Our People

Kent Aughey
General Manager

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M.R.E.I., F.A.I.C.D.


With substantial involvement with the family business sector, including his own family businesses, Kent has built up 30 years of experience working across various sectors, including
hospitality & tourism, wine & vineyards, property investment, development and owning/operating real estate businesses across to farming & the financial markets, working in Venture
capital and investment advising. 

He now shares this knowledge that only seasoned experience can provide, including board advisory and directorships, independent meeting facilitation, transaction advice and
supporting business owners to maximise their business value.

Kent's philosophy is simple; "I operate with shared values, professional integrity, ethics and efficiency"

M: 0408 810 299


Bevan Roberts

Specialist Adviser

M.R.E.I., G.A.I.C.D., M.A.I.B.B., C.E.P.A.


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Bevan is an experienced Manager across an extremely wide range of Industries which include tourism, Education, Primary Industry, Distribution and Automotive.

A South Australian, he worked interstate and nationally for six years, returning to South Australia to establish his own business which he ran successfully for twenty five years.

He joined Dale Wood Business Sales Consultancy in 2005 and in 2007 acquired this well-established consultancy.

With the consultancy now a part of the Hub 39 Group, he continues to provide Specialist Advice to Families and Businesses, who wish to grow or exit.

He was an appointed member of the Business Development Council of South Australia for six years and Chaired its Economic and Finance Subcommittee.

As an Accredited Family Business Specialist Adviser he both speaks and mentors on business issues and trends and had added accreditation from the Exit Planning Institute, a prominent body based in Chicago.

He is an active Board Member of the Glenelg Golf Club and Volleyball SA.

M: 0413 872 737


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Steve spent 10 years with South Australian clothing and footwear icon R M Williams Pty Ltd, involved in retail and wholesale product representation and the development and implementation of their national retail chain of Bushman’s Outfitters stores.

This was followed by 16 years' experience in the transport industry, predominately with Ansett Air Freight and various divisions of TNT Australia.           

His roles included Sales and Marketing, Operations, Administration, Branch and State Management. Areas of specialty included air, road, warehousing, distribution and logistics.

Steve enjoyed 2 years with Link Telecommunications specifically involved with the design, application and sales of messaging and call management systems.

Steve also has a 25 year association with Licensed Premises and has recently converted this knowledge into successful sales.

His current role with Dale Wood Business Sales Consultancy has spanned some 18 years, during that time he has amassed a myriad of satisfied Venders and Purchasers, many of whom have been repeat clients and referees to Vendors wishing to sell their own businesses.

SPECIALISING IN: General Business and Property Sales, which includes, Motels, Licensed Premises, Child Care, Engineering & Metals, Manufacturing, Warehousing and Distribution

M: 0418 778 800


Philip Johns


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Philip Johns is an Adelaide born, proud South Australian but like many others, moved away to seek greater experience. Twenty five years in Sydney and then ten years in the beautiful Hunter Valley saw to that experience and he is now back in Adelaide enjoying everything this great state has to offer.

As a business broker with over 15 years in this field, Philip brings a wealth of knowledge having been employed within various industry sectors. These include – General Motors Holden as an analytical chemist, National manager for Kaiser Aluminium & Chemical Corporation, CEO of national industry associations and many years conducting his own technical consultancy.

Displaying a broad range of interests he owned an art gallery in Sydney for ten years, sailed the Sydney to Hobart and represented Australia in the World Twelve Metre Championships.

His passion for business broking and making a difference, saw him sit on the national board of the Australian Institute of Business Brokers for three years and manage the industry national conferences for 5 years.

If you are a business owner looking to sell your business you need to contact Philip. He is totally focused on providing business owners with a complete exit planning strategy so you can achieve the best price with the least hassles. Exit planning starts now.

M: 0415 974 033