We employ around 25 dedicated people, each of them a specialist in their respective field.
Collectively, our hospitality-specific accounting and operational management experience spans more than 80 years. Now that’s a lot of experience!
Employing the right people is one thing, but retaining them is another. That’s why we invest in our people. We provide them with ongoing training and education, to ensure they’re equipped with the latest industry knowledge.
Our people are also supported with the latest industry-specific accounting and management software. That way, our clients receive only the best in service and project delivery.
Now let’s introduce our Directors and Business Development Manager.
David Greek, Director
Originally from South Africa, David moved to Australia in 1997 to pursue his passion for helping Australian pubs and clubs reach their full potential.
David has over 16 years of experience, providing commercial advice to pubs and clubs and is obsessed with the Australian Hospitality sector. It’s the diversity of the sector that he loves most, where people with different skill sets come together to give the customer a great experience.
In the industry, David is known for his tenacity, transparency, humility and attention to detail. When working with venues, he is meticulous, ensuring venue owners are informed every step of the way. It is this integrity, which has led to some of Australia’s most iconic hospitality venues to seek David’s advice.
Barry Sherman, Director
With over 15 years’ experience as a Chartered Accountant in the hospitality industry, Barry knows that no two venues are alike and works closely with his clients to provide a tailored solution.
Over the years, Barry has assisted many pubs, clubs and restaurants keep on top of their business by advising on a range of issues, from implementation and maintenance of internal controls, through to budgeting and assessing their financial position.
Barry has developed an extensive audit, IT and systems-based skill set. He joined Zorba Financial Services in 2000, and since then, manages all things technical. Barry also developed the firm’s quality control structural platform, for both clients and staff.
Claud Mangifesta, Business Development Manager
Claud has been working in the hospitality industry, across both Queensland and New South Wales, for over 30 years. During this time, he has owned and operated numerous hotels, pubs, clubs and restaurants. To say his industry knowledge and experience is extensive would be an understatement!
In the industry, Claud has cemented a reputation as being able to ‘fix the unfixable’ and take on the projects that ‘no one wants’. Claud’s drive, passion and first-hand experience has steered his clients in the right direction, resulting in considerable business growth and higher profit margins.
Undeniably a people person, Claud is also the ultimate team leader that leads by example. His strong work ethic, hands-on approach and ability to listen makes him the perfect extension of any team.