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Annual Business Breakfast with UPDATED Report

Thirty five business and local community representatives attended the Annual RRBATA Business breakfast on Friday 28 August 2015 at Cope Williams Winery. Special thanks to Cassie Borthwick and her Cope Williams team.

Proudly supported by Bendigo Community Bank and Macedon Ranges Shire Council.

The guest speaker Lisa Stribley (Deloitte) talked about CLOUD COMPUTING.

Arrivals chatting and having coffee.

RRBATA President Dr Jenny Stillman welcomes everyone and introduces guest speaker Lisa Stribley.

This year’s speaker is Ms. Lisa Stribley a partner at best replica watches Deloitte Private. Lisa has over twenty years experience in providing accounting, taxation and business advisory services. In recent years, her major focus has been working with her clients to better manage their businesses through improved and more timely information utilising CLOUD based online applications. Before joining Deloitte Lisa’s firm was the first accounting practice in Australia to take her business clients into the CLOUD with the XERO Online Accounting Software solution. She has run her own business ‘in the Cloud’ and transitioned businesses across multiple industries into an online environment. Lisa will give insight on the rapidly evolving role of information and communication technology as it applies to businesses (small and large) in the twenty first century.

Guests tuck into a hearty breakfast.

Nick Walsh – left (North West Real Estate) in deep conversation.

Rob Mitchell (MP) Federal member for McEwen, Peter Johnston (CEO – MRSC), Rod Browning (Senior Manager Bendigo Community Bank-Romsey) in discussion with Benny (RRBATA) and Rachel Dyer, Sharyne Ede (RRBATA), Linda and Andrew Green (Romsey Engineering).

Special thanks to Mary-Anne Thomas MP – (State Member for Macedon), Judy Wignell (Western Water), Lianne Stanton (MRSC), Gerard Belleville (Deloitte), Leanne Davey (MRSC-Economic Development and Tourism), Tania, Pam and William Balcam (The Grange- Cleveland Winery-Lancefield), Marlene and Jeffrey Robinson, Shane Pettingill (Romsey Lancefield Rotary Club – President), Tim McCarthy (Bendigo Bank – President), Julie-anne and David Gibney, Chantel Gilbert, Michelle King, Jan and Andrew McColl, Diane Powell (Romsey Lancefield Rotary Club), and all RRBATA Committee members.

Dr Jenny Stillman (RRBATA President) with guest Speaker Lisa Stribley (Deloitte), and RRBATA Secretary/Treasurer Wendie McLaughlin presenting flowers and local Romsey History books (West Bourke Books Inc) to Lisa.

Lisa Stribley (Deloitte) talked about CLOUD COMPUTING and its impact upon business today. The seamless integration of software and backup of data ubiquitously from anywhere in the world for desktop computer systems, laptops, tablets and mobile phones.