Ron Hogan

Ron Hogan BBus, CPA

Ron has over 30 years accounting experience and has been with Patison Partners since 1993.

Ron is passionate about ensuring client’s achieve the best possible outcomes in all aspects of business and personal finances. He excels in dealing with complex tax issues and has extensive experience in Tax, Estate and Succession Planning and Wealth Creation.

Ron has a particular interest in assisting clients with inter-generational transfers of assets and has guided many families through this stage, with great care and understanding of the issues affecting all parties.

In addition, Ron has a strong background in Primary Production accounting, having been involved in farming all his life. He has an all embracing knowledge of the financial issues facing primary producers.

On the weekends, Ron enjoys watching all types of sport and spending time out on the family farm.

Katrina Magyar

Katrina Magyar BBus, CA

Katrina has over 15 years accounting experience, and has been with Patison Partners since 2000.

Katrina became a partner in 2009 and she exemplifies the link between the past, present and future at Patison Partners.

Katrina has experience in Business Advisory, Strategic Tax Planning and Self Managed Superannuation.

Katrina is always seeking to offer clients’ ways in which they can improve. She has experience looking after a range of Small Business clients.

Away from work, Katrina enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 young girls.

Frank Monacella BBus, CA

Frank has over 20 years accounting experience and has been with Patison Partners since 2009.

Frank has a wealth of Public Practice experience. In addition to this, he has spent 7 years in Industry in a senior accounting and management role. There Frank obtained specialist skills in Budgeting, Forecasting, Tendering and Business Valuations.

Frank is passionate about Property Investment and has a keen interest in the area of Negative Gearing. He can answer all our client’s questions in this area.

Frank’s unique blend of experience gives him the ability to deal with clients with an understanding of the issues they face as business owners/operators. He sees things from their perspective enabling him to tailor advice specifically to their needs.

Away from work, Frank is passionate about running and soccer. He will often be seen participating in fun runs and triathlons. He also enjoys spending time with his wife and teenage children.


Cheryl Watts DipBus(Acc), FIPA
Senior Accountant

Cheryl has over 25 years of accounting experience, the last 19 of which have been as an employee of Patison Partners.

Over that time Cheryl has worked mainly in assisting Ron Hogan with the provision of Accounting and Taxation Services for a range of Small Business clients.

Cheryl has enjoyed building relationships with clients and working with them over that time, to assist them achieve their long term goals.

Away from work, Cheryl enjoys spending time with her family.

Simone Rhodes BBus, CPA
Senior Accountant

Simone has over 12 years of accounting experience, all as an employee of Patison Partners since 2000.

Simone mainly works with a wide range of Small Business clients assisting them with their quarterly Business Activity Statements, GST and Taxation obligations.

Simone has an understanding approach to her work and enjoys assisting clients on an ongoing basis, working through all their business and taxation issues as they arise.

Simone has 2 young daughters who keep her busy and also enjoys physical activity and exercise.

Jane Mrzygloski BBusCom, CA
Senior Accountant

Jane has been with Patison Partners since 2015 after some time in the fast-paced power industry as a Senior Management & Tax Accountant. She has over a decade of Public Practice experience and has also performed pro-bono work for several not-for-profit organisations.

Jane grew up on a dairy farm in Trafalgar and being a country girl at heart, she is passionate about Primary Production and supporting local business.

Jane has experience in all areas of accounting, including IFRS, Audit, Management Reporting, Superannuation, Budgeting/Forecasting and Tax Planning. Her favourite parts of being an accountant are researching the lesser-known topics for a real-world scenario, and helping clients learn the various functions of their chosen accounting software.

Away from the office Jane enjoys spending time with her young family, gardening and working on becoming a crazy cat lady.

Callie Avery BBus (Acc), CPA
Senior Accountant

Callie commenced working in Public Practice in 2002, most of her experience has been with small – medium sized businesses, personal tax and superannuation. She has also worked as a Financial Controller and has a thorough understanding of the challenges faced by small businesses across compliance, human resources, WorkCover and succession planning.

Originally from Melbourne’s west, she relocated to Gippsland with her family and loves her life here. Outside of work Callie stays active trying to keep up with two adventurous boys and an energetic golden retriever.

Clint Foster BBus, CPA

Clint has been with Patison Partners since 2016. During this time, he has completed his CPA and has gained valuable knowledge and experience in all areas of Accounting and Audits.

He has an easy-going nature, loves a laugh and aims to make getting your tax completed as simple and hassle-free as possible.

Outside of work he enjoys going to the gym, going away with mates and spending time with his family.

Julie Miller

Julie Miller BBus, CPA, Registered BAS Agent

Julie has 8 years experience in bookkeeping as an employee of IT Figures.

Julie has worked with clients across a wide range of Industries, with expertise in Property Development, Construction and Tradespeople.

Julie takes an understanding and accommodating approach to clients. She prides herself in assisting clients wherever she can, to ensure they remain ahead in all their Bookkeeping and Statutory Obligations.

When she isn’t at work, Julie is kept busy with her 2 active children.

Yvonne Pike DipFP, DipBus(HR)
Practice Manager

Yvonne has been with Patison Partners for more than 30 years.

Yvonne has a wealth of knowledge, assisting in both the Financial Planning and also the Taxation administration areas of Patison Partners.

Yvonne manages our Investment Portfolio and Share Trading Service. She is able to assist our clients in all aspects of share trading. In addition to this, she also manages our Bendigo Bank Agency.

Away from work, Yvonne is a keen dancer and enjoys entertaining family and friends.

Erin O’Gorman
Bendigo Bank Officer

Erin has been with Patison Partners since 2001.

Erin commenced as an office assistant and has worked her way up through all the administration and internal accounting functions of the practice.

Erin is now our authorised Bendigo Bank officer, assisting our clients with all of their Bendigo Banking needs.

Away from work, Erin is an avid horse rider.



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