archer has joined us as a Personal Assistant on Kaye’s team. Niccole moved to Toowoomba 18 months ago and is from Spring Ridge (south of Gunnedah and south west of Tamworth) in NSW where she worked in their family owned pub. She has been blown away by how professional the office is compared to working in the pub. Already holding a Certificate IV in Accounting, Niccole has a keen interest in Accounting and is enjoying working in the industry.
Finally, Breanna Pledge has joined the Admin team as the office Junior/ Administration Assistant. Breanna is from the Mary Valley Area but has been in Toowoomba for 6 years and just finished School last year. So far Bre has found Cheesman very organised and that there is always a lot to do.
The team at Cheesman Applegarth & Partners are extremely excited and pleased to welcome Jacko, Niccole and Breanna.