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.

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PETER CROTHERS
Partner

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ALINNA BOURCHIER
Partner

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CHANTELLE MARTIN
Client Manager

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

Partner


Alinna joined the Insight partnership in July 2012, having been with Insight since April 2007. Alinna is a Chartered Accountant, a Chartered Tax Adviser and has a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Law and a Diploma in Financial Services (Financial Planning).

Alinna possesses a confidence beyond her years, she is eager and keen to tackle challenges whilst remaining focused on meeting the needs of the business and her clients. She is prepared to go beyond the normal scope to ensure that her clients receive the best possible outcomes.

She has extensive taxation and accounting experience and is a specialist in self-managed super. Alinna’s dynamic approach has seen her assist key clients to achieve their goals of tax minimisation and taking advantage of timely business opportunities.

Email Alinna: amb@insightcpa.com

“I specialise in business strategy, business structures and self-managed superannuation. My interest in self-managed superannuation for wealth creation and tax minimisation enables me to assist clients to achieve great results.”

Alinna Bourchier

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 

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JESS FARROW
Junior Accountant

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SOFIE TURVEY
Junior Accountant


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HEATHER GRANTZ
Senior Accountant

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 Senior Accountant.  Heather is our payroll queen and one of our Xero experts.

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

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”.

Senior 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

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TOM CLENCH
Graduate Accountant

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LISA WESTAWAY
Business Host

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JO WALTERS
Executive Assistant


Tom joined Insight in November 2020 as a Graduate Accountant. He completed his schooling at St Patrick’s College, Shorncliffe in 2017 and went on to study full time at the Queensland University of Technology. Tom has a Bachelor of Business, majoring in Accounting.
 
Tom lives in Goondiwindi and enjoys developing his understanding of accounting operations within the Insight team. He has a particular interest in Taxation and Agriculture.

Email Tom: tjc@insightcpa.com

Tom Clench

Graduate Accountant

Jo Walters

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

After graduating from the Goondiwindi High School in 2013, Jo completed part of her Bachelor of Law whilst also working full time in a local law firm for 4 years. 

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

Jo’s background in law provides 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.

In 2017 Jo was awarded the Goondiwindi Chamber of Commerce Junior Employee of the Year.

 Email Jo: jmw@insightcpa.com



Executive Assistant


Lisa joined Insight in March 2010 as our Business Host. Lisa works with a number of our clients assisting with their bookkeeping and attending to their general admin tasks.

Lisa and her husband Roger live outside of North Star and enjoy all that rural living has to offer.  They are both very involved with both the North Star and Goondiwindi Communities.

Her attitude and demeanour make her a favourite with clients.

E-mail Lisa: ljw@insightcpa.com

Lisa Westaway

Business Host

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LYDIA HEIRONYMUS
Administration

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MONIQUE COPELIN
Junior Accountant

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



Administration 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


Lisa joined Insight in March 2010 as our Business Host. Lisa works with a number of our clients assisting with their bookkeeping and attending to their general admin tasks.

Lisa and her husband Roger live outside of North Star and enjoy all that rural living has to offer.  They are both very involved with both the North Star and Goondiwindi Communities.

Her attitude and demeanour make her a favourite with clients.

E-mail Lisa: ljw@insightcpa.com

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