Dennis Lee

Principal and Owner

Dennis is a qualified chartered accountant and has over 15 years’ experience in finance, corporate advisory, and audit with both publicly listed and private companies and at top-tier professional services firms across Australia, North America, and the Caribbean.

Prior to joining Palisade, Dennis held senior finance positions specialising in financial reporting, mergers and acquisitions, capital raising activities, due diligence, and audit engagements.

Dennis has experience across a variety of industry sectors, including banking, insurance, mining and resources, and construction.


Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand
Texas State Board of Certified Public Accountants

Fred Casonato


Fred graduated from Curtin University in 1988 with a Bachelor of Business. Completed his CPA accreditation in 1993. He originally joined the Practice (under its former name Petta & Associates) in 1992.

Fred has extensive knowledge and experience with Taxation, Business, Superannuation and Corporate matters. Fred can assist with taxation advice, business structures and advice, superannuation and estate planning. Has exposure to variety of accounting software ( MYOB, Quickbooks and Xero) enabling Fred to assist with setup and/or other issues that you may have.