Liz De Nardis is on a mission to help small business entrepreneurs grow profitable businesses. She has dedicated most of her 30-year business life working closely with her many clients to achieve their goals
Formally trained as an Interior Designer, with an on-going interest in property the family business developed several properties both in Melbourne and on the Sunshine Coast. During this time in collaboration with some of Melbourne’s foremost Real Estate agencies she combined her knowledge of the industry with pre-sale staging skills contributing to an increased profitable outcome for her clients.
Beginning her career as office manager in a small manufacturing business. Sometime later accepted a 2-year contract as PA to a director of an International computer company. The position included the review and formalisation of the company’s policies and procedures. Liz was offered the opportunity and accepted to undertake the staff retraining of day to day operations systems throughout the company’s Australia and New Zealand offices.
Late 1990 Liz’s passion for travel unfolded a homewares importing opportunity. Beginning with a small range of products, she exhibited at Melbourne & Sydney trade fairs which resulted in substantive national purchase orders from Myers, DJ’s, the House group in addition to numerous smaller homewares and gift stores throughout Australia. The business rapidly grew to warehouse distribution levels. A few years later the business was asset staged and successfully sold.
The varied family business ventures including a franchise, enable Liz to have a broad and clear understanding of the challenges small businesses face today. It equally provides the ability to share her sound knowledge to assist her coaching clients.
Recently returned to the world’s most liveable city Melbourne, she enjoys weekends in the company of family and friends. An avid gardener with her partner they share their lives up in the Yarra Ranges with their much loved Schnauzer