​The team at Prime Time Advisory have over 120 years of combined industry experience and we are dedicated in helping you plan for your future and find more freedom in your everyday life. Our Advisors will provide you with simple to understand, tailored advice and guidance to ensure your goals are achieved and what you value most in life is protected.

Meet the Prime Time Team of Advisors and support staff.
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Chris Pantu

CFP®, Dip FP, BEco
Director/Representative

Chris Pantu

Chris Pantu

Chris is a Director and Representative of Prime Time Advisory (PTA), ACN 125 456 984 Australian Financial Services Licensee and Australian Credit Licence 316972.

Chris holds the internationally recognized Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) and his qualifications include a Bachelor of Economics and a Diploma of Financial Planning. Chris is a current member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA).

Chris joined Prime Time Advisory in 1999 coming from many years of retail sales and marketing experience. Chris has also undertaken extensive studies since entering the industry and this combined with the experience gained enables him to provide clients with a professional standard of service in financial planning.

Chris is a passionate supporter and member of the Hawthorn Football Club.

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Mike Taylor

CFP®, Dip FP
Director/Representative

 

Mike Taylor

Mike Taylor

Mike is a Representative and Director of Prime Time Advisory (PTA), ABN 125 456 984 Australian Financial Services Licensee and Australian Credit Licence 316972.

Mike holds the internationally recognized Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) and his qualifications include Diploma of Financial Planning (DFP) and various other industry certifications. Mike is a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA).

Mike has been in the financial industry since the 1970’s starting his work life as an insurance agent with AMP.  Over the 40+ years, Mike has grown with the industry and gained significant experience and expertise in the financial planning arena.

Mike’s wealth of knowledge allows him to assist clients over a wide range of areas. Mike has extensive knowledge in Social Security Legislation and Rules. Mike has been a Director at the firm when Prime Time had started from the beginning in the 1970’s. His training and experience in this industry allows Mike to provide clients with professional advice and on going service to help achieve financial goals and desires.

Mike is happily married with two sons and grand children.

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Nick Pantu

CFP®, Dip FP, BCom, MFAA Approved Credit Adviser
Director/Representative

Nick Pantu

Nick Pantu

Nick is a Director and Representative of Prime Time Advisory (PTA), ACN 125 456 984 Australian Financial Services Licensee and Australian Credit Licence 316972.

Nick holds the internationally recognized Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) and his qualifications include a Bachelor of Commerce, a Diploma of Financial Planning and MFAA Approved Credit Adviser. Nick is a current member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA).

Nick joined Prime Time Advisory in 2001 after 14 years of experience principally in the banking and finance sector. Nick has broad experience and extensive knowledge in Strategic Planning, Wealth Creation, Wealth Protection, Residential and Commercial Lending which are used extensively by Prime Time Advisory.

Nick is happily married with two energetic sons who keep him very busy.

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Kris Nedelkovski

CPA®, BCom, Dip BusAcc
Director

Kris Nedelkovski

Kris Nedelkovski

Kris is a Director and Registered Tax Agent of Prime Time Advisory (PTA), ACN 125 456 984 Australian Financial Services Licensee and Australian Credit License 316972.

Kris holds the internationally recognized Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA®) and his qualifications include a Bachelor of Commerce and a Diploma of Business Accounting.

Kris joined Prime Time Advisory in 2014 after 12 years of experience working with the fifth largest accounting firm in Australia and New Zealand.  Kris has broad experience in accounting and extensive knowledge in Superannuation, Strategic Planning and Wealth Creation, which are used extensively by Prime Time Advisory.

Kris is a passionate Collingwood supporter and is happily married with a beautiful daughter and two energetic sons who keep him very busy.

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Kajin Ching

CFP®, Dip FP, BBus
Authorised Representative 320568

Kajin Ching

Kajin Ching

Kajin holds the internationally recognized Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) and her qualifications include a Bachelor of Business, Diploma of Financial Planning and an Advanced Diploma of Accounting.  Kajin is a current member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA).

Kajin came to Prime Time Advisory in 2001 as a work experience student from RMIT. She has undertaken extensive studies since entering the industry and this combined with the experience gained enables her to provide clients with a professional standard of service in financial planning.

Kajin is very happily married and keeps herself busy with her 2 young daughters, Lara and Charlotte.

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Jodi Pantu

BBus, Dip FP
Lending Division Administration Manager

Jodi Pantu

Jodi Pantu

Jodi has completed a Diploma of Finance and Mortgage Broking and is assisting the Lending Division of Prime Time Advisory, ACN 125 456 984 Australian Financial Services Licensee and Australian Credit Licence 316972

Jodi has worked for many years in the Finance industry, firstly as a lender for Colonial State Bank and then as a Financial Planner for the same institution.  From there she worked in private enterprise in Financial Planning before a stint with NAB as a Paraplanner.

Since having her family, Jodi has been working in the credit Division of Prime Time Advisory in an administrative capacity.

Jodi is also happily married with two energetic sons and one energetic husband who keep her very busy.

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Lida Lu

B. Dig Sys, MIT
Project Manager

Lida Lu

Lida Lu

Lida comes from an IT background and has previously worked on various corporate finance and banking projects prior to joining Prime Time Advisory. Lida holds a Bachelor of Digital Systems degree and has completed her Masters in Information Technology at RMIT.

Lida joined Prime Time Advisory in 2014 as Projects Administrator and supports the PTA team by managing and coordinating system operations. She also assists our team of Advisers with improving system processes so that we can continually improve our services to our clients.

Lida is married and has three very active young boys.

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Meaghan Cross

Dip FP, Adv FP
Administration Support Manager

Meaghan Cross

Meaghan Cross

Meaghan’s qualifications include a Diploma of Financial Planning and an Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning.

Meaghan commenced her finance career in 1996 with Goldman Sachs JBWere in the Asset Management division and spent many years with the stockbroking firm.

In 2005, Meaghan moved into financial planning completing her Diploma & Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning where she spent many years as a Client Services Manager & Paraplanner.

Meaghan came to Prime Time Advisory in 2015 and is working in an administration support capacity.

Meaghan is also very happily married and keeps herself busy with her twin daughters, Olivia and Ashlea.

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Vera Rakic

Dip FP
Lending Administration Support

 

Vera Rakic

Vera Rakic

Vera joined the team at Prime Time Advisory in June 2015 in the demanding role of Lending Administration Support. Coming from a solid background as support to a team of brokers at Acceptance Finance and RAMS Home Loans for the previous 7 years, Vera brings the knowledge and experience that we strive for.

With great attention to detail and a ‘can do’ attitude Vera is a great support to the business and endeavours to give clients the best service experience they can possibly have. Vera is here to help all clients of Prime Time Advisory as she meets the demands of this position exceedingly well as a fantastic support person.

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Rob Coombes

B.Ec, FCANZ
Tax Advisory Manager

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Rob Coombes

Rob is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand. Rob began his professional life serving small business clients in tax advisory as a registered tax agent and registered company auditor.

He has spent the last 20 years working across a number of industry sectors including construction, software and most recently as financial operations manager for a professional services consultancy. His roles have equipped him with a strong working knowledge of the finance function including process control, financial control, decision analytics and change management. Rob joined Prime Time Advisory in late 2015 and is keen to apply his broad experiences in helping clients with their financial affairs.

Rob is a father of three who enjoys his weekend hack at tennis and escaping to the pool for a relaxing hour of lap swimming.

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Claire Gill

CPA®, B.Bus
Accountant - SMSF Superannuation

Claire Gill

Claire Gill

Claire holds the internationally recognized Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA®) and her qualifications include a Bachelor of Business (Accounting/Marketing).

Claire joined Prime Time Advisory in 2016 after 14 years of experience working within 3 large Accounting Firms in the specialized area of Self Managed Superannuation Funds.  Claire provides assistance in the area of preparation of Financial Statements, Annual Returns and assisting clients with their specific SMSF needs.

Claire is happily married with two beautiful daughters and a son who keep her very busy within her local community.

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Franca Vangelista


Administration Support

Franca Vangelista

Franca Vangelista

 

Franca became a member of the Prime Time Advisory team in August 2016 after more than 20 years’ experience as Client Services Manager with major Financial Planning firms.

Franca has a wealth of knowledge and experience and joined Prime Time Advisory as an administration assistant.

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Natalia Viktorova

Dip. Human Resources Specialist, Dip. Heating systems Engineering and Ecology
HR and Training Manager

Natalia Viktorova

Natalia Viktorova

Natalia joined Prime Time Advisory in 2016 as HR Manager and Training Coordinator.

Natalia brings with her extensive knowledge and experience in Human Resources.

At Prime Time Advisory, Natalia will be coordinating staff training, team building development, policy and compliance management as well as assisting with administrative processes.

Natalia enjoys travelling & exploring cultures and travel consulting. Natalia has a beautiful son who she loves sharing adventures with.

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Henry Han

B. Sc, Cert IV Finance and Mortgage Broking (FNS40811)
Bookkeeper and Administration

Henry Han

Henry Han

Henry joined Prime Time in May 2016. His qualifications include Bachelor of Science, major in civil engineering and Certificate IV in Mortgage Broking.

He is a happy young man with a passion to study and learn. Henry is currently undertaking a degree in Accounting and is in the process of completing his advanced diploma in Translation.

As well as assisting in Prime Time Advisory’s Accounting and Lending departments, Henry is also our in-house Chinese interpreter for client’s requiring interpreting and translating in Chinese.

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Amber He

Dip I, M Acc
Lending Administration Support

Amber4Amber joined Prime Time Advisory in May 2017. Her qualifications include Master of Professional Accounting and Diploma of Interpreting (Mandarin and English).

Amber previously worked in a broker team, and is very passionate about working in this field. She is currently taking extensive studies in Lending and completing her Diploma of Financial Planning.

Amber is a very happy young lady who enjoys her weekends in various indoor and outdoor activities.

 

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Michael Rashoo

B. Comm
Graduate Accountant

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Michael joined Prime Time Advisory’s Accounting Team in July 2017 as a Graduate Accountant. Michael graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in Accounting.

At Prime Time Advisory, Michael is assisting with preparation of client tax returns, bookkeeping, tax planning, compliance and tax reporting. Michael is a enthusiastic learner and is a valuable member of the Accounting Team.

Outside work, Michael enjoys spending time with his family and friends, exercising and is a passionate follower of the Essendon football club.

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