Our people

Working with us

A shared passion to grow our client's businesses

When Jon McInnes rebranded to Southern Summit Advisory in 2021, he had the vision to differentiate his business and become a leader in his industry.

To make the impact he desired, Jon knew he required a team of experienced professionals that would embrace change, learn and apply new strategies and solve problems with out-of-the-box thinking.

Today, Southern Summit Advisory is a team of dynamic and intelligent problem-solvers. Backed up by years of experience in business, our team’s diverse education and working history enable us to approach challenges from a well-rounded perspective.

Every member of our team boasts the energy and drive to not only lead our clients to success but to change the nature of advisory and pave the way for businesses in our industry.

Our team’s shared passion for accounting and genuine love for people make every day at work unique, interesting, and rewarding.

Our Team

Dynamic and intelligent problem-solvers

Our leadership team

Jon McInnes


SSA founding director Jon McInnes is the driving force behind the continued growth and success of the business and its clients. For over 20 years, Jon has been a trusted advisor, businessman and innovator in his field, and is regularly called upon to talk at events as a leader in his industry. Jon’s passion and vast network has allowed him to work with some of the country’s most exciting business owners and entrepreneurs.

Nicholas Karatzis

Associate Director

Nicholas Karatzis is often the youngest person in the room, however when he speaks, even the most experienced business people listen. Wise well beyond his years, he has already built a reputation as a key advisor to many businesses across a wide range of industries. Nicholas joined the SSA team in July 2021 and has already brought a wealth of valuable business acumen and expertise to the team.

Annette Tasker

Founder of ALT Tax and Accounting

Annette Tasker has lived and breathed business for most of her life. She was the founder of ALT Tax & Accounting before merging her business into SSA. Simply nothing will slow her down as her passion for the industry leads her onto more exciting challenges. She’s had a diverse career, and within SSA has been instrumental in driving us to the forefront of emerging digital technologies and cloud-based solutions.

Our accounting team

Sanel Music

Tina Wardkhan

Our bookkeeping team

Jessica Balding

Emilie Melton

Our administration team

Alex Rogan

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