Meet Our Leadership Team

Wayne Berry  CSP-NSAA

Based in Melbourne, Gold Coast and The Whitsundays, Australia but works nationally an internationally.

Founder and CEO of Top Gun Business Academy, Wayne’s background in sales and sales management started more than 45 years ago in his teenage years.  He founded his sales training company in 1978, went on to author 5 best selling books on selling, negotiating and sales management, and recorded more than 40 audio programs and hundreds of video programs.  He has worked with and appeared on stage with some of the world’s most famous speakers like E. James Rohn, Zig Ziglar, Dr Norman Vincent Peale, Earl Nightingale, Dr Denis E Waitley, Tom Hopkins, Brian Tracy, Robert Kiyosaki, Mark Victor Hansen, Les Brown, Rev. Robert Schuller and many, many others.  Wayne developed the On-Line Top Gun Sales Coaching System in 2005 and launched it in 2007.  More than half a million people around the world have now participated in his live and on-line programs.  (CSP is the highest Accreditation of the National Speakers Association awarded to less than 7% of professional speakers in the world.)

Miranda Hao

Based in Melbourne Australia, but works across Australia, China and South East Asia.
Specialty is with Hi-Tech Industries and Export and works a lot with businesses keen to enter the China Market.

Miranda has spent the last 17 years as a Sales and Marketing Professional.  Originally from China Miranda is bi-lingual as Strategic Thinker, a Customer Service Professional and has extensive knowledge and experience as a Product and Services Marketing Specialist in Australia, China and Europe.  She also has in depth knowledge and experience as an Integrated Business Specialist and in Supply Chain and Logistics, Channel Management, Sales Coaching and is Top Gun’s China Business Strategist and Consultant. Miranda helps Australian firms to execute their China Strategies.

The above roles have been in a variety of sectors and markets which include;

  • Manufacturing
  • Civil Construction
  • Commercial construction and fit outs
  • Maritime
  • Oil and Gas
  • Service
  • Government (local and foreign)
  • Infrastructure
  • Power Generation
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Mining
  • Ship Building
  • Railways and MRT
  • Electrical contracting
  • Renewables
  • Building products

Graham Hartland

Based in Adelaide, South Australia, Graham is a very experienced international business coach with more than 30 years experience.

Graham is a business professional with more than 35 years experience in both Australian and International Businesses. Holding positions and roles ranging from Business Owner, Executive Manager, Investor, Mentor, Business Coach, Divisional Manager, Operations Manager, Factory Manager, Engineering Manager, Project Manager, Estimator and Electrician.

Graham has a proven ability to understand a business and its value proposition in a short time frame, and then develop the skills of the work force or client, to provide value outcomes and results for the business.

He is able to effectively communicate with Boards, Committees, Governments, Customers, Staff, Suppliers and Team members to ensure the optimum for the business and build lasting relationships.

Graham has been accountable for Strategic Planning, Business plans, Hiring and Firing, Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet, Capex modelling, Marketing, Sales, Safety and Staff welfare in line with Policies and KPI’s.

Graham has a proven track record for working in any country and environment and adapts quickly to the situations and tasks in hand to meet all of the expectations required.

GRAHAM’s PERSONAL STRENGTHS include:

  • Leadership
  • Business Development
  • Mentoring
  • Change Management
  • Coaching
  • Problem Solving
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Lateral Thinking
  • He is Outcome Focused
  • Intuitive
  • Systematic
  • Practical
  • High Attention to Detail
  • Decisive
  • Supportive
  • Team Player

Harry McIntosh

Based in Melbourne, Australia but works nationally an internationally.

With more than 30 years experience working with large multi-nationals and start-up businesses, Harry brings this enormous wealth of skills learned and developed to you.  Harry’s skills include Direct Sales, Sales Management, Business Management, Training and Coaching Sales People, and Sales Managers, to achieve their full potential, personal and professional goals.

