The Management Team

Debra Khoury Accounts Manager

Debra brings over 30 years in bookkeeping and customer service in various quality-controlled industries. She is responsible for the groups accounts payable and receivable duties.

Being a parent herself she understands the struggles that parents face with Centrelink subsidies and fee payments. How a small change can affect the family budget. Her role as Account Manager is to support the Centre Managers with the Qikkids software and assist parents in understanding their childcare payment while identifying any CCS entitlement adjustments.

Debra loves a good challenge and certainly feels she gets that with dealing with CCS and parent entitlements alongside her fast-paced accounting responsibilities.

Shipra Vahi Family Relationships Manager

Shipra is the conduit between parents and our Early Learning Centre team members. Her 15+ years of business development, planning, negotiations, networking and marketing gives her the broad range of skills needed in her important role that covers the needs of the children, their families and the wider community. She brings in a customer-focused approach to her marketing strategies that increase brand awareness, promotes customer engagement and ultimately drive web traffic and conversions. Skilled, creative and innovative. Excellent team player, time management, and organizational skills. Shipra has a Master’s in Marketing Management and is highly experienced in business planning and management.

Karishma Narayan Operations Manager

Karishma brings over a decade of Early Childhood experience. Throughout this time, she has had wide range of experiences in educational leadership, policy development, staff mentoring/ training and curriculum development. Karishma is currently responsible for overseeing centre operations, educational quality, compliance for both the Reggio CBD and Reggio Cowper Street Centres.
The following quote guides Karishma’s personals philosophy:
“Children of today are the leaders of tomorrow and education is a very important weapon to prepare children for their future roles as leaders of the community.” ~ Nelson Mandela

Angeline Rough Payroll Officer

Angeline bring over 13 years of bookkeeping in both professional and private practices. She is also a qualified BAS agent with some of her own clients and handles all Reggio Emilia’s Payroll, ATO and Office of State Revenues related issues.

As our Payroll Officer, Angeline is here to ease the process in a timely manner and assist the staff and HR department with any queries.