John Hallett – Partner
In his teenage years John enjoyed working in his father’s accounting business in Singleton and chose to follow an accounting career. He went to The University of Newcastle to complete his Bachelor of Commerce degree. In January 1978 John secured a job with Coopers & Lybrand in the tax department of their Newcastle Office. In 1982 John took an appointment within Coopers & Lybrand to come to Scone to assist in opening an office in Scone. John met his wife, Kim and loving the country life chose to stay in Scone. John is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years experience in business services for a range of clients from varying industries – rural, retail, services industry to name a few. John has been actively involved in the Community working on a number of committees and securing a Life membership in APEX. His personal time these days are spent with his family – John and his wife are kept very busy with their 5 children – following their school and sport interests.
Paul Heaton – Partner
Originally from Melbourne (an avid Essendon supporter) Paul completed his Bachelor of Business at The University of Newcastle – graduating in 1987 and immediately gaining employment with Coopers & Lybrand in their Scone Office. Paul is a Chartered Accountant and Registered Company Auditor with over 22 years experience in the business services and audit areas of accounting. He has extensive experience working with rural, retail, commercial, manufacturing and individual clients. Paul’s interests are varied but all involve sport and family. He is a keen cyclist, soccer player and social sportsman and spends much of his time fostering similar interests in his 4 children.
Julee Gilmore – Practice Manager