Our Team

MEET THE TEAM AT INSIGHT

The Insight team is a dedicated group of accounting professionals, based in Goondiwindi  

We value open communication, enduring relationships and implicit trust.  We pride ourselves on creating a workplace that reflects our culture and values.

HEATHER GRANTZ
Client Manager

CHANTELLE MARTIN
Client Manager

PETER CROTHERS
Partner

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Peter Crothers

Pete established Insight as a progressive business accounting and wealth advisory firm in August 2000. Pete's vision for Insight is to provide a full range of services to assist clients in the successful operation of their businesses, achievement of financial independence and improving their work-life balance.

Pete is a Fellow of the CPA, a Chartered Tax Advisor, has a Bachelor of Business and Diploma in Financial Services (Financial Planning). He has specialised as an accountant, business and financial adviser since moving to Goondiwindi in 1991.

Pete has a strong commercial and financial background and enjoys sharing this with clients. He has had direct involvement in agriculture, property developments, farming operations, share portfolios, super funds, setting up of new businesses and general business management.

Peter’s continued involvement with clients over the last 30 years has equipped him with the knowledge and experience to assist in complex tax and family situations. He has an unparalleled reputation as a trusted advisor with the highest level of integrity.


"Do you know what I love about Insight? I love it when our team of professionals, working together, come up with a proactive and innovative suggestion to help a client achieve their financial goals. That's satisfying."

Email:  prc@insightcpa.com

Connect with Peter on LinkedIn:   https://www.linkedin.com/in/petecrothers/

Partner


Chantelle joined Insight in August 2011 as an Administrative Assistant after graduating from Goondiwindi High School.  In her time with Insight, Chantelle has gone through the ranks to her current position as a Client Manager.

Chantelle has completed a Diploma of Accounting and is undertaking specific tax and business-focused professional development. Chantelle is a JP and is one of our in-house Xero cashbook experts. 

Being a relationship-focused person, Chantelle is adept at understanding her client’s needs. Her approach is to constantly search for tools and strategies to make life easier for her clients.

Her attitude and pleasant demeanour make her a favourite with clients and is a go-to person within the team.  

E-mail Chantelle: clm@insightcpa.com



“I work with the Partners to review client positions, consider their tax minimisation opportunities and assist in the improvement of their businesses. I also dedicate my time to client education with Xero”.

Chantelle Martin

Client Manager 

Heather Grantz

Heather joined Insight in August 2013, after graduating from Goondiwindi High School.  Heather has progressed from Administrative Assistant to her current role as a Client Manager.  Heather is our payroll queen and one of our Xero experts.

Heather is a CPA and has a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Accounting & Finance..

Heather is a friendly and hard-working member of the team who puts clients’ needs first and provides assistance in any way she can.  Heather’s thorough approach ensures that a quality service is provided in a timely manner.  

E-mail Heather: hmg@insightcpa.com



"My main objective when working with my clients is to help them meet their business and personal goals in the simplest and most tax effective way. My passion and expertise in payroll allows me to provide a personalised service that is tailored to my clients’ needs”.

Client Manager

JESS FARROW
Junior Accountant

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JO WALTERS
Executive Assistant

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MONIQUE COPELIN
Junior Accountant


Jess is a Junior Accountant, having first joined Insight in 2008. Jess has a wide range of valuable farm secretarial and bookkeeping experience that enables her to connect with her clients and their specific issues.

Not only does she enjoy the “number crunching”, Jess’s warm personality results in close connections with her clients.

Jess has a Diploma in Accounting and is another of our in-house Xero experts.   Jess balances her work and study time with her family.  

Email Jess: jef@insightcpa.com

Jess Farrow

Junior Accountant


Sofie joined Insight in August 2016.  After graduating from the Goondiwindi High School in 2013, Sofie studied full time at The Sunshine Coast University.

Sofie moved back to Goondiwindi in 2015 and has recently completed a Bachelor of Business & Commerce Degree externally through the University of Southern Queensland.  

Sofie is a Junior Accountant who is a hard working member of the team.  

Email Sofie: srt@insightcpa.com




Sofie Turvey

Junior Accountant

Jo Walters

“I work alongside Pete to ensure a smooth operation of all aspects of the business. I take pride in investing in our client’s journeys, developing strong relationships and ensuring the best outcome is achieved”.

Jo joined the Insight team in 2018, as an Executive Assistant, working closely alongside Pete.

Jo combines her experience, knowledge and skills from all aspects of her business management role. Jo enjoys working on new and challenging projects and is passionate about providing a high level of service to our clients.

Jo’s role includes taking lead roles in the onboarding of new clients and the formation of new structures for clients. She is a skilled user of Xero, helping many clients with the initial setup of their files.

After graduating from the Goondiwindi High School in 2013, Jo worked full time in a local law firm for 4 years. Her background in law provided her with a strong starting point in the Accounting field. She is eager to develop her knowledge in Accounting which, in turn will create a dynamic outcome for our clients.

Jo is keen to continue her education and is studying a Certificate IV in Accounting & Bookkeeping.

 Email Jo: jmw@insightcpa.com



Executive Assistant


Monique joined the Insight team in July 2019 as our Administrative Assistant and is now a Junior Accountant. She graduated as School Captain of Wauchope High School in November 2018. She is currently completing her Certificate IV in Accounting & Bookkeeping.

Monique has quickly settled in to the Insight team. She is a proactive, lateral thinking, vibrant member of the team.

Monique is enjoying learning about Insight and how a high performing accounting practice operates. Monique lives at Yallaroi with her partner Josh

E-mail Monique: mjc@insightcpa.com

Monique Copelin

Junior Accountant

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LYDIA HEIRONYMUS
Junior Accountant

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SAM HOATH
Accountant

LAYNE MARTYN
Administration Manager

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Sam moved to Goondiwindi and joined Insight in October 2021 as a Graduate Accountant. He completed his schooling at The Southport School on the Gold Coast and studied a Bachelor of Commerce Majoring in Accounting through the University of Queensland and graduated in 2021.

Sam is eager to develop his knowledge in rural accounting and finance in order to achieve a positive outcome for clients.

Sam appreciates cooking, gardening and rugby and is looking forward to being a valuable asset to the Goondiwindi Community.

Email Sam: smh@insightcpa.com

Sam Hoath

Accountant

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Lydia Heironymus

Lydia joined the Insight team in July 2020 as a Administration Assistant. Lydia grew up in Goondiwindi and graduated from the Goondiwindi High School in 2019.

Lydia is currently studying a Certificate III in Business Administration, while also gaining on-the-job experience. Lydia assists the accounting team in all administration and bookkeeping.

E-mail Lydia: lah@insightcpa.com



Junior Accountant

Layne Martyn

Layne joined the Insight team in November 2021. Layne grew up in Goondiwindi after graduating from the Goondiwindi High School in 2021.

Layne is enjoying being part of our administration team and working alongside the accounting team.

Layne is keen to continue her education and is enrolled in a Bachelor of Business degree.

Email Layne: lam@insightcpa.com




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JORJA SLOAN
Administration Assistant

Jorja Sloan

Jorja joined the Insight team in August 2022 as our Receptionist . Jorja grew up in Goondiwindi and graduated from Fairholme College in 2021 where she was a boarder.

Jorja completed a Diploma of Business & Certificate III in Education Support and is eager to develop her knowledge in the accounting and finance world.

Jorja is really enjoying being back in Goondiwindi.


Email Jorja: jks@insightcpa.com




Administration Assistant