Meet the Team

Meet Our Team

At Business Edge Advisors, we pride ourselves on teamwork and collaboration. We understand the key to a successful business all begins with developing strong interpersonal relationships between our team members and with our clients. No matter who you interact with, you can be sure you are talking to someone genuine and dependable with your best interest and success at the forefront of their mind.

Clayton Wood

“I love working with business owners to reach for their big goals and start living to their why and achieving their dreams; to build their brand, vision, values, goals, and strategic plans while guiding them on how to scale and grow their business.”

Clayton is the Managing Director at Business Edge. He works in multiple areas of the team including: taxation, technology, and marketing. He is an experienced senior accountant with a demonstrated history of working in accounting.

Clayton achieved a double degree in Accounting and Information Technology and has been working as a tax agent for over fifteen years. He is skilled in SMSF, Cash Flow, Tax Preparation, Business Planning, Bank Reconciliation, and Account Reconciliation.

He also owns Escape Room Albury  only the best immersive experience in the Albury Wodonga region! Where youre given 60 or 90 minutes to solve puzzles and clues to complete one of our specially-designed games. It tests your intelligence and problem-solving skills whilst strengthening friendship, family, and workmate relationships through team building.

Celeste Peirce

“I genuinely love what I do and I pride myself on my ability to connect with others in the business sector, and building relationships with others founded on mutual respect and drive to see them succeed.”

As a Business Growth Strategist, Celeste is committed to working with clients to build their brand, vision, values, goals, and strategic plans, while guiding them on how to scale and grow their business to achieve their commercial outcomes. She is passionate about collaboration and listening to the people that she meets and the stories that they share to find opportunities for her to connect them with people, resources and tools to help them on their business journey.

She achieved her Bachelor in Business Studies from CSU, and has been working in this role for approximately five years.

With a background in leadership and team development, Celeste brings a unique capacity to motivate and drive change across internal organisations, while maintaining a purposeful connection throughout the process. She has written and delivered training and workshops both in-house and externally, to small and large groups of people, proving her innate skills in this space.

Anna Kusmierski

As one of the accountants at Business Edge, Anna has been working in various roles in the accounting space for the past 5 years. Initially her focus was primarily in cost accounting, but she has since moved into the tax accounting space. She studied a Bachelor of Business with a Major in Accounting and a Minor in Finance at CSU, and is currently working to complete her CPA.

In her spare time, Anna works as a Scout Leader where she helps the Scouts learn new skills, develop problem solving skills and have fun in the outdoors. When she isn’t working as a Scout Leader, Anna also enjoys cooking, gardening and playing piano — a skill she has been developing since she was about 5 years old. 

Leeann Cunningham

Leeann works in our Administration team as well as managing the bookkeeping side of Business Edge. She worked in Motel Management for a number of years but utilised the extra time Covid-19 provided to transition into a new career. She used the opportunity to get her Cert IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping and has enabled Business Edge to expand the services we provide to include bookkeeping as well as accounting and business coaching.

Not only does Leeann enjoy bookkeeping but also bee keeping, a rewarding and unique hobby she shares with her family. Together, her and her partner have 30 hives that they care for at their organic market garden.

Shihab Mishad

Another star member of our accounting team at Business Edge is Mish. Mish completed his Bachelor of Business (Majoring in Accounting) at La Trobe University where he got to experience a working in a number of different accounting firms throughout the Albury-Wodonga region. Following this he spent a number of years in Melbourne where he gained valuable experience before moving back to Albury to become a member of our team.

In his spare time Mish enjoys a number of activities including playing cricket, cooking, traveling and making music though he especially enjoys the time he gets to spend with his family.

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