About Our People
Established in 2015 Waddi Group is a Majority Indigenous Owned and Operated Spring Water, Specialty Coffee and Services Company servicing a National footprint.
Waddi Group is owned and operated by Tomika Johnson a Gooreng Gooreng woman and partner Cory Reeve. As a Supply Nation registered Indigenous family owned business Waddi Group HQ operates out of Brisbane and Perth.
Waddi is a specialist in the FMCG sectors, delivering services within the scope of our own experience and capacity.
Founding director and Co-owner of Indigenous Beverages Australia, a unique Indigenous majority owned and managed self-start up company established in 2015. Carrying a strong social responsibility orientated vision has led to the collaboration of services within all sectors to actively make a change within the Indigenous and Non-Indigenous communities.
Tomika and Cory’s vision to nationally supply quality, boutique ranges of Natural Spring Water, Beverage and Specialty Coffee products to corporate, grass roots Australian companies complemented by the domestic market has led to the expediential growth of Indigenous Beverages Australia.
Tomika’s mission as an Indigenous woman caring for country lead to the development of environmentally friendly products that are made with renewable resources, fully recyclable, degradable, and non-extractive, therefore delivering a much lower carbon footprint nationally.
With an inherent ‘anything is achievable’ professional and personal drive Tomika is forging the way for future generations as one of Australia’s leading Indigenous women in business supporting many non-for-profit charities and community development organisations throughout Australia.
Founding director and Co-owner of Indigenous Beverages Australia, Cory is a driving force behind the company’s competent logistical customer service division delivering nothing short of a prompt professional and precision driven delivery service.
Cory has 20 years’ experience in the Spring Water Industry, remaining closely connected to his family business since 1995. Over his career in the Spring Water Industry his experience in the production of Spring Water products is extensive with his focus on quality standards and ethical sourcing.
With an enthusiasm for Business development and a practicality focus, Indigenous Beverages Australia has a growing product range and an extensive network of suppliers for any customer’s needs. Cory’s ‘There’s never a problem only a solution’ customer service approach has seen the company grow tenfold with a returning, consistently satisfied clientele base.
Cory’s grassroots stay connected to your passion work ethic sees him on the forklift in the warehouse, personally delivering and touching base from the smallest of domestic clients to the large corporate client market – no one is less valuable.
With a vision to be a part of the change in Australia to supply clean drinking water to Aboriginal communities and an innate drive to give back to Charitable causes Cory is building a sustainable viable business with Tomika to be able to assist those less fortunate well into the future of Indigenous Beverages Australia.