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Meet Our Team

We would like you to get to know our team, because what we do is only one component. We are passionate about what we do and that is who we are…

James Parnwell - Managing Director

James Parnwell

Managing Director

James is the founder and Managing Director of TheOnlineCo. 11 years ago, James decided to use his business background and degree in Marketing to hit the digital world of online marketing.  From that time, his strengths of being a strategic and forward thinker have been used across all aspects of our business as well as our client’s business’.  With a natural creative flair and bent for relationship, James pursues integrity and all things true and honest!

Outside of TheOnlineCo. James loves to cook, especially anything over a fire, loves to camp, read and spend time with the family

April Parnwell - Operations Manager

April Parnwell

General Manager

April is the General Manager of TheOnlineCo. April brings to the table many years of experience working with people.  Whether it be with our clients or with our staff, April likes to be connected.  The other side of April’s position involves working on the workflows and systems of the business as well as HR.

Outside of TheOnlineCo. April loves to spend time with people, loves singing, camping, the beach, holidaying anywhere family is and walking the pooches.

Heidi Jones - SEM Team Leader

Heidi Jones

SEM Manager

Heidi has been a SEM specialist for TheOnlineCo for 10 years.  Heidi is certified across all areas of Adwords and has great capacity to massage the workings of campaigns so that they hum and sing.  She manages a team of specialists to get the greatest ROI for our clients.

Outside of TheOnlineCo. Heidi loves to bake yummy treats, sing, dance, play guitar and drums (terribly) and enjoy some fresh air taking walks with the family.

Rich Brown - SEO Manager

Rich Brown

SEO Manager

Rich has 20 years of experience in web development that has led him on a journey to becoming a highly skilled SEO Manager.  With a love of learning how to make things work and an inquisitive nature Rich has a great ability to implement SEO strategies to a bigger picture to getting our clients ranking for the designated keywords.  He is thorough, methodical and skilled.

Outside of TheOnlineCo. Rich is an avid songwriter and guitarist. He was also a baker in his previous life.

Christie McDougall - Social Team PPC Leader

Christie McDougall

Digital Strategy Manager

Christie looks after premiere playbook process. Although she is most skilled in Social Media and PPC and helped TheOnlineCo. achieved Facebook Marketing Partner status, she has a comprehensive and thorough knowledge of marketing in a digital world. She uses her talents in strategy and planning to help clients understand exactly how to grow their business online and have all their marketing efforts pulling together in a collaborative effort, thereby achieving scale and cost efficiencies.

Outside of TheOnlineCo. Christie loves to potter around in the garden, bake with the kids, up-cycle and build furniture, go on walks, read, watch movies and hang out with friends and family.

Jessica Colusso Sales and Marketing Manager

Jessica Colusso

Sales and Marketing Manager

Jess is our Sales and Marketing Manager. Beginning her career with one of Australia’s largest magazine publishers was a great launch pad into the world of marketing. From there she has had various roles in sales and marketing and over the last 5 years has specialised in digital strategy and social media. Jess loves helping businesses navigate the digital marketing landscape in order to achieve their marketing and business objectives.

Outside of TheOnlineCo. Outside of TheOnlineCo. Jess loves spending time with her family and friends and getting up to all sorts of fun things like snowboarding, mountain bike riding, camping and surfing. She also loves a good book!

Kelista Puddle - Content Writer

Kelista Puddle

Content Team Leader

Kelista fits wonderfully into TheOnlineCo team.  From writing content schedules, email campaigns, blogs for websites, LinkedIn schedules, Kelista knows how to source relevant information to get great engagement.

Outside of TheOnlineCo. Kelista loves to read ridiculously long novels, sing and listen to music, drink copious amounts of tea, go on walks with the dog, watch movies and take drives to picturesque places.

Tamar Selwood - SEO Specialist

Tamar Selwood

SEO, SEM & Facebook PPC Specialist

Tamar has been working in our team since 2018. Since starting with us she has completed her Bachelor of Media, in which she majored in Public Relations and Social Media with added marketing units. She is hardworking, organised, responsible and driven. Tamar is now an accomplished SEO, SEM and Facebook PPC specialist who succeeds in all she does. We love having her on our team.

Outside of TheOnlineCo. Tamar enjoys playing piano, drinking copious amounts of coffee, long road trips and (enthusiastically) supporting her favourite AFL team.

Joni Leimgruber - Social Team Content Leader

Joni Leimgruber

SEO Content Specialist

Joni is a highly skilled content creator who is passionate about all things that are wordy. She loves telling brand and client stories through well-crafted blog posts, email updates and creating engaging social content.  She is intelligent, approachable and willing to help you however she can, to get your brand’s story communicated to customers and clients.

Outside of TheOnlineCo. she is a lover of coffee and crafty things and is in the process of writing her own book – which we think is really cool.

Sophia Bustos - Content writer

Sophia Bustos

Content Creator

Sophia is one of our Content Creators here at TheOnlineCo. Whether it is creating a social post, captions or embodying the voice of a client, she’s got it covered. With a double degree in Communication and Theology, Sophia is well educated and equipped to take up any task. She is all things lovely and vibrant and we love what she has to bring to our team.

Outside TheOnlineCo. Sophia loves living her best Reformer and Yoga life, drinking a well-simmered cup of masala chai, watching a movie, chatting to a friend (especially if it involves deep chats), reading about writing and memoirs, and hiking along the beautiful Sydney shores.

Harry Parnwell - SEM Specialist

Harry Parnwell

SEM Specialist

Harry is one of our SEM Specialists who is the perfect fit to our team. His attention to detail and his creativity is what really sets him apart to work at best of his ability. He is strategic, result driven and passionate about getting the best possible outcomes for campaigns. We value his positivity and determination to complete every job to a high standard.

Outside TheOnlineCo. Harry loves all things music. Whether it is picking the key of his favourite song or creating something new from scratch, Harry is always well immersed in the music world. He also loves being with friends and family and playing his favourite computer game in his spare time.

Georgia Parnwell - Administrative Assistant

Georgia Parnwell

Administrative Assistant

Georgia is our Administrative Assistant here at TheOnlineCo. She diligently works at supporting the team administratively. Her love of organising and planning helps her complete each task with positivity, to ensure that everyone has what they need. She has also recently completed a Diploma in Business which adds to her skills set and helps her support TheOnlineCo. better.

Outside of TheOnlineCo. Georgia loves to go to the local cafe, spend quality time with family and friends, sing and write songs and of course, enjoy a solid TV show.

Aiden McPherson - Content & SEO Specialist

Aiden McPherson

Content Creator and SEO Specialist

Aiden is a Content and SEO Specialist with a background in creative industries. He is passionate about developing exciting content that supports a client’s brand and puts the right message in front of the right people.

Aiden brings his experience as a graphic designer and a writer to give every client a lively and unique voice.

Outside TheOnlineCo.
Aiden loves music and a good story, whether it’s a book or a movie. Aiden has a Bachelor of Music and loves writing and producing music. He is also currently working on his first book.

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