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4 Sep 2017 10:12 AM | Jane (Administrator)

Roz White 

Roz is Co-owner/founder White’s Grocers– Mooloolah, Bli Bli, Mt Coolum & Peregian Beach.   Over the past 23 years the supermarket business has evolved and grown from a small convenience store to 4 multi-award winning IGA supermarkets.  White’s IGA focus on supporting other local business providers, suppliers and growers which means they stock 100’s of local products. Roz is a passionate small business advocate having held leadership positions including board chair and is a professional member of various industry groups.  Roz is a regular speaker at trade and industry events including providing insights through the University of the Sunshine Coast and Innovation Centre.  She is the current vice-president of the Sunshine Coast Business Women’s Network and an active community volunteer having founded and organised many community events and fundraisers for over a decade.  White’s IGA have generated $100 000 back to the community through charity events, fundraisers, donations and sponsorships just in the past 12 months.  Roz is a volunteer director with Montrose Therapy & Respite Services and a volunteer advisory member of the Queensland Community Foundation (Sunshine Coast).

ACHIEVEMENTS & AWARDS

  • 1995 - Commissioner for Declarations
  • 1998 – Foodlink Retailer of the year award – Convenience store category
  • 1998 – QRTSA Independent Retailer of the year award – Convenience store category
  • 1998 – Nightowl Franchisee of the year
  • 2007 – IGA Sunshine Coast Car Rally founder/sponsor - Leukaemia Foundation
  • 2008 –QNN IGA State Community Award
  • 2009 - QNN IGA State Community Award
  • 2009 –QNN IGA State Retail Board member (elected)
  • 2011 – Chair QNN IGA State Retail Board (elected)
  • 2011 – IGA National Council member (appointed)
  • 2011 – “Walk with Me” founding sponsor - Montrose Therapy & Respite Services
  • 2013 – Retail Guild Queensland Chair (current)
  • 2013 – Member National Retail Guild (appointed)
  • 2013 – Member of board of Directors (volunteer) Montrose Therapy & Respite Services (current)
  • 2013 – Advisory Member (volunteer)– Sunshine Coast Community Foundation (current)
  • 2015 – QNN IGA State Community Award
  • 2015 – White’s Supa IGA Bli Bli nominee Queensland Carers Award
  • 2015 – ‘Glamel Trek’ co-ordinator/sponsor- Montrose Therapy & Respite Services
  • 2015 – QNN IGA State Retailer of the Year
  • 2015 – IGA National Retail Excellence Awards
  • 2015 – SCBWN Outstanding Business Woman of the Year
  • 2016 – IGA State & National Retail Excellence Awards
  • 2016 – Australian Institute of Management Leadership Excellence Awards – Regional Winner
  • 2016- Australian Institute of Management Leadership Excellence Award – State Finalist Owner/Entrepreneur
  • 2017 – IGA State Finalist Retail Excellence Awards – Store of the Year, Community Award

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Master Grocers of Australia
  • Golden Key International Honour Society – University of the Sunshine Coast
  • Member CCIQ Partners Program
  • Member Food & Agribusiness Network
  • Vice-President Sunshine Coast Business Women’s Network
  • Mentor Sunshine Coast Business Women’s Network
  • National Retail Guild Australia
  • Associate Fellow Australian Institute of Management
  • Member Sunshine Coast Business Council

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