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Our Board

Jordan Bryant
Jordan Bryant - Chairperson

Jordan is a CPA qualified accountant having a successful career spanning over the last 10 years predominantly in FMCG. His expertise in management accounting stems from several roles across supply chain, logistics and manufacturing. Jordan has well-honed analytical skills enabling him to be innovative in the way he approaches continuous improvement initiatives. Jordan has a passion for volunteering his time and energy into community activities one of which being “Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlons” for the last 7 years. Jordan joined our Board in 2018 and was elected Chair in 2020.

Brian Freeman
Brian Freeman - Vice Chair and Treasurer

Brian is semi-retired having spent much of his business life running a successful fresh flower consultancy and export business for 23 years. Prior to that, he was a Science teacher and then a Research Scientist in commercial horticulture. He has wide experience in business operations nationally and in the international sphere, and in more recent times was a Business Mentor for the Central Coast Business Enterprise Centre. He continues this work today in a private capacity providing guidance and business analytical services. Brian has served on 3 other Central Coast Boards with experience in Presidency and in Risk and Finance sub committees. He believes in the concept of “giving back to community” and this is the underlying principle in serving on the One Direct Connect Board.

Ray Mainwaring
Ray Mainwaring - Director

Ray has lived in the Central Coast area for 40 years and during his work career was a mechanic and also served in the hospitality and sales areas Ray is a passionate volunteer delivering meals for the past 18  years and sometimes up to four rosters per week. He has held the position on the Board of Quality Control oversight and advises the Board on client feedback in this area. Ray has a keen interest in ensuring that the clients are well looked after and is a staunch advocate of the volunteers in regard to their safety and their activities.

Stephanie Blower
Stephanie Blower - Director & Company Secretary

Stephanie is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.  She brings a wide breadth of experience in the Not for Profit field, having worked in the area for over 40 years, running Associations and organising conferences on their behalf.  In recognition of this she was inducted into the Associations Forum Hall of Fame in 2019.

In her last role as CEO of the Australasian Sleep Association she served on the Board and a wide range of committees.  She has a deep understanding of governance, strategic planning, regulation compliance, finance and managing stakeholder relationships.

Janelle Reid
Janelle Reid - Director

Janelle Reid is the General Counsel at an Australian Federal Government statutory corporation.  She was previously a Senior Lawyer at Clayton Utz, where she gained a decade of experience at a top tier national law firm.  Janelle compliments the board with her legal and risk management skills and experience in strategic decision-making.   She also brings her enthusiastic and philanthropic spirit.

Tony Jose
Tony Jose - Director

Tony has extensive experience in strategic business management, financial management, investment banking, IT systems, human resources, risk, and governance. He has 28 years of working experience in CEO/CFO roles that include various listed companies, the not-for-profit sector, and a management consulting firm. He has served as Director/Chair/Treasurer on boards of Australian companies and its committees, both in the for-profit and the not-for profit sectors. Tony has a passion for serving the community in a range of social welfare activities.

Megan Rowe
Megan Rowe - Director

Megan is a Human Resources executive with over 20 years experience in the retail, manufacturing, financial services, and Government sectors. She specialises in leading cultural transformations, strategic workforce planning, and supporting leaders to enable business success through their people.

She is passionate about working with leaders to deliver strategic and operational results that benefit their customers, employees, and communities.  Alongside a contemporary approach to people and culture, Megan brings to the Board a collaborative mindset and a focus on continuous improvement.  Megan has volunteered for local sporting groups over many years and believes in using her knowledge and skills to give back to her local community.

Jackie Connor
Jackie Connor - Director

Jackie is on the Board of SPELD NSW and currently holds a corporate role as an experienced Procurement Category Manager with Metcash focusing on risk and governance, stakeholder engagement, supplier relationship management, strategic sourcing, negotiation, and contact management.

Experience also includes having owned a printing company for over 17 years, a general manager role with a small company, and sales roles before moving into Procurement. This unusual blend of skills and experience will bring a wealth of governance, strategic business, and commercial competencies to One Direct Connect Limited.