Ian Parker

Based on The Gold Coast but clients all over Australia.
Specialty is the Motor Vehicle Industry but works with many other industries as well.

Ian Parker as Director of Ian Parker Management Group is a Business Coach to the Motor Industry.

He was Dealer Principal/Director at Griffith & Leeton Motor Group – a multi franchise dealership including the Honda, Mitsubishi, Kia and Isuzu-DMAX franchises, until he sold the business in July 2015. Griffith Motor Group won many awards in the 5 years including MTA NSW Dealer of the Year.

Previous to this Ian was doing Motor Vehicle Consultancy through his company Ian Parker Management Group.

Prior to this Ian successfully operated Ian Parker Motor Group for 20 years and was Australia’s most awarded Rural Honda Dealer for Customer Services and Sales. Ian Parker Motor Group also won many awards from MTA, Local Business Chambers etc. Ian Parker Motor Group also established and operated Audi Centre Orange until he sold the business in 2009.Ian also advises on Used Car Department’s and how to make them more profitable, offering training to staff to turn your Used Car Business into your most profitable.

Ian uses simple processes, enthusiasm and resources to help others put their healthy intentions into action.  His coaching processes show business people how to work smarter not harder, as to put in Ian’s words, “I’m not here to reinvent the wheel….I’m here to help you realign the wheel!”

Melanie Fitzsimmons

Based on The Gold Coast but clients all over Australia.
Specialty is the Motor Vehicle Industry but works with many other industries as well.

Before joining Ian Parker Motor Group in 2005, Melanie had vast experience in management in the retail sector with the Just Group. She then went on to sell cars with Ian Parker Motors making her way up to Sales Manager and leading the Honda team to many successes.  She then joined Ian and formed Ian Parker Management Group, consulting to the Motor industry, but mostly working in the back ground constructing templates, documents and scripts for dealers to use as part of their everyday.

After both relocating to Griffith in 2010 she then had the opportunity to buy into Griffith and Leeton Motor Groups with Ian and bring it out of receivership. By putting their simple systems and processes into place from the ground up, they turned both businesses into booming, profitable and awarded dealerships.  These awards included the MTA NSW New Car Dealer of the Year. Melanie was also Honda’s NSW Sales Manager of the Year in 2014.  She and Ian sold Griffith and Leeton Motor Groups in 2015 and decided to return to consulting to the Motor Industry, which also included training and coaching.

Melanie operates with simple systems and processes, breaking everything down to bite size pieces so they are easy to work with and understand, across all areas of  the dealerships they work with. Melanie is highly motivated to give you the results you are looking for.

Personal Strengths include:

  • Leadership
  • Sales
  • Business Development
  • Mentoring
  • Change Management
  • Coaching
  • Problem Solving
  • Customer Focused
  • Intuitive
  • Practical
  • Decisive
  • Supportive
  • Team Player

Craig Piercy

Based in Tauranga, New Zealand (soon to be Brisbane, Australia), Craig is a very
experienced international business coach & specialises in Sales & Leadership with more than 30 years’ experience.

Craig Piercy is a business professional with more than 30 years extensive experience. He has held positions in senior management working for companies in direct sales, sales leadership, business development, coaching, business training and customer service, within New Zealand, Australia and Canada.

His focus is on people, providing real results which produce amazing success for both businesses & individuals alike. This brings about transformational and sustainable change within teams and individuals through developing solid growth in sales and coaching people to be the very best they can be.

Sectors that Craig has worked in are:

  • Manufacturing
  • Service Sector
  • Armed Forces
  • Local Government
  • Security
  • Pest control
  • Telecommunications
  • Forestry
  • Corporates
  • Construction
  • Winery’s
  • Freight Forwarding (both local & International)

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Graham is a business professional with more than 35 years experience in both Australian and International Businesses. Holding positions and roles ranging from Business Owner, Executive Manager, Investor, Mentor, Business Coach, Divisional Manager, Operations Manager, Factory Manager, Engineering Manager, Project Manager, Estimator and Electrician.

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