"It’s only since working with Shannon that we’ve experienced real growth and structure.
Her mindset is different. Having deep insight into my numbers, Shannon is my sounding board for all aspects of my business, not just finances. She’s a go-getter, adaptable and thinks on her feet.
With Shannon’s input I have information, visibility and understanding."
Owner, Guyrobb Electrics
Director and owner Jon Robbins first engaged SMART Business Solutions as their accountant in 2014. Jon was looking for a proactive accountant and business advisor who would listen to him, take the time to understand his business, and work together collaboratively.
Guyrobb Electrics, then known as W & AJ Robbins was established in 1966 by Bill Robbins. For many years Bill did a range of electrical installation work including Ministry of Housing, light industrial and commercial. Jon eventually came on board as his dad's apprentice in the early 1980s where they operated for a while picking up contracts with various new home buidlers. The business grew gently over time and became well known for providing quality and trustworthy electrical services with excellent customer service. In 1995 Jon became partner alongside Bill.
Since the late 1990's Guyrobb has seen steady growth and now employs a team of over over 40 people including qualified electricians, ACRS registered cablers with endorsements for data and fibre, Clean Energy Council accredited grid connect PV installers and designers, excavator operators, apprentices and office staff.
Guyrobb are a leader in semi-commercial and domestic electrical communications working providing wiring solutions to several volume new
home builders in the Melbourne area.
Here is their story, written in first person by Jon Robbins.
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