About Us

With a collective experience of over 40 years in accounting, bookkeeping, taxation & business advice; we have the expertise and working knowledge to help you with any process.

From preparing a personal tax return for individuals to bookkeeping or creating a business plan for a small business entity, to setting up an new entity as you embark on a new journey, we can assist and guide you through this.

Valor. Advisory & Business Solutions has been founded firmly on the belief that individuals and businesses need access to constant, relevant, and meaningful information. This is essential not just to survive, but to learn, improve and succeed.

Our aim is to make life simpler for you!

  • We will work closely with you.
  • We do it once and do it right.
  • We are with you for the long-term.

We want to help you and your business succeed by enriching you with valuable insights and advice that will give you the confidence to know that you and your business are moving in the right direction.

Valor. Advisory & Business Solutions offers a wide range of individual and business services to help support you and your business succeed, contact us today to discuss how we can work together towards your continued success!

Meet the Team

Tony Norton - Director

After working as a CFO for medium to large organisations for over 30 years Tony decided to branch out on his own in 2017. Tony could see that  small to medium businesses were not getting the service or information they needed to successfully run their businesses.

Tony has a Masters of Business Administration, Bachelor of Accounting and a Bachelor of Commerce (Business Law).

Tony is not a once a year Advisor and prefers to regularly meet with his clients to discuss how their businesses are performing, with his 30 years experience Tony is able to offer advice based on real life experience.

Outside of the office Tony sits on a number of Committees, enjoys time with his family, or relaxing while fishing, camping and watching most sports on TV.

Tony’s top three favourite podcasts/books.

  • The Happiest Man on Earth by Eddie Jaku
  • The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
  • The Husband’s Secret’s by Liane Moriarty

Tony’s favourite quote: “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.” — Albert Einstein

Lizzie Julian - Business Manager

Lizzie works as our Business Manager at Valor. Advisory & Business Solutions and loves training & helping others get the most out of their xero file. Lizzie also enjoys working with a fantastic group of people that work so hard to be the best at what they do.

Lizzie has worked within the financial services industry for over 20 years and has been with Valor. Advisory & Business Solutions since 2007.

When Lizzie is not in the office, she spends her time relaxing with a run or spending time hanging out with her daughter.

Lizzie’s top three favourite podcasts/books

  • Desert Flower by Waris Dirie
  • A Promise to Nadia by Zana Muhsen
  • The Stop Doing List by Matt Malouf

Lizzie’s favourite quote: “Two things you are in total control of in your life are your attitude and your effort.” – Unknown

Lisa Davis - Accountant/Tax Consultant

Lisa works as an Accountant/Tax Consultant at Valor. Advisory & Business Solutions and loves building long trusted relationships with her clients and assisting them with their tax and business affairs.

Lisa has worked within finance departments for 10 years and has been with Valor. Advisory & Business Solutions since 2021. Lisa has a Bachelor of Accounting, a Certificate of Bookkeeping and Diploma of Business and Business Management.

When Lisa is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her family at the beach or relaxing by the pool. Lisa also enjoys getting out in her garden and cooking with the produce she grows.

Lisa’s top three favourite podcasts/books

  • Anything by Liane Moriarty
  • Australian True Crime Novels
  • No Filter – Podcast

Lisa’s favourite quote:  “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” ― Maya Angelou

Jasmine Mayo - Accountant

Jasmine works as a Accountant at Valor. Advisory & Business Solutions and loves collaborating with a great team who are all dedicated to helping clients make their business a success. Jasmine loves tidying up a financial file so that clients can get the best out of their reports and make good business decisions.

Jasmine has worked in the financial services industry for 19 years and has been with Valor. Advisory & Business Solutions since 2011. Jazz has a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and Graduate Diploma (ICAA).

When Jasmine is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her beautiful family, going for walks, coffee catchups with friends and relaxing watching K-Dramas.

Jasmine’s top three favourite podcasts/books

  • Venetia by Georgette Heyer
  • Arabella by Georgette Heyer
  • Devil’s Cub by Georgette Heyer

Jasmine’s favourite quote:  “If something is worth doing, it’s worth doing properly” — Kenneth Pearce

Kerri Maiden - Senior Bookkeeper

Kerri works as a Senior Bookkeeper at Valor. Advisory & Business Solutions and loves helping people and solving problems that seem impossible.

Kerri has worked within finance departments for over 20 years and has been with Valor. Advisory & Business Solutions since 2013.

When Kerri is not in the office, she spends her time competing in ballroom dancing competitions, expressing her creativity through quilting, or relaxing reading an enjoyable book.

Kerri’s top three favourite podcasts/books

  • Any book or podcast by Dr Karl (Triple J scientist)
  • Ted Talks podcasts
  • All different books – I love reading.

Kerri’s favourite quote:   “Not the gumdrop buttons!” — Shrek

Lyn Southam - Senior Bookkeeper

Lyn works as a Senior Bookkeeper at Valor. Advisory & Business Solutions and loves diversity of different clients and businesses she gets to work with in her role.

