Your Team

Meet the Team

Meet the heart behind the scenes: a vibrant group of go-getters, dreamers, and doers. We’re a passionate crew, fuelled by the desire to craft unique solutions and driven by the stories of those we serve. So, when you collaborate with us, know you’re teaming up with individuals who care deeply, work tirelessly, and celebrate your successes as their own. Welcome to our world!

Adam Volaric

Draftsperson

“INKA draws me to the prospect of working in a team with immense pride, high standards, and a fantastic culture.”

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With 5.5 years of experience spanning roles as a dedicated draftsperson, designer, and senior drafting coordinator, Adam Volaric brings a wealth of expertise to the table. His journey is marked by a strong academic foundation, boasting qualifications such as a Diploma of Building Design and Drafting and a Cert IV in Leadership and Management.

What sets Adam apart is his unrelenting drive, ambition, and motivation. He’s not one to rest on his laurels, always seeking new challenges and pushing himself out of his comfort zone. For Adam, every day is an opportunity for learning, and his biggest goal is to continue this journey of growth, with an aspiration to lead a team of his own someday.

His role goes beyond mere designing and creativity; it’s about collaboration and problem-solving, elements that keep him engaged and excited every day.

Outside of the professional sphere, Adam’s vibrant personality shines. He’s a social individual, actively participating in sports like Australian Rules Football (AFL) throughout the winter season and maintaining his fitness during the summer. He finds solace at the beach, cherishing his love for the sea and indulging in various sports.

Draftsperson

Beth Allen

Project Manager

“It is great looking at something that stays around for a long time and can be like ‘Yep - I did that’.”

Beth Allen is an experienced professional with an impressive track record in project coordination and management. Her journey began with roles at Programmed and Redink, where she honed her skills in project coordination and preconstruction. Beth’s work extended to P&O Cruises UK, where she served as a Shore Excursion Manager, gaining a global perspective in project management. She further refined her expertise at Homebuyers Centre as a New Homes Coordinator.

Beth holds a Bachelor of Business with a major in HRM and is currently pursuing a Cert IV in Occupational Health and Safety, along with a Diploma in Project Management. Her vast knowledge and unwavering drive make her a valuable asset.

Among her many accomplishments, Beth takes pride in successfully delivering multi-million-dollar renovation projects, including her notable work on Rottnest Island. Her goals include expanding INKA’s presence in the development sector, optimising project processes, and helping INKA become the preferred builder for development projects.

Beth was drawn to INKA by its positive and supportive team environment, where everyone shares a common commitment to success. She finds great satisfaction in seeing projects evolve from inception to completion and enjoys the lasting impact her work has on communities.

Outside of work, Beth is an avid traveler, always eager to explore new corners of the world. She cherishes time spent with her canine companion, Tilly, and leads an active lifestyle, including gym workouts, coastal walks, and enjoying chilled music gigs.

Project Manager

Blake Longley

Construction manager

“I’ll always leave something behind better than I found it.”

Blake is an ambitious go-getter, always seeking new challenges and striving to set the benchmark in all he does. Building upon his Carpentry trade, developing into a Construction Manager role, Blake approaches the role as exciting challenge – creating a construction team which respects one another, our Clients, the environment, limits waste and reduces carbon footprint.

Personable, honest and hardworking, Blake is the kind of person who always sets a positive example for anyone who looks to him for guidance. His organisation and attention to detail is impeccable, ensuring every opportunity is taken to keep a clean and safe environment to work in – and he’s not satisfied unless it’s an improved version.

Married to his high school sweetheart with three amazing children, Blake also finds the time to connect and share the balanced family life together which includes getting out and exploring, hiking, stand up paddle boarding. The best of Blake’s downtime involves kicking back with a beer and some live music.

Construction manager

Cameron Scott

Accountant

“The culture my colleagues have instilled at INKA aligns perfectly with my personal and professional values”

Cameron Scott, a seasoned professional, contributes a wealth of experience to the INKA team. With a background spanning Programmed Skilled Workforce to his role as Assistant Accountant at Scott Park Group, Cameron is well-versed in the intricacies of finance.

