PCOA Team Members

Maxine Tod – Director of Business Partnerships

Maxine has worked at the PCO Association for over six and half years as Director of Business Partnerships. Prior to this Maxine gained a wealth of experience in the business events industry through 13 years as a Business Development Manager at Palazzo Versace.

Maxine has a consistent record of developing and maintaining effective business partner relationships with proven communication skills.

Prior to Maxine’s current role she worked in a Liaison role for 12 months with Tourism and Events Queensland showcasing Queensland attractions and as the Media Representative/ Public Relations person for RACV Royal Pines Resort for nearly two years.

The Gold Coast has been home to Maxine for over 30 years. Hawkes Bay, New Zealand is where she started her career in the Business Events Industry.

Cindy Axisa – Admin & Accreditation Manager

Cindy has worked at the PCO Association for the past four years as the Admin & Accreditation Manager. Prior to this Cindy was an Event Manager at AST Management for four years and managed a number of successful conferences in areas such as Mental Health, Urban Design and Sustainability. Cindy has a consistent record of exceeding personal and corporate objectives with proven customer service achievements.

Cindy has also worked in Meetings & Events roles in a hotel environment for over 12 years. Cindy is focused, dedicated and hands-on with proven customer service achievements, acknowledged by receiving many awards such as Employee of the Year on two occasions for Business Support.

Originally from New Zealand, Cindy has been worked in Australia for over 25 years at beautiful destinations including Hamilton Island and Cradle Mountain Lodge in Tasmania. The Gold Coast being home for the past 20 years.