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The team that’ll help you bring your dreams to life.

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You’ll see us at the local shops, movies or cheering on the local footy club. Our Board of Directors and Management Team are locals themselves; and are dedicated to helping you bring your dreams to life.

Our Board

  • Greg Wright

    B.Bus. - Masters of Business Administration

    Greg is the Principal of Wright Associates, an organisation that provides a broad range of management consulting and contract services in the government and financial services industries, as well as support for community based corporate organisations. Greg has been a Board Member of The Mac since 1994 and Chairman of the Board since 2002. Greg has vast experience with local government authorities and his continuing contemporary experience and qualifications in the financial industry benefit the district's only locally based financial institution.

    Committee Memberships:

    • Chairman Board of Directors
    • Chairman Executive Committee
    • Member, Directors Nomination Committee
    • Director, Macarthur Group Training Limited
    • Fellow, Australasian Mutuals Institute
  • Lloyd Steven Pollard

    JP - B.Com

    As the youngest member of The Mac Board, Lloyd provides valuable insight from an important segment of our membership. Lloyd has been a Board Member of The Mac since 2008 and has held positions on both the Governance and Audit and Risk Committees during his tenure. Lloyd brings a diverse range of management experience in Marketing, Business Planning, Governance and Risk, Finance and Human Resources and has held senior roles in the Hospitality Industry. Lloyd is currently the Chief Operating Officer of the Canterbury Hurlstone-Park RSL Club Group, and has held previously management roles with Bargo Sports Club and Camden Golf Club. Lloyd lives locally with his young family and has a proud family history with The Mac.

    Committee Memberships:

    • Vice Chairman, Board of Directors
    • Member, Audit Committee
    • Member, Risk Committee
    • Member, Executive Committee
    • Member, Australasian Mutuals Institute
  • Neville Hoskin

    Neville has wide experience in payroll and office administration, staff training and recruitment, as well as insurance, industrial relations and OH&S matters. Neville’s involvement in management for 27 years brings a vast range of experience to the Board.

    Committee Memberships:

    • Chairman, Governance Committee
    • Member, Executive Committee
    • Member, Audit Committee
    • Member, Directors Nomination Committee
    • Member, Australian Human Resources Institute
    • Member, Australasian Mutuals Institute
  • Geoffrey D Ellis

    FCPA, FAIM, MAMI, MIMC, MAIBB, CPBB, M.Bus, B.Bus, JP

    Geoffrey is the Principal of the Profit Advantage Group (who are Business Advisors) and has extensive experience Nationally and Internationally in Accounting, Strategic Planning, Business Improvement, Corporate Governance and Management. Geoffrey has served on a number of National Centres of Excellence for CPA Australia & the Institute of Management Consultants as well having experience in successfully serving on a number of Boards. Geoff joined the Board of The Mac as an Associate in 2012 and was appointed as a Director in 2013 and currently serves as the Chairman of the Audit Committee as well as being a Member of the Risk Committee. Geoff is a proud resident of the Macarthur Region and is actively involved in a number of other Community Groups.

    Committee Memberships:

    • Chairman, Audit Committee
    • Member, Risk Committee
    • Member, Directors Nomination Committee
    • Member, Executive Committee
    • Fellow Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants
    • Fellow Australian Institute of Management
    • Member Australian Mutuals Institute
    • Member Institute of Management Consultants
    • Member of the Australian Institute of Business Brokers
    • Certified Practising Business Broker
    • Master of Business (Management)
    • Bachelor of Business
  • Deb Vardy DipLaw

    Deb practices in the Estate Planning and Conveyancing departments at Marsdens Law Group in Camden and has particular expertise in dealing with Probate and Administration matters. She joined The Mac’s Board of Directors in 2011 as an Associate Director, before becoming a full Director in 2013.

    As a Macarthur local her entire life, Deb has watched the region grow and evolve to where it is today. Her involvement with competitive team sports, voluntary work with Camden Hospital and her professional experience in the Macarthur region provide the Board with valuable localised expertise.

