Karen Smith

BBus(Acct) - Senior Accountant

Karen-SmithKaren completed her Bachelor of Business (accounting) in late 2007 and is now currently studying towards her Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) qualifications.

Karen has been with Cabrera Partners for nearly 3 years now and is enjoying dealing with the wonderful clients and client base she has now gathered.

Karen thoroughly enjoys her job and enjoys working within all the accounting, tax and superannuation areas and hopes to make a difference with her knowledge.

Though Karen completed her degree later in life she has been able to take up the opportunity to travel Australia with her husband by 4WD and caravan, an experience she feels everyone should try and have at some stage in their precious life.

Karen also enjoys keeping healthy by attending, sometimes, very tough, boot camp sessions with fellow workmates, she also likes to walk, jog, read and spend time with her beloved birds, Kamakazi, Buster, Beethoven and BeeBee.


 Angel Cabrera

Senior Accountant

Angel-CabreraAngel is our most experienced accountant and has been with us for over 20 years. 

Angel has developed a good relationship with a wide variety of clients and enjoys the challenges presented in an ever changing industry.

Angel lists his greatest passion as his children and likes all forms of sport, fishing, watching movies and going to the beach.


Jo Whishaw


Jo-WhishawJo joined our practice in early 2008 as an Assistant Accountant, having been a client of the firm since 2003.  

Running a small business lead Jo to various book-keeping courses culminating in a Diploma of accounting which Jo successfully completed last year.

Prior to running her small business, Jo had fourteen years legal experience, with the last six years working as a paralegal.

Jo and her husband Ian have lived at Morayfield for 16 years and have two children, Dean and Jaimie.


Lauren Wildman

BBus(Acct) -  Accountant

Lauren recently completed her Bachelor of Business (accounting) at Queensland University of Technology, and has just started as a graduate accountant with Cabrera Partners.

Lauren developed a keen interest in accounting in Years 11 and 12, and plans to start studying towards her Chartered Accountant (CA) qualifications later this year. She looks forward to gaining knowledge in a wide variety of areas.

During her spare time, Lauren enjoys spending time with friends and family, watching movies and attending her local gym. She particularly enjoys Zumba and Pump classes.













Kim Jenkinson


Kim joined Cabrera Partners as an accountant in 2012 bringing more than 6 years of bookkeeping and accounting experience.

During this time Kim has enjoyed keeping her taxation and accounting knowledge up to date by completing many courses. Kim holds a Diploma of accounting and is a Registered BAS Agent.

Prior to redirecting her career to tax accounting, Kim spent 20 years in the Banking and Finance industry.

Kim and her husband Darrin have recently made a ‘green change’ moving to acreage locally, much to the delight of their Smithfield Cattle Dog, Ash.