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Our Team 


Principal Partner

Darren started Marlston Taxation & Business Advisers in 2005 after working with AMD Chartered Accountants for 8 years.  Darren has almost 20 years' experience in the Taxation and Business Advisory field and enjoys helping clients realise their business goals.  Darren is happily married with two children and enjoys playing & watching sport and spending time with friends & family when he's not at work.



Senior Accountant

Tessa graduated from Edith Cowan University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Business followed by post graduate accounting studies at Edith Cowan in 2004. Tessa is CPA Qualified (Certified Practising Accountant) with over 15 years' experience in the accounting profession and is currently the taxation manager at Marlston Taxation & Business Advisers.


Taxation Accountant & SMSF Manager

Juanita joined the Marlston Team in October 2014. She has completed her Bachelor of Business (majoring in Accounting) and is currently studying to become a CPA (Certified Practising Accountant). Juanita commenced her accounting carer in 2013 and has over 8 years' experience in a variety of administration and finance roles. In her spare time Juanita enjoys reading and joining her husband on fishing trips. She is a passionate Fremantle Dockers supporter and used to be a member of their "Rope Crew."


Taxation Accountant

Matilda joined the Marlston Taxation in July 2015 after working as a Graduate Accountant in a Chartered Accounting firm in Kununurra. She obtained her Master of Professional Accounting from Curtin University and is currently pursuing her study to become a Chartered Accountant. Matilda enjoys travelling, spending time with family and friends and volunteering. She has previously volunteered for the Smith Family office in Maddington and Australia red cross retail shop in Kununurra.


 Practice Manager & MYOB Client Services Officer

Stacey commenced with the firm in May 2009.  She has a dual role within the firm, of  managing  the internal financial  administration , and providing MYOB  and bookkeeping services to our client base.  Stacey has worked in Public Accounting Practices as a bookkeeper and has run her own small business for the past 20 years. She is a one eyed Eagles supporter and would vote for John Worsfold should he enter politics.  She is married with two children. She enjoys gardening and reading in her spare time.



Carla has 10 years experience in the administration and secretarial field.  She worked for a professional accounting firm in Bunbury for most of this time before leaving to have her two boys. Carla and Kristy joined the Marlston team in a job share arrangement. Carla values her family time doing fun things like going to the park or the beach and socialising with friends.



Kristy and Carla joined Marlston together in a job share arrangement. She has previously worked for a professional accounting firm in Bunbury and has a wide range of secretarial and administration skills. Kristy has two children that keep her busy and she loves to spend her spare time relaxing with family and friends.