Management

Nick McDonald
Chief Executive Officer

Nick is a Registered Nurse Division 1 with extensive commercial experience and business education. He is very approachable and is committed to the satisfaction of each and every Prestige client. With a Master’s degree in business and over 15 years working in the community care industry, Nick is well placed to understand the various issues that are encountered by staff, clients and business partners. As a founder and director of Prestige Inhome Care, Nick is passionate about providing a high quality option for providing care and support to those who choose to remain in their own homes.

 

Andrew Johnston
General Manager Operations

Andrew is a highly experienced and adaptable Executive manager who has held senior leadership positions within industry sectors such as community/health services (Aged Care, Disability & Mental Health), overseas aid & development, transport, insurance and via his own management consultancy, Verto Solutions. He is passionate about working within ‘helping’ organisations where he has spent much of the last 20 years and where he has a reputation for translating aspirational strategic ideas into value-adding, client centered actions, and for developing the high performing work teams required to deliver these actions. 

 

Cleide Pereira
General Manager Finance

Cleide is a CPA qualified professional with more than 15 years of experience in accounting and finance within the telecommunications, energy and technology sectors. Having worked in one of the most successful ASX listed companies in the role of Group Financial Controller and most recently for a technology company, Cleide drives finance and operational changes through process improvements and team development. Cleide is very excited to bring her experience to the Aged Care sector and work with the Prestige team.

 

 

Marita Hook
Client Services Manager

As our most senior client services coordinator, Marita’s extensive background in client service management gives her a great understanding of client satisfaction, processes and procedures. Marita’s qualifications include business studies and a Certificate III in Aged Care and Home and Community Care. Marita’s past experience as a Personal Carer with Prestige gives her a valuable insight into the issues facing our clients, as well as the challenges experienced by our staff. Marita is a fantastic teacher and mentor for the rest of the Client Services team.

 

Tamara Paton
Human Resources Manager

Tamara holds a Masters of Commerce (Human Resource Management) and has more than 15 years of experience in Human Resources and management positions in Japan and Australia. Having worked across the education, service and not-for-profit health sectors, Tamara has a passion for making a difference through her work for employees and clients alike.

 

 

 

Helen Boulter
Home Care Package Project Manager

Helen has extensive experience working across disability and aged care services, both in residential and community services. With a Bach App Sc in Disability and a Diploma of Management, her experience has included management of large programs including Home Care Packages, Veterans Home Care, Direct Care Services and DVA Community Nursing. Helen is passionate about ensuring services are designed to enable people to fulfil their maximum potential, no matter their age or health status. With a focus on continuous improvement Helen is committed to supporting Prestige to continue to support people to remain at home. With the same values of having dedicated her working life to supporting people to ’live their lives the way they want’, Helen is focussed on maintaining that passion at Prestige.

 

Sue Reyment
Regional Manager Geelong

Sue is excited to join the Prestige Team as manager of our new Geelong office. She brings with her over 15 years’ experience working in Aged and Community Care, having worked as a support worker, a team leader and in management roles. Sue has a Certificate III in Home and Community Care and Aged Care and also holds business administration qualifications. Sue is passionate about giving people the choice to stay in their own homes, and is looking forward to her future with Prestige and providing an exceptional service to the Geelong community.

 

Tim Donohue
Director

Tim is a successful financial planner and accountant who has consulted to the home healthcare industry for the past 15 years. Tim has a personal interest in the health industry with a GP sister and many family members in the healthcare industry. As a director of the company, Tim has an active involvement in the strategic direction of Prestige Inhome Care and is committed to ensuring the organisation achieves long term success.

 

Andrew Hanson
Director

Andrew Hanson is a chartered accountant and retired from PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2011 after over 27 years’ service, including 16 as a partner. As a former audit and transaction services partner, Andrew brings deep accounting, commercial and governance experience. Since then he has been a director or advisory board member of various private companies and is an independent adviser to the board of the ASX listed Beacon Lighting Group.

He has a Bachelor of Economics (with Honours), is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a Graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

 

Brian Hewitt
Director/Chairman

Brian has been involved in healthcare for over 25 years, currently Chairman of the Homestyle Aged Care Group - a private provider of residential care for 840 residents at nine locations in the Melbourne and Geelong regions. In Early 2014 Brian relinquished the CEO role having completing a nine year term which saw the number of residential places more than double. Brian applies his extensive management experience to a commitment to provide quality care for our elderly. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Deakin) and is a member of the Board of Management of Rural Northwest Health.

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