About us

Established in 2005, Flying Solo is home to a community of over 75,000 Australian solo and micro businesses, along with 30,000 more connecting across our social networks. We’ve an HQ in The Rocks in Sydney, where members of our wonderful little crew gather from time to time. Meet them below and get in touch here.

 

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Robert Gerrish: Top Dog

Flying Solo founder, Robert splits time between our Sydney office and the home he shares with his wife & son in Sydney’s Eastern subs.
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Sam Leader: Mojo Maven

Lives in beautiful Mullumbimby and takes charge of operations and wellbeing both for Flying Solo and her family of five.
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Peter Crocker: Ad Man

Looks after marketing and advertising and speaks geek to our tech peeps. He lives in Sydney’s northern beaches with his wife and two girls. Read more on LinkedIn.

Kelly Exeter: Editor

Kelly guides content, steers social media and pours love on our contributors. Based in Perth, she lives a life less frantic with her young family. Read more on LinkedIn.

Lisa Crocker: Community Manager

Lisa (Peter’s sister) is our super organised, one-person customer service department, who loves to nurture all members and visitors.

Jayne Tancred: Forum Concierge

As the ruling queen of our friendly forums, Jayne draws on her diverse skills as a writer, marketer, naturopath & concoctor of flower essences.

Dave Gillen: Forum Fella

You’ll find Brisbane-based Dave lurking expertly in the forums on most days of the week, working on top secret member education and marketing missions.

Jennifer Tumanda: Admin Angel

No job is too big, small or annoying for the super patient, Jennifer. She works tirelessly behind the scenes keeping everything running nice and smoothly.

Richard Jenner: The Design Man

Based in Melbourne, our design & branding man, Rich helps make us look the part. As he freely admits, he’s still figuring out how to juggle work and family.

Alex Pooley: Techie

Forever tinkering away in the mysterious back end of our website from his hideaway in Perth, Alex juggles a young family while keeping Flying Solo live and crafting beautiful code.

While our overall philosophy of business and life shows up all over the site, we reckon this stirring article; this nifty, little poster; our original stab at a vision and values document, or this manifesto from our bestselling book should make it pretty clear. Want to talk to us? Get in touch.

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