Best in business
OBT Financial Group named top of the class at Lockyer Valley awards
OBT Financial Group has claimed top honours at the Lockyer Valley Business, Tourism and Apprenticeship Awards, winning Business of the Year.
The Gatton business was honoured for their commitment to clients, relationships and exceptional service in front of a packed town hall.
Brett Garmeister said he was extremely proud of the business.
“(I’m) proud of the way that OBT had grown over the years with the support of a great team and wonderful clients that really engage and partner with OBT to achieve amazing results,” he said.
Lockyer Valley Regional Council Mayor Steve Jones said OBT Financial Group continued to lead the way in the financial services sector.
“They want only the best for their clients and ensure they make informed, strategic decisions about their business and personal wealth,” Cr Jones said.
OBT Financial Group has been awarded the 2015 Business of the Year at the Lockyer Valley Business, Training and Apprenticeship Awards.
The business was also named the Professional, Health and Fitness Services Award winner.
Mayor Steve Jones congratulated OBT Financial Group on its commitment to innovation in the financial sector.
“OBT Financial Group continues to lead the way in the financial services sector,” Cr Jones said.
“Their commitment to their clients, client relationships and excellent service is commendable, to say the least.
“They want only the best for their clients and ensure they make informed, strategic decisions about their business and personal wealth.”
Star of Channel Seven’s breakfast program Sunrise, MC James Tobin kicked-off the night’s entertainment and kept guests on their toes with his charming personality.
Another notable winner on the night was Gehrke Grains and Transport Pty Ltd, awarded with the Mayor’s Award.
“Gehrke Grains and Transport are a long-standing business that provides employment opportunities to many residents,” Cr Jones said.
“Additionally, Julian’s involvement in the Vegetable Cannery facility will be a huge benefit to local farmers in the future.”
“Congratulations to this family-owned business, who are undoubtedly worth winners.”
For a full wrap up of the awards, check the next edition of the Gatton Star.
TOP HONOUR: Lockyer Valley Business, Tourism and Apprenticeship Awards MC James Tobin with Business of the Year winner OBT Financial Group’s Rodney Turner and Brett Garmeister and Mayor Steve Jones.
WINNER: Julian Gerkhe from Gehrke Grains and Transport (centre) was awarded the Mayor’s Award, pictured with MC James Tobin and LVRC Mayor Steve Jones.