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Ms. MARISA VECCHIO AM

Marisa

Marisa is owner and “Chief Executive of Everything” at beautiful Hanworth House, one of Brisbane’s oldest residences. Previously Marisa was a national CEO, business leader and company director for nearly 20 years, winning the 2004 Queensland Telstra Business Woman of the Year.

In 2012 Marisa took on her biggest challenge, the restoration of historic Hanworth House which was tragically attacked by arson only weeks from opening. Like a phoenix, it rose from the ashes to open on its 150th birthday and now offers boutique accommodation and events. Hanworth has been accoladed in winning the  2014 Qld Heritage Council Gold Award, the John Herbert Memorial Award for most outstanding nomination and 2015 Premier’s Sustainability Award.

In 2017 Marisa took out the Dancing CEOs Fundraising Award, becoming the highest fundraiser in the history of Dancing CEOs. In the same year, Marisa was recognised for her corporate and philanthropic works in being awarded both an Order of Australia as well as the QCF Community Philanthropist of the Year in 2017.

Marisa joined the WANTZ Committee in 2009.

 

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