Our team & our work.

We are dedicated to providing the best solutions to the education industry.


We pride ourselves on working with H.E.A.R.T. – honesty, empathy, acceptance, respect, and trust. Our dedication to service begins before you even start using aXcelerate, with a thoughtful and detailed assessment of your business requirements.

Setup and Training

We believe that a comprehensive implementation and training program is the bedrock of a healthy business relationship. That’s why we have a dedicated team of specialist aXcelerate Implementers, ready and waiting to guide you through using all aspects of the system, so you can get the most out of aXcelerate.


We provide a software solution for RTOs, training organisations, and enterprises. Our innovative student management system is run entirely from the cloud. The system intuitively handles all aspects of running an Australian training organisation and ensures that users are compliant with government standards such as AVETMISS and USI.

Ongoing Support

We aim to deliver a level of service that is unmatched in the industry, with a responsive phone and Internet support system, video tutorials and regular webinars to help you get through any hurdles, as quickly as possible. When you do business with us, we’ll take care of you.

We work with…
  • Honesty
  • Empathy
  • Acceptance
  • Respect
  • Trust

Meet our amazing team

Reay Mackay

Managing Director

Reay is the managing director of aXcelerate and is in charge of the company’s strategic direction.

Julie Verner Mackay


Julie is the founding director of aXcelerate and parent company VM Learning.

Meeta Doolabh

Operations Manager

Meeta is in charge of daily operations at aXcelerate and oversees the development and support teams.

Jade Steffenson

Product Manager

Jade leads the product management at aXcelerate. He is responsible for product roadmap planning and works closely with the development team to deliver new features and improvements.

Chris Verner

Business Development Manager

Chris oversees the client acquisition process at aXcelerate and oversees the Sydney office.

Claire Jordan

HR Manager

Claire is responsible for the operational and strategic delivery of HR services and support to staff, executives and management.

Tracey Benussi

Financial Controller

Tracey handles all invoicing and payments for aXcelerate.

Scott O’Connell

Software Engineer

Scott is a software engineer at aXcelerate. Scott oversees the development of the system-wide automation capabilities.

Nathan Gordon

Software Engineer

Nathan is a software engineer at aXcelerate. Nathan oversees the development of the system’s Integrated eLearning features.

Rob Bisson

Software Engineer

Rob is a software engineer at aXcelerate. Rob oversees the development of the aXcelerate mobile platform.

Michael Ryan

Software Engineer

Michael is a software engineer at aXcelerate. Michael oversees the release of system updates and administration.

Katie Mackay

Implementation Manager

Katie is part of the client acquisition team. Katie is responsible for new client engagement and sales-cycle management.

Tom Chalmers

Marketing Coordinator

Tom oversees the marketing of aXcelerate. Tom is responsible for marketing communications, branding, and market research.

Samuel Mackay


Sam is responsible for creative design and content management at aXcelerate.

Emily Harris

PR Coordinator

Emily oversees the PR of aXcelerate. Emily looks after communication to key stakeholders and the media, client engagement and events.

Ayden Downey

Multimedia Designer

Ayden is part of the client-profile team at aXcelerate. Ayden oversees videography for new features and case studies.

Rowan Carley

Client Engagement

Rowan is part of the client engagement team at aXcelerate and manages technical and account support.

Ty Kennedy

Client Engagement

Ty is part of the client engagement team at aXcelerate and assists with technical and account support.

Ryan de Weijer

Software Testing

Ryan is responsible for testing the release of new features and finding bugs in the aXcelerate system.

Jenna Riseley

Application Testing

Jenna is responsible for testing the release of new features and finding bugs in the aXcelerate system.