Our People

Ben Pledge

Ben Pledge

B.Ec (Adel.), CTA, CA, Registered Tax Agent

Principal

1997 Pledge Accountants (admitted as partner 2001)
1992 Thompson & Cooper

Ben is the practice manager, and undertakes both tax compliance and consultancy services. He is responsible for quality control and service delivery. Ben has capability to deal with complex matters requiring both analytical and problem solving skills, and deliver advice in a practical and timely manner. His interests include spending time with family and friends, good food & wine, involvement with Sturt Football Club, cycling and walking.

Michelle McAvaney

Michelle McAvaney

B.Com (Uni of Adel.), CTA, CPA

Associate Accountant & Manager

Michelle specialises in technical tax compliance including CGT small business concessions, Division 7A (shareholder loans), tax minimisation and book keeping support. She is friendly, meticulous and always ready to help her clients. Michelle enjoys spending time with her family and friends, seeing films, going to arts performances, and reading good books.

“Pledge Accountants have provided Accounting & Tax advice for our company for over 10 years. Pledge Accountants are extremely professional and always provide insightful and accurate advice. They are always available to help you and you are never made to feel like one of the masses! We appreciate the personalised service provided by Pledge Accountants and would have no hesitation in recommending them to individuals and business of all sizes.”

Tiffany (Tiff) May

Tiffany (Tiff) May

Receptionist, Secretarial & Accounting Support

Tiffany has worked in finance and administration for 19 years including her own family business. She excels in MYOB and QuickBooks and enjoys client contact, getting to know clients and is always offering to assist wherever she can. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her children and reading. Tiffany also enjoys reading, quilting, embroidery and gardening.

Kim Pledge

Kim Pledge

Practice Manager & Accounting Support

Kim has worked in finance and accounting for 20 years in both corporate and small business environments. She has a good understanding of MYOB, Xero and Quickbooks and extensive experience in book keeping, management reporting, budgeting and payroll. In her spare time Kim enjoys spending time with family and friends, teaching her Alexandrine Parrott to talk, cooking and travelling whenever possible and she is also a passionate fan of Australian Rules Football.

Leah Daniels

Leah Daniels

Receptionist, Secretarial & Accounting Support

Leah also has a background in administration. Since joining Pledge Accountants she has developed many news skills in accounting and tax support. When not at work, Leah enjoys spending time with her family and friends, country drives and trying new recipes. Leah makes amongst other things, very good almond bread and cakes.