Key People


Darren Musilli, CEO

 Darren continues to pioneer new fundraising strategies in a career that has delivered record results for major national and state       based campaigns.  He is the trusted advisor of some of Australia’s leading charities and plays an active role driving the ongoing      development of the fundraising industry.


Bronwyn Shearer, General Manager

Bronwyn started as the Administration Team Leader. Over more than 10 years, she has accumulated experience across all areas of the business including recruitment, call centre management, fundraising program development, and client services.


Deborah Bourke, IT Manager

Deborah started with Apple Marketing as the Database Administrator and was integral to the design of the company's highly successful doorknock program before moving on to lead our IT team.


 John Appleton, Founder and Retired Board Member 2018

 In 1985, John founded Apple Telemarketing in Melbourne after a diverse career in accounting, direct marketing,                   fundraising and IT. It was his vision that has seen our company evolve from advertising sales to specialist fundraising.


Doug Waller, 2 February 1950 – 16 July 2011

Dear friends and colleagues, Doug Waller was instrumental to the success of Apple Marketing. His commitment, passion and dedication have inspired and continue to inspire our team and clients.