Payroll and Office Administrator

Lara was born and educated in Taihape before joining Ryan, Thomas & Co in 1994.  Lara temporarily left Ryan, Thomas & Co in 1998 to raise her two children along with her husband, Barry Maher, in Mangaweka.  Lara came back to the team in 2010 and has since undertaken various roles, specializing in IRD payroll…

Office Manager

Jenn was born and schooled locally and has been with Ryan, Thomas & Co since 1998. Jenn has become the Cash Manager and Xero expert, solving any problems that arise for our clients. Ryan Thomas also outsources her administrative services to local businesses on a casual basis.  She has actively involved in several sporting organisations…

Associate Chartered Accountant

Katrina was born in Feilding and went to secondary school at Nga Tawa. Before joining Ryan, Thomas & Co in 2006, Katrina and her husband Clint Overton managed a sheep and beef station in the Waikura Valley. In 2010 she completed her degree in accounting at Palmerston North. Alongside her husband they also breed and…

Chartered Accountant

Matthew was born in Taihape and finished his schooling at Palmerston North Boys High. He then kept the family tradition intact and studied accounting at Massey University until 2004. In between studies, he worked seasons on different thoroughbred horse studs around NZ and in the UK. In 2005 Matthew took up an opportunity to play…

Chartered Accountant

Alan was born in Taihape and carried out his secondary schooling in Wanganui before studying accountancy at Victoria University in Wellington. Alan joined the firm in 1977, gaining his Chartered Accountant status in 1980. He is married to Jan (Geraghty) and they have two daughters who are currently finishing their own studies at university. Alan…

Chartered Accountant

Gary was born in Wanganui where he also went to school before studying accountancy at Tech in Wellington. Gary joined the firm in 1975, gaining his Chartered Accountant status in 1980. He was married to the late Allison (Williams), has two stepsons who own their own horse and dairy farms and a son Matthew who…