Our Members

Our members are curious, creative, community-minded and driven.

They bring big ideas to life and they believe in business that creates a positive ripple effect.

DESIGNERS, AUTHORS, CREATIVES, remote workers, TECH heads, HEAlTH & WELLBEING professionals…

Our businesses are all different, but we have a few things in common.

We’re a friendly bunch with a wide range of creative and professional skills. We value community and creativity, and we strive to make each day at work productive and purposeful. We’re about community over competition, and we share skills, knowledge, and networks where possible.

If you are interested in membership – or you would like a free trial pass to see if co-working is for you – please get in touch.

 

MEET OUR MEMBERS

JASMINE PHILLIPS

Brand strategist, designer, artist and Queen Bee (a.k.a owner at the Hive)

Jasmine is your go-to for membership inquiries and venue bookings for The Business Hive.

She’s also Founder and Creative Director at Wild Honey Creative, a boutique design studio crafting intentional, soulful brands and websites for communities, lifestyle brands, health & wellness experts, educators, and creatives.

Jasmine is a former TV and radio journalist turned branding expert, who’s passionate about all things creative. With a diverse background in visual and performing arts, you’ll find Jasmine sipping chai between dance breaks, and rolling out the yoga matt come knock off time. 

KATE Mcgain

Designer & Web Developer

Kate gets excited helping businesses portray their true personalities through their visual communication and messaging.

Kate has a background in graphic, three-dimensional and multimedia design, as well as fine art and loves the endless possibilities of web development. You can find her volunteering at Kyogle Community Gym, the Roxy Gallery, helping to run Eden Creek Pictures and producing WOB literary zine with her partner.

She’s a big fan of Ru Paul’s Drag Race, podcasts, laughing and sleeping well over the recommended amount.

Jord Edmeades

Documentary Shooter + Producer

Jord is an experienced documentary shooter-producer with broadcast television and film credits including Stargazing LIVE: Back to Earth with Brian Cox & Julia Zemiro (Producer, ABC/BBC Worldwide), Behind the Blue Line (Shooter-Producer, SBS), Australian Shark Bites (Shooter-Producer, Discovery Channel), the Doco 180 special Coming Up For Air (DOP, Screen Australia/WHIMN Network) and A Stargazer’s Guide To The Cosmos with Greg Quicke (Director, ABC), which won the 2018 ATOM Award for Best Factual Television Series.

 
Jord’s recent feature-length documentary film Spreading Like Wildfire explored the community recovery efforts across Australia following the Black Summer bushfires.
Carmela Taylor Carma Yoga Instructor

CHESS CONNECT

Employment | NDIS | Wellbeing

CHESS Connect has helped job seekers and employers for over 20 years.

They provide specialist assistance throughout the Mid North Coast and Clarence areas of NSW to help people with disability or mental illness find rewarding and satisfying work.

They are committed to helping you achieve a ‘Strong Life’ through fulfilling work and social inclusion.

At The Business Hive every Friday, by appointment only.

Author Jarrah Dundler at The Business Hive

jarrah dundler

Author

Jarrah Dundler is a published author, but he’s also worked as a grant writer, pizza-chef, uni tutor, barista, and a stonemason’s labourer… Aaah the diversity!

His debut novel Hey Brother, about the challenges faced by a teenage boy when his brother returns from war, was selected for a Byron Writers Festival Residential Mentorship, a Varuna fellowship and shortlisted for the The Australian/Vogel Literary Award.

He’s now writing from The Business Hive thanks to an ‘artist-in-residency’ program from the Kyogle Writer’s Festival and Kyogle Council.

Author Jarrah Dundler at The Business Hive

Loris Bianco

Group Finance Officer at Hidrive Group

Loris moved to Kyogle in 2021 and works remotely for Hidrive as the Group Finance Officer. 

Hidrive is a leading brand in the light commercial vehicle operators who are serious about safe, reliable, and cost-effective mobile workspace solutions. Loris is super considerate, and always leaves the water filter full to the top!

He’s an early riser and a wonder with spreadsheets. When he’s not at work, he’s happily labouring on his off-grid property and practising his newfound drumming skills.

BECOME A MEMBER

Get full details on our membership by downloading an info pack.