Our Core Team

NOSH’s Management team comprises of a diverse range of skills and experience, ensuring you receive the brightest talent in the hospitality sector.

MARK TALLON – MANAGING DIRECTOR

For over three decades Mark Tallon has been passionately involved in the restaurant, events and staffing industry.  As the founding director he has been instrumental in the development of NOSH as Sydney’s leading supplier of premium staff.  Mark’s experience has spread the breadth of the restaurant industry with an array of impressive roles including restaurant manager as well as state and national general manager of restaurant groups.  Since creating NOSH, Mark has been influential in its growth from managing and overseeing large and high profile events to maintaining a clear focus on client relationships.

ROSS MITCHELL – DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Ross Mitchell has been a leader in the hospitality industry in Sydney for over 25 years, joining Mark in the creation of NOSH, Ross also saw the void in the industry for quality hospitality staff. Ross remains “hands on” ensuring the vision and service ethos is enacted at every turn.  Over the past 25 years Ross has been involved in one way or another with some of the largest and high profile events and venues in Sydney. Ross adopted a service of excellence during his early days working for Gardener Merchant and then honed his skills and explored his passion for the catering industry with some of Sydney’s leading organisations. Ross established an uncompromising philosophy that continues to inspire him today and ensures the success of every aspect of the company.

DOMINIC O’HEARN – BUSINESS MANAGER

Dominic has an unrivalled passion for hospitality, having worked extensively in the industry for over 20 years he possesses a strong focus on service delivery and staff management. Dom’s incredible experience includes high volume events, intimate meetings, management roles in hatted restaurants as well as leadership positions in boutique hotels and event operations. Dominic’s strength in the finer points of service excellence comes from his time managing high profile restaurants and events and is matched by his dedication to ensuring the delivery of quality client service. Currently completing his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) and having completed a Bachelor of Hospitality Management Dominic leads the business operations and overseas staffing coordination for clients.

JENNIFER HENSON – FINANCIAL CONTROLLER

Jennifer joined NOSH Hospitality Personnel in 2006, bringing with her extensive experience in financial management within the industry in both Australia and abroad.  Jen is focused on maintaining accurate and concise financial records for both NOSH and clients to ensure precise coordination of all accounting practices for the group. As the head of the finance team, Jen is responsible for a wide array of tasks which she handles with grace and skill to ensure the entire team is on track. Jen has the answer to every question and the solution for every problem, highly respected by the entire team, her work and management is unrivalled within the industry.

NATALIE KEON – RECRUITMENT & DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE

Natalie brings to the team an incredible wealth of knowledge drawn from her 25 years’ hospitality experience encompassing management in hotels, fine dining restaurants, events and bars.  Prior to joining the NOSH Management team Natalie owned and operated restaurants including Vicini and Mars Lounge as well as managing restaurants for the Rockpool Group.  Natalie’s work with many of NOSH’s clients and staff ensures there is a direct connection between the NOSH management, clients and the team. Natalie holds a Certificate IV Training & Assessment and a Diploma of Event Management making her ideal for this role and a true asset to the team.

ALEX HAHLOS – HUMAN RESOURCES EXECUTIVE

Alex’s years of experience in five star hotels prior to joining NOSH has given him a thorough understanding of the hospitality industry, staffing requirements, grooming benchmarks and skill standards.  Further adding to his impressive management skills Alex has a number of qualifications including a Certificate IV in Training & Assessment, Diploma of Hospitality Management and a Diploma of Business. In constant contact with the team, Alex understands the importance of consistently strong and reliable staff for clients and manages NOSH’s regular rosters with an incredible amount of diligence and expertise.

JORDAN ROBERTSON – STAFFING COORDINATOR

Jordan started with NOSH in 2012 as a casual waiter and was quickly noted for her passion for the hospitality industry and determination to succeed. Since then Jordan has worked in a number of roles for the company, working her way up to supervise some of the largest events in Sydney. From VIP corporate sites to major retail operations, Jordan has the knowledge and understanding to coordinate and staff any event. Her current role as a staffing coordinator has provided her with the opportunity to expand on these skills and work with NOSH’s clients to create the perfect occasion.

ALEX ‘LEXI’ WALKER – STAFFING COORDINATOR

Moving to Australia in 2011, Marie has become a vital part of the NOSH Management Team and has thrived in her role as Staffing Coordinator. Having successfully completed her Bachelor of Business and PR in Norway, Marie is currently studying a Masters of Human Resources making her ideal for this position. Marie joined NOSH in 2014 and has been instrumental in the rostering and allocation of staff members, understanding the needs of clients and the casual team alike. A fantastic addition to the team, Marie has grown within her role and balances her work and study life impeccably.

BRIAN MEAD – PAYROLL MANAGER

Brian joined NOSH in 2007 bringing with him a wealth of experience in managing payroll in the hospitality industry. With the ability to conduct payroll every week for hundreds of staff members without even a hint of stress, Brian displays a confidence in his skill and the team that is unparalleled. A pioneer in the hospitality industry, Brian is a quiet achiever but one of the most important and valued members of the NOSH Team.

SONIA NAUMOVSKI – ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

Sonia joined NOSH in 2009 and is an incredibly important part of the Accounts team. With a wealth of experience in Hospitality Management and in owning her own business, Sonia effortlessly manages a number of different tasks within the role. Sonia’s ability to balance her life as a mother of three with her payroll business at home and her requirements at NOSH is a testament to her strong sense of organisation and time management. A vital part of the team, Sonia is one of the silent achievers who ensures all finances are in order and maintains strong relationships with clients.

SARAH MANUEL – ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT

Moving to Australia in 2011 from the Cook Islands, Sarah joined the NOSH Accounts Team in 2014 bringing with her a burst of energy and an infectious positivity. Completing her Certificate IV in Accounting last year, Sarah’s role as Accounts Assistance has provided her with the opportunity to be a part of almost every area of the business. Sarah has excelled within her role and quickly became an indispensable member of the NOSH Team.

NIDA RICHARDSON – ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT

The newest member of the NOSH Management Team and is settling effortlessly into her role. With many years experience within accounts, Nida has become an intergal part of NOSH’s busy and ever-growing accounts team. An excellent multi-tasker Nida covers anything from accounts receivable to assisting the payroll manager. She is the perfect person for this role and a crucial member of the accounts team.