Chad Russell
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Chad Russell

My passion is working closely with clients to ensure the success of their business. I don’t see value in having an accountant that you speak with once or twice a year, the relationship I build with my clients is one far beyond that. Chad Russell
Business Advisory Partner

Professional experience

Chad is a Partner of PKF with more than 20 years of experience in accounting and business advisory.

He works within our Business Advisory team and is based in Newcastle.

Chad’s focus is working very closely with business owners to help them “close the gap” by improving business profitability and value, often on the journey to an eventual exit.

More specifically, Chad’s expertise includes succession and exit, governance and reporting, and business growth.

Chad’s experience is across many industries including but not limited to Professional Services, Manufacturing, Medical and NDIS, Mining services, Construction, and Recycling.

Recent examples of work include:

  • Helped guide a business owner client move from debt through to philanthropy
  • Helped guide a business owner through a sale that almost doubled his expected sale price
  • Helped guide a business owner through a succession event that took him from doing everything to his current role as a director and mentor
  • Helped set up, structure, and guide a financial services business that has experienced outstanding growth through turbulent times for the industry
  • Helped many businesses through strategic planning to understand how to significantly increase revenue and profit, build the action plan and get results.

Qualifications and memberships

  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ)

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