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He is married to wife Nikki, with two daughters, Jemma and Erin whom keep them both entertained & busy.
Don Wright is a licenced real estate, stock and station, business agent, auctioneer and rural property specialist well known throughout the eastern states, who operated his own Company in the city of Orange for many years selling sheep and cattle at the local saleyards on a weekly basis. Don has had ministerial appointments with the Office of Fair Trading and Department of Agriculture, is past president of the Orange Stock Selling Agents Association, has been a country councillor with the Real Estate Employers Federation dealing with industrial matters, an industry TAFE teacher and is currently president of the local Rural Fire Service. Don was treasurer of the New South Wales Stock and Station Agents Association for 25 years and on the board of the NSW SSA and ALPA for over 30 years and was made a life member of Australian Livestock and Property Agents Association in recognition of his contribution to the industry. He has been Chairman of the Board of Stockinsure for the past 14 years and is committed along with the Board to protecting members against financial loss due to default by abattoirs and feedlots.
Peter O’Connor started working with the business in 1984, becoming a partner in 2013 which has led to the current structure since John’s retirement.
John has been a director and valuable contributor of the Stockinsure board since 2007.
Ian was born Gundagai NSW, where he was schooled at Adelong central through to Intermediate Certificate (then year 10) on completion in 1963.
He then joined R H BLAKE & Co Stock & Station Agents, Wagga, under Dick Blake SNR.
Working through grades & studied accountancy until Aug 1999 when on death of Mr Dick Blake JNR purchased the business of RH Blake & Co.
He has since carried on the business until present time completing 55 years of service to the livestock industry.
Ian has played an integral part in the Stock & Station Agents Co-Op as a Director for the past 15 years.
His business is quite diverse, as well as selling Livestock, he sells Rural and town Realestate, Water trading, Feed mill supplying to Dairy and Beef cattle with their grain requirements, and a small feedlot.
Peter has been a Director of Stock Insure for the past 10 Years.
Tim is a second-generation Stock and station agent from Gunnedah in North west NSW. After early schooling in Gunnedah. He attended secondary school in Sydney at Knox Grammar School and studied Economics at University in Armidale.
Tim started in agency at Elders in Brewarrina in the mid 1990’s and after a number of positions returned to the family business Fleming and Ross at the end of the 1990’s, becoming principal in 2012. He then opened a Ray White Rural Franchise in 2017.
His family have always been greatly involved with the local community, especially the rugby club “the Gunnedah Red Devils” where he was a Player, Administrator and Coach, the highlight being, coaching Gunnedah to their first grand final success since the mid 1970’s in 2012.
Currently Tim is the principal of Fleming and Ross and Ray White Rural Gunnedah as well as being a Director of Stockinsure since January 2011, a Director of the Gunnedah Stock and Station Agents Association and President of the Gunnedah Junior Rugby Club.
Tim is married to Nikki since 2002 with two children Annie 13 and Michael 12
On completion of schooling Peter joined EldersGM as a 4th generation Stock & Station Agent. Conscripted for National Service for two years including some time in Malaysia & Vietnam.
In 1988 he left Elders to start his own Private Stock & Station Company – Thomas DeGaris & Clarkson where he recently retired from TDC 2016, to run a family farm at Bool Lagoon.
Peter is currently President Coonawarra/Penola RSL, Board Member of Stockinsure since 2014, and a Legatee.
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