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Meet the Team

Meet the Brightwater Business Coaches, dedicated to your business success!

 Brightwater Business Coaching has been delivering structured business development and management programs for over 22 years.
We recognise the importance of working in partnership with business owners.

Our experienced coaches:
Have successfully owned and operated their own business
Have 'walked the walk'
Have had exposure to many different types of businesses and industries
Have had intense training in Brightwater programs and systems
Are experienced business coaches who care about your business

Business Coaches are matched to clients to ensure total client satisfaction. This is based around the nature of the client, their personality, their interests and desires.

The Brightwater coaching team is supported by an extremely capable and dedicated Client Support team, operating from the Head Office in Brisbane ... working with clients all around Australia.

Meet the individuals who can improve your business ... we are dedicated to your business success!

Anthony Davis

Favourite Achievement
Starting a family at 50 with the woman of my dreams.
Business Experience
First 23 years of work in the Clothing Industry. It was a family business started by my parents. During my time I did everything from cutting and sewing garments to sales and management. I learnt about time and motion, product costing, stock control, people management, financial reporting, system development, warehousing, negotiation, and a whole lot more. It was a great grounding for what I do today. In 1987 I sold the family business and after working for the new owner for two years I left and was offered a two year contract with a high profile Fashion Designer as his production manager. After another two years I left and stated consulting. During this time I created the model that was to become Brightwater Business Coaching. While running the business for over twenty years, I have worked with hundreds of SMEs applying the Brightwater Business Development Program.
Why I enjoy working at Brightwater Business Coaching?
The team, the energy they create and seeing the outcomes for clients – all different and yet all the same! I have a passion for what I do – Changing Business … Changing Lives.
Outside of Brightwater - Personal Interests
Primary Interest is my family. Health and wellbeing and walking Mt Coot-tha 2 to 3 times a week with a great bunch of guys.
Phil Stoneham

Favourite Achievement
Guiding start-up companies to present day major status, and the general management of a number of National Companies.
Business Experience
A lengthy period in Public Accounting with a Top 4 Firm, led to a move into the Commercial world as Chief Accountant for the Queensland operation of a National Company. Next followed lengthy terms as Queensland General Manager of two Publicly Listed Companies, being responsible for the successful establishment of the latter. A shorter period in manufacturing led into a period as a Management Consultant, primarily in the field of the resurrection and restructuring of ailing businesses. After being involved in the Public Listing of a start up company and assuming the role of General Manager Operations for three years, the opportunity arose to join Brightwater, and impart the wide range of accumulated business knowledge to the SME arena.
Why I enjoy working at Brightwater Business Coaching
Advising a diversified range of Businesses, to direct and guide clients through the obstacles between their present status and the successful business they desire.
Outside of Brightwater - Personal Interests
Playing Golf and watching my favourite Rugby Team.
Geoff Scott

Favourite Achievement
Building a successful business, working with great people and creating a secession model that is providing a sound future for my family
Why I enjoy working at Brightwater Business Coaching
The Brightwater Clarity and Focus Programs offer realistic platforms for development of ALL businesses. The personal achievement and success achieved by our clients during the course of the Brightwater Program provides me with a great sense of satisfaction for my contribution.
Business Experience
I was educated in Perth, graduating as an Accountant. I gained experience in the diversified fields of auditing & cost management, manufacturing, importing & wholesaling and general accounting practice.
In 1980 I established a printing and photocopying services company in Brisbane to cater for the mining and general office reporting industries. During the mid 1990’s the company initiated the QA process of systemization and documented procedures and was subsequently sold to a public company in 2000 with interests in providing out-sourced back-office administrative services. The company at the time of sale had grown to employ 55 staff operating at 3 locations in Brisbane. I now manage a diversified consulting and investment business, whilst enjoying a balanced family life.
Outside of Brightwater - Personal Interests
Sharing with my family and friends in the activities of tourism and social entertainment, walking, golf, water sports, motor racing and of course AFL. Life is always only ‘half full’.