Our Educators

Lisa Harrison

Course Developer
Social Media Mastery
BCI, Hons, Dip TAE, Doctorial Candidate

Lisa is a bona fide digital marketing expert. Lisa has been in marketing her entire career, having managed programs for Birch Carroll and Coyle Cinemas and the Qld RNA Show (Ekka). Lisa holds a Bachelor of Creative Industries from QUT and she is currently a candidate for Doctorate of Creative Industries, Digital Media Research Centre QUT.

In 2012 Lisa wrote the Certificate IV in Business course with a focus on Digital & Social Media Marketing. This course has been delivered through organisations such as TAFE East Coast, AIM, ABTS and for the Queensland Government. The Certificate IV Business ( BSB 40215) qualification is currently offered in a mixed-mode study option as a Social Media Bootcamp + online learning course at various locations around Australia.

Lisa has won the Sunshine Coast Business Woman of the Year Award and was a Qld finalist in the Telstra Business Women's Awards. Today, Lisa works with organisations and individuals helping them to approach their digital marketing in a strategic and measurable manner to achieve optimum results. You can read more about Lisa on her website.

Holly Spillane

Social Media Professional
Director of Culture Creative

Holly is a social media lover, user & skilled professional. Holly is actually a full-time radio announcer as well as the groups social media manager for 3 radio stations; 2 major stations in South-East Queensland & one in Sydney.

She is also the Founder & Managing Director of Culture Creative; a small social media business aimed at coaching & mentoring small businesses on their social media journey.

She holds a Degree in Journalism; with majors in Public Relations, Politics & International Relations. She has also completed our Cert IV in Business – Social Media Mastery, and Cert IV in Training & Assessment.

Holly is genuinely committed to bringing social media skills and knowledge to small businesses, and motivated individuals with initiative & passion.

Dom Kimber


Dom is a copywriter specialising in digital content and SEO. Dom comes from a print media background and has a degree in Journalism and Public Relations. In 2012 , she was named as a Clarion Award finalist under the Best Young Journalist category.

With a passion for the written word and a drive for helping businesses, Dom transitioned into the digital world of web copywriting, social media, and search engine optimisation (SEO).

She runs Social Swell on the Sunshine Coast and works with businesses, big and small to develop eyeball-grabbing, got-to-like content that is also jam-packed with Google goodness. 

In her role as Social Media Mastery Educator Dom aims to educate and empower professionals and business owners and continue to learn in the ever-changing, crazy world of social media.


Chris Newman


Chris's passion is networking, security, and hardware administration. With years of experience as an I.T. Systems Engineer, Chris will ensure you have access to your data security anywhere in the world.

He is a specialist in "all things Google", including Google for Work, Google My Business, Google Search SEO, Google Adwords, Chrome OS hardware, et al.

"Lisa has a great sense of the possibilities presented by social media and an enthusiastic 'just do it' approach that ensures students put their new skills to work straight away. She is also extremely generous with her time, knowledge and resources… and her classes are good fun."

"I thoroughly enjoyed Lisa's workshops with Social Media Mastery, in 2012. Her passion, knowledge and delivery are second to none. Her generosity and creativity working with varying types of business owners made the course a pleasure, with many positive outcomes, bringing more clarity to planning clever marketing techniques for small business. Thank you so very much Lisa!"

"While the ultimate professional, Lisa is down-to-earth, engaging and approachable. She has that unique gift of being able to explain the complex in simple terms. I found her course in Social Media Mastery to be invaluable and would highly recommend Lisa to any small business owner wanting help in accessing the digital world."

"The social media space can be complicated, Lisa is able to to explain this is a simple yet practical way. Social Media Mastery is perfect for beginners to those already involved in the the sector and would highly recommend it. Lisa's knowledge and experience is displayed in every aspect and her passion is infectious.Thanks for all you assistance Lisa, it was a pleasure to be in your class!"

"Lisa provided a well-rounded, detailed and relevant course on marketing using social media using tools such as E-alerts, webpages, facebook, twitter and other tools. She was interesting, approachable and made learning fun. She respected and acknowledged all of the experience and knowledge in the room and allowed people to network and share really useful experiences and information. I would recommend Lisa for her courses and to assist you with marketing your business. She is friendly, intelligent, interesting and fun as a teacher."

"I am really enjoying the coursework. I have applied most of the assessments to my business which is really helping me with it so I am stoked! And I have a few more clients on board now and I can thank Social Media Mastery for that. I needed the confidence boost and you gave it to me."


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