Hacia Atherton is an industry thought leader who is a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) with 15 years of experience in the finance, manufacturing, and healthcare sectors.
Hacia is an active member of CPA Australia, being appointed the Deputy Chairwomen of their Emerging Leaders Network Committee and was awarded the Victorian President’s award of Excellence – Emerging Leader. Hacia has also been accepted into the University of Melbourne’s Master of Applied Positive Psychology, commencing in 2022.
Hacia’s family has a long history with trades in Australia dating back to before federation with her Great Great Grandfather being one of the founding contractors of the Master Plumbers Association in 1891.
After a horrific horse accident in 2017 almost took her ability to walk away forever, Hacia developed a passion to inspire people to see their remarkable potential, whilst connecting them with their courage so they can overcome any challenge and turn their dreams into reality.
Hacia’s work has led to her being recognized by The NYC Journal as one of the Top 30 Women Disruptors To Look Out For In 2021 and The Disruptors Magazine as one of the Top 30 Inspiring Women To Look Out For in 2022.