Firm Profile

We are committed to forming close partnerships with our clients, enabling us to understand your unique situation and customise the assistance we provide to suit your requirements. Our commitment to excellence is evident in our hardworking team and the exceptional service we offer. Our enthusiasm for our work means you get a friendly team of professionals eager to use their expertise to help you succeed!

The Management Team

Brian McCleary

Brian founded the firm in 1996 after holding partnership positions in national and country based practices. He is highly respected by his peers and loyal clients. Brian ensures that his staff work to the highest standards to provide his clients the first class service they have grown to expect.

In his 40 plus years in practice Brian has acquired a formidable range of expertise and experience. His client portfolio includes a number of major companies and professional firms and farming clients whom he advises on a wide range of commercial issues.

Brian hold a Masters Degree in Commerce, membership of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand, and is a registered Tax agent. Brian is a Company Auditor and an Authorised Self Managed Super Fund Adviser.

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Peter Rae

Peter has worked with Brian since 1993 and joined as partner in the firm in 2003.

Through a series of acquisitions, new offices were opened in Barham, Echuca and Rochester.

Peter has a keen sense for business, and is an active participant in helping small businesses and people wishing to manage their own superannuation through their own personal fund, which he can assist you to establish. He can also help you navigate through the many pitfalls that lie in the way.

Peter holds an Honours Degree in Economics, is a Self Managed Super Fund Specialist and Auditor, a member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand, and is a Registered Tax Agent.

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Adam Menadue

Adam began his accounting career in 1998. He joined the practice in 2006, and became a Partner in 2013.

As part of embracing changes in technology, the practice has undertaken revision of its systems and processes, and Adam has enjoyed working with the team in the search for efficiency across the practice.

Whilst work is primarily in the office environment, Adam finds himself working effectively with clients directly at their kitchen table.
More recently, there has been the opportunity to work closely with our audit clients and small businesses in a personable manner, helping with processes and software improvements.

Adam has a Bachelor of Business Accounting, is an affiliate member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand, and a Registered Tax Agent. Adam is also an Authorised Self Managed Super Fund Adviser.

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Kevin Hanson
Financial Planner

Kevin has held a variety of accounting and sales roles in the soft drink and fertilizer industries.

He joined the firm in 2000 and trained the staff in preparation of the introduction of the GST. 

He transitioned into being the firm's financial planner. He can advise you in establishing and managing an effective share portfolio, assist in property decisions, and help you with insurance requirements.

Kevin is authorised representative No. 243178 of GPS Wealth Ltd (AFSL 254544).

Kevin holds a Bachelor of Economics, a Foundation Diploma of Financial Planning, and is a member of the Financial Planning Association.

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