Leadership Team

Our Staff & Volunteers

Mark Balmano - President

Mark Balmanno is the President of the Board of Connections. He is a successful local businessman and owner of Bright Eyes Sunglasses in Redcliffe. Mark has been a member of our board for more than five years.

Bernie O'Regan - General Manager

A progressive and proactive executive, with a proven aptitude and extensive working knowledge of both community and corporate governance, Bernie is a highly attuned and successful business leader and coach in the not-for-profit sector, who is committed to achieving and exceeding organisational benchmarks.

Lisa Denham - Operations Manager

Lisa is the Operations Manager of Connections.  She is a longer term employee of the organisation, who oversees the day to day operations of the organisation including Human Resources

Jeanette Williams - Service Manager (HMP)

Jeanette Williams is the Service manager (HMP) Healthy Minds Programs. Jeanette has been employed by Connections for the last 5 ½ years. Jeanette has had  10 years’ experience working in the community Services Sector