Lyn has worked within the bookkeeping industry for 10 years and has been with Valor. Advisory & Business Solutions since she began her career in 2011.

When Lyn is not in the office, she spends her time out in her garden or expressing her creativity through crochet while enjoying a cheeky cocktail.

Lyn’s top three favourite podcasts/books

  • Anything in the true crime genre

Lyn’s favourite quote:  “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” – Oscar Wilde

Ronel De Swardt - Senior Bookkeeper

Ronel works as a Senior bookkeeper & BAS agent at Valor. Advisory & Business Solutions and loves the opportunity to have a variety of clients with various responsibilities within their organisations. Ronel enjoys the flexibility of the work/life balance she gets in her role.

Ronel has worked within the Bookkeeping industry for 10 years and has been with Valor. Advisory & Business Solutions since 2010. Ronel has her Diploma of Accounting.

When Ronel is not in the office, she enjoys getting out on the water to do some fishing or just to sit and read a good book. Ronel also enjoys expressing her creative side with Crochet Knitting.

Ronel’s top three favourite podcasts/books

  • The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
  • The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  • Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey

Ronel’s favourite quote:  “If at first you don’t succeed try and try again.” – Edward Hickson

Flavia Stufano - Bookkeeper

Flavia works as a Bookkeeper and Client Accounts Officer at Valor. Advisory & Business Solutions and loves the opportunity to collaborate with clients from all different industries giving her the chance to learn and develop her skills.

Flavia has worked within the bookkeeping industry for two and a half years and with Valor. Advisory & Business Solutions since 2019. Flavia has a Cert IV in Accounting & Bookkeeping.

When Flavia is not in the office, she enjoys spending her time travelling the world and is keen to have international travel back soon. When she is not travelling Flavia enjoys relaxing while catching up on Netflix.

Flavia’s top three favourite podcasts/books

  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • We need to talk about Kevin by Lionel Shriver

Flavia’s favourite quote:  “Serenity now!” – Frank Constanza (Seinfeld)

Rebekah Larsen - Bookkeeper

Bek works as a Bookkeeper and Administration Officer at Valor. Advisory & Business Solutions and loves it when all financial accounts balance on the accounts on which she is working.

Bek has worked in the bookkeeping industry for eight and half years specialising in Xero software. Bek has been with Valor. Advisory & Business Solutions since 2015.

When Bek is not in the office she enjoys spending time with her family camping in the great outdoors, getting out and tending to her garden, or relaxing while reading an enjoyable book.

Bek’s top three favourite podcasts/books

  • Bluebird and the Sparrow by Janette oak
  • Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
  • Pet Sematary by Stephen King

Bek’s favourite quote:  “There is no footprint too small that it cannot leave an imprint on this world.” – Unknown

Sarah McDonnell - Bookkeeper

Sarah works as a Bookkeeper and Client Accounts officer at Valor. Advisory & Business Solutions and loves the sense of accomplishment and further understanding from resolving messy and challenging files.

Sarah has worked within the bookkeeping industry for two years and has been with Valor. Advisory & Business Solutions since 2019. Sarah has a Cert IV in Bookkeeping and Accounting and is currently completing her Diploma of Accounting.

When Sarah is not in the office, she spends time playing with her dogs, tending to her garden and plants or relaxing and expressing her creative side doing arts & craft.

Sarah’s top three favourite podcasts/books

  • You’re Wrong About – Podcast
  • Maintenance Phase – Podcast
  • The Bald and the Beautiful – Podcast

Sarah’s favourite quote:  “Your parcel is coming today. If nobody’s home, we’ll look for a safe place to leave it.” – AusPost

Kera Pointon - Reception/Office Administration

Kera works in Reception and Office Administration at Valor. Advisory & Business Solutions and loves meeting and speaking with clients from all walks of life. Kera’s goal is to make every person feel like the most important client in the firm.

Kera has worked in the financial services industry for 11 years and has been with Valor. Advisory & Business Solutions since 2019. Kera has a Cert III in Business Administration and an Advanced Diploma of Financial Advice.

When Kera is not in the office she enjoys exploring the outdoors with her son, cooking, and trying new foods, relaxing by the water with friends when out camping with beer or two.

Kera’s top three favourite podcasts/books

  • Mamamia Out Loud – Podcast
  • Eat Love Prey by Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Misery by Stephen King

Kera’s favourite quote:  “Teamwork makes the dream work.” – John C. Maxwell

Allira Allen - Reception / Office Administration

Allira works in Office Administration and Bookkeeping at Valor. Advisory & Business Solutions and loves the opportunity to work on variety of different projects in her role.

Allira has worked within administration for 10 years and with Valor. Advisory & Business Solutions since 2021. Allira has a Cert III in Business Administration and is currently completing her Cert IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping.

When Allira is not in the office, she enjoys spending her time with her children at the park, going for walks or a bike ride. Allira and her family enjoy relaxing down at the beach, swimming and playing in the sand.

Allira’s top three favourite songs/books

  • Anything RnB
  • All music genres
  • Any book recommended

Allira’s favourite quote:  “Friends are the family we choose for ourselves.” – Edna Buchanan