OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

ADRIAN BONICA

Chief Executive Officer

Adrian is a qualified accountant and financial manager with over 20 years’ experience in providing commercial business, advisory and accounting expertise to various sectors including health, hospitality, agriculture and retail. He began his managerial career with Carlton & United Breweries in the early 1990’s, then formalised his commercial acumen which led to a professional accounting career and local small business ownership. He holds a Bachelor of Science, a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting/Law), a Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting and is currently undertaking a Master of Business Administration. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Adrian’s strong belief in social justice has driven his involvement in the Not for Profit sector as well as sitting on the boards of other local charity organisations. He was appointed to the role of CEO in 2020 after five years as the Chief Financial Officer.

Direct: (07) 4690 1116
Mobile: 0475 954 767

JODIE COLLINS

Chief Operating Officer

Jodie has extensive experience in the community services sector with professional roles in aged care, allied health, training, disability management, and lifestyle and leisure coordination. She commenced her career as an Enrolled Nurse in Dalby and holds Diplomas in Community Services Management and Leisure and Health. She joined YellowBridge QLD in 2015 to lead the organisation’s transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and was appointed Chief Operating Officer in 2021.

Direct: (07) 4620 0302
Mobile: 0438 472 294

PETRA WESTPHAL

General Manager Home Services

Petra has worked in Aged Care and Disability Support for the past 25 years and loves being able to support people to remain living independently. Her previous roles have included Volunteer Co-ordination, Care Management, Retirement Village Management and Managing a National Home Care Package and In home Services division. She holds a Bachelor of Social Welfare and a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

Direct: (07) 4620 0307
Mobile: 0460 011 307

GAIL YATES

General Manager Disability Support Services

Gail has more than 13 years experience in disability support services. She has worked in both client support and administration with roles as a support worker, program support officer, team leader and program manager. Gail has a Certificate IV in Disability. She joined YellowBridge in 2008 and was appointed to General Manager in 2021.

Direct: (07) 4646 2674
Mobile: 0491 499 153

SANDY JENKINSON

Senior Administration Manager

Sandy is an experienced and skilled administrator. She has spent more than 30 years working in a variety of local, state and national organisations including Pony Club South Australia, community psychology and diabetes clinics, RSPCA Queensland and Medicare Local Mental Health. Sandy joined YellowBridge QLD in 2015 where she leads the corporate administration team and provides personal assistance to the Chief Executive Officer.

Direct: (07) 4690 1112
Mobile: 0407 344 669

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