Mug shot.jpg


Born and Bred in the Central west, Jack Evans is 4th generation member of the Evans family to work in the family retail business. Jack has worked in the store for as long as he can remember, working weekends and holidays while at school, from an early age. After spending three years completing his degree at the University of Wollongong, Jack returned to Orange in 2018 to work in the family business full time.


Jack is continually learning from several generations of small businesses experience pasted down through family, and is a firm believer in the strengths of independent businesses and their ability to adapt and thrive in challenging times.

 Jack has a deep passion for Orange and the Central west region, and hopes to see it grow and prosper as the local businesses continue to thrive. He believes that Business Orange is in a powerful position to communicate and assist local business continue to thrive, and network, as the region and its communities continue to grow.


Morse Group

Daniel has lived in the central west for over 7 years after travelling the country in his younger years, and has worked with businesses in the central west to help identify the most effective tax treatments and sustainable business decisions for their thriving success.

Working with Morse Group for 7 years, and having been a Partner since 2017, Daniel works with clients in Orange, Bathurst, Sydney, right across Australia and the world.

​Daniel joined the Orange Business Chamber in 2015, became a board member in 2016, and accepted the treasurer position in 2017.


Daniel is proud to have been named a finalist in the only national accounting awards in the category of Young Accountant of the Year in 2016 and winning the Bathurst Business Chamber Award for young business executive in 2017.


One Agency Orange

Ash commenced his career in small business in 1991, owning very successful businesses in the retail, service, industrial, hospitality and events sectors. Having bought, sold and leased in the business sector, Ash is experienced in all facets of commercial property.

Working in the Orange community with a dedication to providing outstanding service to clients has resulted in the development of a busy and vibrant sales business in the Orange region.

Ash possess excellent communication, organisational and management skills, and is committed to providing total sales management solutions. Communicating with builders, developers and legal professionals. 

Cheryl Newsom

The Orange App

Cheryl has lived in the Central West for 10 years.      Cheryl is currently a Councillor with Cabonne Council and is also the publisher of The Orange App. The Orange App is the only free daily local news source in Orange, and currently has over 10,000 users.


Cheryl has been involved in the media industry for over 25 years and has worked with clients from all over the world, including those in the UK, USA, South Africa, Ireland, New Zealand and Australia with new and innovative ideas for sales generation.


At a local level she has been involved with the Forbes Chamber Boscars, the Cabonne Daroo Awards and also the Henry Parkes Awards in Parkes.

Nic Drage.jpg
Nic Drage
Vice President

Games N' More

Nic has lived in Orange for 5 years after moving from Western Sydney where he worked in Sales and Marketing for IT companies in North Sydney.

After moving to Orange, he took over the running and ownership of Games n More in 2017. In the 3 years since he has taken over, he has grown the business as well as grown the community around it and it now has customers buying from all over Australia.


Nic has a passion for helping small businesses as he understands that it is the backbone of the local economy and has joined the chamber executive as a way to give back to the Orange business community. Nic is married with a young daughter and another child on the way.


Wealth Train

Daniel has lived in Orange for the past 10 years and established his independent financial advice business, Wealth Train, in 2015.

On the back of 18 years' experience in the financial services industry and degrees in Commerce and Economics, he is passionate about helping people of all ages and all incomes achieve financial success.

Daniel is married with three young children and two chickens and wants to play a part in Orange achieving its full potential.


The Coaching Centre 

Shawn has worked throughout the Central West region since the family Dwyer's Transport started in 1981. Shawn manages The Coaching Centre, found right in the heart of Orange, offering both professional and personal developmental coaching programs.

As a certified lean six sigma business specialist he works with small to large business providing training, mentoring, and consulting for operational results. Shawn is a Member of the Australian Board of NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming), International Society of Neuro-Semantics and President of the International Meta-Coach Foundation.  The Coaching Centre offer certified and recognised NLP training including group and team coaching, self-actualization and NLP education.


Business Orange is made up of seven committee members and over 100 local businesses.

With these numbers, its clear to see that we are one of the most progressive chambers in NSW and our knowledge and support is second to none.