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Meet the team

The Maroochydore chamber executive team is made up leaders from the Maroochydore business community. They are actively engaged in developing and supporting the chamber’s four pillars of Connectivity, Advocacy, Acumen and Resilience.


Kris McCue, FAIM

Stones Throw Consulting Pty Ltd

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Kris McCue, FAIM, is Managing Director of Stones Throw. For over 15 years Kris has worked across the private, public and community sectors in the areas of management, business and workforce development, labour market intervention, economic development, strategy and policy and stakeholder engagement and has qualifications in commerce and management.

Kris has held executive and board positions with private sector and not for profit organisations successfully developing and leading change management and business development and growth strategies. He held senior roles in the public sector in employment and Vocational Education and Training (VET) strategy, policy, regulation and investment in urban, regional and remote area contexts. Kris has successfully delivered consultancy projects for businesses, community organisations and all levels of government with a focus on community development, labour market intervention, economic development, human resources and workforce development projects and initiatives

Vice President

Brendan Bathersby

Garland Waddington Solicitors

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Brendan is a member of Garland Waddington solicitors and has been part of the Sunshine Coast (Maroochydore) business community since 1992. Being a husband and the father of three children, Brendan is passionate about maintaining what we already have and establishing the future for the Sunshine Coast, so that families and businesses like his can prosper in our community. His passion has seen Brendan involved in many local organisations (including TAFE and the University of the Sunshine Coast) and supporting many not for profit organisations, like the Chamber.


Stuart Thomson

Team Accountants

Executive Committee Member

Peppi Bueti

Queensland Advertising and Public Relations

Learn more about Peppi....

Peppi has over 20 years experience as a communications and marketing professional working on projects ranging from large master planned communities and infrastructure projects through to SMEs and not for profit groups.

Peppi moved to the Sunshine Coast in 2001 working for Lensworth on the Kawana Waters master plan development as the communications and marketing manager. In November 2011 Peppi became the Director of Queensland Advertising and Public Relations servicing a broad range of clients including Reed Property Group’s Big Top redevelopment, Aussie World, Aspley Hornets AFL club, Big Kart Track, Parklakes 2 residential development, Vantage Homes and numerous other property developers. 

Executive Committee Member

Scott Elsom

All Sorted Business Services

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Scott joined the Maroochy Chamber’s Executive Committee in 2017 and since 2012 has been the Small Business Advisor and Senior Bookkeeper at All Sorted Business Services. He has 25 years of IT/Accounting and Management experience, along with board-level experience with various businesses and not-for-profit organisations. Scott is passionate about helping small businesses improve their efficiency, sustainability and profitability. He lives for the day when more Sunshine Coast micro and small businesses are thriving in the global marketplace.


He has an MBA (Finance) and studied a Bachelor of Business (IT). He has a Diploma of Financial Planning as well as other qualifications. Scott is registered with the Tax Practitioners Board and sits on the Advisory Board of the Australian Institute of Certified Bookkeepers. 

Executive Committee Member

Meagan Cross

The Hive Business Space @ Kon-Tiki Maroochydore

Learn more about Meagan....

Meagan joined the Maroochy Chamber Executive Team in 2018 and brings with her an extensive network locally and globally.  Her career has been driven by her passion to help people across Sales, Marketing and HR within industries such as sport, tourism, insurance, creative services and more.


She moved to the Sunshine Coast in 2012 with her role as Sales & Marketing Director for Aussie World and has entrenched a valued network within the region.  These days, Meagan’s passion is towards her role as Executive Manager at The Hive Business Space @ Kon-Tiki, which is the proud home of the Maroochy Chamber.  Collaboration, coaching and communication are her passion and the community within The Hive is her ultimate career chapter yet. 

Executive Committee Member

Carlo Marchese

Adventure Fishing Charters



Executive Committee Member

Mark Hancock

Executive Committee Member