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Daryl Treloar

During his 33 years in retail management and small business ownership, Daryl developed a range of skills and a particular interest in how local government operations interact with and affect small businesses. His strengths lie in retail and local government engagement.


  • Marketing-
  • Management-
  • Governance-
  • Sales-
  • Planning-
  • Grants-
  • Relationships-


  • Retail trade-
  • Public administration inc. Government relationships-
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and rural-
  • Tourism, hospitality, accommodation and food services-

Spoken Languages:

State: Victoria

Primary Locations:

  • Geelong-
  • Ballarat-
  • Warrnambool-
  • Surfcoast-
  • Hamilton-
  • South West VIC-

Locations by request:

  • Ballarat-
  • Bendigo-
  • Hamilton-
  • Horsham-
  • South West VIC-
  • Warrnambool-
  • Surfcoast-
  • Geelong-
  • Melbourne West-
  • (As required)

Mentoring available by:

  • In Person, Face to Face in (Victoria) or by Phone and online

I can also deliver mentoring by phone and online

Current Occupation:

SBMS Mentor

Detailed CV:

Daryl has 33 years’ experience in retail management and small business ownership. This includes the general management of up to 18 retail outlets for 23 years and 10 years as owner/manager of three retail outlets in Geelong during a particular economic crisis

For 15 years Daryl has also experienced various local government management disciplines including customer service, records management, risk management, public relations, IT, planning enforcement, tourism and economic development. Other special interests include Town Planning issues and how Local Government Planning Schemes impact on operating a small business, professional associations and involvement in local and industry-specific associations.

Daryl has had held a variety of hands-on roles in small business, buying groups and associations in the private sector. His time in local government management has allowed him to develop skills in dealing with Federal and State Government departments and forming and growing professional associations. With more time now available, he looks forward to assisting small business owners.


  • MBA