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Rob Hunt

Chairman | Executive Director

Mr Hunt is the architect of the Community Bank® model, and has been instrumental in the development of a range of Community Enterprise and Engagement models, now utilised by communities across Australia to provide key infrastructure and essential services through local commercial structures. These Enterprises provide communities with a framework, the cashflow, capacity and flexibility to address new economic opportunities.

Mr Hunt retired as Managing Director of Bendigo and Adelaide Bank on 3 July 2009 after 21 years as Chief Executive Officer.

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Jarrod Draper

Executive General Manager

Jarrod brings over 15 years business and technology industry experience to our company, which spans sectors such as government, global logistics and the Telco industry. Prior to joining Bendigo Telco, Jarrod held several senior technical and management positions including a strategically focused sales role at Telstra. Jarrod has a strong understanding of the landscape within which Bendigo Telco operates and excels at developing strategies to ensure that the business keeps pace with the ever changing telco environment. Maintaining Bendigo Telco’s focus on providing an outstanding customer experience is also central to Jarrod’s role within the business. Jarrod places an emphasis on developing an environment which is conducive to empowering high performance teams. A Bendigo local, Jarrod is passionate about our community and the regions we serve.

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Steven Wright

Chief Financial Officer

Steven Wright was named Chief Financial Officer of Bendigo Telco in August 2016 and brings more than 18 years’ experience to this critical management role. As CFO, Steve is responsible for the financial management, business support, financial planning and analysis, investor relations, internal and external audit, tax and compliance functions of the company. Prior to being named CFO, Steve had held the positions of Senior Accountant and Finance Manager at Bendigo Telco. Before joining Bendigo Telco in 2009, Steve served as Senior Accountant at Poole and Associates Pty Ltd and later at AFS & Associates Pty Ltd. In these positions Steve gained broad experience in all aspects of management and financial accounting. Steve earned his degree in accounting at La Trobe University Bendigo and is a Certified Practicing Accountant.