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Meet the Team

Our certified Act! Consultants are located across Australia and New Zealand, in Adelaide, Auckland, Brisbane, Canberra, Gosford, Melbourne, Newcastle, Perth, Sydney and Wollongong.

New South Wales
Michael Bryant
Michael Bryant

Founder/CEO
With over 23 years experience with Act!, Michael is an internationally recognised expert in the industry. As well as providing ongoing consulting services to his clients, Michael has also managed to build a team of the best Act! consultants in Australasia. Read more

Peter Vassella
Peter Vassella

Sydney
Peter has been an Act! Certified Consultant and worked with Act Today since 1998. Read more

Mark Nicholas
Mark Nicholas

Sydney, Canberra and Wollongong
Mark was Certified as an Act! consultant in 2003 and has been working with Act Today ever since. With 20 years in Sales and Marketing roles, Mark’s experience gives him a strong insight into customer relationships that enhances his ability to implement Act! effectively for customers. Read more

James Baird
James Baird

Central Coast/Newcastle
James has been an Act Today Act! Certified Consultant since 2003 and supports the Central Coast and Newcastle regions. James’ strong interpersonal skills, his ability to analyse business requirements whilst understanding the technical issues of any project were contributing factors in James being awarded Act Today’s Customer Service Award in 2008. Read more

Matthew Wild
Matthew Wild

Northern NSW
Matthew has been working as an Act! Certified Consultant for Act Today since 2010. Matthew is based on the Gold Coast and services the Northern NSW region. Matthew is passionate about assisting businesses to increase their productivity by formulating a tailored approach to managing their business contacts. Read more

Victoria
Richard Milland
Richard Milland

Melbourne, South East Victoria
Richard has over 27 years’ experience working with Act! and other Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. Using the very first version of Act! in his Dandenong based training company, Richard soon realised the value of Contact Management. Richard ensures that companies get the best out of Act!, enabling them to deliver great service, and exceed customer expectations. Read more

Rob Dixon
Rob Dixon

Melbourne, South East Victoria
Rob has been working as an Act! Certified Consultant since 2002. Rob is based in Melbourne, servicing businesses throughout Victoria and Tasmania. Rob is able to analyse a businesses CRM requirements in order to provide a solution that fits their needs, from a simple “out-of-the-box” solution through to complex implementations requiring custom programming and integration with other systems. Read more

Queensland
Josh Noonan
Josh Noonan

Brisbane
Josh specialises in solving complex business problems and technical issues. Josh’s skill set includes advanced database and report design, SQL scripting/automation and integration, data import/export and database repair. Josh has been awarded the Consultant of the Year four times, and the Business Development Award three times. Read more

James Eldridge
James Eldridge

Brisbane
James joined Act Today in 2010, during which time he was based in the Perth Office. James currently manages the Brisbane team as well as maintaining support for his existing clients from Perth. Read more

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Patrick Loo

Brisbane
Patrick Loo is an Act! Certified Consultant and services Perth & Brisbane. Patrick has been a senior business analyst developing customised business software solutions (ERP & CRM) since 2008, for a wide range of business activities & practices, as well as providing project management, training & support. Read more

Matthew Wild
Matthew Wild

Gold Coast
Matthew has been working as an Act! Certified Consultant for Act Today since 2010. Matthew is based on the Gold Coast and services the Northern NSW region. Matthew is passionate about assisting businesses to increase their productivity by formulating a tailored approach to managing their business contacts. Read more

South Australia
Peter McCarty
Peter McCarty

Adelaide
Peter McCarty has been an Act! Certified Consultant with Act Today since 2000. Peter services Adelaide and the surrounding suburbs. Read more

Western Australia
Josh Noonan
Josh Noonan

Manager, Perth
Josh specialises in solving complex business problems and technical issues. Josh’s skill set includes advanced database and report design, SQL scripting/automation and integration, data import/export and database repair. Josh has been awarded the Consultant of the Year four times, and the Business Development Award three times. Read more

James Eldridge
James Eldridge

Perth
James joined Act Today in 2010, during which time he was based in the Perth Office. James currently manages the Brisbane team as well as maintaining support for his existing clients from Perth. Read more

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Patrick Loo

Perth
Patrick Loo is an Act! Certified Consultant and services Perth & Brisbane. Patrick has been a senior business analyst developing customised business software solutions (ERP & CRM) since 2008, for a wide range of business activities & practices, as well as providing project management, training & support. Read more

