Toni Trusler - General Manager

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Toni Trusler - General Manager

Toni’s dairy farming background and corporate marketing, sales and management experience means she works across a number of client and internal business roles for People4Success

From managing recruitment projects for clients through to helping us manage ourselves well, Toni guides and steers projects to successful completion using her strong management skills, tenacious attention to detail and an influencing style that sees you do things you didn’t realise you had to do.

Contact details for Toni : 021 477 121 / toni@people4success.co.nz

 

Meredith MacKenzie - Senior Consultant

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Meredith MacKenzie - Senior Consultant

Meredith’s primary focus is helping managers create great workplaces.  Leadership development and coaching have been her passion for 20 years, in agribusiness, corporate, SME and volunteer organisations.  Her style is practical, enthusiastic, and informed, with the flexibility to assist managers at all levels of their career.

Meredith’s senior management experience has been in Veterinary, Finance and Not-for-profit sectors, complimented by an MBA (dist), Vet degree, HR training and she is a certified Gallup Strengths Coach.

Outside of work, if the sun is shining she will probably be riding or mountain biking or gardening, and if it is dark or wet she is more likely to be quilting or curled up with a book.  Involvement with not-for-profit Boards also keeps her busy and happy.

Contact details for Meredith : 021 247 2673  /  meredith@people4success.co.nz

 

Kathryn Jack - Senior Consultant

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Kathryn Jack - Senior Consultant

Kathryn is a Senior Consultant based in Canterbury and brings a wealth of leadership, project and people management experience.  

With a drive to achieve successful business outcomes, Kathryn brings her experience and skills in getting great performance out of people through helping clients apply strategies that will work for them in their businesses.  With industry experience as diverse as training and education, hospitality and health in her background Kathryn has not only held roles with specialist people leadership focus, she has significant general and project management skills and has successfully held large people, budget and asset portfolios.

Rounding out her professional experience, Kathryn and her husband run their own driving school business so really know what it feels like to be invested and responsible as business owners.

Contact details for Kathryn : 021 190 5063/ kathryn@people4success.co.nz 

 

Adrienne Turner - Consultant

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Adrienne Turner - Consultant

Adrienne joined the People4Success team in March 2018 after a 15-year stint with Farmlands, working herself up the ranks, as Business Manager.

Adrienne brings with her extensive knowledge of the primary industry's needs and experience in customer service.  Her skills include key accounts and stakeholder relationship management and planning. 

Contact details for Adrienne :  021 544 712 / adrienne@people4success.co.nz 

 

Paula McCullough - Consultant

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Paula McCullough - Consultant

With a background in both the public and private sectors, and experience in running a family business, Paula can easily relate to the problems faced by businesses in ensuring they meet their obligations under legislation.   Paula’s career has spanned payroll, HR and accounts areas and she juggles part time work for People4Success with her commitments to her young family. 

Paula takes responsibility for our accounts and payroll functions and gets involved in providing advice and assistance to clients in this area.

Contact details for Paula : 07 870 5402 / paula@people4success.co.nz 

 

Lee Astridge - Director

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Lee Astridge - Director

Lee is the founder and Director of People4Success.    Her extensive international HR and training experience in both the corporate and smaller business sectors ensures high performance outcomes for her clients.   She is passionate about her business and helping other business owners achieve better bottom line performance through effective ‘people’ strategies.

Lee is a professional member of the Human Resources Institute of New Zealand and has built a strong reputation nationally for both her HR expertise and her abilities as a motivational trainer and facilitator. 

Contact Details for Lee : 021 544 020 / lee@people4success.co.nz

 

Scott Duncan - Office Administrator

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Scott Duncan - Office Administrator

Scott joined the People4Success team after graduating with a Diploma and Certificate in International Tourism and Small Business.  With a number of part-time, customer-facing roles under his belt, Scott is always looking for ways to help his customers, both internal and external, and has a fantastic ‘can-do’ attitude.  

Well and truly a Gen Z (or Generation Z or iGeneration or iGen or Post-Millennial – take your pick!), Scott brings to the team an uncanny and instinctive ‘knack’ for all things technology that is only possible for those who have grown up in the technology era.  This inherent understanding, as well as his strong customer ethos and his desire to get things right make Scott a great asset to both our team and our clients.

Contact details for Scott : 021 477 605  /  scott@people4success.co.nz 

 

Our Business

Our Business

People4Success has been in operation since October 2005.  Since that time the business has shown strong growth and in July 2008 was recognised for its innovation at the Waipa Networks Business Awards.

The People4Success team have extensive experience across all aspects of recruitment and Human Resource activities.  
 

This business exists to

  • Create a business model for HR consulting and recruitment that can be replicated in smaller towns throughout New Zealand
  • To role model a profitable business that respects lifestyle choices
  • To create wealth for the owners, employees and charitable organisations

The People4Success values are

  • Businesses will be better places for having dealt with us
  • Everyone will have gained through their interactions with us
  • We talk straight, protect business and personal integrity, act ethically and build long term relationships
  • We strive to create something better than ourselves
  • We value each other, family and achieving a great work/life balance