Paul Tennant
Director of Tennant Schultz

Paul has previously worked as an Economist at the Reserve Bank, is a Chartered Accountant and also a qualified Financial Planner and an Authorised Representative of Count Financial Limited. Paul set up Tennant Schultz in 2010 and has a real passion for using his extensive knowledge base and experience to help other small businesses and individuals to succeed. He has helped businesses from start up, been involved in established businesses and has also overseen succession planning for intergeneration firms. 

In his free time, Paul loves golf, running marathons, watching movies and running around after his children.

Nigel Martin
Director of TS Financial Services

Nigel has been a financial planner for over 15 years and is committed to offering you a range of options that best fit the stage of life you are at now as well as guiding you in your planning for the future. Nigel brings the experience of working with a variety of clients and an understanding of the different life stages with a genuine interest in educating his clients to enable them to make informed decisions regarding their financial health. Nigel set up and manages the financial planning arm of the business (TS Financial Services) and is an Authorised Representative of Count Financial Limited. 

Nigel loves his coffee, family and has coached his son’s footy team for two consecutive winning seasons in a row.


David Schultz

David has been an accountant for over 40 years and has a wealth of experience in the accounting and business advisory industry. David continues to provide his experience through consulting services, focusing more on assisting clients grow their wealth more indirectly via the acquisition of commercial properties. David has been involved in many of our clients through the transition of the work to retirement years, showing both a commitment to long term partnership as well as a great understanding of intergenerational needs.

Moving into the next phase of life, in between working, David enjoys travel, theatre and spending time with his grandchildren.


Debbie Severin
Senior Accountant

Debbie is a Certified Practicing Accountant and SMSF Specialist Advisor™, who has been working in the accounting business sector for over 20 years. Debbie works meticulously to find solutions for all industries of business. She works hard to ensure they not only meet their tax obligations, but looks to add value in client’s businesses through the streamlining of processes and education. 

Outside of work, Debbie lives in the Adelaide Hills and enjoys all the benefits of a hills lifestyle and reading when time permits.


Belinda Irwin
Senior Accountant

Belinda has been with Tennant Schultz from the start and has worked in providing taxation services to a broad range of clients including small and medium businesses across multiple service industries. She is committed to providing a service to her clients that is both client focused and value driven. 

Belinda has recently built her own house in the Adelaide Hills, enjoys spending time with her young children and loves visiting the wonderful array of Adelaide Hills Wineries.

Aaron Coombe

Now graduated and studying the CA Program, Aaron joined us an undergraduate from Flinders University in 2014 and has a number of outstanding awards of academic excellence. Aaron is our IT guru and general accounting all rounder. 

Aaron is a foodie and enjoys visiting the latest cafés in Adelaide, as well as having a passion for travel and sport.


Jude Russ

Jude has been an accountant for over 20 years. She is a meticulous worker and great team player. Jude joined the practice in 2014.

Jude is well travelled and has lived in a number of different countries. She enjoys travelling, reading and catching up with her adult children. 


Carolyn Tennant
Business Development Manager

Previously working in the health sector, Carolyn joined Tennant Schultz in 2014 to focus on business management and strategic planning. She is also currently studying and working as an executive coach. Carolyn has a keen interest in helping business owners create a vision, develop their own leadership skills, and better manage themselves and their staff to create a positive team culture where everyone is working at their best.

Carolyn enjoys getting outdoors, catching up with friends and keeps busy with her family of 5 children.

Grace Abbott

Grace has completed her Diploma of Financial Planning and has been working in the financial planning industry for 5 years. She is a fantastic asset in keeping our clients compliant and informed. 

In her spare time, Grace runs around after her toddler and new baby, is a skilled horse rider and a keen netball player and coach.


Julie Krelshem
Financial Planning Administrator

Julie is an excellent communicator and organiser. Julie helps to ensure clients have accessibility to information and that this is communicated effectively.

Julie has 3 adult children and enjoys catching up with friends. 


Anita Mahood
Receptionist and Business Administrator

Initially from South Africa, Anita has worked in a variety of roles – formerly an engineer and more recently as a finance and business administration assistant while raising quadruplets in between. New to Tennant Schultz, we are extremely appreciative of the skills and diversity that Anita brings. We warmly welcome her to the team.