Galway Committee

Sharon Egan

President 2020

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Sharon is Sales Support with Sherry FitzGerald Galway for the past 2 years after a long career in Banking.  She is a qualified QFA and currently studying for her PSRA Licence to qualify as an Auctioneer later this year. She has been on the Network Galway comittee for a number of years and really looking forward to serving as President in what will be an exciting year for Galway – City of Culture 2020. #igniteyourtribe

Mob: 087 1871123


Gemma Ni Chionnaith Vice President

Gemma Ni Chionnaith

Vice President

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Gemma is Head of Business Development for Scanomat Ireland Ltd which is a full service National Coffee company located in Ballybane, Galway. They are the authorised distributors of Lavazza coffee in Ireland. She has recently completed a Masters in Work and Organisational Psychology at University of Limerick and a former TG4 presenter of the programme Seo Spoirt. Gemma works with many charities event organising.

Maura Glynn

Ex Officio

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Maura is owner of a provider of personlaised Embroidered Gifts, with 29 year experience in the embroidery industry, she is passionate about the little details, and can deliver quality personalised items at reasonable prices in a short turnaround time.


Treasa Hanniffy

Membership officer

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Treasa is the “The Key to You” Coach. Her mission is to empower her clients to find their own key and unlock their true potential in life while ensuring their well-being is also prioritized. She specializes in helping women redesign their lives, especially if their plan A isn’t working whether that is in there career, relationships or their own personal development.


Clare Burns


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Claires  is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Consultant with over 15 years experience working with SME sized businesses. Claire prides herself on providing a personal accounting service with practical tax & business advice to her clients.

Asumpta Gallagher


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Asumpta, owner of Best,  provides Business Consultancy, Practice Management, Staff Training and HR Services to the Healthcare Sector, specialising in Primary Care and General Practice. With over 19 years experience in Practice Management as well as working with Practices all over the Country, she has extensive expertise in all aspects of running a successful Practice. She helps GPs and their staff to work smarter, not harder and provides high quality training and helps to ensure that GPs are getting the best return for the work they are doing by ensuring that they are maximising on their income. By putting the right systems in place allowing GPs to be the Doctors they want to be so that Patients receive the care that they deserve.

MaryPat Kavanagh

Web & Ezine Officer

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MaryPat is a serial entrepreneur, business owner, and multinational business leader and currently the President & Owner of Strategic Results Marketing, celebrating 20 years as a full-service online brand agency. She is also a published business & leadership author. She is also a certified Brené Brown Trainer and  Cambridge Institute of Sustainability Leadership (CISL) – High-Impact Leadership program offering customised leadership plan and tactics to help you grow your business.

Linda Forde


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Linda is a Personal Development Coach and her business is Sallisford Coaching whcre she works with business owners and professionals to develop and achieve their goals.  She will help you focus on creating and achieving meaningful, DRIVEN goals professionally and personally.

Noreen Mc Kenzie

Fundraising officer & National Vice President designate

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Noreen has 18 years experience as an independent broker, specialising in Pensions, Life cover, Illness & Income Protection, Investment Advice & Mortgages. She works as part of the team at Sherry FitzGerald Galway under the Financial Services umbrella of the company. Looking after the financial needs of her clients has always been her first priority, priding herself on giving appropriate advice, tailored to suit the clients individual needs. No jargon just plain English.

Noreen has served on both the Local Branch Committee and has been part of the National Executive Team for many years and recently appointed Vice President Designate 2020.

Lorraine Scully


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Lorraine is Associate Director with Sherry FitzGerald Galway with BSc in Real Estate Management. She is highly committed to her clients and focused on delivering outstanding results. Her expert advice is grounded in honesty to
ensure her clients have complete confidence that their property is
in safe hands. With her professional and hard working approach
she will go the extra mile to achieve the strongest possible price
on their behalf.

086 382 2467

Annette Hassett

Social Media

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Annette is Operations Manager with SCCUL Enterprise Centre which provides state of the art infastructure and support services to encourage the establishment and development of start up, small businesses and community groups.   She was recently also appointed CEO with Emerald Executive Recruitment company.

Mercy Kudakwashe


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Mercy is a multi Award winning Internation Make up Expert, professionally trained in Fashion, Bridal, Beauty, Photograpy, Film and Television makeup as well as special effects with over 10 years of experience having worked with Lancome and Bobbi Brown Cosmetics.  She has an advanced Dip in Makeup Artistry, a CIBTAC Diploma in Aesthetic Treatments, Lancome Paris Makeup Expert Diploma, Gel and Acrylic Nail Diploma and is a certified HD Brow stylist and Eye lash extention artist. Miss Mercy Make up Artistry