Team

Melisa Wheatley

Melisa Wheatley

Principal

Melisa is more familiar with small business than most, holding the tape measure at a young age for her father, a carpenter, and now as an experienced business advisor for him and many other clients.

As a principal of Martel Wheatley, Melisa provides services to her clients including business valuations, structuring advice, budgeting, re...

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Sam Martel

Sam Martel

Principal

Sam is a genuine business advisor to our clients, large and small. He enjoys sharing ideas with clients and creating strategies to help them grow and manage their business.

Sam is a Chartered Accountant (CA), and holds a Bachelor of Agricultural Economics with Honors (B.Ag. Ec. (Hons)).

Before returning to Dubbo in 2011 Sam worked...

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Hugh Martel

Hugh Martel

Associate

Hugh prides himself in providing clients with personal attention, be it a strategic overview of their business or their new business proposal,financial planning, succession planning or tax planning.

Hugh has practiced as a public accountant since 1985 helping individuals and businesses. His experience also includes commercial accounting...

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Jacqui Coe

Jacqui Coe

Accountant

Jacqui is a qualified accountant with over 15 years’ experience in taxation and accountancy, prior to this Jacqui worked in the banking industry. She enjoys working hard for our clients and loves to assist in the development and mentoring of our other staff members. Jacqui brings  a wealth of knowledge and experience to her...

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Isabella Astley

Isabella Astley

Accountant

Bella completed her Bachelor of Commerce at University of Newcastle in 2022 and joined the team at Martel Wheatley as a graduate accountant in January 2023. 

Bella is a Dubbo local who moved to Newcastle to complete her degree before returning home to pursue her chosen career.  She is looking forward to gaining a...

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Jacob Coggan

Jacob Coggan

Cadet Accountant

Jacob started his cadetship with Martel Wheatley in January 2020 after completing his Higher School Certificate at Macquarie Anglican Grammar School in 2019. During his schooling he enjoyed mathematics and business studies.  

Jacob prepares activity statements, financial statements and tax returns for our vast range of clients. Jac...

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Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith

Bookkeeper

Sarah started with Martel Wheatley in July 2020, after moving to Australia from England where she grew up. As one of our bookkeepers, Sarah is often found completing bank reconciliations, activity statements and tax returns for a range of clients. 

Sarah is currently studying Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping whic...

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Connor Lees

Connor Lees

Gap Year

Connor is currently completing a gap year position with Martel Wheatley which commenced in January 2023 after completing his HSC at St Johns College in 2022. 

Connor is a Dubbo local, and is enjoying his role with Martel Wheatley learning all about business services. In his spare time, Connor enjoys, reading, listenin...

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