Meet Our Team
Chief Executive Officer
Verena is a highly regarded dynamic leader and brings to TBDC vast corporate, business and management experience with a heart for growing companies and communities.
In 2020 Verena was appointed as the Chair of the Queensland Small Business Recovery Advisory Council by then Minister for Small Business, Hon. Shannon Fentiman. Most recently Verena served as a Councillor of Townsville City Council during which time she was the Chair of Governance and Finance Committee and the Economic Recovery Taskforce.
Verena has a proven record of working with stakeholders to convert strategy into tangible outcomes and has extensive skills in strategic planning, business development, corporate affairs, media & marketing.
Holding qualifications in finance, management and marketing Verena is currently undertaking her Masters in Business Administration – Leadership with CQU.
Verena is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors & Public Relations Institute of Australia