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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CFP®, Dip FP, B.Bus
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 Business 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 of the Hawthorn Football Club.
CFP®, Dip FP
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.
CFP®, Dip FP, BCom, MFAA Approved Credit Adviser
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.
CPA®, BCom, Dip BusAcc
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.
Michael is a director of PTA Consulting Pty Ltd & is a qualified Chartered Accountant. He obtained his Bachelor of Business & Commerce degree majoring in Accounting & Economics from Monash University.
As part of the merger in July 2019, he became part of the Prime Time Advisory group. He has previously worked in one of the largest middle tier firms and has extensive experience dealing with various businesses, self-managed superfunds & individuals. In addition, he specialises in taxation consulting, strategies, structuring & superannuation.
Michael is happily married along with being a passionate Liverpool & West Coast Eagles supporter.
CFP®, Dip FP, BBus
Authorised Representative 320568
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.
BBus, Dip FP
Lending Division Administration Manager
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.
B. Dig Sys, MIT
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.
Dip FP, Adv FP
Administration Support Manager
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.
Lending Administration Support
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.
Tax Advisory Manager
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.
Accountant - SMSF Superannuation
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.
David qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1977 and commenced his professional practice in 1986, with a focus on SME Business and tax advice. After a 14-year partnership, in 2001 he formed DCG Consulting developing a practice with continuing growth in Small Business advice and Self-Managed Superannuation Funds.
Capital Gains Tax and Superannuation Funds management have been his specialities, with his attention now moving towards those issues in Business Succession and Estate Planning contexts, as the client base ages.
David was a charter member of the Rotary Club Albert Park in 1992 and continues to be actively involved in its local & international projects.
Vicky joined Prime Time Advisory as a senior accountant in July 2019. Her qualifications include a Bachelor of Business (Accounting/Finance) degree and Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) status.
Her 12 years of experience in accounting firm covers the whole realm of tax and associated accounting, from compliance to growth and tax-effective strategies for many entities including companies, trusts, partnerships, SMSF, estates and individuals. Vicky is very keen on building good relationship and rapport with the clients so that she can develop appropriate client solutions that best suit their needs.
Vicky is happily married with two beautiful daughters who keep her very busy.
AICPA®, Master of Accounting, Xero Certified
Gina joined Prime Time Advisory in March 2018 as a Graduate Accountant. She completed a Master of Accounting at the University of Melbourne. Gina is a regular member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (Membership NO. 81832), holds a CPA license (license NO. 36903) in Board of Accountancy in Washington State of U.S.A.
Gina is also a Xero Certified Adviser and an Associate Member in the Tax Institute (Membership NO. 146875). Currently, she is studying Chartered Tax Adviser Program.
Since joining the PTA team, Gina has gained exposure to Bookkeeping, GST Reconciliation, Financial Reports and Tax Return preparation. She hopes to further develop her skills and acquire experience in Capital Gain Tax, FBT and Corporate Tax and provide the best solution for clients.
Gina loves early morning runs and enjoys reading non-fiction books. Gina also enjoys playing the violin in her spare time.
B Bus, Dip FP, MM
Emily joined Prime Time Advisory as para-planner in November 2018. Her qualifications include a Bachelor of Business, Master of Management Research and Diploma of Financial Planning.
Prior to Emily’s financial planning career, she has worked as a marketing analyst for The Nielsen Company and was previously a research assistant for Business School of Nanjing University in China. Emily has undertaken extensive studies in the finance area since entering the financial planning industry to broaden her knowledge and experience. Emily aims to provide a professional standard of services to all clients by utilising her consulting and research skills and her keen interest in the field of financial planning.
Emily is very happily married and keeps herself busy with her lovely son, Harvey
B Sc. Fin Mgt
SMSF Administration Assistant
Aleksandra joined Prime Time Advisory’s Accounting division in 2018. Her qualifications include Bachelor of Science in Financial Management. Before joining PTA, Aleksandra worked in the accounts payable and receivable department for a power company.
Aleksandra is assisting with SMSF administration in our Accounting team and is keen to learn more and specialise in this area. She would like to further her qualifications to become a certified practising accounting.
During her spare time, Aleksandra loves spending time with her husband and daughter, enjoys reading and also has a creative passion for decorating.
Accounting Administration Support
Marina joined the team at Prime Time Advisory in July 2019 as a Corporate Administrator. She is responsible for providing support, implementing strategies within the accounting division and works closely with the directors.
Marina has a solid background in administrative support within business services and was previously an Executive Assistant for 4 years. She is highly motivated and strives to learn for both her professional and personal development.
Outside of the office, