Meet The Committee

JENNY BEVIS

​Chair

Jenny Bevis is a creative at heart & entrepreneurial spirit. With over 8 years of experience in events and recently small business she joined Young Business Edge to help create opportunities for other regionally based millennials.She works with Federation Council, Chamber of Commerce and runs an events and entertainment company.

Her recent projects and events include the Albury Wodonga Business Awards, The Great Australian Beer Festival and Albury Gold Cup.

She was a recent delegate for the China Australia Millennial Project to learn more about international relations, design thinking and is now developing programs locally as part of ‘The Vibe Collective’s initiatives.

She loves to collaborate, connect and is always looking for ways to support & advocate for our regions young guns.

Connect and say hello to Jenny

Twitter @JennyBEvents 
LinkedIn 

CHRIS GREENHOW

​Deputy Chair

Chris has worked at ANZ for the past 7 years, providing a total banking relationship for medium to large businesses across northern Victoria and Southern NSW. Born in Wodonga, Chris has lived locally for the majority of his time.

Having moved around Victoria after a short stint in Japan, Chris returned to Albury to raise his family in 2011. He studied his BBus (Banking/Accounting) locally at CSU and is involved in many local community groups and business networks.

Chris joined YBE to make a positive impact for local professionals. Chris’ “hobby” is driving three kids to various things.

JOE VALENZISI

Joe is an ICT Manager with The Personnel Group. In the role, he manages all aspects of IT including infrastructure, governance and training, and has more than 11 years of experience in the ICT field. Before joining The Personnel Group in 2013, Joe worked for a diverse range of organisations, including the higher education sector, government agencies and private sector.

Having lived in the local area since 2013, he is a big believer in connecting with likeminded young business professionals.

REBECCA PEGG

Rebecca (Bec) is a woman on the move!

Bec moved to Albury in 2017 and fell in love…with the region. She brings to Albury-Wodonga over 6 years Organisational Change Management experience working for organisations such as NSW Treasury, The 

Commonwealth Bank and MLC Life Insurance in Sydney and Melbourne. Bec is currently working locally at La Trobe University, on projects aimed at improving student experience.

All of this experience and years of training has highlighted to Bec her true passion; facilitating personal transformation in people. Bec enjoys providing clients the opportunity and choice to be the best possible versions of themselves and live a life of purpose and passion. In 2018, Bec completed her formal Matrix Therapies training and started her personal transformation coaching business

ANDREA BRADLEY

Andrea is a politics and Netflix nerd working in Corporate Affairs for Mars Petcare. Andrea’s work includes raising the profile of Mars as a great employer in the region, and hanging out with dogs in the office.

Moving to the Border in 2015 from Perth, she pronounced Albury wrong for at least the first month. As part of the YBE committee she intends to create fun events for young professionals to meet and connect, over a glass or three of some savvy b.

JOHN GRAY

John is a driven and enthusiastic business professional originally from the country. His love of North North Melbourne Kangaroos along with his desire to experience the city life influenced his decision to move to Melbourne for 9 years. While in Melbourne he worked with the Adroit Insurance Group Melbourne office studying hard and progressing his career to become a fully qualified Insurance Broker.He was fortunate enough to be able to transfer to the Adroit Albury office in the last two years taking on a book of local clients. 

His life is never dull with his 2 baby boys keeping him on his toes and laughing every single day.

TOM WELDON

Tom is a Director at a local Albury accounting firm ‘Pixel Accountants’. After working in Wodonga for 11 years as an accountant, mid-way through 2017 an opportunity to start a new accounting firm in Albury arose, and his time and effort has been focused on the venture ever since (Pixel).

 After growing up in Jindera, he completed university locally at CSU Thurgoona whilst undertaking his traineeship. Tom is passionate about being involved in his local community, both in and out of work, which led him to joining YBE early in 2018.

 Tom enjoys spending his spare time with his family/friends and also chasing a kick for his beloved Jindera Football Club in the winter months.

EMMA KIRKBRIDGE

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ANGELA LARKIN

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DALE GOONAN

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GRACE VAN KALKEN

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