- Financial & Insurance Services (financial planning, mortgage broking, business financials)
- Consultancy (business / property / leadership / management)
- Accommodation & Food Services
Darren Laudenbach’s experience extends over 30 years in various businesses.
This includes start-ups, franchises, business succession, sales and purchases. It includes 28 years in financial consulting, coaching, and advising in a company he jointly founded, Milestone Financial Services Pty Ltd.
Darren understands tough times – including leading and managing a financial planning firm and its clients through the 2008 Global Financial Crisis (GFC). He also understands business sales and succession planning, with the business being sold to existing shareholders in 2015. In the last 5 years leading up to the sale, the business grew by over 25 %pa.
Ongoing real-world and relevant business skills remain relevant to those small businesses he assists as Darren continues to take an active strategic leadership role within his business shareholdings in 3 franchised restaurants over 5 locations, all of which survived the pandemic, and collectively hire more than 100 people today.
Darren is also a board member and director of two not-for-profit organisations. He has extensive leadership, strategy, marketing, training, and facilitation experience, in the private, not-for-profit and public sectors.