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Our Team

Partners

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Craig Anderson:
Partner since 1995

Qualifications: CPA

Specialties: Agriculture, agribusiness, construction, tourism, transport, wholesale and retail.

Achievements: Board member Albany Maritime Foundation for many years

Interests: Competitive sailing, and deep sea fishing.

craiga@lincolns.com.au

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Russell Harrison:
Partner since 1988

Qualifications: CA

Specialties: Business and Corporate advisory, taxation and audit. Health Services, forestry and retail.

Achievements: Albany Business Person of the Year award in 2009; Chairperson of the Great Southern Development Commission for six years; Deputy chair of the Albany Port Authority.

Interests: Sailing, jogging and spending time with his children, Russell is known to hop on his motorbike for relaxation.

russellh@lincolns.com.au

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Gary Philpott:
Partner since 1989

Qualifications: CA

Specialties: Agriculture

Achievements: Chairman of the Great Southern Grammar School council for six years. Treasurer of the Albany Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Interests: Gary has represented WA Country at the Australian Masters Hockey for the past three years. He also enjoys motorbike riding, farming and fishing.

garyp@lincolns.com.au

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Robert Prior:
Partner since 2014

Qualifications: CPA, Bachelor of Commerce, RG146 Compliance

Specialties: Business performance improvement and advice, Business benchmark comparisons, Future planning, Superannuation advice, Pharmacies and the Wine industry/WET.

Achievements: Treasurer of the Albany Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Extensive experience in accounting for and advising to the Wine Industry. Authorised Representative of the SMSF Advisers Network for Superannuation Advice.

Interests: Camping, bush/beach walking and spending time with family.

robertp@lincolns.com.au

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Brendan Taylor:
Partner since 2001

Qualifications: CPA

Specialties: Agriculture, manufacturing, transport, retail, horticulture and investment.

Achievements: Brendan's community achievements include Cancer Council Relay For Life, Fundraising for St John of God Health Care’s Bendat Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Yongergnow Malleefowl Centre Board and Claremont Storm Junior Development Squad coach.

Interests: Hobby farmer, pilot, guitar, swimming, Masters AFL. Brendan has also coached junior football, basketball, cricket and soccer for over 18 years.

brendant@lincolns.com.au

Managers

Amy Sims

Amy Sims

Position: Manager

Qualifications: Chartered Accountant, Bachelor of Commerce.

Specialties: Taxation & Financial Reporting

Achievements: Amy joined Lincolns in August 2008 as a senior accountant transferring from another local accounting firm. She has an extensive knowledge of a wide range of accounting packages. Amy has been actively involved on the board of various community groups.

Interests: Spending time with friends & family, playing tennis and would like to be a contestant on Masterchef.

amys@lincolns.com.au

Carryn Hills

Carryn Hills

Position: Manager

Qualifications: CPA, Bachelor of Commerce

About: Carryn immigrated to Australia in 2006 from South Africa. Worked as an accountant in another local accounting firm before joining Lincolns in April 2015. Carryn is married with 1 child.

Interests: Spending time with family, travel, reading and at present study, study, study.

carrynh@lincolns.com.au

Dot Ruck

Dot Ruck

Position: Manager

Qualifications: 3 Years UWA – Accounting

Specialties: Agrimaster and Tax

Achievements: 3 wonderful children and 18 years at Lincolns…

Interests: Family, walking, golf, reading.

dotr@lincolns.com.au

Gavin Hard

Gavin Hard

Position: Manager

Qualifications: CPA, Bachelor of Accounting

Specialties: Taxation, Primary Production and Small Business

Interests: When Gavin is not at work he spends his time keeping fit, watching sport, and getting outdoors.

gavinh@lincolns.com.au

Jenni Leonard

Jenni Leonard

Position: Manager

Qualifications: MBA, Bachelor of Education (Vocational Education)

Achievements: Completed the 100km Trailwalker in Hong Kong in 30 hours

About: Jenni joined Lincolns in June 2015 as Office and Client Business Development Manager. Jenni moved to Albany from Perth after working for almost 20 years in law firms. Jenni assists the Partners in all areas of managing the office and business.

Interests: Walking, the sea, anything outdoors, spending time with her husband and their two dogs and trying to keep fit.

jennil@lincolns.com.au

Paul Meaton

Paul Meaton

Position: Manager

Qualifications: CPA, Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Information Systems)

Specialties: Taxation, Small Business, Primary Production, Software Packages

Interests: Paul enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children, anything related to technology, bike riding and watching movies in whatever time is leftover.

paulm@lincolns.com.au

Phillip Mortimer

Phillip Mortimer

Position: Manager

Qualifications: Bachelor of Economics, Graduate Diploma in Investment & Finance, CPA

Specialties: Taxation, Business Advisory

Achievements: Phil joined Lincolns in 2009 and is currently providing taxation and business advice. Phil specialises in aged care and wine equalisation tax.

Interests: Phillip is a fine cook who also enjoys the beach and reading

phillipm@lincolns.com.au

Sheila Murray

Sheila Murray

Position: Manager

Qualifications: Chartered Accountant

Specialties: Technical expert in all areas of taxation, superannuation and commercial law.

About: Sheila rejoined Lincolns in 2016 as a team member after spending time working in accounting in Fremantle and completing an Environmental Science degree. Sheila has enjoyed a happy relationship with Lincolns since 1988 both as an employee and also as a consultant.

Interests: Relaxing in nature and appreciating our beautiful environment.

sheilam@lincolns.com.au

Thomas Warner

Thomas Warner

Position: Manager

Qualifications: Chartered Accountant, BComm (Acc), Diploma in financial planning (RG146 Compliance)

Specialties: Taxation, primary production, small business and self-managed super funds as an authorised representative of the SMSF Advisers Network

About: Tom joined Lincolns in 2016 and completed the Chartered Accountants program in August 2016

Interests: Working around the house and yard with his wife and their dogs, cooking, working out at the gym and playing volleyball. Tom has also taken on the project or restoring an old car.

thomasw@lincolns.com.au

Accountants

Amy Lucas

Amy Lucas

Position: Accountant

Qualifications: Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

About: Amy has worked at Lincolns since 2008. In 2013 Amy and her husband Brad had their son Cooper and in 2016 a second son, Nate, joined the family. Amy is now a full-time Mum and part-time Accountant.

Interests: Horse riding and spending time with family and friends.

amyl@lincolns.com.au

Chris Martain

Chris Martain

Position: Auditor

Qualifications: Advanced Diploma of Accounting

About: Chris joined Lincolns in 2003 after completing Advanced Diploma of Accounting at Great Southern Institute of Technology. Chris works in the Audit Division, carrying out audits for Local Government, Not-For-Profit organisations, Legal and Real Estate Trust Accounts and Self-Managed Superannuation Funds.

Interests: Playing soccer, camping and spending time with family.

chrism@lincolns.com.au

Chrissie Smith

Chrissie Smith

Position: Bookkeeper

Qualifications: Advanced Diploma of Accounting

Specialties: MYOB, Agrimaster

Achievements: Winner of the National Institute of Accounting Award - 2008; Nominated Great Southern Institute of Technology Student of the Year - 2008

About: Chrissie is a born and bred country girl, growing up in Cranbrook. After marrying her dream bloke Chrissie farmed in Pingrup for 15 years before shifting to Albany in 2007.

Interests: Busy with lots of family time, long walks, reading, basketball and netball.

chrissies@lincolns.com.au

Christine Hueppauff

Christine Hueppauff

Position: Superannuation Accountant

Qualifications: Three Quarters of the way through Certificate IV Financial Services (Bookkeeping)

Specialties: Superannuation

Achievements: Christine started her career at Lincolns in 2010

Interests: Antiques and Real Estate

christineh@lincolns.com.au

Claire Murray

Claire Murray

Position: Auditor

Qualifications: CPA, Bachelor of Commerce

About: Claire joined Lincolns in October 2016, working in the Audit Division. Claire has worked in various accounting and audit firms in Perth since graduating from Murdoch University. Spent 5 months on contract in Darwin in 2015.

Interests: Gardening, reading, walking

clairem@lincolns.com.au

Frida Andersson

Frida Andersson

Position: Accountant

Qualifications: Advanced Diploma of Accounting

Achievements: Frida got her advanced PADI Diving license and received an award for “Outstanding Performance” for the Advanced Diploma of Accounting.

Interests: Horses, Surfing, Yoga, Traveling

fridaa@lincolns.com.au

Gary Fulton

Gary Fulton

Position: Superannuation Manager

Qualifications: Educated in Edinburgh Scotland, Melbourne Victoria and Perth WA

Specialties: Audit and Superannuation

Achievements: Immigrated to Australia in 1978 from Scotland, given a choice on where to live in the world. Commenced work with Lincolns on the 1st July 1995. Has established extended knowledge in the Superannuation Industry.

Interests: Resides on a small farm in Lower Kalgan and enjoys the lifestyle it offers.

garyf@lincolns.com.au

Keiralee Henderson

Keiralee Henderson

Position: Accountant

Qualifications: Bachelor of Commerce (Double Degree in Finance and Management), Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting.

Specialties: Taxation & Accounting

Achievements: Studying for her Bachelor of Commerce whilst travelling Australia for three years. Purchased her first home in 2014!

Interests: Horse-riding, fishing, camping, travel, movies.

keiraleeh@lincolns.com.au

Kylie Smith

Kylie Smith

Position: Bookkeeper

Qualifications: Bachelor of Science UWA Certificate IV in Bookkeeping

Specialties: MYOB

About: Kylie was born in Albany and grew up on the family farm at Wellstead. After completing Uni, sailed halfway around the world before returning home to commence work in the Wine Industry. Met husband/winemaker Brenden and together they established West Cape Howe Wines in Denmark, gaining invaluable experience in the grassroots of small business finance and accounts. Has pursued this area of work in bookkeeping and has a key interest and passion for providing achievable solutions and outcomes in small business accounts. Loves the opportunity to assist business owners find clarity and control in basic office accounts

Interests: Happily married with 3 teenage children and a menagerie of animals. Besides beating a path to sporting events, loves the outdoors, camping, wild beach walks and lives in hope that the campervan will soon be mobilised!

kylies@lincolns.com.au

Kym Arnold

Kym Arnold

Position: Accountant

Qualifications: Bachelor of Business (Accounting & Management)

About: Kym recently moved back to Albany after completing her degree and began at Lincolns in February 2016.

Interests: Spending time with family and friends, reading, fitness and getting outdoors

kyma@lincolns.com.au

Kym Taylor

Kym Taylor

Position: Accountant

Qualifications: CPA

Specialties: Farmers

Achievements: Kym has been employed as an accountant at Lincolns since moving from Perth in 1994.

Interests: Keeping fit whilst enjoying the beautiful Albany beaches and outdoors.

kymt@lincolns.com.au

Leonie Taylor

Leonie Taylor

Position: Accountant

Qualifications: Certificate IV Financial Services (Bookkeeping), Xero certified

Specialties: Office systems and procedures, software training and troubleshooting for MYOB, Xero, Reckon and integrating points of sale.

Achievements: Leonie successfully managed her own bookkeeping practice for 10 years.

Interests: Family, walking, being at the beach.

leoniet@lincolns.com.au

Ligaya Ninte

Ligaya Ninte

Position: Accountant

Qualifications: Bachelor of Science in Commerce Major in Accounting (Degree recognised by CPA Australia)

About: Ligaya has worked in Accounting practices for 13 years.

Interests: Family, cooking, baking, gardening, watching movies, tennis

ligayan@lincolns.com.au

Megan Connor

Megan Connor

Position: Graduate Accountant

Qualifications: Megan is currently studying towards a Bachelor of Business with a major in Accounting at Edith Cowan University. There are five units remaining to complete in 2017.

Achievements: In 2012 Megan was recognised by the Golden Key International Honour Society for her grades during her first degree. In 2015 Megan placed in the top three for her level of horse riding statewide.

About: Megan moved to Albany from the Swan Valley (Perth) in October 2016. She enjoys riding and competing her horses and loves weekends away at events. Megan likes social outings and catching up with her friends in Perth and now in Albany. Megan is excited to finish her degree and will then go on to gain a CA or CPA qualification.

Interests: Horse riding, competing, social events, road trips, camping, crafts and DIY projects.

meganc@lincolns.com.au

Michelle Salisbury

Michelle Salisbury

Position: Accountant

Qualifications: Bachelor of Accounting

Specialties: Taxation, MYOB and a keen interest in tax matters concerning the environment.

Achievements: Michelle competed at national level in swimming competitions 1985 to 1990 and was also invited to attend the Institute of Sport in Canberra in 1986 for a short while for breaststroke specialist training camp.

Interests: Swimming, reading, cooking and crafts.

michelles@lincolns.com.au

Regan Brown

Regan Brown

Position: Accountant

Qualifications: Advanced Diploma of Accounting

About: Regan joined Lincolns in January 2014 and is currently undertaking study towards a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting).

Interests: AFL, Free Diving, Fishing and many other outdoor activities.

reganb@lincolns.com.au

Sabina Moir

Sabina Moir

Position: Accountant

Qualifications: Bachelor of Commerce

About: Sabina joined the Lincolns team in August 2013 and is currently completing the Chartered Accountants program.

sabinam@lincolns.com.au

Sarah Lowry

Sarah Lowry

Position: Superannuation Accountant

Qualifications: Advance Diploma of Accounting

Specialties: Superannuation Fund compilation

Achievements: Working in accounting firms for 26 years. Working at Lincolns since 1999 Sarah has seen lots of changes and different people during her time here. Sarah completed an Advanced Diploma in Accounting in 2008 and has been doing super fund compilation ever since. Sarah loves her job.

Interests: Sarah spends most of her time outside Lincolns with childrens' sports, coaching basketball, managing their teams and spending time with her family. Sarah and her husband, Darren, and their 3 girls live in Lower King on 2 acres and enjoy the space.

sarahl@lincolns.com.au

Support

Carolyn Walker

Carolyn Walker

Position: Support

About: Carolyn hides behind the scenes amongst the compactus and files ready to locate info needed by our accountants. Carolyn says, "This is appropriate for my age working within archives you can occasionally hear or see me on reception".

carolynw@lincolns.com.au

Diana Currie

Diana Currie

Position: Internal Office Accountant

Qualifications: Bachelor of Business, CPA

Achievements: Prior to commencing with Lincolns, Diana was involved for 15 years with the Independent School sector. Assisting the Partners and working with the Office Manager, Diana enjoys the challenges of the role in managing the firms finances and budgets.

About: Originally from Perth, and married to Stuart for 32 years with two young adult children, the family made Albany their home in 1998, moving from the Wheatbelt.

Interests: Patchwork sewing, Walking, Cooking, Travelling to exotic places!

dianac@lincolns.com.au

Emmalee Crispin

Emmalee Crispin

Position: Support

About: Joined Lincolns in 2015 and has loved the challenge of switching from the electrical industry to accounting, working in administration. The role involves the inputting of tax returns and superannuation funds, and also overseeing the lodgment of tax accounts. Emmalee is currently completing a degree in journalism with a focus on sports media, having previously been involved with public relations and media in the motorsport industry.

Interests: Netball, AFL, motorsport, travelling

emmaleec@lincolns.com.au

Jan Walker

Jan Walker

Position: Support

Achievements: Outside of Lincolns, Jan has been busy in the Albany community being a founder member of the Albany Occasional Day Care Centre and also served as Secretary on the Board of Management of the Albany Community Hospice for many years.

About: Jan joined the Lincolns team in 1997 initially in the Receptionist role. After a year or so she became the Partner’s Secretary and then also took on the Corporate Administration and IT Support roles, all in all a very busy lady and someone who has a wealth of knowledge. She is adaptable and has great organisational and time management skills someone who is a vital part of any team.

Interests: Jan enjoys sewing, crafts, movies, music and walking and with 5 grandchildren, lots of family activities

janw@lincolns.com.au

Katelyn Russell

Katelyn Russell

Position: Gap year student

Achievements: Completed Cert II in photography.

About: Katelyn finished Year 12 at North Albany Senior High School at the end of 2016. She is completing a gap year at Lincolns before heading to Perth to study at Curtin University in 2018.

Interests: Katelyn enjoys photography, spending time with family and friends, netball and music.

katelynr@lincolns.com.au

Kelly Fragomeli

Kelly Fragomeli

Position: Support

About: Joined our team in June 1993. Kelly has an extensive internal knowledge of our client base and is always available to assist accountants and team members.

Interests: Swimming, pottery and has tutored literacy and numeracy to students from a non-English speaking background.

kellyf@lincolns.com.au

Kylie Thomas

Kylie Thomas

Position: Debtors Manager & Suport

About: Joined Lincolns in May 2002 as our Receptionist. Since that time has helped out inputting Income Tax Returns and Assessments and more recently as our Debtors Manager. Working at Lincolns has allowed the flexibility to balance her work and family life.

Interests: Busy running around after two very energetic boys. Associated with Albinism Fellowship of Australia and VisAbility.

kyliet@lincolns.com.au

Maddi Harris-Richards

Maddi Harris-Richards

Position: Receptionist

About: Maddi joined Lincolns in September 2015 as Receptionist and has loved every moment. Maddi enjoys the role and seeing everyone’s smiling faces throughout the day.

Interests: Swimming, reading and theatre.

maddisonh@lincolns.com.au

Robin Russell

Robin Russell

Position: Support

About: Formerly a Gap Year student, Robin returned to Lincolns in 2016 after completing her studies in Perth. Robin's role includes assisting accountants, team members and clients whilst balancing part-time work and yoga teaching.

Interests: Yoga, fitness, nutrition, travel, drinking wine and cooking.

robinr@lincolns.com.au