Meet the expert: Bree

Administration | Editing | Course Programming

  • Bree is a dedicated and diligent professional known for her exceptional organizational skills, quick grasp of new concepts, and unwavering work ethic. 
  • With a flair for Canva creation and a talent for lesson planning and course programming from her background in education, Bree’s expertise shines through in every project she undertakes. 
  • Her commitment to excellence and innate ability to adapt make her a standout contributor in any team. 

Meet the expert: Samantha

Social Media Strategy |  Digital Marketing | Virtual Assistance

Meet Samantha, your friendly digital marketing extraordinaire providing dedicated social media support and targeted small business organisation. Samantha plays a crucial role for many small to medium-sized businesses throughout Australia, drawing on her unique skill set and background to steer them towards digital breakthroughs.

With a flair for curating high-converting social media strategies and generating invigorating organic content, Samantha doesn’t just help businesses survive in the digital landscape, but to cut through and build ongoing connections with their target audiences. She’s passionate about empowering business owners, enabling them to grow their audiences, boost their profits, and amplify their online presence. 

Whether she’s revamping social media profiles, creating killer copy,  meticulously crafting content plans or providing expert advice on diverse social media content, Samantha’s work is comprehensive and transformational. She also brings extensive skills in the development of effective email marketing campaigns, optimising local SEO, and setting up and fine-tuning Google Business Profiles to maximise online visibility.

What sets Samantha apart is her balance of tech-savvy marketing skills with impeccable administrative insights. Her background in corporate banking, auditing, risk management and compliance enables her to streamline operations and drive efficiency. In Samantha, you’ll find a warm and expert presence who will not only organise your digital world, but also your entire business. Her grounded support will declutter your processes and align action plans seamlessly with business priorities.

Holding a BA Honours in Finance & Marketing from London Met Uni and with a host of professional development experiences across an array of digital marketing disciplines, Samantha is the trusted adviser every Australian business needs in this digital age. 

Meet the expert: Megan

EA | Administration | Events  | Project & Change Management

Megan is a highly efficient and organised Executive Assistant, who has over a decade of administration experience. She has spent 7 years supporting high level executives across numerous industries including Design, Built Environment, Education, Charity and Not for Profit. Along the way she has also gained experience in Marketing, Business Development and Office Management. ​

Megan is an excellent communicator who is passionate about building and maintaining relationships. With a strong work ethic and attention to detail, Megan is adept at managing hectic schedules, coordinating travel, client liaison, organising events, project management support and proofreading. She can also provide creative support in the form of marketing collateral, presentations and website maintenance. ​

A tech savvy individual who picks up new tools and systems quickly. Megan enjoys streamlining and improving processes, loves new challenges and is a great problem solver. She is highly effective in fast-paced work environments and handles all tasks in a discreet and professional manner.



Business resolutions – three ways to shake off negativity and embrace the new year

2022 has been quite a year! With war in Ukraine, price rises, loads of industrial action and three prime ministers, very few businesses will have experienced completely plain sailing. But sweet are the uses of adversity. Here at Get Ahead, we’ve learned a lot about ourselves and our business. We’ve seen interesting opportunities arise and we’re already feeling positive about what 2023 has to offer.

In this blog, we look at how businesses can learn from mistakes and find exciting opportunities to take them into the new year.


Business continuity planning checklist

Whatever the size of your business, you should have a business continuity plan or BCP. This will ensure your business can continue in its work, even if problems arise or disaster strikes.

In this blog, we look at why business continuity matters and what should go on your business continuity planning checklist.


Meet the expert: Leonie

Meet the expert: Leonie

Client Services | Administration | Personal Assistant

Leonie offers more than a decade of Administration, Personal Assistant, Business Management, Personal Concierge, social media and Customer/Client Services experience. 

With a diverse set of skills, Leonie can provide high level support in many different environments to deliver quality, accurate and prompt services. With a background in IT, this also enables Leonie to pick up new programs and platforms with ease.​

Leonie has worked across various roles and supported clients in administration and customer service from finance, public service, retail, hospitality, luxury bathroom ware, coaching/mentoring, health and wellness, finance, plumbing trade, marketing, IT and transport & logistics industries.​

No matter the assistance required, Leonie has the skills and experience to support any client and business. ​

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Why do web agencies outsource back-office support?

Get Ahead exists to provide back-office support for busy businesses. Since our foundation in 2010, we’ve supported a wide variety of businesses, including web and digital agencies. As an agency ourselves, we understand the importance of a consistent culture throughout the organisation, even when the work is delivered remotely.

In this blog, we look at what kind of work digital agencies might choose to outsource and how it could benefit the business as a whole.


Meet the expert: Alesha

Meet the expert: Elesha

Administration | Project Management | Business Support

Elesha is an adaptable, hardworking, and well-organised executive assistant with over 5+ years’ of experience working alongside executives in a variety of industries. Elesha specialises in executive administration, project management support as well as general business support services.  

She is very passionate about helping businesses grow by taking care of the administration so that business leaders can focus networking and on the managing their company.   

Elesha’s interests include travelling, trying out new cuisines and continues self development.  


  • Diploma of Financial Planning 
  • Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning 

She is also in her final year of her Bachelor of Commerce (Majoring in Financial Planning and Accounting). 

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Meet the expert: Simone

Meet the expert: Simone

Administration | Business Support | Marketing 

Simone has 10+ years’ of administrative and creative experience across a range of industries in customer service, office management and marketing.

Simone helps businesses manage their overwhelming workload by offering high end support with administrative, marketing and creative responsibilities allowing business owners to focus on the big picture to scale their business.

Simone has a passion for all things health and wellness and in her spare time you will either find her at the beach, making art or singing.

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Outsourced admin solutions for larger businesses

It’s easy to see how Get Ahead’s outsourcing model works for small businesses and sole traders. But did you know that we also support larger teams and have some well-known brands among our clients?

Larger businesses outsource to Get Ahead for similar reasons to small businesses: it’s a flexible, cost-effective solution. However, working with larger teams is a bit different from working with small businesses. Let’s take a closer look.