Sam joined Bellcourt mid 2018 with previous experience at flagship hospitality, social care and recruitment positions. Sam uses customer service skills honed across these roles to deliver friendly, helpful first impressions at our reception and is keen to learn more about Strata Management and the sector to be able to further assist . Sam is a confident communicator, a strong team player and happy to assist our clients and deliver on positive outcomes. Sam has completed a Bachelor in Journalism and is now excited to have commence her studies in the A100 and Traineeship in the Certificate IV in Strata Community Management.
Ellen joined Bellcourt mid 2014 having worked several years in retail and customer service. Ellen’s friendly attitude and committed approach to her job brightens the office each day and her application to work is refreshing. After two years working as our office administrator, Ellen was promoted to assistant strata manager beginning of 2017 and to Senior Assistant early 2018. Ellen’s positive attitude and willingness to help is refreshing, she has completed the A100 and Strata Assistant Manager courses through SCA and is completing her Certificate IV in Strata and Community Management.
Joan Bellerby established Bellcourt Strata Management Pty Ltd in 1996. Initially starting with two strata companies, Bellcourt has grown to be one of the largest and most respected strata companies in WA, primarily under Joan’s Directorship. Prior to starting Bellcourt, Joan worked a number of years in strata management and earlier to this, settlements and conveyancing.
Joan has amassed a vast knowledge of the strata industry and knows how to mediate and coordinate a strata company through almost any situation. Joan guides the Bellcourt team daily through all of the challenges and pitfalls which are thrown up and ensures the expertise of our strata managers are second to none.
Melanie first joined Bellcourt in 2003 and now oversees the business accounts and manages human resources. In 2016 she completed her Masters in Business Administration at Curtin. Mel brings to the team a level of business knowledge and professionalism that helps Bellcourt maintain its reputation as the leading strata management company in WA.
Mike joined Bellcourt in early 2013 and has been directly associated with the Strata industry in its many forms for over 12 years. He has completed several business and business management qualification overseas, the Certificate IV in Property Services and Operations, a Diploma in Operations and Facilities Management with the Property Council of Australia, a Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety and is currently completing a Diploma in Asset Management. Mike’s passion for empowerment through knowledge and continual learning enables him to educate his peers, applying Bellcourt’s ethos of educating and producing the most highly qualified and professional strata managers.
Mike hails from an extensive tourism and accommodation background, as a resort and property General Manager for leading Australian resort holiday and serviced apartment providers. This has given Mike extensive hands-on experience with property management, maintenance and presentation. Mike excels in providing strong business fundamentals, combined with detailed financial and budgeting knowledge, enabling him to understand the accounting requirements for large, vibrant developments, as well as the intricacies of commercial strata and short stay accommodation. He thrives on complexities associated with new strata scheme developments and strata schemes with a diverse range of problems, often solving the seemingly un-solvable issues that are becoming prevalent within some strata communities whilst attempting to create and grow social strata communities.
Mike has an extensive knowledge and interpretation of the Strata Titles Act which enables him to carefully manage and help resolve any (all) dispute negotiations and SAT related matters.
Shannon joined Bellcourt mid-2015, having worked for the last five years with Government Departments including Alinta Gas, Kleenheat and Centerlink. Working in an environment dealing with customer service and sales has well prepared Shannon for work within the strata industry. With her warm personality and strong work ethic, Shannon certainly an asset to our team. She is a member of SCA WA, is currently undertaking her Certificate IV in Strata and Community Management and will be accredited by the second half of 2018.
Shannon has excelled in her role as Business Development Manager, and effortlessly balances her friendly and helpful disposition with striking professionalism, fantastic communication skills and a sound knowledge of Bellcourt’s business standards. She is working closely alongside Scott Bellerby to further expand the business, and evolve the culture of Strata in WA.
Marilyn joined Bellcourt in 2006 and provides strong leadership and training to the strata managers and assistants. Given her vast strata knowledge she is a highly respected and an extremely efficient team leader. Marilyn completed a Certificate IV in Property Services and Operations in 2014 and is an accredited member of SCA WA. Marilyn’s previous roles were within Property Management prior to joining Bellcourt.
Natasha joined Bellcourt in 2013 as an assistant strata manager, and due to her hard work and dedication progressed to strata manager within a year. Natasha studied a Bachelor of Arts (Languages and Culture) and hails from a teaching background. She has completed a Diploma of Management and is a member of SCA WA.
As Bellcourt’s dedicated Insurance Manager since 2015 (a first for the WA Strata industry), Natasha handles all quotes, claims and renewals, ensuring a quicker turnaround time on claims and sourcing the most competitive policies for our owners.
Natasha has commenced the ANZIIF Certificate IV in General Insurance and is working closely with all major strata insurers on their product lines.
