Our Managers

 


  

Dean Withers
Director
Dean Withers is a Chartered Accountant with over 30 years’ experience in public practice.  He was the founding Director of Dean Withers & Associates Pty Ltd trading as Withers Advisory with offices in Frewville and Minlaton on the Yorke Peninsula.  Dean and his team specialise in providing proactive and practical advice to small and medium businesses.  He is a member of the Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand, the Tax Institute of Australia where he holds their highest membership being a Chartered Tax Advisor and holds a Bachelor of Economics (Accounting) Degree from Flinders University.  Dean is a Registered Company Auditor and Registered Self-Managed Super Fund Auditor and Tax Agent.  Dean is married with a teenage son and daughter.  He is a mad keen West Adelaide Football Club member and previously served as Finance Director of the Club.  Dean was instrumental in turning around the financial fortunes of the Club.



 

Janine Thornley
Associate, Adelaide Office

Janine is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years’ experience in public practice, specializing in tax and business services.  Janine has been with Withers Advisory since January 2012.  She is currently the Tax Manager for the Practice.  Janine is a member of the Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand and holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Accounting & Information Technology).  Janine is married and enjoys spending time with her family and raising three beautiful boys.

   

  

Peter Whitehead
Associate, Adelaide Office
Peter is a Chartered Accountant with over 35 years’ experience specialising in audit and assurance services.  This included 25 years as the Director responsible for the audit division of a mid-tier practice in Adelaide.  Peter has experience in manufacturing, insurance broking, not for profit entities, small business, government entities – schools in particular and self-managed superannuation funds.  Peter is a Fellow of the Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand, member of the SMSF Professional Association of Australia – specialist auditor, Registered Company Auditor and Registered SMSF Auditor.  Peter is also the Honorary Treasurer of the SA Herpetology Group Inc.  Peter, through his Herpetology group membership has special interest in all things reptilian and is a keen supporter of Port Power.  Peter is married and has two daughters.