Alicia joined the Fresh Board as a non-Executive Director in November 2011. Alicia holds a Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Honours) and a Bachelor of Behavioural Science and is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of South Australia and the High Court of Australia.
Alicia is currently employed as in-house legal counsel at Australian Vintage Limited, a publicly-listed wine company where she enjoys providing commercial legal advice across a broad range of business units including production, finance, export, marketing, human resources, supply chain and viticulture.
She is passionate about youth issues and has previously volunteered with a number of organisations in the government and not-for-profit sectors. These experiences have fuelled her desire to engage, educate and empower the youth of Adelaide. Alicia is delighted to join the team and looks forward to contributing to the strategic direction of Fresh with an innovative and energetic approach.
VICE CHAIRPERSON -ANDREW SULLIVAN
Andrew joined the Board of Fresh as a Non-Executive Director in July 2011. He brings to the Board a diverse range of experience and expertise, matched with a lifelong passion for music. Holding a Bachelor of Arts (Communications), Andrew is currently employed as a Senior Consultant at Hender Consulting, a position he has held for the past eight years. Prior to working at Hender Consulting, he worked in London for Imprint Plc, a publicly listed boutique recruitment firm.
Andrew has extensive recruitment experience within a wide range of industries, including FMCG, professional services, not-for-profit, sports and recreation, financial services, local and state government, technology, communications, wine, retail, and manufacturing/construction.
Andrew is currently a Board Director of the Port Adelaide Magpies Football Club (SANFL), Adelaide Business Hub, Recruitment & Consulting Services Association and is involved in the Big Brother Big Sister program, where he is big brother to ten year old Charlie. Andrew is passionate about youth in our local community, and being a dedicated Fresh listener is looking forward to making some valuable contributions and seeing it continue to grow in the future.
TREASURER -MARCUS STAKER
Marcus joined the board as a Non-Executive Director in November 2011.
He is a Chartered Accountant and is admitted to practice as a barrister and solicitor in the Supreme Court of South Australia. He is an experienced accountant and is employed as a Business Services Manager with HLB Mann Judd, a leading national chartered accounting firm. Marcus has a passion for finding improvement opportunities in financial operations, and his experience working with his not-for-profit clients means that he brings a wealth of knowledge and new ideas to Fresh.
He is also a member of the Law Society of South Australia’s Commercial Law Committee, which has given him the opportunity to learn from some of the best legal minds in Adelaide, whilst influencing the development of modern commercial law in Australia.
As an avid listener of Fresh since the early days, Marcus is excited to be involved in driving the future direction and growth of Fresh.
DIRECTOR – JEFF HEYSEN
Jeff joined the Board of Fresh as a Non-Executive director in November 2012.
Jeff is currently employed as a Senior Solution Architect for HP and provides ICT solutions to many of Australia’s tier 1 companies such as CBA, Origin, and the Australian Defense Force. Previous to HP, he worked for Coffey International, where he was heavily involved in the ICT transformation and transition of over 30 company acquisitions.
With over 10 years of experience across multiple industries and countries, he is uniquely positioned to support organisations in achieving their business strategy through the application of technology in an innovative, transparent, and cost effective manner.
He joins the Fresh board with a passion for educating and helping the youth of Adelaide and is excited about contributing to the future direction and growth of Fresh.
Steve joined the Board of Fresh as a Non-Executive director in July 2012.
Steve currently holds the position of General Manager – Commercial with the Port Adelaide Football club in the AFL, focusing on the corporate revenue generation for the club and project managing the club’s transition to the redeveloped Adelaide Oval from 2014.
With a broad based commercial background generated from over 20 years’ experience in varying industries and states, the highlight of his career to date has been working for over 10 years in the commercial radio industry with both Austereo and DMG Radio.
With a passion for radio and the music industry, Steve is looking to add his experience and career learnings to the continued success of Fresh and it’s offering to its member community.
Billie-Jo joined the Board of Fresh as a Non-Executive director in November 2012.
Billie-Jo currently works in the SA Public Sector, managing a work unit overseeing the business performance and organisational culture aspects of South Australia’s Department for Planning, Transport and Infrastructure’s Planning Division. Her role also oversees the workforce planning for 750 staff and internal communications of the Deputy Chief Executive’s office.
With tertiary qualifications in project management, human resources, government and a Graduate Certificate in Management, she is now studying towards an MBA/Master of HR.
Billie-Jo is passionate about music and young people getting involved with their community so Fresh is naturally the perfect fit!
DIRECTOR – ALEX McKENZIE
Alex joins the board after being involved with Fresh 92.7 for over seven years. In that time he has contributed to many aspects of the station, most notably as host and producer of ‘SHIFT’ for the past five years, heard 11pm Saturdays.
Since 2007 Alex has been employed by SA Ambulance. He has a strong passion for education and professional development and is also employed part-time as an educator in the tertiary sector. Alex has significant experience in leadership, teamwork & communication and brings with him a vast wealth of experience and knowledge.
Away from work Alex is extremely active, he plays Aussie Rules football and loves the outdoors, getting out on his bike, travelling and experiencing unique cultures.
Alex has his finger on the pulse when it comes to the youth of Adelaide and he is enthusiastic about being involved with the future direction of Fresh 92.7.