RED WAGON

OUR TEAM

Susan Sadler

Red Wagon Workplace Solutions is the brainchild of Susan Sadler and was created to address an opportunity in the market for straight talking, commercially astute HR advice and strategy.

A psychology graduate who later completed her master’s in human resource management (the highest achieving management student, no less) coupled with extensive experience in the Corporate world as Human Resources Manager and Director, has formulated Susan’s practical, honest approach to adding HR value. Hugely professional, with a dose of infectious fun, Susan’s strength lies in building relationships to become your trusted HR partner, understand your business and deliver outstanding results.

As President and South Australian State Councillor of the Australian HR Institute (AHRI), Susan is a valued advisor and thought leader to her clients and the HR community. Maintaining an extensive understanding of employment law and business acumen through her work and connectivity to the AHRI and the business community, Susan is a master at finding innovative people orientated solutions, carefully balanced with the commercial reality.

Susan Sadler has also been listed as a finalist for the 2021 AusMumpreneur Awards in two categories: Rising Star AusMumpreneur of the Year and B2B Business Service. These awards recognises the best and brightest Australian Mums in Business, acknowledging success in business, product development & innovation and customer service.

Andrea Sumner

Throughout her career, Andrea has built a formidable reputation based upon collaborative leadership, innovation and a commitment to excellence. Andrea presents as an expert industrial professional and has a record of accomplishment for the provision of specialist advice that ensures projects achieve exceptional operational outcomes.

Andrea has been successful at building and supporting teams on both a local and international scale. Conceptually strong and technically astute, she has the ability to handle complex assignments effectively and is skilled in implementing and delivering transformational growth. Focused and innovative, Andrea leads by example and works to embed continuous improvement and future state thinking into everyday operations. With an excellent understanding of legislative guidelines, Andrea possesses the ability to deal with ambiguity and changing requirements; this includes complex, multifaceted operations, projects, negotiations and diverse multi-lateral partnerships.

Demonstrating an unwavering commitment to high-quality outcomes, Andrea been instrumental in the implementation and monitoring of consistent practices and routines that deliver best practice standards.

Melanie Reading

An experienced HR professional, Melanie runs Red Wagon Workplace Solution’s HR Advisory Service and is a key point of contact for many clients. With a background in Human Resources Management, both in Australia and overseas, Melanie is the guru who looks after Red Wagon Workplace Solution’s strategic projects, software and delivery of exceptional service to clients.

Passionate about equal rights in the workplace, Melanie loves advising organisations on how they can maximise the impact of their biggest asset – their people and also nurture a culture to be proud of. Melanie’s meticulous attention to detail and innate understanding of cultural and regulatory requirements drives Red Wagon Workplace Solutions to be a partner of choice for organisations across Australia. Well versed in each stage of the employee lifecycle – from recruitment to succession planning, Melanie lives and breathes a customer centric lens onto every project she manages.

As a Mum of young twins, Melanie thrives on making memories with her family, enjoying the great outdoors and multi-tasking both at home and work!

Ashleigh Groves

Ashleigh joined Red Wagon Workplace Solutions to lend her expertise towards all our social media, marketing and communications campaigns to help keep our valued clients in the loop – at all times. With a passion for helping brands to grow through great content, Ashleigh is a master of organisation and co-ordination.

With a pivotal role in our organisation, Ashleigh subscribes to our straight talking, honest values and brings her experience in event organisation, marketing and administration to Red Wagon, helping to keep our team on track, accountable and organised. Her background in studying psychology has sparked an interest in understanding the employee lifecycle, what makes individuals productive and focused and how to gain the best from teams in a cultural context.

Ashleigh is one of our key points of contact for our clients, whether large or small, and is a minefield of information to help you access straight talking HR advice.