About

Dynamite sales coaching and management programs

Front and Centre Training Solutions will blow you away with our innovative team of consultants who work in partnership with large and small corporate clients, to provide inspiring development programs that drive results and build cohesive teams across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.

Our directors, facilitators and learning and development specialists are appropriately allocated responsibility to ensure you are not only getting an expert facilitator, but someone that understands your business as well!

Our mission is to inspire people and organisations to realise and fulfil their potential and increase their effectiveness in order to achieve organisational and personal goals. To take ideas that are of tremendous value and deliver them to groups of people in an impactful way, while empowering people to be their best.

Our main business is fronted by the left and right, the up and down and the black and white of corporate S L and D. Grazina Fechner and Cameron Read, supported by their respective partners, bring the variety to every program they develop. You couldn’t get 2 more diverse outlooks on the world… and yet somehow it just “works” to bring it all FRONT AND CENTRE!

Cameron Read

Cameron ReadFront and Centre Training Solutions director, Cameron Read, has successfully developed and executed tailored and applicable learning and executive programs for professional services, focused specifically on sales, client experience, team and management practices and all associated skills sets.

Cameron’s client base is diverse – ranging from elite sporting organisations, banking and finance, healthcare, retail, through to a  range of executive coaching clientele.

Over many years Cameron has built wide ranging experience including:

  • Elite sport development and coaching – WA Football Commission and WACA
  • Health care sales experience
  • Corporate Training Manager
  • State, Regional and National management experience
  • Product Management roles
  • Corporate coaching certification
  • Cert IV in Workplace Training
  • DiSC accreditation
  • Tertiary qualifications – Sports Science and Education
  • Post Grad Dip Ed (Adult Learning).

Talk to Cameron to find out more about Front and Centre Training Solutions via Contact Us or phone Cameron directly on 0430 015 815

Grazina Fechner

Grazina FechnerFront and Centre Training Solutions director Grazina Fechner (or Griz for those who know her!) is a professional media trained presenter and media expert with a successful history in Sales and L and D management roles.

Grazina has made a living out of her ability to get her message across. From her own TV show and advertising through to corporate sales and training positions, she is a dynamic and engaging presenter who is sought after by her clients. Griz is not your normal corporate trainer!!

Griz is a regular on Channel 7 variety shows giving her quirky assessment of life in general – and how to make the best out of every single “person” interaction!

Grazina brings a wealth of instructional design and project management experience to each program, making your training program an engaging, fun and innovative success.

Her clients range from large retail and wholesale healthcare groups, health and beauty retail businesses to retail cooking, clothing and furniture chains. Grazina is also in the final stages of publishing her first book! Watch this space!!

Her experience includes:

  • Channel 9 accredited on screen presenter
  • Optus TV Host
  • Travelling reporter
  • Sales experience (Healthcare and Retail)
  • Corporate Sales and Marketing Trainer Director
  • Cert IV  in Workplace training
  • Instructional Design
  • DiSC accredited trainer
  • Tertiary qualification – Education
  • Channel 7 “expert” on everything communication

Talk to Grazina Fechner about the benefits of a Front and Centre program via Contact Us or speak to Grazina directly on 0430 274 616… and be prepared for a long conversation!

Penny Goh

Penny Goh

Front and Centre Training Solutions – Project and Facilitation Lead, Penny Goh has been passionate about education and training for over a decade.

Dedicated to helping clients produce results and innovative thinking, she worked in sales, marketing and management in FMCG, before moving into the education sector. There she was a Teaching and Learning Coordinator with extensive experience in developing and managing differentiated learning programs.

Along the way she became an NLP Practitioner, completed her Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and mastered the art of eLearning, consulting for a number of organisations. This led her to the healthcare sales industry, whereby she armed herself with sales and marketing experience, working in sales, key account management and then L and D roles along with time in systems as a member of the business analyst division.

Penny’s experience includes:

  • Sales experience (Healthcare and Retail)
  • Line Management
  • eLearning Manager
  • Learning Management Systems (LMS) Specialist – Articulate Online
  • Customer relationships management – Trainer
  • Sports coaching certification
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • NLP Practitioner
  • DiSC accreditation
  • Big Bang behavioural system accreditation
  • Tertiary qualifications – Bachelor of Commerce and Marketing
  • Post Graduate Bachelor of Education.

Penny’s grounding in Commerce, Marketing and Education allows her to work with clients to understand their business inside and out. Penny is a strong communicator, with vivacious energy and is ready to GOH!

Talk to Penny to find out more about Front and Centre Training Solutions via Penny@frontandcentre.com.au or phone Penny directly on 0488 024 873.

Rob Canning

Rob CanningAfter Rob completing a Bachelor of Arts – Communications. Major in Broadcast Journalism at Charles Sturt University he reported on, presented and produced at local, national and international events; 2000 & 2008 Olympic Games, 2006 & 2012 Commonwealth Games, 2003 Rugby World Cup, lead reporter at 2007 Rugby World Cup (France), 2003 New Zealand All-Blacks feature assignment, 2007 San Francisco Red Bull air race, 2001 Volvo round the world yacht race,
2001-2004 Sydney to Hobart yacht race coverage.

2007-2011 – Anchor of Network Ten’s nationally acclaimed sports program Sports Tonight.

Rob presented breaking news, on-air interviews, live crosses with talent and covered both national and international sports in depth throughout a half-an-hour program. Sports Tonight received multiple Logie nominations – the highest honor in Australian television.

2012 – Ten News Sports Anchor. On air presentation – national sports bulletin. 2013 – Sports journalism at Seven News (Sydney)

Rob will be focusing on our Media training programs, Presentation Skills, Key Note appearances, MC hosting, Presenting on media trends and how to make messages stick – communication skills.

Rob brings to the Front and Centre arena his beautiful daughter Riley and gorgeous wife Kristin!

Dean Fechner

Dean FechnerDean’s passion for people and safety is what drives his love and focus of keeping people safe in any environment.

No matter what the company or the need, Dean is ready to contribute proactive, diverse global security management achievements, aligned with refined political awareness, and expert security talents with knowledge and understanding of current security operations while collaborating with various key stakeholders to develop, implement and drive the security function across your environment.

His current successes include

• Security Manager Parliament of NSW.
• Manager Security Intelligence and Risk Attorney General Department NSW.
• Designing and delivering training to Iraq National Police in Iraq.
• Senior Security Coordinator Department Prime Minister and Cabinet – APEC 2007 Task Force.
• Security Training Manager Sydney Opera House.

Dean’s expertise is in developing Risk assessments for medical institutions and volatile workplaces. He also consults with companies on travel security arrangements and conducts country threat assessments for those taking their people or executives overseas.

Dean facilitates tactical Communication and negotiation programs.

Dean is also involved in writing procedures for all levels of negotiation and assists in writing government policy and procedures Contact Dean via training@frontandcentre.com.au

Karlyn Read

Karlyn ReadKarlyn brings a diverse skill set and the “fun” to finance! With a background in corporates sales and marketing, formal education in business and roles culminating in Business Unit Manager – Apparel for Nike Australia, Karlyn has diversified into the financial world with a Masters in Accounting.

In her capacity with Front and Centre, she focuses on application of sales and communication techniques and merchandising in retail, along with working with accounting organisations to put the personality into the accounting world!

Karlyn’s role with Front and Centre is broad and varied, from CFO, content designer, facilitator and brand manager.

Karlyn works in part time capacity, whilst playing mum to her 2 kids and completing her CPA. Contact Karlyn via training@frontandcentre.com.au