Our Team

Meet the Team who specialise in helping you with excellent client service, tax and lots more!

Our Team of Experts

Meet our team of professionals!

Geoff Gartly CA Value Builder

Director Founder - Chartered Accountant , Certified Business Value Builder Advisor

Geoff is a qualified Chartered Accountant with 35 years of professional tax and business advisory experience.

He excels in helping clients with practical business planning advice, driving innovation, growth and change. He has run his own practice, Gartly Advisory for more than 21 years!

Geoff holds a Limited Financial Advisers License and is licensed to provide SMSF advice for setup – running, pensions and windup of SMSF.

Helping businesses is where Geoff’s passion lies. In 2021 joined the global advisory community Business Value Builders and has access to some of the best available tools to help his clients grow or increase value in their business .

Family and community is a strong focus for Geoff together with the ability to keep life in balance by camping with his wife Vicki in their van exploring this amazing land called Australia and enabling him to work remotely when needed

Vicki Gartley

Vicki Gartly

Joint Founder and Owner

The practice is very fortunate to have the services of Vicki Gartly to manage the finer details of practice administration, IT and specialises in Individual Tax Returns, including capital gains for investments.

Vicki is a local Kilvington girl, and before taking on leadership responsibilities at Gartly’s, she built a successful career in Channel 9 Television, where she held a creative role.

The meticulous attention to detail required in pre and post-production of Channel 9’s shows, commercials and promotions transfer beautifully to our practice, which is totally committed to providing outstanding care to every detail of our clients’ accounting needs.

Most importantly she is joint Founder of Gartly Advisory and supports Geoff in making our business what it is today .

Hong Lian Yeap

Hong Lian Yeap CPA

Senior Accountant

When it comes to Tax and accounting clients love Hong.

When it comes to Tax and accounting detail, Hong’s experience and zest to learn to lead the way through the jungle of tax law and legislation.

With over 20 years of experience working with small businesses and dealing with Australian Taxation law and GST she understands the issues that clients face.

Frank Trifonopoulos

Frank Trifonopoulos

Bookkeeper and BAS support

Frank is our bookkeeper and Bas support expert. Joining our team in Nov 2021 he helps our clients meet their Bas obligations and general cloud accounting needs. He understands small businesses and how to get your GST obligations right.

He loves soccer and is a busy Dad spending his spare moments chasing his kids around the park.

Patricia Chan

Superannuation & client support

Patricia loves a challenge. Her background in Superannuation and computer science means that she can work using a calm logical approach. She assists Hong in our Superannuation division together with undertaking general accounting and bookkeeping work.

Patricia is an amazing cook and also has a very active family that keeps her busy.

Chris Carroll

New Client Development

Chris is an integral face of Gartly Advisory. A welcome voice to greet our clients and help them to ensure their immediate needs are met. He loves working with our newer clients to ensure our team meets their needs. He is a problem solver and practical thinker, using his vast knowledge to help us find solutions for our clients.

Chris was a qualified financial planner in a former life. An avid follower of sports and loves the gym. He is a coach for his daughter’s basketball team and, in his spare time, cooks up a mean pizza,

Kathryn Stringer


Kathryn has been with us for over 8 years. She loves administration and keeping us and our clients organised.

Her knowledge allows helping clients understand their tax obligations and paperwork from the ATO. She works part-time for us making sure the ATO correspondence is sorted and makes sense. She is a busy mum with a young family which keeps her very occupied.

If you have a passion for Accounting or bookkeeping then drop us a line . We are always on the lookout for keen people that may assist us to undertake accounting or bookkeeping assignments.  Best wishes Geoff Gartly CA