    Committee Memberships:
    • Associate Partner, Marsdens Law Group
    • Member, Governance Committee
    • Member, Risk Committee
    • Member, Australiasian Mutuals Institution
    • Member, NSW Law Society
    • Member, South West Networking Group
  • Glenn Becker

    MBA, Grad Dip App Corp Gov, Grad Cert App Risk Mgmt, F FINSIA, AGIA

    Glenn has spent the last 18 years working in the Risk Management and Compliance field and has over 35 years' experience in finance services, working for various banks and financial services companies, with the last 7 years working within the credit union industry. He has presented in financial service industry forums on subjects such as risk culture and stress testing and has managed numerous prudential consultations. Glenn joined The Mac's Board of Directors in 2015.

    Glenn's experience in the finance sector, qualifications and commitment has assisted in adding value to the Board and helped to ensure a strong future for The Mac. Glenn has lived in the Macarthur region with his family for over 15 years and has children who go to schools and play sports locally.

    Committee Memberships:
    • Chairman, Risk Committee
    • Member, Governance Committee
    • Member, Executive Committee
    • Fellow, FINSIA
    • Associate, Governance Institute of Australia
  • Katie Palmer

    Katie is the current CFO of Nepean Mining and Transport which is part of the privately owned Nepean Group, located in the Macarthur Area. With over 16 years’ experience in the manufacturing and project management sector, prior to Nepean, Katie worked as Financial Controller of CMI Electrical Products which is a division of CMI Limited. Katie has diverse experience, commercial acumen and proven success in driving growth, leading business transformation in the highly competitive mining and manufacturing sector.

    Being a strategic business partner in her current role at Nepean and her previous role at CMI, Katie has driven major change both strategically and operationally, and achieved dramatic cost savings while transforming parts of these businesses to fit the current market. Along with improving business process, re-engineering inefficient companies & creating sustainable financial & operational models that were able to be integrated into a shared service environment, Katie is also a Macarthur local and treasurer of the Camden Show.

    Committee Memberships:

    • Member, Governance Committee
    • Member, Audit Committee
  • Alistair McLean - Associate Director

    BA ACMA CGMA FCT FFTP GAICD MAMI

    Alistair is the Group Treasurer of Metcash Limited, ans ASX listed company, and jointed The Mac as an Associate Director in 2017. Having spent the last 15 years in Treasury, Alistair has a strong background in the management of financial risk across both financial institutions and corporations. Alistair has previously held Treasury roles at Lion Nathan, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and KPMG.

    Alistair and his young family live in Sydney and are regular traveller's to the Macarthur region.

    Committee Memberships:

    • Member, Risk Committee
    • Member, Governance Committee
    • Graduate, Australian Institute of Company Directors
    • Fellow, Association of Corporate Treasurers
    • Fellow, Finance and Treasury Association
    • Associate, The Chartered Institure of Management Accountants
    • Member, Australian Mutuals Institute

Our Management Team

  • Dave Cadden – Chief Executive Officer

    Dave joined the team in 2007 as General Manager. With over 40 years' experience in the banking and credit union industry, he leads the management team with a wealth of experience and knowledge. A Mount Annan resident, Dave participates in numerous community and industry committees. “Leading an ethical and deeply passionate team is incredibly motivating and the reason I come to work every day feeling inspired.”

  • Paul Brooks – Executive Manager of Finance & Support Services

    Paul has been with The Mac for over 15 years. He is a qualified CPA & also holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree. With over 20 years experience in the finance industry, Paul has worked both as a practitioner & regulator. Paul and his family have lived in the local area for over 20 years & are heavily involved in the local community. "I am very fortunate to both live & work in the local community. At The Mac, we value all of our members in a way that the big financial institutions overlook."

  • Rebecca Brookes – Executive Manager of Member Services

    Rebecca has been with The Mac for over 18 years. Her career has progressed over the years through branches, administration and now in her current role as the Executive Manager of Member Services. Rebecca plays a key role in the strategic direction and management of The Mac. Rebecca & her family live in the Macarthur region. “Working and living in the Macarthur area, I've watched it grow and change to what it is today. I'm proud to be a part of a team that strives to improve the well-being of our members."

Want to talk to a real person about The Mac?

You can request a call back from our team or call 1300 622 278, Monday to Friday 8am – 5:30pm.

Our Camden, Narellan, Picton or Tahmoor branch teams are also happy to help you.

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