Meet the team
The Maroochydore chamber executive team is made up of 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.
The Executive delegates tasks to the following committees:
Kris McCue, FAIM
Learn more about Kris....
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
Learn more about Brendan....
Learn more about Scott....
Secretary/Executive Committee Member
Learn more about Luke....
I established Shanahan Law in 2018 after working for one of Queensland’s longest running firms in Townsville, north Queensland, where I was a family law partner and also the partner in charge of the insurance and injury compensation law team. During that time I was a committee member of the Australian Lawyers Alliance (Qld branch), an organisation that promotes and advocates for social justice and civil liberties.
Learn more about Peppi....
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.
Learn more about Mathew....
Most of my career has been spent in the Hospitality and Food Industry, my experiences have been varied from Convention Operations to five star hotel & resorts in Australia and Overseas. My current role as Community and Wellbeing Manager at Suncare Community Services allows me to develop long term, innovative solutions. For a sector where meals are provided to residents of the local community by volunteers and staff, additionally expanding the current offerings of the Maroochydore Community Centre Hall and Day Respite.
I am grateful for the opportunity to work at Suncare, as I am able to assist the local community and bring together two of my passions – food and community. I am also a proud Rotarian, being an active member of the Nambour Rotary Club.
I look forward to sharing my skills and knowledge and collaborating with the many diverse businesses of the Maroochydore Chamber of Commerce.
Learn more about David....
I have been the Assistant Manager at Twin Waters golf Club for 4 years. I have worked in the golf industry for 12 years and prior to that have been the General Manager or Operations Manager role in the manufacturing industry. I am soon to finish a Business Degree through the PGA of Australia and I have been a members of the Chamber of Commerce since 2003 and I am extremely passionate about business to business connections.
Learn more about Christine....
I have a variety of experience in hospitality, teaching and coaching, mining and currently with my own business of Bookkeeping, Finance and Compliance. Able to think outside the square and also be realistic in vision and goals. someone who always strives for perfection and continual improvement in all areas of work, while being emotionally intelligent and able to understand others and the way they are.
Learn more about Michelle....
I graduated from a Bachelor of Marketing and Communications from the University of South Australia and completed my degree in Colorado, USA, at Colorado State University. I moved back to Australia in 2013 to take on an internship at Google in Sydney. Upon completing my 3-month internship I took on a junior role at a global media intelligence company, Meltwater in Brisbane. In 2 years I worked my way up from Sales Consultant to Sales Manager to Managing Director of the Brisbane office. I moved to the Sunshine Coast at the end of 2015 for love, whom I married only a month ago in beautiful Noosa. For the past 3 years I have made my mark at Crick Auto Group and worked on bringing this automotive company into the digital age. I was tasked with revolutionising their advertising strategy as well increasing their accountability and conversion ratios on leads, while also managing a wholistic advertising strategy.
Learn more about Scott....
I’ve built businesses most of my life from a retail chicken outlet to a residential real estate office and have recently been the co-founder CEO of a Hospitality group that turned over $18m. Having recently sold down my shares of the Hospitality Group, I now own and operate Junk Maroochydore in Ocean Street of which I was the Co-Founder in 2014
Learn more about Meagan....
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.