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Grant O'Hara

Strategic Planning, Marketing and Brand specialist

Grant O'Hara is a Director of Strategy1st, a Brisbane based consultancy that specialises in the facilitation of strategic, brand and marketing plans.

Grant has more than 20 years’ experience as a marketing specialist having worked in consulting roles for major companies including the Gordon Frost Organisation, producers for “Wicked - the Broadway Musical”, among others, where Grant developed the strategy and produced the proposal that delivered the biggest ever sponsorship in Australian theatre history for the dramatic arts. He has also worked as the Marketing Manager of the Queensland Reds for eight years and the Queensland Bulls for four years.

He has extensive experience in facilitation and planning especially in the area of marketing strategy. He has worked closely with many companies in undertaking market research and brand development. He has a strong interest in the application of multimedia and the contemporary presentations of an organisation’s marketing execution.

Grant has qualifications in business and education.

On the Brand & Marketing Front

For nearly two decades, Grant has worked in and with a wide variety of organisations that wish to define, then present or refresh their brand imagery. A person that values brand theory but never loses sight of the importance of real outcomes, Grant will facilitate the right conversations between the right people to get the right results. The most contemporary tools are used to get the most contemporary outcomes.

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Julie-Anne Dietz

Director and Consultant

With over 20 years of a teaching background in both the public and private sector. Julie-Anne has had vast experience as both an educator and director in long day care facilities. Seeing the many changes that schools have gone through she understands the challenges facing schools today in the dynamic educational landscape. As a qualified trainer and assessor, she is able to assess candidates to a Cert 1V level and with this experience brings a fresh and innovative approach in the delivery of the strategic planning process.



Brad Anderson

Expert Graphic Designer - BA Creates

Brad has gained the reputation as one of Brisbane's experts in Graphic Design and marketing due to his professionalism, unique skills set, eye-catching designs and friendly client focused nature. Brad's specialty is creating clever, cost effective, high calibre work to take you and your business/organisation to the next level.

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Kimberley Mather

Professional Copy Writer - Content Sauce

Kimberley Mather is a Queensland based copywriter and content strategist with more than 13 years of experience in journalism, marketing and corporate communications.

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David Kuskopf

Accountant - CFO On Call

David is a dynamic and results oriented business leader with 25+ years progressive leadership experience within performance-driven environments; providing the expertise needed to achieve critical market gains and P&L returns across highly competitive markets.

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Angus Russell

Website Development - Branch Digital

Angus has 5+ years of commercial web development experience both in agencies and as a freelancer, and has developed websites for schools, large corporations, small businesses, non-profits and everything in-between. Angus and Shanon work together as Branch Digital, a partner of Strategy1st.

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Shanon Scully

Website Development - Branch Digital

Shanon also has 5+ years of commercial web development experience, and worked for some of Brisbane's best and biggest agencies and production houses before starting Branch Digital with Angus and partnering with Strategy 1st.

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