Meet The Team
Robert Martinovich - Managing Director
Robert has successfully developed and operated his own management company since 1980. He owns and operates a diverse range of businesses.
Robert’s ability to identify niche markets has resulted in his involvement in retail, outdoor advertising, automotive industry, construction, office leasing and wholesale companies. It is in the area of customer service where Robert excels. His commitment to excellence in providing a superior service, ensures his customers are always satisfied.
Roberts’s formal qualifications include Certificate IV in Project Management and Diploma of Management.
In his free time Robert enjoys golf and travelling. He has volunteered at his local sporting clubs for an extended period, serving on many local community committees providing guidance and financial support.Two of these organisations have recognized Robert with Life Memberships.
Michael Bridger - Chief Executive Officer
Michael has been involved in Small Business Enterprises since 1988 in a diverse range of businesses, including retail, wholesale and sales/service. He has an extensive background in franchising, business management, finance and administration over this spectrum of businesses, industries and structures.
Michael gained detailed knowledge of franchising, both as a Business Manager for a major Fuel Company Franchisor (8 years) & then as a Franchisee (15+ years) in the petroleum and finance industries.
He has specialist capabilities and experience in developing new or restructuring underperforming businesses over the past decade. His skills in identifying and refining procedures within organisations are highly tuned and he has a flair for positioning businesses through quality development, strong branding, niche marketing and quality personnel teams.
Michael is active in the community, a member of the WACA & Modernians Hockey Club. He is a life member of both the Hills Cricket Association and Parkerville Cricket Club. He is a dedicated team member, an accomplished leader, captain and coach with a high success rate across many sports. These traits and successes have shaped his attitudes and are reflected in his businesses.
Michael holds a Cert III, Cert IV & Diploma of Banking & Finance, along with Diplomas of Business and Management.
Our Admistration Team includes our Receptionist/Enrolment/Communications, with support provided by Robert & Michael.
Their combined expertise in Administration, Human Relations, Accounting and Marketing provides great depth in their support roles to our Training Department. These delightful and very efficient people are quite likely to be your first point of contact and will assist you with general enquiries and a warm welcome when settling into our premises on course days.
The Training Team
Chris Godwin – Business Development Manager/Facilitator
Chris has over 30 years’ of experience in business encompassing a wide range of disciplines, including strategic planning, fiscal management, business development, sales and marketing, team development and leadership, training and assessment, cultural & process change and compliance.
Chris’s strengths include being an inspirational Trainer in the fields of Business, Management and Training.
He holds formal qualifications, including:
- Graduate Diploma in Business (Curtin University)
- Diploma of Project Management
- Certificate IV in Training & Assessment TAE40110
- Certificate IV Work Health & Safety BSB41412
Chris exudes positivity, enthusiasm and is an inspirational leader within Scorpion. He continually achieves high levels of performance and is a sought after mentor for our clients.
Nerolie Pottinger – Trainer, Assessor & Facilitator
Nerolie brings her bright and enthusiastic attitude into training.
She holds the following qualifications:
- Certificate IV in Training & Assessment
- Certificate IV in Business Administration
- Bachelor of Education
Nerolie has many years of experience in Training and education at all levels and has vast experience in administration and compliance for various Registered Training Organisations.
Her bubbly personality is often on display and helps to keep our environment light and enjoyable.
Helen Turner – Consultant - Trainer, Assessor & Facilitator
Helen joined our group in 2015 but has been working with us for many years through associated companies.
She holds qualifications including:
- Certificate IV in Training & Assessment
- Diploma of Business Administraion
- Certificate IV in Work Health & Safety
Her extensive experience in the Safety Industry enables her to deliver quality training passionately. Her personality and style are a very welcome addition to our Training, Safety, Induction, Business and Management course facilitation.
Michael Mullin – Consultant - Trainer, Assessor & Facilitator
Michael is a regulor Contract Trainer and adds great flexibility to our team.
He holds a multitude of qualifications and has many years of experience in the Training and Education fields.
- Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue
- Certificate IV in Training & Assessmen
- Vocational Graduate Diploma (Learning) (ECU)
- Diploma of Training and Assessing
- Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety
- Advanced Diploma of Project Management
- Diploma of Management
- Certificate IV in AWT
- Masters of Education (UWA)
- Bachelor of Education (WAIT)
His extensive experience and knowledge, coupled with a humorous and welcoming style are welcomed and fit the Scorpion approach perfectly.
Rex W. Evans JP – Consultant - Trainer, Assessor & Facilitator
Rex has extensive experience in delivering and assessing Training and holds qualifications in:Rex is a Justice of the Peace and a valued member of our team.
- Certificate IV in Training and Assessment,
- Diploma of Financial Planning
Rex is a Level 3 Cricket Umpire and currently umpires in the WACA Premier Cricket League internationally in South East Asian Leagues. He has a vibrant personality, displays a friendly and easy-going approach reflecting his many years of living, working and travelling extensively throughout the state and overseas.
The Marketing Team
Helen Martinovich - Marketing Manager
Helen is responsible for getting Scorpion to feature highly on our client's radar. She has made Scorpion prominent and easy to locate in various forms of social media, including the Web.
She took responsibility for designing and developing our marketing plan and is primarily responsible for presenting, maintaining and promoting our website and social media pages. Her role involves analysing and developing concepts for our marketing, that keep us ahead of our competition.
Once concepts are approved, Helen assumes the role of implementing the marketing plans, maintaining and updating the content.
Sacha Bridger - Sales / Marketing Research & Branding
Sacha works very closely with Helen providing support and assistance with research and content for the development of a sound marketing plan.
She searches for new, innovative and different marketing and social media concepts and then assists Helen to develop them to a mature level for presentation to and approval by the Directors.
Sacha proofs all written and electronic material and provides valuable support services to the business in a seamless manner. Her extensive experience in retail sales has helped her develop a very strong focus and direction for our administration staff. Sacha helped design and write processes for administration staff to support them in responding to clients and achieving high conversion rates from enquiries.