Expertise, experience & excellent results.

Since the 1980s, we’ve helped our clients enjoy great success throughout their professional careers to retirement.
Our team of highly qualified financial specialists provides insight, expertise and experience for our clients’ professional
and personal financial wellbeing.

Meet our team

Specialist service. Personal touch.

Our expert team comprises a wealth of experience across accounting, tax, business, financial planning and
Self Managed Super Funds. By working with you one-on-one, we understand your business like it’s our own,
helping manage your financial future with our proactive, personal approach.

We specialise in:

Practice development

Planning and establishing your practice to meet your financial goals

Business structure

Ensuring you're in control of your business and your success

Online accounting systems

Providing you with real-time information

Tax planning strategy

Helping you make the right decisions to save on tax whilst remaining compliant and building wealth

Business and goodwill valuations

Identifying what your business is really worth

Business plans, budgets and cash flow forecasting

Helping you plan and succeed


Our team.

We believe the key to your success is our personal approach and treating your finances as our own. It’s a bespoke service tailored to fit you perfectly, seamlessly shifting as you grow and develop. Making this all possible is our expert team. They’re a highly talented bunch of people at the top of their game, going the extra mile to achieve the right results for our clients. We’re delighted to introduce to you our team at BBB Partners.

Partners

  • Peter Bye FCPA

    Keen follower of all sports, passionate supporter of Essendon FC.

    In excess of 35 years of industry experience has seen Peter work closely with clients in medical, para medical, dental and legal professions. As a Founding Partner, Peter believes BBB’s ethos of paramount client service makes all the difference, and is recognised as a Fellow of CPA Australia.

  • Steve Bavolyar FCPA

    Seasoned traveller, mad Melbourne FC fan.

    With over 30 years experience in accounting and finance, Steve credits BBB’s personal approach to the business’s long term success and client tenure. An industry veteran, Steve is also a Fellow of CPA Australia and carries a detailed depth of knowledge in accounting and tax. When he’s out of the office, Steve heads out bush for four-wheel driving.

  • Michael Patterson FCPA

    Geelong FC member. Enjoys teeing off around Melbourne

    Drawing on over 30 years experience, Michael’s enthusiasm, professionalism and attention to detail ensures his clients reap financial benefits throughout their careers. Michael’s proudest personal moment has been raising his two children with his wife, Wendy, and watching them enjoy their successful careers.

  • Matthew Hickey CA

    Cyclist. Proud Western Bulldogs supporter. Sporting spectator.

    Matthew loves being able to give BBB’s personal service and attention to all of his clients. His 20 years of experience and relaxed approach has seen his clients enjoy the benefits of his knowledge and specialist advice. He married his best friend Libby and they are raising their 3 happy, fun loving children as their proudest achievements and they love being involved in their kids’ sporting adventures.

  • Ryan McCann CA

    Junior football coach. Eldest of eight.

    With more than 15 years experience under his belt, Ryan is highly regarded for his professionalism and attention to detail. Energetic and highly determined, Ryan is driven by BBB’s ethos of specialist advice and complete, client-focussed service, leading to many positive outcomes for all of his clients. When he’s not at work, you’ll find him spending quality time with his wife and four sons, cheering on the Pies and being actively involved in the local football club.

  • Joseph Recupero CPA

    Sport fanatic, Richmond FC supporter (before they were cool)

    Joe’s accounting practice draws on over 15 years experience working in public practice and managing the BBB Medical Graduate team. He takes great pride in assisting his clients to grow and succeed in their career and financial well being. In his downtime, Joe loves spending time with his wife Jade & 3 children (Isla, Charlie & Tilly) and has aspirations to conquer the Inca Trail to Machu Piccu.

  • Angela Laughlin Operations Development Manager

    Champagne lover, avid Collingwood supporter, mum of three

    Ange brings 20 years’ experience in the Finance industry to her role at BBB Partners. Her enthusiasm for efficiency and commitment to enhancing the client experience is evident and she looks forward to playing a pivotal role in the success and growth of the firm. Ange has 2 daughters and a son and delights in cheering them on from the sidelines on the weekend.

Financial Services

  • Kaye Trewartha CFP

    Alessi collector, F1 & Geelong Cats follower and Haigh's chocolate expert.

    Kaye enjoys providing a welcoming and friendly environment for her clients. Believing in carefully measured and long term strategic and investment solutions, Kaye works in close collaboration with the BBB Partners to ensure her clients have confidence in their financial decisions. A South Melbourne local, Kaye spends her weekends pottering around the area’s market, cafes and restaurants.

  • Greg Condon Associate Advisor

    Junior tennis and netball spectator, enjoys camping

    Greg’s passion is to help his clients establish the right life and income protection insurance cover to ensure that they and their families remain financially secure in the event it’s needed. The most rewarding part of Greg’s role is assisting clients with claims, fulfilling the promises that insurance offers. Greg married his high school sweetheart and together they have three terrific children who keep him busy when he’s not in the office.

  • James Randall CPA

    A regular fixture at the 'G, Golfer.

    James’ emphasis to reliable, personal service makes a big impact to his clients’ finances. Highly regarded for his honest advice, transparency and good nature, James takes great pride in getting the right results for his clients. In his free time, James plays guitar and heads to the footy or cricket whenever he can.

  • Michael Curran Finance Lending Manager

    Rugby Union and Soccer enthusiast

    With over 20 years’ experience in Banking and Lending both in Ireland and Australia, Michael specialises in arranging finance for professionals, chiefly those in the Medical, Para Medical and Dental professions. With a focus on both consumer and business finance and emphasis on debt structuring and ongoing management, Michael prides himself on his easy going approach and professional service that he provides to his clients.

Medical Graduate Team

  • David McRae CPA

    Bookworm. Wanderer. Film connoisseur.

    For David, accounting has always been more than numbers. Everyday he brings passion for what he does and has a great rapport with his clients which makes for rewarding relationships. Outside of his work, David enjoys reading, watching films and taking walks.

  • Seamus McPeake CA

    Runner. Music lover. First generation Australian of Irish immigrants.

    Seamus’ focus is to be able to provide the taxation and financial support to accommodate the personal and professional growth of his clients. Attentive and determined, he enjoys expanding his clients’ financial horizons through education. Seamus spends his down time with family and friends, maintaining a healthy lifestyle and cheering on the North Melbourne Kangaroos.

  • Sheri Lai CPA

    Multilingual (English, Cantonese & Bahasa Malaysia). BBB's resident sweet tooth.

    Passionate, proactive and approachable, Sheri loves that BBB goes the extra mile to do what’s best for their clients. A great communicator, Sheri’s clients know she’s there to help them reach their goals, even when circumstances change. Malaysian born and raised, Sheri relocated to Melbourne for her university degree in 2006, and loves travelling to new places and discovering new foods.

  • Will Smith

    Avid coffee drinker. Meticulous musician and cook.

    For Will, the key difference of BBB Partners is the tailored solutions for all clients and pairing new-school innovations with traditional formulas. His dedication to his clients sees him work tirelessly to ensure the best advice, uniquely tailored for all cases. Will’s high standards continue off-duty, playing classical guitar and piano in his spare time.