Company Directors & Founders
Mark is a founder and director of Solutions Outsourced Pty Ltd, the vision for which arose from many years of commercial experience in the IT industry. Mark is a guest speaker at Australasia's No. 1 Business Event, CeBIT; contributes to a number of charitable organisations and is also a Non-Executive Director of Mater Dei as well as Macarthur Disability Services. Mark is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.Interests:
Mark is a Christian, a father of two, commercial pilot and flight instructor and speaks fluent German. He loves skiing fresh snow and has a small obsession with VW's.
With a background in I.T, Dom joined the team after completing his Masters and now participates as a Director of the company. Dom has wide ranging experience in both the Education and Commercial worlds, and specifically with Ecommerce and their supporting systems.Interests:
Dominic enjoys a good laugh, is a keen bass player, loves spending time with his young family and GTIs (not necessarily in that order).
A founder and director of Solutions Outsourced, Deborah's tertiary qualifications (with Honours) in Management Studies serves as a firm foundation for the company's vision of delivering outstanding services to clients.Interests:
Deborah enjoys the outdoors - camping, hiking and skiing with her 2 young kids. The most common questions she gets asked is who she supports in the Rugby - South African born, New Zealand educated, Deborah has made Australia home.
Ben Hopkinson brings onboard an eclectic skill-set combining branding & campaign concepts along with a strong print/packaging design background in the Retail, Fashion & Shopper Marketing Environment. Ben comes with over 10yrs experience, most recently working for a Sydney design agency with brands such as David Jones, Unilever, Schwarzkopf, and Penfolds.Interests:
Ben has: A slight green thumb, square eyes for quirky films, a love of old-school hats and an insatiable appetite for books. He also loves designing bits-and-pieces like wall murals, tee-shirt graphics and anything in-between.
Amy is a talented designer and as part of our team she exercises her flare for creativity in both print and web. Amy brings great design work and clever ideas to whatever she puts her mind to.Interests:
Amy is an old lady trapped in a young woman’s body- she loves old books, enjoys tea quite frequently and has lots of cats. However, we don’t know many old ladies that love playing counter strike (and other video games) at lunch time!
If there was a competition for “World’s Nicest Guy” Andy would at least make the ‘Highly Commended’ list. He started work at Solutions Outsourced in 2006 and returns after a 3-year hiatus to help with design and looking after our clients.Interests:
When Andy isn't hanging with his wife Keris and sons Callum & Jude- he enjoys watching a good movie, drinking good coffee and playing mildly competitive sports (not at the same time). The 4 of them have settled in Wollongong, helping some friends start up a church there.
Emily is one of our diverse designers, moving between web and print design without a hesitation. Layout in either platform is a particular strength of Emily's - making the most simple of designs look structured and appealing. Emily livens the office with her love of music and her vivacious laugh.Interests:
When not in the office, Emily loves going to concerts, cooking, camping and snowboarding. She is also known to cater for large numbers of people in one sitting, a great task of its own.
Olivia has a steady eye for all things design and is always ready to tackle any new task that is throw her way. Her consideration for others means that no one is ever wanting for a tea or coffee, and her “Wild Olivia” dance moves are so contagious that she’s never dancing alone!Interests:
Olivia takes every opportunity to get outdoors with family and friends. She is appreciated for being kind natured and wise beyond her years. Olivia has settled down with her husband in the beautiful Southern Highlands.
Peter possesses a sharp eye for the finer details and excels at applying the polish to creative projects. Peter tends to output very clean, structured designs and is proficient in both web and print fields, with a particular interest in e-commerce websites. Peter is also fond of prodding the developers for new functionality!Interests:
Peter is renowned for his wizardry in the foosball arena, inventing various techniques feared by opposing teams such as "the trance". Off the field, Peter can often be found bobbing his head to a humble library of dance music or munching away on an endless flow of snacks.
Heading our development team, Brett brings a wealth of expertise to our Siteflex platform. As every outcome has a just right mix of usability, functionality and aesthetic, Brett is always happy to sign his name to the work.Interests:
Brett loves uncovering hidden treasures, and Schnitzels, as he explores the world. When not laying down some sweet air guitar to his favourite music, he enjoys a good drop of wine while working on his gaming achievements list. When there is some serious coding to be done, sunglasses are a requirement.