Armed with a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Finance from Curtin University, Cameron is on the final leg of his CPA Australia qualification, set to complete in September 2022. His hands-on experience in constructing his own home in 2019 gives him unique insights into the home-building process.

The remarkable culture and alignment of values drew Cameron in. Being a subsidiary of the Zorzi Group, INKA’s commitment to innovation and premium offerings appealed to his passion for excellence. In his role as an accountant, Cameron sees numbers as factual and strives to present accurate financial data for sound decision-making. Efficiency, a core value, is manifested in his commitment to driving positive change and encouraging an evolutionary mindset. Beyond the numbers, Cameron is a devoted family man and an avid sports enthusiast, actively participating in amateur football leagues and enjoying a diverse taste in music. Cameron’s dedication to learning, career development, and contributing to the community defines his approach to each day.

Accountant

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Cassandra Thornton

Client Services Administrator

“Excited to be part of a young, progressive & innovative company, I look forward to being part of INKA’s growth & success.”

Cassandra Thornton has served in various capacities such as a receptionist, sales admin, coordinator, pre-start and client liaison. She augmented her professional journey with customer service courses, reflecting her commitment for exceptional client experiences.

She strives for continuous learning and an evolving construction industry landscape by ensuring that clients enjoy an informative and pleasant journey from conception to completion of their homes. Her personal and career goals are intertwined, with aspirations to travel and deepen her knowledge of construction processes.

From her early days spent exploring display home villages with her parents to her current role, Cassandra’s interest in building and design has remained steadfast. Off the clock, she cherishes time with her two children and indulges in reading, music, visiting wineries, and socialising with friends.

Client Services Administrator

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Chris Jazxhi

Senior Scheduler

Bio Coming Soon

Senior Scheduler

Chris Thomas

Process and

Contracts Manager

“I bring calm to a storm.”

Chris understands what it takes to successfully develop a customer focussed culture. He was part of the team that transformed a small backyard tech company into a nationally awarded powerhouse in the mid-late 2000s – now he’s determined to make INKA the next success story. As Process & Development Manager, Chris is challenged with building a high integrity team that earns a market-leading reputation for reliably high-quality product, created efficiently and profitably.

With his vast IT knowledge and strong understanding of process improvement, Chris works relentlessly and passionately to instil a positive culture that breeds uplifting, hardworking teams that colleagues and clients love working with. With Chris’ leadership, calm and clarity, fused with the integrity and honesty to make the hard decisions, INKA’s future is bright.

In his downtime, Chris keeps his mind and body sharp by living a healthy lifestyle playing basketball and spending time with to his wife of 30 years and two beautiful adult daughters.

Process and

Contracts Manager

Danica Watts

Project & Sales Administrator

“Continuously learn.”

Danica is a hard worker, always has a positive attitude and is an amazing team player. She enjoys meeting with and building meaning relationships with new colleagues/suppliers/ trades.

She was drawn to INKA as a company wanting to be the front leader in forward thinking and has an experienced team with the same positive goals and values. Her goal is to keep improving her knowledge within the industry and see a positive future growing her role.

Outside of work, Danica loves to spend quality time with friends and family. She also has passion for dancing and being active with a slight addiction to shopping.

Project & Sales Administrator

Daniel Hanrahan

Construction Supervisor

Construction Supervisor

Danielle Devereux

General manager

“INKA encourages an innate curiosity that will see us play a part in the evolution of building.”

Danielle was born for building. As a child, she would swoon over designs in the newspaper ‘New Homes’ lift-out and lug her younger brother through neighbouring building sites with an imagination like no other. Fast-forward to today and she now finds herself part of a fast-paced and challenging industry, shaping neighbourhoods as she builds beautiful backdrops for families to make new memories.

At INKA, Danielle brings a decade of industry experience working across all departments of residential building, bringing a wholistic perspective to her role as GM. Resilient, determined, and thoughtful, Danielle understands the financial and emotional investment at stake and thrives in delivering a product and client experience she can be proud of. Together, INKA and Danielle are determined to make a real difference in construction and to support young upcoming talent in the industry.

