Judges are selected using the following criteria:
We are honored to announce that Ms. Michelle Michie will be one of our valued Panel Judges for the #FrankstonBusinessAwards.
Michelle holds extensive experience both with business and business awards judging. Boasting over 8 years as a Board Member and Mentor with the Small Business Mentoring Service, Michelle is also a lead Victorian Judge for the #TelstraBusinessAwards since 2010.
We know that Michelle's experience and professionalism will be an asset to both our judging panel but also to all local businesses.
With an impressive background in consulting to large businesses, director of one of the leading business events companies and with a solid background in hospitality and tourism, Phillip is highly informed in his expertise in customer engagement and project management.
As a national judge for the Australian Tourism Excellence Awards, in addition to being Deputy Chair of Judges for the ACT Region Tourism Awards. Phillip was previously a guest judge for the Australian Leadership Excellence Awards in 2016 and the Customer Service Excellence Awards in 2017.
Additionally, Phillip has also served as a member of the Australian Institute of Management's Regional Advisory Committee, Canberra Business Point Executive Committee, Capital Arts Patron Organisation, Canberra Arts Marketing and Musica Viva Canberra committees.
Please welcome to our 2018 panel of judges the incredible business mind and all round operations expert Ben Hogan.
Ben will be joining our panel as a passionate supporter of business and the regions continued growth and success.
A part from the team achieving the Hospitality Award Category, the business acumen and projects the team had and are continuing to achieve made them a natural choice for the Business of the Year Award for 2018.
Aside from his clear love of coffee, Ben holds over 18 years experience in various engineering and management roles within the commercial aviation industry both in Australia and Internationally.
Which included before he joined Commonfolk Coffee, Ben was appointed Director, Safety Systems responsible for all Safety related AOC functions and proved a key influencer during a company cultural shift that ultimately led to behavioural change within the operation, improving both internal and external relationships in addition to increasing operational efficiencies and brand service delivery.
Welcome to the panel, Ben we cannot wait to witness the value you will bring to the process.
Judging Awards Panel Facilitator. (Non Voting Position)
Rhiannon Pilton brings more than 15 years business experience in a broad range of senior positions, Entrepreneurial success, Executive Board Memberships and Company Director of 10 years.
A proven executive leader, Rhiannon has delivered significant achievements in the areas of human resources, change management, governance, organisational culture, workplace safety and profitability.
All entries are assessed as per the Judging Methodology. A numerical grading system is utilised and weighted against the various sections of the submission during the assessment phase.
Entries will be judged on the basis of the information provided in the completed application form, eligibility, and responses to the general information and prescribed questions in the application form and supporting materials .
Examples may include: