Rod has more than 20 years experience in returning people with an injury, medical condition or disability to meaningful and gainful employment. Focusing on employer engagement, candidate and service marketing, business development and placement supports. Rod has a demonstrated track record in being able to work with industry professionals to identify their needs and work in partnership with them to attract, train, recruit and support candidates in employment, both directly and with third party employment options in place. Rod is also able to work directly with candidates to help them identify their career aspirations and achieve their employment goals by marketing them to appropriate employers while also assisting candidates in learning how to market themselves. Rod is passionate about providing exceptional services to employers, candidates and stakeholders. In his 20 plus years of experience, Rod has placed thousands of candidates into stable employment. Rod holds qualifications in human resources, marketing, employment services, training, and the mental health field. Rod works for the ORS Group as the Job Development and Marketing Manager.
Rod has been associated with the Gosford Chamber for more than 16 years having been a Board Member and Vice President. He held the role of President from 2009 to 2013 when he was elected to the role of President of the NSW Regional Advisory Council. At this time he remained on the Board of the Gosford Chamber and then in 2017 was re-elected to the role of President of the now Gosford Erina Business Chamber.