Luke’s unlikely career trajectory began playing AFL with Carlton Football Club, during which time he developed an interest in property investment as well as investing in startup companies. Eventually inspired to pursue a full Real Estate License alongside a Diploma of Management, Luke transitioned into the digital sphere in 2006 post football. Since then, Luke has spent several years in manager positions at both domain.com.au and realestate.com.au — Australia’s two main online property platforms — as well as working extensively across Australia’s mainstream media landscape with The Age and Fairfax Digital. Currently Luke is the National Advertising Manager for The Australian Traffic Network & shareholder with Australia’s leading video production company Visual Domain & Data Creative. Luke is a co-founder of the Love Me Love You foundation and is committed to breaking the stigma associated with Mental Illness.
Jeremy Szwider is an experienced commercial lawyer with a broad range of private practice and industry experience. Jeremy is a principal of Bespoke, a fully serviced law firm (www.bespokelaw.com). Bespoke is a revolutionary law firm pioneering fixed price legal services and an outsourced in-house counsel business model. With a depth of knowledge in the legal sector, Jeremy has worked closely with Love Me Love You, acting as its legal adviser. Jeremy is a practising lawyer admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor with a Masters Degree in Intellectual Property and Degrees in Law and Commerce.
Greg is as a Senior Finance Executive with over 15 years experience in managing the financial requirements for both domestic and international companies. Greg has held various positions on financial committees, and is currently Vice President at Maribyrnong Park Football Club. As a father of two teenagers, and as a coaching mentor to some great young men, many of the Foundation’s messages resonate strongly with Greg.
Matthew has strong experience in the sales and marketing. Initially, running a Vodafone business dealership (which his wife Belinda currently operates) until he got into the Real Estate world. Firstly, working for the REA Group (realestate.com.au) as a Key Account Manager for their commercial website and most recently now as a sales agent for the Buxton Real Estate Group in the Bayside suburbs. Matthew spent years as a board director for both the Essendon District Football League (EDFL) and for the Northern Football League (NFL) over the years.He still has a passion for sports with a commentary hobby and can be seen occasionally on Foxtel’s network. Matthew is a co-founder of Love Me Love You and along with Lance and Luke, is committed to empowering young adults to reach their potential in life through awareness, education and acceptance.
Glenda is an experienced Operations Manager having worked in Hong Kong, Bangkok, South Korea and Ireland. Glenda’s experience is varied across a number of different industries including finance, telecommunications, insurance, utilities and most recently, education. Her passion is her family and her motto is; “everyone deserves happiness, and family is the ultimate happiness”. Glenda is married to Joey and they have three wonderful children and four magical grandchildren. Glenda is one of the original Love Me Love You board members and has been a support person for all “March with Me” walks. Mental Health is an issue that is dear to her as she has watched people close to her suffer from this debilitating illness for many years. Through her involvement with Love Me Love You, Glenda has been able to demonstrate that no one person should travel their journey alone and that mental health needs to be talked about openly and not tucked away in a dark cupboard.