Welcome to ISM's Blog, Think Tank

At ISM we provide leading edge training and development programs leading to high quality nationally recognised training. From our trainers to our resources, we are specialists in financial services and focus on helping you achieve tangible results for your business. 

Over the next few months we will be doing a staff spotlight each week on our wonderful ISM staff members who are the heart of ISM. 

Meet... Monique Hodder! 

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How long have you been at ISM and what is your role? 

I have been at ISM since it started in 2008. I am the CEO - which is a fancy title for what I actually do! (I am lucky to be supported by an awesome team!)

What has changed since you first joined? 

Everything has changed many times over. We have evolved in every aspect of the business, we are constantly trying to be the best we can be and up to date with new technologies.

Best advice you can give to someone considering studying at ISM? 

Do it! We will support you every step of the way.

What is your favourite thing about working at ISM? 

The people! Such a fun, friendly team that are keen and enthusiastic to do the best we can do for our clients. 

Tell us 3 words that come to mind when you think of ISM? 

Solution Orientated, Resourceful & Adaptable. 


First concert?

Billy Joel & Elton John

Favourite place you have traveled and why? 

South of France - beautiful place and a really good time in my life

Any hidden talents?

Oh gosh they are hidden very well…..! 

Guilty pleasure? 


If you could learn to do anything… what would it be? 

I would like to learn to play the piano one day….


If you would like to find out more about what we offer and how we can work together or if you know of any good piano teachers, please visit ism.edu.au or call 1800 200 705 to speak with one of our superstar staff members! 


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Annabel Sullivan

Annabel started with ISM in early 2020 and has hit the ground running. Annabel works on ISM's marketing and social media and building relationships with our amazing clients.