Staff Bio’s

Blake De Bruin (Director- PTP, SPR)

Blake De bruin, Owner & Director of Samford Pet Resort, CEO of Coda Associates / Pet Tech Pro, CEO of De Bruin Enterprise and CEO of De Bruin Property Group. He has great expertise within but not limited to the pet industry, Software design and management and Property / Property and business Sales.

Additionally Blake directs/owns an Australian owned resort management software company and runs pet industry business and resort management consulting. Blake has also sat as the vice president for the Association of boarding and grooming and also in 2014 Director of Boarding and Grooming for Pet Industry Association of Australia of which he sat for 3 years. During the 3 year term on the board of PIAA he was also elected as Vice President of the association. After working in real estate, Blake put his real estate career on hold in order to run his family owned pet resort business which has been in the family for over 27 years. Within 12 months of managing the pet resort, due to introducing new business structures and influencing the image of the company, Blake saw an increase in the reputation. All of Blake’s work paid off when the pet resort won the business achievers awards for 7 years, and on top of that won the award for best boarding service within Australia 3 years running along with many more. Taking the business to new heights he attracted TV and radio media. Introducing never seen before concepts within the boarding industry, Blake’s program brought a profession image, greater service and allowed for better time management within the resorts who use his software. This company has now grown, offering a wide range of services including, IT support, graphic design, software programming and pet resort business consulting and coaching. During the time in which he was away from the real estate industry, Blake’s passion for selling has always been strong. Holding his full Real Estate License and obtaining his Real Estate registration in 2005, Blake is always looking at Property and investments.

QUAL – (Diploma: Business Management – Real Estate Sales & Management – Front line Management IV) – Supervisors Training (AIRC) – Identify & Respond to animal behavior (AIRC) –  Senior Occupational First Aid – Dive Master – Justice of the Peace Qual QLD – SLSQ Bronze Medallion holder.

Specialties
Real Estate, Business Broker, Pet industries, Scuba Diving, Boats, Computer and IT, software

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Michael Benstead (Director- Tecnet Solutions and Ascent Hosting)

Michael has over 10 years direct experience within the I.T. industry. As a Small Business owner himself, he understands and appreciates the challenges facing business operators, the constant demands on their time, and the importance of focussing on the core reasons for operating their business.

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Brad Rosser (Programmer)

Brad  has 27yrs in IT, systems programming, kernel development, system utilities, applications, databases. Plus lots of Unix (Linux/Solaris) system administration. Holds Bachelors, Honours & Master degrees in Computer Science. Plus a post-graduate diploma in Technical Management.

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