Executive Management


Travis HeeneyCEO

Travis Heeney is a tertiary qualified, results driven executive with strong business, political and financial acumen. He is a transformational leader with natural enthusiasm for innovation, in depth knowledge and awareness of regulatory obligations, and the ability to facilitate significantly improved community focused outcomes. He has specific skills in strategic positioning and in resolving organisational challenges and driving operational improvement. Travis is a highly analytical and strategic thinker, with a unique and insightful view of organisational performance. Whether it is culture, processes, business models or individual behaviours, his ability to understand and influence these forces leads to the successful achievement of desired outcomes at both strategic and tactical levels.
Travis has significant experience in community focussed organisations, having held leadership positions in Public Health, Not for Profit and Local Government. Most recently, Travis has held executive positions in Local Government at both Director and CEO level. Travis has also worked with various organisations in a transformational capacity at Director and CEO level, to assist in the achievement of improvement activities.
To ensure his own professional growth, Travis has also completed the Company Director’s Course at the Australian Institute for Company Directors, and has been an active member of Australian Institute of Company Directors and various peak bodies.

Kellie ViseInterim Executive Director, Student Attraction and Community Engagement

Kellie Vise is an innovative and results oriented senior executive, specialising in business transformation, organisational change, customer experience and stakeholder engagement. She has over 15 years of leadership experience across a range of sectors including retail, utilities, local government and tertiary education.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts and post-graduate qualifications in Education and Business, and is a Fellow of the Fairley Community Leadership Program. She is currently completing her MBA and the Australian Institute of Company Directors course.

Having lived in the Goulburn Valley most of her life, Kellie has a passion for promoting social inclusion and diversity and supporting sustainable and thriving regional and rural communities.