Canterbury Surrey Hills Community Finance Ltd
Our Board
The Board’s policy is for a majority of directors to be independent. This is currently the case.
Juliann Byron - Chairman

Juliann has extensive experience in the accounting and finance fields. She provided corporate secretarial, management and governance consulting services over many years, and is a non‑executive director on public and not-for-profit company boards.

Juliann is a member of the Finance Committee, Staff Committee and the Audit and Governance Committee. As Chairman, she also attends other committee meetings as required.

Bob Stensholt - Deputy Chairman

Bob has had an extensive career in public service, including roles as a teacher, diplomat, Assistant Director General for AusAID and over 10 years as the state Member of Parliament for Burwood. Bob now consults to various boards and authorities on governance matters.

Bob chairs the Community Investment and Marketing Committee, and is a member of the Finance Committee and the Events Committee.

Dick Menting - Director

Dick was the foundation Chairman of Canterbury Surrey Hills Community Finance Ltd and previously spent 35 years in retail banking, finance and administration with a major bank and other companies. Dick recently retired as a councillor for Boroondara City Council and continues to run a local small business.

Dick is a member of the Finance Committee, Community Investment and Marketing Committee, and the Events Committee.

Damien Hudson - Director

Damien has over 10 years’ experience in local real estate. More recently, Damien established businesses provided management services to community organisations.

Damien chairs the Events Committee, and is a member of the Community Investment and Marketing Committee.

Daizy Maan - Director

Daizy was appointed to the Board in 2015. Daizy has considerable experience working with and for youth organisations, particularly those with an entrepreneurial or social enterprise focus. She is currently studying commerce and law and making a meaningful contribution to the community through her involvement. Daizy was the Boroondara Young Citizen of the Year in 2015.

Daizy is the Chairman of the Canterbury Surrey Hills Community Finance Limited Youth Advisory Committee.

Andrew Whittaker - Director

Andrew has over 40 years’ experience in a variety of professional services and senior executive roles. He was formerly a partner with PwC and Ferrier Hodgson and has worked across a variety of industry sectors, including banking, providing performance improvement and governance advice.

Andrew is a member of the Finance Committee and is Chairman of the Community Investment and Marketing Committee.

James Grant - Director

James has spent over 35 years in banking and finance, financial planning and dispute resolution in these areas.  He has extensive client facing and senior management experience in banking and finance and wealth management products, services and their delivery to business and wealthy clients.

James is the Chairman of the Staff Committee and is a member of the Finance Committee.

Our Staff
Nick Coker - Senior Manager

Nick has been the Senior Manager for Canterbury Surrey Hills Community Finance Ltd since 2009, managing banking operations across all four branches. Nick is a career banker, having come to the Community Bank® network from one of the major banks. Nick drives the business plans for each branch in conjunction with each manager, and leads the community engagement programs.

Nick  attends all Board meetings and also attends committee meetings as required.

Nick Azar - Business Development Manager

Nick is one of two Business Development Managers. He can visit customers at their business or home to discuss their business banking or residential lending needs, including after hours and on weekends. Contact Nick on 0402 11 783 or nick.azar@bendigoadelaide.com.au .

His role is also to help build strong partnerships and improve relationships with our many community groups.

Gary Johnson - Business Development Manager

Gary is a Mobile Relationship Manager with over 20 years of experience in the banking and mortgage industry. Gary joined the Bendigo Bank group in 2009 and joined the CASH Group in 2017.

Gary works with his customers to find the most suitable finance package and provides an on-going banking service for his clients. Gary enjoys meeting with people in the local community to find outcomes that benefit both them individually and help grow our community as a whole. Gary can visit customers at their business or home including after hours and on weekends. Contact Gary on 0411 135 414 or gary.johnson@bendigoadelaide.com

Anna Gration - Marketing Manager

Anna is the Marketing Manager supporting our four Community Bank® branches. Anna joined our team at the beginning of 2016 after many years in various senior Marketing and Partnership Management roles. Contact Anna on 0411 326 908 or anna.gration@supportingourcommunity.com.au

 

 

Michael Sapountzis - Company Secretary

Michael was appointed as Company Secretary in 2017 and is the Chairman of the Audit and Governance Committee .

Michael has held management and corporate secretarial roles within NSX / ASX-listed and unlisted companies within the financial and professional services sector for over 10 years. Michael specialises in Corporate Governance, board and secretarial support and shareholder services. Contact Michael on 0403 247 523 or  michael.sapountzis@supportingourcommunity.com.au

 

 

  • Shurojit (Shuro) Shome (Manager)
  • Ashley Wingfield
  • Jacob Gordon
  • Kathy Koulouris (Manager)
  • Manjula Wijesiri
  • Evelyn Butler
  • Nikhil Selvaratnam
  • Aaron Walker
  • Maggie Stamoulis (Manager)
  • Kamna Madan
  • Helen Sargeant
  • Jo-Anne May
  • Tegan Paul
  • Adam Osmani (Manager)
  • Madeleine Smith
  • Emily Wellesley-Winter
  • James Fernandes
  • Dot Tamburrini

Latest Community Projects

Camcare program supports Parkhill Primary School

Kathy Koulouris, Manager of the Ashburton Community Bank® branch and Chairman Juliann Byron attended the Camcare Annual General Meeting and presented a cheque for $13,200 to Camcare Chief Executive Officer, Jane Broadhead.
The grant provided by the Ashburton Community Bank® funded the ‘Inspiring Warriors’ program being run at Parkhill Primary School. The program teaches emotional regulation and resilience.