New Zealand
Mitch Weimer
Mitch Weimer

Senior Consultant – New Zealand
Mitch has a unique background of utilising Act! in many different industries as a business consultant. Prior to becoming an Act! consultant, Mitch was an avid Act! user for over 12 years. Mitch enjoys seeing his customer’s real return on investment through the Act! systems he designs and implements for them. Mitch was awarded Act Today Consultant of the Year in 2013. Read more

Shirley Weimer
Shirley Weimer

Act Today National Sales Manager
Shirley is the Act Today National Sales Manager for New Zealand. Shirley is highly motivated to help business owners achieve their personal and business goals. Through creating and implementing the most effective Act! CRM database solution, Shirley’s clients can easily power through their day, go home early and spend more time enjoying the important things in life that they love and enjoy. Read more

Head Office
Cate Dempsey
Cate Dempsey

Managing Director

In 2001, Cate became an Act! Certified Consultant and joined Act Today starting the Newcastle/Central Coast division. With Act Today rapidly expanding, Cate became the General Manager in 2003 working from the new Head Office in Sydney. Cate is now the Managing Director which involves managing Head Office, Marketing and Communications and overseeing the continued improvement of the Act Today website.

Prior to Act Today, Cate spent 7 years in the RAAF working in Air Defence, with the last 3 years specialising in Software Development. Cate also has a Bachelor of Information Technology.

Cate enjoys the challenge of managing a business as well as a family with 3 girls. Contact Cate

Lauren Gerrand
Lauren Gerrand

Sales & Marketing
Lauren has 10 years of marketing and sales experience working with companies like MYOB, Optus and Harvey Norman since completing her degree at Macquarie University.

As our Sales and Marketing Manager, Lauren has a wide and varied role with her main focus being:

  • Lead generation and lead qualification
  • Communication with customers about our support, training and upgrades
  • Management of client satisfaction levels
  • Strategic partnerships with our marketing agency
  • Managing the implementation of our marketing activites
  • Managing our digital marketing, including social media and website content strategy.

Lauren’s passion for technology innovation and how it can improve business relationships and efficiency drives her to help our customers in every way.
Additionally, her friendly, hardworking and customer focused sales approach makes her a valued asset to our team.

In her spare time, Lauren explores new restaurants, enjoys kayaking and travels when she can take the time off her busy work schedule. Contact Lauren

Marita Simon
Marita Simon

Office Administrator/Accounts
Marita joined Act Today in 2015. Marita has a wealth of experience that she has accumulated throughout her time as a business owner/manager. After completing a Bachelor of Commerce and Deakin University, Marita founded and managed a Design and Construction company for 10 years. Leading on from the design/construction industry, Marita launched her own successful Real Estate company that she managed for another 10 years. With expertise in finance, business management and operating systems, Marita moved into managing Finance and Operations for other Real Estate firms.

Marita moved to Queensland to take on the General Manager position of a large Real Estate company. During this time, Marita was able to grow the company significantly and expand to multiple office locations. In 2014, Marita moved back to Sydney with her beloved dog ‘Teddy’ to be close to her 2 daughters and 2 granddaughters. We were lucky enough to have Marita join our team and share her skills, knowledge, wisdom and humour.
Contact Marita

Anthony Wong
Anthony Wong

Reception/Admin
After completing a Bachelor of Commerce, Anthony joined the Act Today team to learn everything he could about Customer Relationship Management in business. As the first point of call for Act Today, Anthony manages a wide range of enquiries on a daily basis and relishes seeing each individual enquiry addressed to completion.

Anthony is also involved in the day to day administrative operations of Act Today such as the processing of software/licence orders. Outside of work, Anthony is also studying for his Masters Degree. When if finds the time, Anthony enjoys playing tennis at his local club and brushing up on his guitar skills. Contact Anthony

Nathan Horsley
Nathan Horsley

Act! Technical Support

Nathan has been passionate about technology from a young age. Certified as an Act! Consultant at just 19 – Nathan holds the record for being the youngest person to ever become an ACC. Since then, Nathan has accumulated a wealth of experience through his Diploma in Networking and teaching Computer Support at TAFE for 2 years. With 9 years experience working with Act!, Nathan is the only full time dedicated Act! Technical Support in Australia/New Zealand. Along with his extensive knowledge of Act!, Nathan’s is dedicated to helping customers resolve issues and improve the way they use Act!.

Outside of Act Today, Nathan enjoys working on cars and entering his beloved Subaru Impreza in car shows and events. He also has an extensive range of pet reptiles. Most of all, Nathan loves to keep active and spend time with his family.

Contact Nathan

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