Pink Carat is a boutique jeweller in Unley specialising in custom-made jewellery, as well as jewellery inspections, repairs and remodelling. Owner Bevan Jones initially founded the business in early 2014, with just one part-time employee and himself as the only jeweller.
Initially founded in 1973, Olga’s Fine Foods is a South Australian family-owned business offering renowned pre-made patties, burgers, schnitzels, sausages and marinated steaks. They’re best known for their beef chevapchichi – an iconic food product in SA – which was pioneered by the company’s founders, Olga and George Ujvary, Sr.
Not long ago, there were over 100 brick manufacturers around Australia, but many have since been taken over by competitors or have simply gone out of business. Oreon Partners’ client Littlehampton Bricks and Pavers, on the other hand, has not only stayed in business as a privately owned family firm, but has expanded and gone from strength to strength. Their growth and endurance show the value of having a well-respected and trusted brand, which owner Mark Fiora and his family have worked very hard to establish over their 120+ year history.
Nina Hadinata and Morgen Wynn, owners of Gang Gang and the brand-new Nice Day Deli, started out as a small pop-up business, offering an Asian- and American-inspired menu at markets, festivals, private and community events around South Australia. After six months of doing pop-ups, they unveiled Trailer Swift – their bright yellow food trailer – which they took to major music and food festivals.
Birkenstock in the Hills originally opened in July 2003 in the historic German settlement town of Hahndorf. Phil and Jackie Daniel have owned the store now for nine years and have been growing it steadily – in fact, sales have more than doubled in the past five years.
Tucker’s Natural Gourmet Cracker range was originally developed from a shared philosophy of husband and wife team Sam and Cindy Tucker. Both were active sports people with a strong interest in health and well-being who wanted natural, healthy products in their diet.
Head for the Hills was founded in 2015 by director Tyson Schmidt, an elite level mountain bike racer. Originally working in the entertainment industry, Tyson decided to take the risk and invest in his dream of running his own business.
AM Cranes & Rigging, (AMC) based in Darwin, provides crane hire throughout remote locations in the Northern Territory and Queensland. Headed by Adam Murrihy, a long-term client of Chris Gebhardt of Oreon Partners, it has been in operation for 11 years and has seen extensive growth taking part in major construction projects around Darwin and Katherine. AMC is now a major business in Darwin, holding cranes with capacities ranging from 15 tonnes to 400 tonnes.
Proactive Property is run by Richard Shoesmith, who is a long-term client of Oreon. Richard came to Jarrad Dunn at Oreon Partners in 2005 when Richard was seeking funding for a development in Thebarton, South Australia.
The art of tiling is inherent in this family business, with the founder Walter Gesuato emigrating from Northern Italy over 50 years ago with his younger brother. G & G Tiling has gone from strength to strength and now includes a large team including project managers, estimators, leading hands and…
Oreon Partners has worked with Vertex Power & Process since October 2017. A uniquely diverse company, the business was originally founded in 2014 and has two separate branches of service: Vertex Power & Process, which provides powerline services and industrial power solutions across western New South Wales and South Australia;…
Judy and Len Case from Kimbolton Wines weren’t sure how best to create a structure that recognised the role of their son and daughter in passing the business, operations and assets down to them. So, they contacted Oreon Partners to help. Find out how we assisted them in creating an effective succession plan.
Think you’re too old to start your own business? Think again. After retiring from full careers in other industries, Oreon clients Frank and Ruth Anderson both decided to pursue their dreams of running their own businesses. Today, those businesses provide additional income during retirement while keeping them healthy and active. Read their story and how Oreon played a role in making this happen.