When you think of country Qld, it’s easy to assume that most of OBT’s clients are local or farming businesses. Not so. The level of entrepreneurship that has emerged from our region is mind-blowing and especially so for OBT clients Nathan and Tess Hartnett from… Read More >>
Peter’s Airconditioning and Mechanical Services, operating in the Lockyer Valley, started in 2004 and naturally did what a lot of start-ups do by managing their bookkeeping on spreadsheets. Owners Peter and Suzanne Phillips spent long hours doing paperwork, invoicing by hand and tediously entering data… Read More >>
David and Barbara Leek started life together like many parents seeking a great place to bring up their young family. But engineer David also had to make sure he could earn a living. Back before the convenience of the internet, he and Barbara went searching… Read More >>
Bachmann Farm’s history with OBT goes back longer than the Bachmann family can remember. As one of the Lockyer Valley’s small crop producers, the farming family has relied on OBT since Rodney Turner hung out his shingle on the corner of William and North Streets…. Read More >>
David and Barbara Simon are directors of one of Lockyer Valley’s medium-sized vegetable growing businesses. With a consumer market hungry for more than just meat and three-veg, they are busy all year round. And with farms spread all around the region, they rely on OBT… Read More >>
OBT Feature Business Sipelectrical, Helidon You’d think managing a young family and rebuilding after the hardship of the 2011 floods would be a full-time job in itself. But talk with Sipelectrical’s husband and wife team Jonathan ‘Jono’ and Annaka Sippel and you’re soon reminded of… Read More >>
The first thing that strikes you about Anita Lyne is that she is a woman of principle. And, just as she makes it her business to nourish Gatton with good food and wellbeing, so does OBT make it theirs to ensure Anita’s business has all… Read More >>
“Starting a small business on dreams and potential alone will never get you far, but talking to the right people at OBT Financial Group helped us turn our dreams into plans, strategies and goals for success.
“We go back to 1990 with OBT when we went through some tough times – we had a plumbing business which wasn’t making any money and wasn’t getting paid. Rodney Turner did a time and motion study on that business and confirmed as much, which… Read More >>
I have been an OBT client since 2008. Previously I’d never had a good experience with an accountant so had no faith in the profession and needed to change. My brother went to school with Brett Garmeister and only had good things to say about him.