The Fusion Solutions Team

Darrin Woodward

PRINCIPAL – FUSION ACCOUNTING SOLUTIONS

I have been in the accounting profession since 1997. Since that time I have obtained extensive experience in all types of small to medium business, including advice in tax structures, tax minimisation, debt management, business advice and specialising in Self-Managed Superannuation Funds, including borrowing arrangements (LRBA). My objective is to have solutions and advice tailored to individual circumstances so the desired outcome can be achieved.

Jared Humes

Principal – Fusion Accounting Solutions

I have been advising my clients at Fusion Accounting Solutions for over 17 years. I enjoy analysing my client’s business interests, agreeing on a goal and implementing solutions. I offer an alternate perspective on how to manage your business and invite you to buy into our vision here at Fusion Accounting Solutions. Outside of work I relish my family time and love my weekend breakfast outings with my daughter Momo.

Paul Jackson

Principal – Fusion Financial Solutions

Local boy, born and bred, I have been advising clients on their financial wellbeing for 20 years. With a background in accounting, I endeavour to investigate tax saving strategies to further improve my clients’ financial position – whether that be with superannuation, retirement planning, aged care or investments. Another strength is my experience in advising the SMSF and vet industries. When not improving my client outcomes I am busy with my young family or playing football for Kingscliff District Football Club. Paul Jackson of Fusion Financial Solutions Pty Ltd is an Authorised Representative of Count Financial Limited.

Madonna Kucharski

SMSF Specialist

I am an Accountant who has a passion and a specialist focus in the area of self-managed superannuation. 18 years ago, I began my accounting career servicing individual and business clients in the areas of Accounting, Taxation and Audit. I am now dedicated and strive to assist SMSF trustees and members with the administration, taxation and compliance of their SMSF. I take pride in providing Fusion SMSF clients with a complete in-house SMSF administration service. When I not focusing on my SMSF clients I am spending time with my family, catching up with friends, volunteering in the local community or walking my dog.

Sheng Lim

Senior Accountant

I have been an accountant with Fusion Accounting Solutions for three and a half years now and in the accounting industry for almost 6 years. I assist clients with tax planning, reviewing business strategy and conducting business analysis. I take pride in seeing my clients reach their business, financial and personal goals. In my spare time, I enjoy reading, swimming and spending time with my family.

Trey Thomas

Junior Accountant

I am the most recent addition to the accounting team, holding a Bachelor of Business (Majors in Accounting and Finance). I’ve been a local for about 14 years. As a certified Xero advisor, I have a strong skillset in individual tax, GST and bookkeeping and I enjoy researching and solving complex client situations. I am currently studying to become a CPA to further enhance my skillset. My personal interests include all things sports related (favourite being AFL), chess and learning about the world around us.

Marie Behrent

Client Services Officer Financial Planning

I am an experienced Client Service Officer with a passion for client focus and helping people. With over 10 years’ experience in customer and client facing roles and University training in Accounting and Financial Planning, I’m here to support you to achieve your financial and personal goals. On a personal note, I have three cats, I like to travel, read books and tell bad jokes.

Kathy Hart

Client Services Officer Accounting

I have worked at Fusion for over 20 years and specialise in a number of different areas within the business such as administration, accounting, financial planning and assisting with the setup of Self-Managed superannuation funds and estate planning arrangements. I excel in building lasting relationships and thoroughly enjoy assisting our much-loved clients achieve their goals, so that they can focus on what is important in their lives. Outside of work, I love to ride motorbikes, spend time with family and take my two bulldogs to the beach.

Shae Culpitt

Paraplanner

I’m a Banora Point local and first fell in love with financial planning in 2012. Fast forward 10 years and my passion has only grown. Professionally, we design strategic plans for clients to achieve their goals through all stages of life. It’s rewarding and wonderful to be a part of our client’s journey and develop long-lasting relationships. I help clients to develop technical strategies for tax minimisation, fee and interest savings, budgeting and having a professional to turn to for financial decisions. Personally, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends playing golf, music, Aussie BBQ’s and taking any opportunity to dance.

Toni Coulter

Customer Service Officer

Having been in the Financial Planning Industry for over 10 yrs, I was thrilled to be offered the Role of Customer Service Officer with Fusion Financial Solutions. Working with Paul and his team in Financial Planning is very rewarding, assisting our clients to achieve their current and long-term goals. I love talking with our clients via the telephone/email so don’t be surprised if it’s me that contacts you from time to time. Originally from Sydney and now a local Tweed resident for the past 14 years, I love coming to work each day and being part of the fabulous Fusion Team. Away from work, I love to spend time with my husband of 30 yrs Trevor, our adult daughters and walking our 2 little puppies Oli and Louie down at Coolangatta Beach.

Tracy Bashford

Senior Accountant

I have worked in public practice as a taxation accountant for over 10 years now and am a member of the Institute of Public Accounts. I can assist with your taxation and business needs for all types of entity structures including self managed super funds. I have a high attention to detail and enjoy analysing data not only to eliminate errors and inaccuracies but to identify opportunities that will add value to your business. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family, catching up with friends and playing hockey.

Carolina Weber Rampa

Accountant

Raised in Brazil I moved to Australia in 2011 to finish high school, fell in love and decided to stay. I completed my Bachelor of Accounting and started working with Self-Managed Super Funds and Individual Tax Returns. I enjoy helping people out and trying to get a positive outcome for them and I strive to deliver the highest quality to any task. In my spare time, I enjoy surfing, travelling, walking my dogs and spending time with my family and friends.