Outside of work, you’ll find Danielle pursuing anything that makes her feel alive, from quality time with her partner and loved ones over great food and wine, keeping active playing football, retail therapy, and snuggles on the couch with man’s best friend.

General manager

Hayley Smith

Client Services Manager

“I’m excited to join a brand working in a progressive way.”

Hayley Smith is a seasoned professional in the building industry, boasting an impressive 18-year journey through various pivotal roles. Her expertise spans contracts, prestart, process management, and more, making her a well-rounded and invaluable asset to any team.

Throughout her career, Hayley has excelled in process refinement and implementation, playing a crucial role in guiding and developing employees. She possesses a wealth of experience in working with diverse construction methods and contract values, adding depth to her skill set.

Hayley’s achievements include the establishment of a reputable and efficient prestart team from the ground up at 101. She also led a successful software transition for addendums, selections, and client updates, implementing it across Red Ink, showcasing her commitment to innovation and efficiency.

Her decision to join INKA is driven by the brand’s people and its progressive ethos. She thrives on the motivation of process improvement and is dedicated to providing employees with the tools they need to work efficiently, all while enhancing the customer experience.

Outside of work, Hayley enjoys taking on exciting projects, currently renovating a 1970’s caravan. She has a passion for adventures with her young family, whether they’re in her home state of WA or in far-flung overseas destinations. Her love for exploration and her dedication to constant improvement make her a dynamic and valued member of the INKA team.

Client Services Manager

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James Blakeney

Scheduler

Bio coming soon

Scheduler

Jerrold Rodgers

Senior Estimator

“I got involved with INKA because of the interesting and challenging projects and developments that comes INKA’s way.”

Jerrold Rodgers embarked on a remarkable 16-year journey in the construction industry, steadily progressing from a Trainee Scheduler to the esteemed role of Estimator. The majority of his career was dedicated to Impressions and Perceptions, spanning over 13 years. Following this, Jerrold served as an Estimator at JWH Regional for an additional 3 years. Simultaneously, he remains committed to expanding his knowledge base through ongoing studies.

Jerrold is distinguished by his exceptional attention to detail, adept problem-solving skills, and a robust work ethic. He finds immense satisfaction in the ever-evolving nature of the construction field, which motivates him to stay abreast of the latest industry developments. Notably, Jerrold has been an integral part of ambitious 12-week builds for display homes and is enthusiastic about introducing a cutting-edge pricing system.

His contributions to the company are characterised by a commitment to enhancing the client experience, achieved through process improvements and continuous learning.

Jerrold’s daily inspiration comes from his unwavering pursuit of personal growth, always striving to be better than the day before and acquiring fresh knowledge with each sunrise. Beyond his professional life, he has a passion for sports, whether as a spectator or an active participant. Cricket and hockey are among his athletic pursuits, while quality time spent with family and friends in card games adds a layer of enjoyment to his life.

Senior Estimator

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Luca Bei

Draftsperson

“INKA has a unique product which is the future of housing and a unique team that can produce it to a high standard.”

Luca Bei has honed his skills in administration, design, drafting, and team leadership for over 14 years. Holding qualifications in Architectural Drafting, Luca plays a crucial role in bringing clients’ visions to life through meticulous documentation and visualisations. His contributions have been instrumental in transforming dreams into tangible realities.

One of Luca’s notable successes includes his involvement in a project for Perth Zoo, where his expertise helped shape functional spaces for lasting memories. Committed to continuous improvement, Luca strives to enhance his knowledge and skills to better serve his clients and projects. He finds fulfilment in the ability to contribute to the creation of spaces that leave a lasting impact on people and families.

Luca enjoys spending time with his family and pursuing his passion for music, particularly playing the drums. He also finds solace in nature through hiking and indulges in recreational activities like gaming. With a multifaceted skill set and a passion for delivering exceptional results, Luca remains dedicated to making meaningful contributions to the construction industry and beyond.

