Our People

Based in Masterton, New Zealand, we’re a medium sized company, with over 40 staff. Our teams are: Product Innovation, Client Advisory, Business, Sales and Marketing.

Fernglen farm visit 2020

Our Directors

Managing Director and Owner

Brian Eccles

A former award winning sheep and beef farmer in the Wairarapa, Brian Eccles champions the farmer’s perspective. He’s passionate about Cash Manager Focus’s ability to help farmers reach their financial goals and improve farm performance. Brian drives the purpose and design of Cash Manager Focus and is the sole owner of  CRS Software Ltd.

Director and Board Chairman

John Sexton

John runs a business consultancy in Masterton and is a Fellow of the Society of Accountants.  He has worked with many farmers over the years and gained valuable insights into the business of farming. John has been a director of CRS Software Ltd since 1995.


Phillip Meyer

Phillip joined the CRS Software board in July 2014, bringing a wealth of financial, business and management experience to the company. Before becoming a professional director, Phillip was head of international capital markets for Westpac Bank, London. He was the financial adviser for the Sydney Olympics 2000 Bid and advised Australian State Governments on economic development growth arising from the Olympics.

Our leadership team:

Managing Director 

Brian Eccles

Head of Growth and Customer Experience 

Lisa McDonald