About Us

The Bounce Global Team


The Way Finders

We deliver evidence-based wellbeing and work readiness strategies that are powerful and practical.

Bounce is a group of people looking to make positive changes in people’s lives. Since 2006 we’ve been teaching essential soft skills and wellbeing strategies like communication, emotional intelligence, strengths development and resilience to help people find their way.

We travel all over Australia, New Zealand, the USA and the UK delivering programs based around social science, positive psychology, and emotional intelligence to people looking for work, people in work, businesses, companies and government departments.

Meet the HQ Crew

Maria Smith

Founder & CEO

Kelly Mason

General Manager

Chris Young

Engagement Coach

Donna Wardlaw

Marketing & Communications Manager

Nettie Pollard

Customer Experience Designer

Lisa Stone

Executive Assistant

Amanda Hamill

Relationship Manager

Annie Knowles

Customer Experience Administration

Want to see what else Bounce is working on?​

Coaching Skills for Leaders isn't the only thing we're famous for!


Our flagship, globally recognised soft skills program, has impacted the lives of tens of thousands of job seekers since 2006. It helps people build confidence, motivation, and resilience – so they can find a job they love! 


The Way Finders is a membership site dedicated to helping anyone that works in the employment services industry. Case managers, consultants, job advisors and career counsellors can get loads of support, training and help.