Jennifer has worked in public relations for over 20 years and now runs her own Geelong based consultancy tandemVox.
She is committed to Geelong’s economic transformation and uses her strategic communication skills, networks and experience to support clients in growing Geelong’s future. She also founded Creative Geelong Inc to demonstrate the importance of creative industries in transforming Geelong’s economic futures
Until February 2015, she was a Director at multiple award-winning consultancy Socom and led the government relations and stakeholder engagement team for almost four years. She has worked extensively with local, state and federal governments on policies and programs including managing Regional Cities Victoria and the Australian Golf Industry Council.
In a former life she was Deputy Executive Director of the Australian Retailers Association (ARA), where she was a key strategist in significant industrial relations and tax reform campaigns.
Jennifer is a Fellow of the Public Relations Institute of Australia and sits on the Boards of the Barwon Sports Academy and Anam Cara House Geelong. She is a member of IPAA Vic’s Geelong Advisory Committee.
Robert is a proven analyst and ICT systems professional with an extensive track record of highly successful strategic and operational ICT deliverables in the commercial and not-for-profits sectors.
Having several management positions within organisations in the medical and professional service industries as well as operating an ICT consultancy firm, Robert is adept at building productive relationships and strengthening rapport with a diverse set of individuals.
Robert has solid experience in managing the operations of organisations through leadership and the ability to de-mystify technology and leverage its investment.
His expertise lies in data analysis and reporting, strategic planning, systems design, ICT troubleshooting, and public speaking.
His role at tandemVox is all things IT, finance and general good guy.
Robert holds a Bachelor of Science (Business Administration) from The University of Texas at Austin and holds a keen interest in all things technology and TexMex cooking.
Isabella De Almeida Reis
Isabella is studying at Deakin University, undertaking a Bachelor of Communication (Digital Media).
She works as a consultant at tandemVox and her tasks include diary management, web development and web updates, newsletter and blog writing and media relations. Examples of her WordPress web development include HubCaps to Creative Hubs, tandemVox and Geelong Makers. Isabella is also developing a skill set for coding a website.
When Isabella is not at work or university, she can be found playing netball, socialising with friends or Instagramming.
She has a love for blogging, interacting on several social media platforms and photography. Isabella runs a fashion/travel Instagram in her spare time and hopes that one day she can take it further to turn it into a business.