Draftsperson

Marc Howard

Operations Manager

“Always be learning, reviewing and understanding.”

Marc enjoys watching a project go from simple lines on a piece of paper to the final built project, and all the little details in between. He was attracted to what INKA has set out to do — build quality, efficient and reliable homes, built with a focus on the homeowner and the latest in construction technology.

Marc’s goal is to provide quality, sustainable and efficient home designs and drawings for our homeowners, through technology, best practice and collaboration. He has always been committed to his role, always striving for continuous improvement, and always passionate about getting the details right, to ensure a smooth process.

Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, watching them grow, learn, and experience what life has to offer. He also enjoys following the latest in the world of sports and enjoys playing golf whenever he gets the chance.

Operations Manager

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Matt Baker

New Projects Specialist 

“I thoroughly enjoy working closely with clients to achieve their new home goals.”

It takes a true people person to be a two-time Sales Professional of The Year award winner. For Matt, New Home sales is ‘the best job in the world’, acting as a platform to work closely with real people to make their new home or investment dreams a reality.

As INKA’s New Projects Specialist, Matt joins a dynamic new team focused on environmentally sustainable new builds and unique construction methods backed by one of Australia’s most exclusive new homebuilders. With comprehensive design and construction knowledge and a strong understanding of all aspects of new builds in Perth (from strata developments to two-storey new homes), Matt effortlessly guides clients along the journey to make the experience memorable for all the right reasons.

In his downtime, Matt loves getting out in the fresh salty beach air, BBQing smoked meats in the backyard, or kicking back passionately watching AFL and cricket.

New Projects Specialist 

Matt Mondello

Construction supervisor

“Forever be learning.”

Always learning and growing, Matthew endeavours to understand building science concepts, and literature related to the industry. His goal is to house his family in a passive house.

As Construction Supervisor, Matthew has a significant role in the quality of life an occupant can have in their home. He has a great passion to assist in everyday outcomes relating to health and indoor air quality

Weekends are spent with his daughter at ballet and the park. He also follows and supports his local amateur football club when he can.

Construction supervisor

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Natalie Vance

Estimator

“I was first drawn to INKA for the brand & feel, and then once I learned the values of the business and the staff, that’s what sold it for me.”

Natalie Vance brings a wealth of expertise with over 21 years of industry experience. She has held diverse positions across both residential and commercial construction sectors, including Project Manager, Project Estimator and Ops Manager. Natalie’s career highlights include establishing and launching a new business, and overseeing the completion of “Cambria,” a 13-apartment complex with undercroft parking in Clarkson.

With a passion for excellence and a commitment to making meaningful contributions to the construction industry, Natalie is dedicated to fostering strong, positive relationships and helping businesses and individuals achieve their goals. She spices up her time with friends, her fiancé, her love for good food and wine, and occasionally battling with her alarm clock in the mornings.

Estimator

RJ Smolders

Estimator

“Enjoy the challenge of breaking a complex design into the components to determine how to build it and therefore provide a price to a client.”

With over two decades of experience in various roles within the construction industry, RJ Smolders brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the table. From his extensive background as an estimator, scheduler, document controller, and draftsperson to his stint in software sales and concrete pool building, RJ is well-versed in all aspects of residential construction. Armed with an Associate Diploma of Engineering (Civil) and an Advanced Certificate of Computing, he excels in employing first principle methods to tackle complex projects.

RJ’s goal is simple yet profound: to give his best effort each day. His success story speaks volumes, having spearheaded the development of processes, procedures, and tools for a new builder, thereby laying the foundation for its prosperity. Intrigued by the opportunity to explore different construction methods, RJ is drawn to INKA.

In his personal life, RJ finds joy in the simple moments, with his loyal canine companion motivating him to start each day with purpose. A devoted family man, he also enjoys immersing himself in the arts, whether as a theatergoer or a community theater participant. RJ’s multifaceted experiences and unwavering dedication make him a valuable addition to any team.

Estimator

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Sanja Draca

Senior Client Service Administrator

Bio coming soon

Senior Client Service Administrator

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