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Accounting Technicians


Dorothy has been with the Brown Pennell team since 1998. Previous to this, Dot was an Accounting Technician at another Te Awamutu Firm. Along with juggling a full time job, Dot also works as the Treasurer/Secretary of the A&P Association. Dots hobbies include gardening and collecting lead crystal.


Heather has been at Brown Pennell since 1996. Previous to this she worked as an office worker at a tyre shop, and a school bus driver. Heather enjoys watching netball, reading, and watching her grandchildren play sport. Heather is married to Graeme and has two children and four grandchildren.


Debbie started at Brown Pennell over 10 years ago following careers in dairy farming and tent manufacturing. Debbie has two children; David and Sarah. Debbie enjoys spending time with her grandsons, regular trips to Rarotonga, playing golf, and reading.


Svetlana Joined our Team in 2016. She has a Degree in Economics and spent the past year as a Payroll Administrator at her previous job. Svetlana is married and has a daughter. In her spare time she enjoys playing squash, painting & travelling.


Chris joined the Brown Pennell team in 2018. He moved from South Africa, where he has over 6 years of accounting, tax and audit experience. Chris enjoys spending his spare time swimming, surfing and kayaking.


Yvonne is a qualified accountant who works 4 days a week with Brown Pennell. Prior to working in the office, Yvonne has provided accounting support for 17+ years from home. Yvonne is Keith’s wife and they have 3 children. She enjoys reading, gardening and catching up with the family and friends.

Administration and Support


Tax & Payroll Administrator
Leigh-Anne started at Brown Pennell in 2005 after a career in farming. Leigh-Anne is a supporter of the Te Awamutu fire brigade, and gives up her spare time to help with fundraising efforts. Leigh-Anne enjoys spending any down time relaxing on the beach reading a book. Leigh-Anne is married to Zack and they have three grown up children, and one grandchild.


Office Manager
With previous office and administration experience at an Accounting firm, Lisa joined the Brown Pennell team in July 2010. Lisa is married to Kevin and has a son Kyle. Lisa enjoys cooking, reading, playing the piano, and carrying out home rennovations.


Ella joined our team in April 2018. She has lived on a farm all her life and loves that lifestyle. Ella also enjoys playing Netball, going on road trips, and just being in the company of her friends and family.