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plan for your future

We’ll help you create wealth, protect your income as well as plan your retirement. We’re here to not only help with your everyday needs, but to also make sure you’re confident as your financial situation becomes more complex and your career matures. We are one of the top financial services firms that are legally licensed to provide advice across all areas pertaining to finance. Many of our consultants have completed their additional studies and are fully compliant with the Financial Adviser Standards & Ethics authority (FASEA). FASEA was established by the federal government in April 2017 to set the education, training and ethical standards of licensed financial advisers in Australia. This requires all existing financial advisers to undertake a compulsory exam, partake in ongoing training, complete relevant qualifications as well as abide by a Code of Ethics.

how we can help you

wealth creation

our wealth creation experts can help choose on-target investment strategies that best suit your current situation. We’ll carefully consider things like timeframe, risk versus reward and more to yield greater results and make you more comfortable about your choices.

retirement planning

together, we can establish clear, realistic strategies to achieve your long-term goals, protect against risk and build a retirement income that’s both reliable and tax effective. We will make sure your assets are optimally structured right from the start.

superannuation

get educated and equipped with advice to help you understand your superannuation options. It’s time to put your savings to good use in either a self managed, retail or industry superannuation fund.

contact us to discuss your financial planning needs

Credit Assistance Services are provided by Bongiorno Wealth Management Pty Ltd Australian Financial Service Licence No. 345313

your financial journey

our team

who you’ll be having
a chat with

Loretta Hill

Loretta Hill

Director

Loretta is the Director of Financial Planning at the Bongiorno Group. She holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting), a Diploma of Financial Planning and Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking. Loretta is a valued member of the Institute of Public Accountants and a Certified Financial Planner with extensive experience in the Financial Services Industry.

Loretta is obsessed with watching home shows such as Grand Designs and Escape to the Country.

Maria Doyle

Maria Doyle

Head of Financial Planning and Insurance

Maria is the Head of Financial Planning and Insurance at the Bongiorno Group. Maria has worked in banking and finance since 2001 where she specialised in Financial Planning for Private Bank and medical specialist clients. Maria holds an Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning and is a member of the Financial Planning Association.

Maria loves to cook and is a qualified pastry chef.

Matthew Homewood

Matthew Homewood

Financial Consultant - Interns

Matt is a vital member of our Doctors in Training team where he is primarily responsible for medical and dental students, Interns and young professionals moving through their careers. In addition to helping guide young medical and dental professionals on the correct financial path from the start of their careers, Matt also manages the personal risk insurance for Director, Michael Waycott’s clients. Holding a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Melbourne, with majors in Finance, Management and Criminology, Matt has also attained his Diploma of Financial Planning and Certificate IV in Mortgage Finance Broking.

Matt’s favourite item of clothing is his board shorts.

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Prue Homewood

Prue Homewood

Associate Adviser

Prue plays an integral role in the insurance team, working closely with Director Nick Fennessy and Adviser Ben Bongiorno to assist with all their clients insurance needs. Prue joined the Bongiorno Group in 2012 and holds a Diploma of Financial Planning as well as a degree in Exercise Science and an Advanced Diploma in Accounting.

Prue was the Grade 6 Nut Bush Champion.

Joseph Stanley

Joseph Stanley

Associate Adviser

Joseph graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Canterbury (NZ) in 2016. Having moved to Melbourne in 2017, he completed his Diploma of Financial Planning and is currently studying his Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning. Joseph works closely with all the directors in the preparation and implementation of both financial advice and insurance strategies.

Being a Kiwi, Joseph spends the majority of his time outside of work in a pair of jandals watching Rugby.

Allison O'Donnell

Allison O'Donnell

Financial Planning - Client Service Manager

Allison spent the past eight years in Bongiorno’s Sydney office most recently as a Client Service Manager.  Allison is currently studying her Diploma of Financial Planning.  Her role includes the implementation and ongoing administration of client’s financial strategies; including responding to client queries, preparation of reports and advice documents, as well as providing support to all the advisers.

Allison aspires to be a contestant on The Block, House Rules or Reno Rumble

Emma Thomas

Emma Thomas

Financial Planning - Client Service Manager

Emma joined the Bongiorno Group in 2020 bringing with her over 15 years experience working in the financial planning sector in Melbourne and Sydney.  Emma works in the Financial Planning team, supporting the advisers in her role as a Client Service Manager in addition to her duties as a compliance officer.

Emma loves to swim in the Bay year-round, especially in winter.

Tom Will

Tom Will

Insurance and Financial Planning Client Service Manager

Tom works closely with advisers Matthew Homewood and Mitchell McKeown, assisting with their clients financial planning and insurance needs. Tom manages renewals for the practice, as well as providing a high level of general administrative service to our clients, directors and insurance team. Tom holds his Diploma in Financial Planning DipFP.

Tom is currently learning both the acoustic guitar and Tai Chi!

Elana Alford

Elana Alford

Client Service Manager

A valuable team member, Elana assists the Financial Planning team with the implementation of client strategies. She liaises with super funds and managed funds to assist the advisers in information gathering, work overflow and reporting.

Elana is a card shark!

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