I am proud to be the Director of Walsh Accountants, where I have had the privilege of assisting clients and staff to grow their businesses and mindset for over 25 years.
My Passion is inspiring business owners to see the potential of their business and the opportunities to grow and my focus is working with clients to overcome their business challenges in a rapidly changing global and dynamic local economy.
I lead a growing team of people who are more than accountants, they are thought leaders in business, taxation alternatives, and accounting systems. We are constantly learning and challenging ourselves with new ideas, projects, and any opportunity that enables us to grow our mindset. This focus improves the value and impact we have on our clients and the growth of their businesses and financial outcomes.
Description of Role
Born and bred on the coast, Tom becoming part of his father’s practice was a natural progression after growing up walking after school to the original Walsh office in Southport. Tom starting at the firm with Graham in 1994 and now has over 25 years in the practice supporting local and growing businesses.
Since that time Tom has led the journey of scaling the firm from a single practitioner business into a thriving team of over 30 people which has seen the firm diversify into new business divisions and clients.
Tom embraces and supports the entrepreneurial spirit in his clients assisting them to take their businesses to the next level, He is a founding member of the Unstoppables Group which has taken 100+ entrepreneurs to both Antarctica and the Amazon to help people develop their business and entrepreneurial mindset.
Tom is passionate about learning and reading and is well known for sharing his extensive knowledge on all areas of business and industry with those who can benefit from it, including clients, professional associates, and the Walsh team.
With extensive knowledge in medical and health, engineering, manufacturing, property and international trade, Tom focuses on strategy and execution to support entrepreneurs to grow their business, maximise the sale of business and is experienced in restructuring and estate planning to maximise asset protection and tax efficiency.
Areas of Expertise
Areas of Service
- Fellow Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand
- Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
- Finalist - Partner of the Year. Australian Accounting Awards 2019
- Finalist - Thought Leader of the Year. Australian Accounting Awards 2019
- Member of YPO
- Member of The Growth Faculty
- Member of The Carbine Club
- Supporter of Perry Cross Foundation
- Supporter of TSS Breakfast
Tom enjoys reading and spending time with his wife and two sons. Family activities include a passion for boating, the beach, and the Gold Coast Suns home games.