Bernadette has been a director at Aspen Corporate since 2003. She began her career as a training accountant in 1990 before trying her hand in the commercial sector. Bernie joining Aspen Corporate in 1995 as an Intermediate Accountant and completed her Bachelor of Business in Accounting at Edith Cowan University whilst working full time at Aspen Corporate.
Bernie became an accredited Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) in 1999. She is primarily involved in providing, accounting, taxation and business services to SME's and works across a range of industries including hotels, café/restaurant's, equipment hire, real estate, finance broking, transport services, property and building services, child care and retail.
Bernie is currently completing a Chartered Secretarial course with the Chartered Secretaries Australia. She is also an Authorised Representative of Count Financial Limited under Aspen Financial Planning Pty Ltd
. She is the current Chair of the CPA WA Public Practice Committee, is a member of Women on Boards (WOB) and sits on Not For Profit Boards in various roles.
Bernie is a Director of the Year finalist in the 2020 APM Women in Finance awards.
In her spare time she likes to spend time with her three children, assist Not For Profit's, swim and read.