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Art Show at Roberts McCubbin Primary School

Maggie Stamoulis, Manager of the Surrey Hills Community Bank® branch and staff member Tegan Paul presented a cheque for $1,000 to Roberts McCubbin Primary School Principal Margaret Pickburn to support the upcoming Art Show. Local and well known artists work will be on display. The Community Bank® has a good relationship with the school and we wish them every success for their event.

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Defibrillator for Amaroo Neighbourhood Centre

Kathy Koulouris, Manager of the Ashburton Community Bank® branch and staff member Madeleine Smith attended the Amaroo Neighbourhood Centre Annual General Meeting. They presented a cheque to the Centre Chairwoman Margaret Taylor and Co-ordinator Peter Nash. The funds provided by the Ashburton Community Bank® were put towards the purchase of a defibrillator.

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100 years of Mont Albert Primary School

Maggie Stamoulis, Manager of the Surrey Hills Community Bank® branch presented a cheque for $1,000 to Mont Albert Primary School Principal Jason Walker to support the the Centenary Fair being held in December.
The Community Bank® has a strong relationship with the school and we look forward to being involved in the Centenary year celebrations.

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25 years of Swinburne University

Chairman, Juliann Byron and Senior Manager, Nick Coker attended a gala dinner to celebrate 25 years of Swinburne University. Held in the Plaza Ballroom, the event celebrated the remarkable achievements of Swinburne people– visionaries, trailblazers, connectors and challengers. The Swinburne story is one of great ambition and tremendous achievement. Our network of Community Bank® branches have a strong relationship with Swinburne University. We support the Centre of Student Leadership, provide leadership and volunteer awards and provide support to the Financial Inclusion Program for students in financial difficulty. We congratulate Swinburne on this wonderful achievement.

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Banking Rewarded at STC South Camberwell Cricket Club

Our Mobile Relationship Manager Gary Johnson, from the the Ashburton Community Bank® branch recently attended STC South Camberwell Cricket Club 2017-2018 season launch. Gary presented cheques to club Secretary James Tirell- $5,000 for sponsorship of the upcoming cricket season and a further $2,000 in recognition of recent home loans approved for two club members at the Ashburton Community Bank® branch. We wish the club all the best for a successful season.

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Brian Nankervis hosts Music Festival kick off

The Surrey Hills Music Festival kicked off in style at the Emulation Hall in Canterbury last week. Brian Nankervis hosted festival favourites The Band who knew too much and Andy Layfield and the Sound.
The Surrey Hills Community Bank® branch is once again a Major Sponsor of the Music Festival which will be held in Surrey Hills from 17-19 November.  The Community Bank® has provided more than $34,000 in Sponsorship of the Festival over the years. We look forward to a fabulous 2017 event.

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Lots of laps at Surrey Hill Cricket Club

Surrey Hill Cricket Club launched their 2017-2018 season with a lap-a-thon. The Junior cricketers had 20 minutes to run as many laps of the Surrey Park oval as they could. The lap-a-thon was a fundraiser for the club and runners went into the draw to win an iPad donated by the Surrey Hills Community Bank® .  Branch Manager, Maggie Stamoulis presented the iPad to an very excited Ben who was the winner on the day. Ben and other junior players raised more than $500 for the club.

We wish the club all the best for a successful season and look forward to assisting club members with their banking needs.

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Banking Rewards for Lacrosse Club

Maggie Stamoulis, Manager of the Surrey Hills Community Bank® branch and staff member Jo May recently attended the Surrey Park Lacrosse Presentation Night where players received recognition for outstanding contribution to their club.
Maggie addressed the audience highlighting the Community Bank®‘s Banking Rewards program.  The Community Bank® has provided financial support to the club of more than $15,000 to date. Pictured with Maggie and Jo are club secretary Ashley Davidson & president Ritchie Toomey

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All set for the cricket season at North Balwyn

Senior Manager, Nick Coker and Balwyn Community Bank® branch Manager, Adam Osmani attended the North Balwyn Cricket Club 2017-2018 season launch. Club President, Neil Dalrymple commended the Community Bank® for our ongoing sponsorship of the club and accepted a $3,000 sponsorship cheque. Sponsorship funds are used for equipment purchases and the development of the player programs, in particular the the women’s and girl’s teams that were introduced last season.

We wish the club all the best for a successful season and look forward to assisting club members with their banking needs.

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