Hat trick for new MYOB Partner of the Year award recipient

The following article was originally published via MYOB’s own blog and titled ‘MYOB Partner of the Year scoops award hat-trick’.
[Image: MYOB]Another year, another PartnerConnection conference wrapped up brilliantly. This year’s MYOB Partner of the Year award went to one of the friendliest faces we know – the owners of 2 Peas. Pam Pitt and Pam Madytianos managed to pick up 2 other awards, Top Seller in Victoria and National.

MYOB CEO Tim Reed, who presented the award during the gala dinner in Sydney, said,”2 Peas exemplify the qualities of the business experts in our extensive nationwide MYOB Partner network. Their dedication, proactivity, client-centric attitude and commitment to making life easier for local business owners highlights the difference our partners make for SMEs throughout the country.

MYOB Partner of the Year 2013

2 Peas co-founder and director Pam Pitt said, “We are very honoured to have been selected as MYOB’s Partner of the Year for 2013 – it is an amazing accolade, especially when there is such an impressive array of talent and experience amongst the MYOB Certified Consultants.

“We believe the next year will be a very exciting one for 2 Peas and MYOB. The move to cloud based accounting is gathering pace, and MYOB is in the great position of delivering the fastest cloud based accounting software in Australia. This will bring a huge number of new cloud users into the market.

MYOB Lifetime Achievement award

We’ve had amazing partners throughout the years, who have more than helped us make business life easier for SMEs. Our inaugural Lifetime Achievement award was given to New South Wales-based Certified Consultant Maureen Burmeister of The Business Minder, after 20 great years with us.

“Maureen is a popular and valued member of our Partner network. She is highly respected by her peers and is often described as friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. Her loyalty to and support for her clients, her fellow Partners and MYOB since 1993 is integral to our success. Maureen is a true professional,” said Tim.

MYOB Lifetime Achievement Award

Ms Burmeister said, “I am deeply honoured by this special recognition. It has been an enormous pleasure to be part of the ongoing story of the growth of MYOB in Australia. My role as a MYOB Certified Consultant began over 22 years ago when I was involved in the introduction of MYOB to the Australian market. Over all those years, I have been proud to present to my clients business solutions that make their compliance headaches go away.

“I have been particularly gratified to have been able to have input into the development of aspects of the product, especially in the areas of payroll and user training forums. I have loved dealing with my many and varied clients, most have been a delight to deal with and some have become life-long friends.

An outstanding 90 partners received long-service awards for 20, 15 and 10 years of service at our PartnerConnection conference this year.

MYOB Newcomer of the Year

Perth-based BAS agent and Certified Consultant Brooke Arnott, owner of Brooke’s Books, is the first Australian-based recipient of the MYOB Newcomer of the Year award.

“I am extremely honoured to be awarded the MYOB Newcomer Partner of the Year award,” said Ms Arnott. “My passion for online accounting and my dedication to change the face of bookkeeping has now been reinforced with receiving this award. The last 12 months has given my business vast opportunities of growth by using my initiative and engaging the small business sector to join LiveAccounts and other MYOB products. I am thrilled to be part of such a positive and inspiring company like MYOB and excited to share my ideas and enthusiasm for cloud accounting with the MYOB partner community.”

Winners for other MYOB annual awards include:

Major awards
Top seller National and VIC – Pam Madytianos & Pam Pitt of 2 Peas
Top seller ACT – Pam Chilman of Australian Management Control
Top seller NSW – David Naar of David Naar Consulting
Top Seller NT – Treena Neve of Smartbooks NT
Top seller QLD – Leanne Allan of Learn How Software Training
Top Seller SA – Marie Whitson of Mybiz.consulting
Top Seller TAS – Jenny Forward of Administration Made Easy
Top Seller WA – Rob Marshall of Ebiz Solutions