Meet The Team
We’re a talented group of girls…
Founder, Director and CEO
Jane Holmes is the founder and CEO of Support the Girls Australia.
Jane is a Mother. Widow. Survivor. Inspiration.
Jane’s mission to help disadvantaged women reclaim their sense of self-worth is deeply personal as she has walked in their shoes on many fronts. Jane is a very private but headstrong person who is determined to bring change in her calm unassuming way. Jane is the epitome of resilience. This is a skill she has fine tuned through her life’s journey. She brings an energy and passion that is formidable.
Upon leaving school Diane’s working journey started as an apprentice hairdresser working in Adelaide. Family and a move to Canberra in 1972 saw a career change when she acquired a position in administration with N C D C and later with the Cities Commission.
A new opportunity became available with the introduction of Medibank in 1975. During her time with Medibank her duties included, performing quality control on the daily run sheets from around Australia, compiling statistics and eventually assessing and researching the applications for ancillary practioners who were applying for a provider number.
Nicole is a Principal Product Manager at Service NSW who strives to deliver high quality digital products to support NSW citizens. She has been responsible for leading a multidisciplinary team to deliver COVID safe initiatives and building online platforms to help people plan for and manage key life events.
Nicole worked as a clinical psychologist for over 12 years providing psychological interventions to improve health outcomes. She holds a Master of Psychology (Clinical) degree and enjoys applying behavioural insights to improve customer experiences.
Margie is CEO of Thinkerbell, currently recognised as Australia’s most creative advertising agency and one of the fastest growing advertising companies in the world. Joining the company as an equity partner in early 2018 with a focus to help create a new agency model, she has led Thinkerbell from start up to grown up in four short years, tripling the size of the agency during the last two years alone despite the complexities of operating a business during Covid.
With over 22 years of industry experience, 18 of those in media, Margie has developed a reputation as one of the most trusted, and professional operators within the media and advertising landscape. Margie is renowned for her exceptional client focus underpinned by transparency and accountability.
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
“Becky has over 25 years’ experience in strategic and operational business management honed across international multi-site businesses. Originally from NZ where she started her career in banking she moved to London for 10 years where she worked first with British Rail Property and then MWB Business Exchange, providing leadership and direction of operational activities across several commercial sites.
After emigrating to Australia in 2009, she joined CBRE following two years as the General Manager of a Financial Services company in Sydney. Her role as Senior Director of regional operations Becky is responsible for the administrative and financial management of the Residential Projects business line.
Tina is Chief Commercial Officer at Alpha-H, leading the brand, innovation and digital aspects of the business. She has worked across local and global brands in the Wellness, Beauty and Design industries.
Tina has been an avid mentor and champion of women throughout her 15 year professional career. She led corporate change resulting in flexible work practices for women in her teams before these were standard practices. As someone who moved from Chemist to Marketer, Tina supports women forging new paths and encourages them to get out of their comfort zones.