16 October 2023, AU: Georgina Speedy was born and bred in St George, Queensland, and now at 22 years old, she is managing the Elders branch in her beloved town.
Georgina commenced with the Elders branch in St George in 2021, just her second job out of school. After working as a sales support officer for the past couple of years, proving her exceptional skills and leadership ability, she has recently been promoted to branch manager.
Of her appointment, Georgina said she is keen to get started, and wants to lead the branch to continue providing outstanding customer service to current and future customers alike.
“I feel exceptionally fortunate to take on a management role in the town that I grew up in,” she said.
“I would have never thought in two and a half years of working for Elders I would be getting the opportunity to become a branch manager and lead the St George team.
“I am so excited to take on this responsibility, grow my knowledge and further my career.”
Georgina plans to lead the branch with teamwork at heart, ensuring the team feels supported to deliver their best for clients.
“Over the last two and half years I have built great relationships with my colleagues and the clients that keep Elders going and growing,” she said.
“I plan to lead by example and uphold the outstanding practices and service that the team at St George demonstrate every day. We all value teamwork and collaboration within our roles and embody the phrase ‘teamwork makes the dream work’ in our everyday tasks.
“Our goal is to continue to provide the outstanding customer service our customers have come to expect.”
Elders area manager for southwest Queensland Lachlan Radford said Georgina’s local knowledge and relationships will serve her well in the role.
“Georgina’s knowledge, commitment and passion along with her drive and determination will continue to see the business grow under her leadership,” he said.
Elders St George is a valued member of the local community, which Georgina is keen to see continue and grow. The branch supports St George State High School’s ag plot, providing guidance and support in their agriculture projects. They also sponsor many community clubs and events including the St Patrick’s School Fete, St George Agricultural Show, St George Campdraft, St George Frillnecks Rugby League Club, Dirranbandi Agricultural Show, Dirranbandi Campdraft, Dirranbandi Polocrosse, Bollon Campdraft and Bollon Polocrosse.
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