AFA 2019 Rising Star finalists announced 


The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) and OnePath have announced the six final contenders for the AFA’s 2019 Rising Star Award (the Award).

Now in its 15th year, the Award recognises extraordinary emerging talent in financial advice and has proved to be a springboard for a successful career in the advice industry.

The 2019 AFA Rising Star finalists are:

  • Chris Carlin (VIC): Master Your Money Now
  • Victoria Devine (VIC):  Zella Wealth
  • Ellie Fordham (QLD): dozzi Financial Advice
  • Daniel Jackson (NSW): DBK Financial Solutions Pty Ltd
  • Jade Louise McKay (WA): Essential Financial Advice
  • Rebecca Maher (NSW): The Fiscal Mum

Phil Kewin, AFA CEO  said, “The AFA is very pleased to join with OnePath to champion newer advisers who are fast becoming the leaders of our profession. The Award celebrates their commitment, talent and achievements, while also helping them to develop personally and professionally in the company of the industry’s best new advisers.”

Natalie Jarvis, Head of Strategic Accounts and Sales Strategy at OnePath said, “ANZ OnePath is proud to have supported the AFA Rising Star since inception 15 years ago and we take much pleasure in congratulating this year’s finalists.”

This year’s judging panel included:

  • Phil Kewin: AFA CEO
  • Natalie Jarvis: OnePath, Head of Strategic Accounts and Sales Strategy
  • Rebecca Pritchard: Wealth Enhancers, Financial Coach
  • Matt Hale: Rising Tide, Director and Senior Financial Planner

All finalists will attend a full day Personal Breakaway workshop in Sydney. The 2019 AFA Rising Star will be announced at the Gala Dinner held during the AFA Conference in Adelaide on 29 August.

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