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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:

Events Committee
Finance/Administration/Governance Committee
Media/Communications Committee
Membership Committee
Special Projects Committee


Kris McCue, FAIM

Stones Throw Consulting Pty Ltd

Learn more about Kris....

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

Learn more about Brendan....

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.


Scott Elsom

All Sorted Business Services

Learn more about Scott....

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. 

Secretary/Executive Committee Member

Luke Shanahan

Shanahan Law

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.

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

Mathew Walker

Cliimb.com SME Sales

Learn more about Mathew....


Over the last decade, I have been successful in buying and selling premium domain names and more recently help SME’s automate their sales online. 

I look forward to sharing my skills and knowledge and collaborating with the many diverse businesses of the Maroochydore Chamber of Commerce.

Executive Committee Member

David Marr

Twin Waters Golf Club

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.

Executive Committee Member

Christine Genocchio

Imperium Corporate Services

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.

Executive Committee Member

Michelle King

Cricks Auto Group Cricks Auto Group



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.

Executive Committee Member

Scott Hoskins

Junk MaroochydoreJunk Restaurant


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

Chamber Reception / Customer Service

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.