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Our Principals

John Keenan
John has more than 29 years experience in accounting public practice and his areas of expertise include taxation, business structuring and management, superannuation, and audits. John's clients include businesses in both primary production and commercial enterprises.  As a registered Company Auditor, John is responsible for the audits of several local registered clubs, listed and unlisted companies,  large private companies, incorporated associations, private companies and superannuation funds.  John is also responsible for the internal audits of a large grower association which receives significant government funding, aged care providers and a large private agricultural company.
Morris Massarotto
Morris is a Certified Practising Accountant with over 35 years of business services experience. Morris has worked closely with clients to improve business profitability, structuring and implementing strategic taxation and planning solutions. Morris has a background in financial planning and is passionate about helping clients with their succession, retirement and estate planning.
GEoffrey Marin
Geoffrey has been working as an Accountant for more than 22 years and his current client portfolio includes investment, agriculture, retail, wholesale, manufacturing and hospitality. With a strong knowledge of current taxation and superannuation laws, as well as extensive business development skills, Geoffrey prides himself on great client service and making finance easy to understand. Geoffrey was a past President and Chair of the Riverina Branch of CPA Australia which gave him the opportunity to work with CPA members and other business professionals to improve services to clients and the community.
Allan andreazza
Allan has more than 30 years experience in public practice accounting working with a diverse range of businesses across a number of industries including primary production, retail, hospitality and professional services. Allan's knowledge of effective superannuation and taxation management is a valuable asset. Allan strives to meet clients' needs and to ensure that their expectations are exceeded.
Angela favell
Angela has worked in accounting for more than 20 years and specialises in tax and assisting small businesses to succeed through effective management of their financial operations. Angela has extensive commercial experience both in internal roles and in public practice. With her strong interest in assisting businesses as they grow, Angela most enjoys providing the full range of accounting, taxation and business advisory to clients. She was also the first female President of the Riverina Branch of CPA Australia.
John farronato
John commenced with Higgins Plos Consulting in 1999 and became a Chartered Accountant in 2004.  John's work primarily involves income tax with an interest in the operation of trusts, application of GST legislation and FBT compliance matters.  Recently, John has been involved in the restructure of various entities and dealing with the succession planning issues that can arise in such situations.  John's clients are primarily made up of agricultural based family groups as well as a number of professional service firms.
michael harris
Michael Harris has been meeting the accounting needs of our clients from a vast range of industries since joining PinnacleHPC in 2013 as a Graduate Accountant. In July 2019 Michael progressed to Principal status. Michael encompasses a deep understanding of agriculture and retail clients having grown up locally on an irrigated and dryland mixed farming enterprise as well actively co-owning and operating a successful local retail business. Michael is passionate about helping clients solve problems and building successful businesses, whilst giving back to the local community as he currently serves as Finance Director on a number of local boards. He holds a Bachelor of Business, Masters of Professional Accounting and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand (CA), as well as being a Xero Certified Advisor.
Karen Smith
Karen commenced at PinnacleHPC in December 1999 and has extensive experience in accounting and finance, holding a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) and Bachelor of Business (Accounting) qualifications. Karen's skills allows her to manage clients' superannuation and taxation affairs, together with specialising in helping clients with maximising their accounting software and problem solving.
GRAEME LYONS - consultant
Graeme has worked in accounting and finance for more than 30 years, across both public practice and commerce. After eight years in the role of Chief Financial Officer for a local wine producer, Graeme now specialises in business management, structuring and taxation advice. Working with the Griffith region's diverse range of farming and agricultural service industries is one of Graeme's passions.
Peter Lang - Consultant
Peter has been in professional private practice for over 40 years. During this time he has been associated with a vast array of different businesses and business structures, while concentrating on taxation, business profitability and efficiency. A very key aspect of his focus, has been the attention to the individual requirements of each client, and their particular business, so that they are individually analysed, determined, monitored and regularly reviewed. This has provided the appropriate, and most effective and individually tailored financial and taxation solution, to achieve each client's specific needs, while ensuring that the regulatory and compliance requirements are also met. Maintaining and encouraging a personal involvement with clients' needs, has been a key factor in achieving results which clients appreciate and rely on.

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