KYLIE PORTER

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  • Chief Executive Officer

    Kylie is Greater Whitsunday Alliance's Chief Executive Officer. Kylie was appointed as the Manager for Development + Innovation two years ago, and in that time, she worked with inaugural CEO Garry Scanlan to deliver a range of outcomes for the organisation, from preparing workforces of the future, diversifying the regional economy and improving regional innovation in the Mackay Isaac Whitsunday region

    Along with her leadership skills, Kylie has a strong connection to the region, as an experienced local Kylie has an invested drive in making the Mackay Isaac Whitsunday region stronger for generations

    She joined GW3 after owning her own successful marketing and communications business for more than 20 years and during this time, held a range of community and business leadership roles including President and Vice-President of the Mackay Region Chamber of Commerce and Director of Regional Development Australia Mackay Isaac Whitsunday.  She is currently the Board Chairman of C-RES (Community Resourcing) which in partnership with BHP, delivers the Local Buying Program in Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia and West Australia.  She is also a committee member of Whitsunday Voices Youth Literature Festival, the biggest youth literature event outside of South East Queensland attracting some 5000 children annually.  Kylie is a passionate voice for the region and is committed to seeing the region grow and thrive through strategic connections with government and industry.  

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