Our People

Our Board

Chair:
Trevor McFarlane
Occupation Client Services Manager
Trevor was born in Geelong and has resided in Leopold for almost 29 years. He is married with a five year old son. Trevor's work history has involved all aspects of business management and he is currently employed as Client Services Manager for a local business in North Geelong. In 2002 Trevor and his wife started a jukebox hire business that has grown into a successful small business. Trevor has served on the Committee of Management of the Allanvale Preschool and held the executive position of Treasurer. He has also been involved in other community groups including Chairperson for the committee responsible in the renaming of St Alban's Park in 1999.

Treasurer / Vice Chairman:
Paul Madden
Occupation Certified Practising Accountant
Paul was born in Geelong and raised in Newtown. He attended Newtown Primary School‚ Fyans Park Primary School‚ Belmont High School and the Gordon Institute of Technology. Paul lived in Leopold for 30 years with his wife and four sons . Presently he resides in Moolap with his wife and one son. He has been a self-employed Public Accountant, CPA, for 32 years trading as Advance Business Centres and Geelong Tax Services in Moorabool Street Geelong and has been involved with a variety of small businesses. Paul has been Past President of Leopold Scout Group‚ supported his sons attending the local AusKick‚ Little League and Leopold Football Club. His interests include cycling‚ sea kayaking‚ collecting money boxes‚ Australian stamps and antique family bibles.

Secretary:
Lily Reinert
Occupation Office Manager
Lily was born and educated in Geelong and worked at Geelong Hospital as a Registered Nurse. During this time Lily was involved in clinical teaching at Barwon Health and Deakin University‚ focusing on returning Registered Nurses to the work force. Lily has lived in Leopold all her married life and has two children whom are remained involved in sports and local business in Leopold. For more than thirty years, she has been an active member on numerous Leopold community groups and committees. She supports her husband in running their business and is actively involved in Occupational health and safety.

Directors:
Janet McIntosh
Janet has lived in the Greater Geelong Region all her life. She has worked at the Allpoints Real Estate agency since 1998 and purchased the business in 2006.
She has two adult children that have both made Leopold their home, Janet believes in the great community spirit that Leopold has to offer. Janet has been involved in the Leopold Community Bank® Branch since its conception. Janet's latest project has been to Chair the Leopold Community & Learning Centre Inc. located at 45 Ash Road, Leopold it provides neighborhood house facilities to the town.

Bob Reinert
Bob Reinert has been involved in the construction industry for over 30 years. Bob owns and manages a scaffold and working at heights company for the past 20 years.
Bob is a Registered Domestic and Commercial Builder and has been on the Western District HIA committee for over 20 years and held the position of treasurer for the past 5 years.
Married to Lily, he has raised his children in the Leopold community and been involved with a wide range of aspects of the Leopold Community.
Bob has had the opportunity to join the steering committee for the Leopold Community Bank® Branch more than eight years ago and has continued an active role on the board since Leopold Community Enterprises was formed.

Bruno Esposti
I have grown up in Geelong & live in Leopold with my wife. I'm employed as a new vehicle salesperson at Rex Gorell Ford & am passionate about keeping business local which benefits all of us & drives our local economy.
I love sport, play indoor soccer every week & am a Social Club member of the Geelong Football Club.

Bronwyn Shearer
Bronwyn has been a local of Leopold for the past 20 years and is married with 2 adult children. Her background is in social work spending most of her time working in the field of youth and mature age employment. For the past 7 years has seen a change, working extensively in the health and not for profit sector in the field of strategic planning, governance practices and board evaluations. Her interests include the Geelong Football Club and is passionate about travelling. Bronwyn joined the board of Leopold Community Enterprises in July 2015 and looks forward to utilising her skills to work with the board to strengthen its governance practices. Her strong administrative background has also seen her taking on the role as administrative support person to the board.

Lydia de Raad
Lydia moved to Geelong, and has lived here for 10 years, to study Law at Deakin University. Lydia is now a Property and Commercial Lawyer at Whyte, Just and Moore Lawyers in Geelong. She has a sound knowledge of banking and finance law and joined the board in late 2015 to provide her legal assistance. In her spare time Lydia enjoys travelling around the world to snowboard and renovating properties.

Our Staff

Branch Manager:
Craig Taylor
Craig Taylor
Craig comes to Leopold Community Bank Branch with 30 years experience in banking. The last 10 years was spent at Portarlington/Drysdale Community Bank Branch.
He has lived on the Bellarine Peninsula for nearly 20 years and enjoys fishing, sports and gardening.

Customer Relationship Manager:
Steve Lunnie
Steve
I have been with the bank just under 4 year's. Within this time I have worked in all the branches in the Geelong network covering various roles whilst being on the Relief Team.
I've just recently just moved back to Leopold where I've built a new home with my partner.
I have grown up in Leopold and look forward to being involved in the local community and growing the business to the best of my ability.

Customer Relationship Officer:
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Jacqui
I have over 26 years in banking and have worked for Bendigo Bank for over 18 years, working in many branches within Geelong in various roles.
On the weekends I teach mosaics

Senior Customer Service Officer:
Mua Alatupe
Mua Alatupe
Mua has been with the bank 18 months after arriving from New Zealand. He started at Indooroopilly branch.
He looks forward to being involved in the local community.

Customer Service Officers:
Janelle Coles

Janelle
I have worked across the areas of Finance, Accounting and Financial Planning for the past 15 years.
I am very excited to become a part of the Bendigo Bank team and cannot wait to meet all the locals in the community.

Robyn Collier
Robyn
Robyn has lived in Leopold for 30 years and is a mother of 5 beautiful children. She has been employed by the Leopold Community Bank® Branch since it first opened. Robyn enjoys getting away with her husband Anthony and their children in their caravan.

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Camilla
I have worked in banking for 11 years, been employed by the Leopold Community Bank for 5 years.
I enjoy being outdoors, going surfing and running.