Marc WashbourneManaging Director
Marc Washbourne has been working with JobReady since 1999. Marc is passionate about Australian VET and Employment Services and works tirelessly to deliver better technology and productivity to the sectors. When JobReady was commissioned by DEEWR to produce a paper on Streamlining the Australian Apprenticeships system, Marc headed up the team that delivered a report that continues to assist the Department today. Marc is currently the Director of the AVETARS (ACT Vocational Education and Training Administration Records System) software project, which JobReady is developing for the ACT government ready for a launch in 2014.
LovesProducing clever, timing-saving software and cooking for his family on Sunday.
Tony JonesOperations Manager
Tony (or Tone) Jones is the man that makes things happen at JobReady. He is an Operations Manager Extraordinaire who keeps his finger on the pulse of every project. He has worked with JobReady since 2006 when he moved from the UK to manage JobReady's rapid expansion. He can juggle more balls than a circus performer. The hardest working man at JobReady. Probably.
LovesA good laugh, Manchester United and his 3 kids.
John D’AgostinoChief Technology Officer
John joined JobReady in 2013 with a background in building, managing and coordinating development teams as well as architecting and standardising solutions across multiple products and services. A strong believer in agile development he assists across JobReady’s entire product suite, developing development best practices, devising quality and scalable solutions and helping make JobReady’s products talk to each other.
LovesHe loves it when a plan comes together.
Chris McMillanGeneral Manager AAC
Chris joined JobReady in 2003 and has been instrumental in the development of the software JobReady AAC and GT. His knowledge of Australian Apprenticeships and Group Training is astounding. Our customers love Chris because nothing is too much for him, and he knows what it takes to ship a solution. Since 2012, Chris has headed up the development and roll out JobReady Active.
LovesLive music and a small wager on the Melbourne Cup.
Tim JonesGeneral Manager RTO
JobReady invited Tim Jones to join the company in 2006 and Tim has overseen the development of JobReady RTO from Day 1. Tim has successfully steered JobReady RTO to become the software of choice for Registered Training Organisations through a dedicated and highly innovative approach. When you implement JobReady RTO at your company, it will likely be Tim and his team who will hold your hand every step of the way.
LovesThe thought of keeping fit, a good meal and his young son.
John MastersonGeneral Manager Employment Services
As the accent quickly gives away, John Masterson joined JobReady following a move from his beloved Ireland in August 2009. Since then, he has been responsible for overseeing the development of JobReady Live for Job Services Australia and Disability Employment Services and works closely with our customers to drive productivity and innovation.
LovesProblem solving, singing while he works.
Chris SmithAccount Manager & Trainer
After joining JobReady several years ago, “Smith’ has brought a wealth of industry knowledge to JobReady. His experience has been valuable in product development and client servicing. His easy-charm and good looks have seen him move into an education role on both the RTO and Group Training products, working with clients to get the best out of the platforms.
LovesReading & chatting.
Mike WadamsBusiness Development Manager
Mike is a super-fit Kiwi who joined the JobReady fold in 2009 and since then has become a wealth of knowledge on all things RTO. His highly consultative approach has made him hugely popular with clients seeking efficiency and visibility in their organisations. If you have a question about RTO, Mike probably knows the answer, or he knows a man who does.
LovesYoga and keeping fit
Martin QuinnTechnology and Security Manager
Martin joined JobReady in 2012 with a very strong background in data security, infrastructure and technology across many industry verticals. Martin maintains our cloud-based software environment and ensures the security and privacy of our customer data. Martin continues to improve JobReady compliance, technology and security across the board and is passionate about extending this to our customers. Martin heads up the new JobReady company, Intact Security, offering expert digital security advice - intactsecurity.com.au
LovesSpending time with his family and catching a football game.
James HournBusiness Development Manager
James Hourn joined JobReady in 2012 as Business Development Manager as JobReady continues to expand its Student Management System business. James previously worked in VET for many years at both an Australian Apprenticeships Centre and leading Registered Training Organisations. James knows what makes RTOs tick, specifically in growing their businesses. James will provide consultation to assist RTOs in their own sales operations and optimising the JobReady platform. And a very handy tennis player and golfer.
LovesLooking smart and wood-fired pizza ovens.
James ThompsonEducation & Support
‘JT’ was thrown into a support role for JobReady RTO and became quickly accustomed to the RTO domain and JobReady’s customers. James has a very hands on approach to problem solving and has now graduated to a Trainer role where he will deliver face-to-face and online training to JobReady customers so they can omptimise their use of our systems. His drive for success and quality of life makes him a passionate employee who we hope will help JobReady succeed for many years to come.
LovesMilk and Music
Peter BallistreriCustomer Experience Manager
With twelve years’ experience in the VET sector prior to joining JobReady as our Customer Experience Manager, Pete (or Petros/PB as he is more affectionately known in our office) understands the industry and the challenges posed to our clients. Pete’s focus is customer service and only of the highest level. With six years experience leading large teams, Pete has the people skills to ensure everyone feels the love. Unless, that is, you’re asking for some during a football match, at which point you may have to look elsewhere.
LovesJuventus, Chelsea, the mighty Roosters and ice-cold ciders.
James GrahamProduction Manager
Joining JobReady in 2012 as a data migration consultant, James quickly learnt his way around the database and became accustomed to the variety of data sources of which our clients were coming from. With an ever increasing number of successful migrations James has taken on further responsibility by managing the RTO production team. Overseeing everything from templates to software integrations, James continues to deliver solutions for our clients with the help of his enthusiastic team.
LovesLive music, Water Polo, Summer.
The JobReady Development Team
Introducing the JobReady Development Team – Ruby on Rails web application developers and open-source software evangelists, employing agile software development methodologies. Each of our 5 product development teams runs weekly development sprints overseen by a lead architect and supporting ‘full-stack’ developers.
LovesRuby on Rails and beautiful software code