Sue O’Neill New Chair SFA

13th December 2016

Posted In: FYI

The Small Firms Association (SFA) is pleased to announce that Sue O’Neill has been elected as it’s new Chair by the SFA National Council, for a 2-year term.

Sue’s priority in office will be to lobby Government to reform the tax regime as a key measure in helping to support small businesses and ensuring Ireland’s future competitiveness. Additionally she will urge Government to safeguard businesses against the issues of rising costs, in particular pay pressures and insurance costs. She will also seek to implement many of the recommendations contained in the SFA’s “Vision for Small Business in Ireland” policy document, including improving the culture and recognition around entrepreneurship in Ireland; developing appropriate education and skills to meet small business needs and improving the business environment.

Sue O’Neill is Managing Director of Shellcove, an Association Management Company (AMC), which she founded in 2004. She holds an MBA from Dublin City University, a Diploma in both Digital Marketing and Print Management and is a Graduate of the IMI Business Development Programme. She has previously served as a committee member of the Institute of Business Analysis & Consulting.  She has been a member of the Small Firms Association since 1993 and has served on its National Council since 2004. (L to R: Patricia Callan, SFA Director with Sue O’Neill, new Chair. Picture Gary O’ Neill).