Gavin has been the sole Director and owner of Smith Shearer since 1996. The company has grown in leaps and bounds since, building a trusted and well-known name in the Esperance region.
Gavin has a Bachelor of Business (Accounting), is a Certified Practicing Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor.
He has a wide variety of knowledge across all accounting fields; bringing a unique local perspective which is important to the different clientele he assists on a daily basis. Gavin prides himself on clear, concise and efficient communication, as well as providing guidance and leadership to the Smith Shearer team. He has built a team that is known for their unique balance between Small Firm Personality and Big Firm Capabilities.
Gavin has two beautiful children, Kate and Toby. He enjoys a surf in the morning if he can squeeze it in, and enjoys the lifestyle that living in Esperance brings. He believes in putting back into the community which is reflected in his past treasurer’s roles with: Our Lady Star of the Sea Primary School and Port’s Football Club.
Gavin’s passion is to ensure clients attain success in their business. As a small business owner himself, he understands the commitment required to succeed in business.