Debbie joined Bellcourt in May 2014. Utilising her 30 years’ experience in teaching across the UK education sector, she has transferred her senior managerial and HR skills to the Strata sector. Her professionalism, belief in lifelong learning and working closely with owners has continued to build and retain her portfolio.
Debbie has completed Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety, and Certificate IV in Strata and Community Management and through continuous professional development is an accredited member of SCA WA. Debbie manages a portfolio of residential (+55 complexes), commercial and mixed-use strata companies.
Her passion is supporting owners to empower themselves through education and understanding of their role within their Strata Company. Debbie’s goal for the future is to complete the trainer qualifications to enable delivery of courses for owners and fellow Strata Managers, through SCA WA.
Sharon joined Bellcourt in early 2014. With previous experience in managing corporate and four-star accommodation complexes, Sharon brings a strong background in property and strata management, as well as experience in HR and OSH. Sharon has completed a Certificate IV in Property Services and Operations and is an accredited member of SCA WA.
As a Strata Manager, Sharon believes that building relationships is the key to building a foundation for success. This means relationships with clients, contractors – anyone with a vested interest in the betterment of the scheme. Education is empowerment, and Sharon aims to educate owners about the Strata Titles Act, so they may have a better understanding how they can contribute to their strata community and see it thrive.
Courtney joined Bellcourt in early 2015 bringing with her a background in restaurant and healthcare management. Having previously studied Law and Politics at Murdoch University, Courtney has since completed a Certificate IV in Strata Community Management and is commencing an MBA. She is a Level 2 Certified member of SCA WA and has been the finalist for the SCA WA ‘Strata Manager of the Year – Rising Star’ award for the past 2 years.
Courtney’s ability to learn and apply herself to the job over these few years has led to sound knowledge and understanding of the strata industry, surpassing many senior strata managers in WA. Courtney enjoys working with owners to create a harmonious and community-minded environment.
Tarsha joined Bellcourt in early 2017 as Receptionist/Office Administrator. Prior to this, Tarsha worked in Sydney as a retail store manager gaining experience in business accounting, workplace safety and customer service. Working closely with our Strata Managers and assistants during the past year as the Office Administrator, and having the opportunity to extend her knowledge as the Secretary on the Council of Owners for the large scheme she lives in, Tarsha has demonstrated a high level of understanding about strata and community living, which has led to her being promoted to Assistant Strata Manager in early 2018. Tarsha has a positive attitude and willingness to learn, with her past experiences ensuring her customer service skills are second to none. Tarsha has completed the SCA Assistant Strata Manager course and the A100 Course, and will shortly commence the Certificate IV in Strata and Community Management.
April joined Bellcourt early 2018, having previously worked as a Business Account Manager for Telstra Business Direct. Prior to this, April worked in sales and marketing doing business to business sales and also in recruitment. April brings a keen understanding on client services and is passionate about finding a longstanding career in strata management. April has recently completed the SCA Assistant Strata Manger course and will shortly complete her A100.
Kim joined Bellcourt in January 2013 after working as a freelance web designer, and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Management Sciences) majoring in Computer Systems and Programming. Coming from a strong accounting background, Kim is a perfectionist in running the Strata Company accounts, and she ensures that Bellcourt maintains a very high level of accuracy, transparency and fidelity.
As the Office Manager, Kim is responsible for keeping the team focused, unified and passionate about Strata, facilitating an environment where every member of Bellcourt can grow and excel at their individual role in the company. She is continually spearheading changes to the way that the office operates, particularly in IT, whilst ensuring that no one (external or internal) is left behind.
In addition to the office management, Kim also manages a select few strata schemes to retain hands-on involvement in the industry, including a 113-lot residential complex in East Perth and 38-lot accommodation in Broome. She has completed her Certificate IV in Property Services & Operations and is an Accredited Member of SCA WA.
Scott started with a leading valuation company in 2004 and completed his Masters in Property in 2005. On completion of his degree he moved into the commercial valuation department and became a licensed valuer specialising in office, medical, englobo, medium rise and litigation. Whilst working as a commercial valuer, Scott launched Bellcourt Property Group in 2007 with his brother Kirk, although has subsequently divested his interest in this company.
In 2011 Scott changed direction and started as a development and asset manager for the largest international fast food retailer, significantly increasing the number of stores opened annually throughout WA, while managing the existing store portfolio. Scott was elevated to a Senior Development manager in 2012 and employed and trained a successful team to continue the new store growth.
In 2014 Scott set up Blackmont Property Group with a business partner which consulted to a large national grocery and home hardware chains and a number of other major international and national retailers. Blackmont helps acquire new sites for theses retailers and manages the planning, appeal, tendering and construction phase, through to opening. Blackmont also acquires and develops their own small format retails sites.
Scott started with Bellcourt early 2014 and became managing director mid-2015. He dedicates the majority of his time to Bellcourt, growing and evolving the business and managing existing and new developments as they come online.