Meet Our Staff


The Business East Enterprise Centre is run and managed by John Beard, and Tracey Jordan is the Assistant Business Advisor.

Both are highly skilled and knowledgable and can assist you to build and grow your business.

John Beard

Centre Manager


P     03 6244 8005

M    0417 305 511



John has been the Manager of Business East Inc. for more than seventeen years. Previously he spent 37 years with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. John managed various branches in Southern Tasmania, and held senior positions in both Launceston and Devonport.


John holds an Associate Diploma in the Bankers Institute and Certificate IV in Business, Small Business Management. A wealth of banking experience and strong focus on customer service enables John to provide you with sound financial advice on budgeting, marketing and profitability.


Tracey Jordan

Assistant Business Advisor


P      03 6244 8005



Tracey is an Assistant Business Advisor, working part-time, she has experience in personal insurance and customer service.  For over 25 years Tracey has also been employed by Suncorp Insurance where she has held a number of roles.  Tracey’s love of touch football has helped in building a rapport with the local community and in turn delivering excellent customer service, which she is passionate about.