Our Team

Bryan Cole

CPA, Principal

Bringing over 30 years experience in Public Practice, Bryan works with his clients to effectively manage their Accounting and Financial requirements.

Bryan achieved his Bachelor of Business in Accounting at Chisholm Institute of Technology .  He has also been a Certified Practising Accountant since 1988.

Bryan founded and successfully established Bryan Cole & Associates in 1996.  He prides himself on building strong relationships with all his clients to ensure the best possible outcome for all their Financial requirements. 

Out of the office you might find him on the golf course, riding his bike and spending time with family and friends.

Sheryl Feldman

FCA, Senior Accountant

Sheryl qualified in 2005 as a Chartered Accountant in the UK whilst working for a mid-sized London Based Accounting Practice.

In 2010 she relocated with her young family to Melbourne in search of a better work life balance and better weather (one out of two isn’t bad!)

She has a broad knowledge of accounting issues, and a specific interest in accounting for Self Managed Super Funds where her high attention to detail comes into its own.

Away from the office Sheryl spends most of her time in the car driving her 3 young children around but also enjoys supporting local restaurants and watching musical theatre.

Michelle Donlon

Office Manager

Michelle is our Office Manager, with qualifications and experience in Accounting and Business Administration.  Michelle assists our clients with various administrative tasks as well as supports the Bryan Cole & Associates Team.   

Michelle has helped develop and implemented new IT and administrative systems along with ensuring our office runs smoothly and efficiently. 

Out of the office Michelle enjoys shopping, art and design, cooking and spending time with family, her dog Will and friends.

Sashini Gunasekara

Accountant

Sashini commenced working at Bryan Cole & Associates in July 2017.  Prior to commencing with us, she worked for three years in various bookkeeping roles.

She brings with her a Batchelor in Business Administration from The University of Sri Jayawardenepura and a Masters in Professional Accounting and Business Administration which she studied in Deakin University.  In addition, Sashini is currently undertaking her CPA qualifications.

Whilst not working Sashini enjoys watching movies, listening to music and spending time with Family.