Gerard A. Stack, CTA is a successful entrepreneur, tax advisor and the operator of a short stay accommodation facility 20 minutes from central Melbourne near Watergardens”

Taylors Lakes, Victoria, Australia, December 11, 2012 /Worldwide Who’s Who/ — Gerard A. Stack, a Chartered Tax Advisor, Company Director of Financial Engineering Concepts Pty Ltd, and operator of Florentine Villas Short Stay Accommodation Facility, was recently named a VIP member of Worldwide Who’s Who. This special distinction honors individuals who have shown exceptional commitment to achieving personal and professional success.

A native of Auckland, New Zealand, Mr. Stack spent two years in the Royal New Zealand Air Force beginning at 17 years of age. He believes it was the best thing he ever did as it instilled in him the discipline needed to make him the successful businessman he is today. For the past 23 years, Mr. Stack has been personally providing taxation advisory services to local and international clients while also overseeing the operations of Florentine Villas, a Short Stay Accommodation Facility notably marketed as “Melbourne’s best kept accommodation secret” and “Your home away from home”.

Both vocations call for expertise in business management as well as strategic marketing, which is where Mr. Stack’s skills excel. A highly disciplined strategic thinker who thinks outside the square, he also specializes in property development and investment and has successfully bought and sold several businesses for a profit. Mr. Stack previously worked as an editor for GTV Channel 9 Melbourne, as a Public Relations Producer for the State Electricity Commission of Victoria, and as a Public Relations Technologist for BHP Ltd (now BHP Billiton Ltd). For his work in these roles, he was recognized with the Golden Anvil Award from the Public Relations Society of America, the Golden Target Award from the Public Relations Society of Australia, an International Multi Image Festival Silver Award, and the ITVA Mobie Award.

Mr. Stack holds a diploma in applied science and is a Chartered Tax Advisor (the highest global designation in taxation). He is a Fellow of the Taxation Institute of Australia, and volunteers some of his time for the public good.

About Florentine Villas Short Stay Accommodation Facility

Florentine Villas is located 20 minutes from central Melbourne near Watergardens — a major shopping precinct — and close to major transport routes, including Melbourne International Airport. Each 5-star energy rated villa offers home-away-from-home services and is beautifully appointed and fully equipped with all things necessary for short and long term stays. This includes wired and wireless LAN, high speed broadband Internet, and keyless entry. With a selection of two, three and five bedroom villas ranging in size from 14 squares to 32 squares, each villa is extremely spacious and stylishly decorated.

Each Florentine Villa boasts generously sized bedrooms, separate lounge and dining rooms, a large gourmet kitchen with dishwasher, full bathrooms with hair dryers, fully equipped laundry with ironing facilities, a remote control garage door and storeroom, central heating, air-conditioning, and a private relaxing courtyard with outdoor furniture. All three bedroom villas have 2 bathrooms. A private telephone number, local telephone calls, and internet are included in the tariff. With the company’s computer network, an IP address is automatically allocated to your computer. BBQ is available on request, and complimentary drinks, tea, coffee and milk are offered on arrival. All villas are non-smoking.

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