Maryanne is a family oriented person who enjoys the best of what ever comes her way. She lives between Melbourne and South West Victoria with her loving husband, John, and is able to officiate weddings in the City or the Country. Now retired, and ready to bring happiness into other peoples’ lives, Maryanne has plenty of time to do what she loves.
She believes that the lifelong commitment couples make to one another is truly sacred. It is a long standing tradition that binds two people to shared goals and a shared life together.
A bit of a background on Maryanne:
She worked in the elearning and education sector for over 25 years, supporting industry sectors to leverage their investments in technology to drive and enhance the performance of their businesses through the ongoing development of their employees. Maryanne provided a strategic and practical approach to the business of on line education, working with a commercial focus to drive business results. She also has held various senior positions in Australia and the UK, managing teams across Sales, Consulting and Channel across Asia and EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) - travelling extensively and presenting at conferences.
In addition to this, she has held voluntary positions on the AIIA (Australian Information Industry Association) committee which has driven her commitment to improving the education process for industry qualifications. Her work, leading the subcommittee for Workforce Planning for the AIIA, saw the implementation of a new ICT pathways program for Australian ICT students with the involvement of both industry and education bodies.
Today she is deeply committed to her local community in the South West, living in Peterborough. She is Chair of the Timboon and District Healthcare Service and involved in a number of local committees. She loves her Celebrancy work as it brings together her passion for people and skills she can share with others.
Member of the Australian Federation of Civil Celebrants
Strong Leadership, Coaching and Sales and Business Board Chair, Timboon and District Healthcare Service
Committee Member of AIIA - Victoria, leading Education SIG
Graduate of Australian Company Directors - AICD
Member of CEO Institute
Channel experience - set up Europe, Middle East and African Channel with SmartForce. Now responsible for Asian Channel
Strong Global Strategic Sales - Worked as VP, Director, Global Sales EMEA