Chief Executive Officer | BRISBANE
BA Information Science, Graduate Diploma in Management, Diploma in Social Media Marketing
“Having travelled extensively in Australia including two years in the Northern Territory, I have witnessed the resilience, strength and optimism of people who live in rural and remote communities.”
Fran has close to twenty year’s experience years working for non-profit community service organisations. She is an incredibly experienced CEO, fundraiser, and marketer. For Fran, it was an easy decision to join a much needed and respected organisation. She is inspired by the commitment, compassion and resilience of those who live and work in our rural communities. Fran’s vision is to help those living remotely enjoy a a long and healthy life.
Fran spent 12 years at Wesley Mission in Sydney, as General Manager for Community Engagement and Property and Executive Manager, Marketing, Fundraising and Volunteering. Fran’s passion for remote communities was ignited having spent two years in the Northern Territory. She was the CEO for St Vincent de Paul Society in the Northern Territory.
Fran has also worked as a Marketing Manager in the Publishing, Telecommunications and Technology sectors. She spent many years working in a consultancy capacity for a major marketing agency in business transformation, change management and marketing.
Fran is married to Ben, and they have two children who share their adventurous spirit. Their son, Jake chases the snow and lives in Jindabyne (with COVID putting a halt to his jet setting lifestyle). Their daughter, Grace is an officer in the RAAF, currently based in Amberley, Queensland.