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Chris Black

Regional Manager – jobactive Goulburn Murray, Illawarra South Coast

MBA (current), B.Bus.

Chris is the Regional Manager of our jobactive operations across the Goulburn Murray VIC and NSW Illawarra South Coast areas, and is responsible for delivering high quality service, operational performance and management.

Chris brings over a decade of industry experience to Sureway, spanning employment services, recruitment, labour hire and training. Chris’ professional career has seen him work in a variety of areas, including Business Development, Site Management, Quality & Performance and Government Tender submission. He has also worked alongside large employers to meet their recruitment and training needs on a national scale.

Prior to his time with Sureway, Chris’ experience extended to supporting large national corporates to develop and execute strategic leadership development pathways, and says this is where he gains his passion and knowledge for staff development, company culture and building high performing teams.

Chris also says he has a strong commitment to providing quality leadership and building leadership capability within the organisation, contributing to the strategic direction and growth of the organisation and having a positive impact on people’s lives and in turn the broader community.

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Dean Clarke

Regional Manager – jobactive SA/VIC

Dean is the Regional Manager of our jobactive operations across Mid North SA, Murray and South East SA, Broken Hill and the Wimmera Mallee, and is responsible for quality service delivery, operational performance and management.

Dean has worked in the employment services industry for over 17 years, with experience in both jobactive and disability employment sectors.

Dean has a strong commitment to staff and stakeholders, contributing to the development of strategies, supporting management decisions and providing quality leadership across the organisation.

Tom Crumpton

Regional Manager – jobactive Gippsland

R.N., AdDip Mgt

Tom is the Regional Manager of our jobactive operations the Gippsland region, and is responsible for quality service delivery, operational performance and management.

Tom has over 16 years’ experience in the employment services industry spanning Federal government contracts Job Network, Job Services Australia and jobactive, as well as various NSW and VIC state-based employment services contracts for job seekers, youth, people with disabilities and ex-offenders. During his career, Tom has held various positions that have allowed him to assist job seekers both directly and through his 5-Star rated teams.

Tom has a strong commitment to working within the employment and community services sector. He is driven by his passion for making a difference to the lives of people through assisting and empowering them to gain sustainable employment.

Tom is also an active Board Member for Upper Murray Family Care (UMFC), joining the Board of Directors in 2017.

Prior to his time in this industry, Tom worked in the Health Care field as a Registered Nurse.

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Anthony Dawson

Regional Manager – jobactive Northern NSW

BA CSturt: History, English, Sociology and Politics

Anthony has over 13 years of experience in the employment services field, and is responsible for our Central West jobactive operations.

Working across a number of Australian Government contracts, Anthony has delivered quality outcomes across jobactive, Disability Employment Services (DES) and Work for the Dole since joining Sureway in 2006.

Prior to his time with Sureway, Anthony worked in the disability services industry.

Anthony derives his passion for the industry from knowing that he has the capacity to make change in people’s lives for the better. Anthony believes that this is particularly so in the regional areas that he oversees, where opportunities may not be as varied as is metropolitan areas.

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Mark Fullford

Regional Manager – jobactive Murray/Riverland and Mount Gambier/Wimmera Mallee

Mark crossed the ditch from New Zealand in 2003 after 19 years with the Internal Affairs Department including a 4-year stint as Private Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Racing. He has over 10 years of experience in the jobactive sector beginning as an Outreach Consultant, before moving into an Area Manager role and most recently his appointment as Regional Manager with Sureway. Mark also has experience in Managing a Registered Training Organisation.

Mark has been with Sureway now for over 4 years and is relishing his time here.

Mark has a strong commitment to his staff and peers and is a believer in ‘keeping it simple’. With a large geographical area covering South Australia and Western Victoria some of his team members are over 5 hours drive from his base in Mount Gambier and he is often on the road visiting his team to assist wherever possible to ensure that they have the capacity to change people’s lives.

Mark is also a Director on the Board of the Bendigo Community Bank.

Michael Lee

Regional Manager – Disability Employment Services NSW

Michael is the Regional Manager of our Disability Employment Services (DES) operations across NSW and is responsible for overseeing the delivery of our services to find sustainable employment for our job seekers.

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Cindy Wallace

Regional Manager – jobactive Southern NSW

Certificate IV in Employment Services

Cindy is the Regional Manager of our jobactive operations across Southern NSW and is responsible for overseeing the delivery of our services to find sustainable employment for our job seekers.

Cindy joined Sureway in 2007 as an Employment Broker, working directly with our clients to help them prepare for and find work. Since this time, Cindy has progressed onto become Team Leader, Area Manager and now Regional Manager. Through her industry experience and company knowledge, Cindy is able to deliver quality outcomes for her staff and job seekers alike.

Prior to her time with Sureway, Cindy’s background was in the retail management sector.

Cindy says that she loves working for a company that makes a difference not only to the lives of the individuals we assist, but also to the broader community.

Damon Wilson

Regional Manager – Disability Employment Services VIC/SA

Damon is the Regional Manager of our Disability Employment Services (DES) operations across VIC and SA and is responsible for overseeing the delivery of our services to find sustainable employment for our job seekers.

Damon has over 10 years’ experience in the recruitment and employment industries, previously holding roles as National Recruitment Manager, along with a combined 16 years’ experience in hospitality management and building industry management.

Damon has worked for many reputable companies including Compass Group at Melbourne & Werribee Zoos, DTZ at National Australia Bank, Delaware North at Melbourne Olympic Park, Daydream Island Resort & Spa, and Crown Casino Mahogany Room. Along with his vast experience, Damon also completed a Global Emerging Leaders Program and holds qualifications in Personal Training and Gym Instruction.

Damon is passionate about working in a progressive organisation like Sureway with a strong company focus on service excellence, operational efficiencies, and customer relations. Damon also promotes that as a business, Sureway encourages initiative, provide challenges and career opportunities, and rewards the achievements of our team.

Outside of work, Damon has a keen interest in farming and owns and runs a Red Angus Cattle Stud in Deniliquin, NSW.

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