Nathan heads up the front-end programming team, using the experience and knowledge he's earnt from running his own web design and development business. His skills as both a designer and a developer make him a unique asset to the programming team.Interests:
When his hands aren't busy crafting websites, building his new gaming rig, or carving away at his latest woodworking project, he gives them a rest with a weekend game of Soccer. Nathan is also an avid jazz guitarist with over 17 years of face-melting solos under his belt.
Adam is a self-taught web programmer with a particular passion for doing a job once and doing it well (perhaps learnt from his days as a plumber). He is a local to the area and has been a great addition to the front-end development team!Interests:
Adam loves many things; pork rolls at the local bakery, whipping master class players at Starcraft, good action movies and doing web code. He also seems rather fond of sneaking into the designer’s room to steal from the lolly jar.
Brendan is a dedicated, self-taught web developer, with experience across many platforms. He is focused on developing our Siteflex platform to make life easier for all clients.Interests:
Believing he is some sort of authority on the matter via his Italian heritage, Brendan confines his sweetness to his love of lollies and his pizza to a tasty Crust. No BBQ sauce. Usually the first to dive in to new tech, Brendan walks the fine line between early adopter, beta tester and guinea pig. Brendan is a man of quality over quantity, proven by his beautiful daughter Isla.
Jack is the latest addition to our team as a front-end programmer. Soon to graduate his computing degree at Wollongong University, Jack is quick to learn and doesn’t mind getting his hands dirty with all types of code.Interests:
Jack is a man of many passions. Not only does he love good, clean code- Jack is also an avid guitarist (preferably acoustic), soccer player and fan (Barcelona, wooh!) and loves getting all sandy at the beach.
John has a commercial background in programming to assist Siteflex users get the most out of their websites. John has been programming websites since the 1990’s, and ran his own company in New Zealand before settling in Australia with his wife and son. John has a passion for front end website development work.Interests:
John enjoys creating music that skates the fine line between music and random beeps and blips. He loves spending time with his family, eating ice cream and pineapple lumps and attempting to go to the snow every year with only occasional success.
Michael is our Database Developer and comes to us with a vast BI and SQL Server background. Michael has played key implementation, training and support roles in exciting projects throughout a number of countries - always leaving an impression with his customers for his attention to detail and professionalism.Interests:
Michael is passionate and actively plays Grade cricket, has two styles of martial arts under his belt (and a World Cup), loves snowboarding, paintball, camping, and traveling. Michael also enjoys coaching his sons' sports whilst holding officer positions at District, Club and Junior level.
Mitch is a member of the front-end team. His skills in front-end development, as well as his positive attitude and willingness to help make him a valuable addition to the team.Interests:
Mitch has a passion for creative writing (of the purely fictional kind) and the Japanese culture and language. He spends his spare time studying the thousands of characters with the hope of one day becoming fluent.
Admininistration and Project Managers
Janinne controls the purse at Solutions Outsourced and ensures that everything runs like clockwork. Born and educated in the UK, Janinne has also worked in Germany, and in more recent years made the move to Australia with her family.Interests:
Janinne enjoys spending time with her young family, including her husband and two sons, traveling, and getting to know Australian customs. She also enjoys keeping active, skiing, mountain trekking and gardening when she finds the time.
Jess is our exceptional project manager and helps everything tick along smoothly. She's always friendly, brightening up the office and ready to help out with any issues when they arise.Interests:
Jess loves travelling around the globe and visiting exotic places (whilst doing her best to avoid exotic food). Her perfect day would involve some clothes shopping, lazing on the beach with friends and an open packet of Maltesers.
Julie joins the Accounts Department managing billing and helping to keep the office in good working order. Julie brings positivity to the office, and doesn't let anyone go thirsty!Interests:
A true local to the area, Julie spends her spare time relaxing with her family, enjoying the outdoors and can often be found traveling for her kids various sporting events.
A day at the Solutions Office
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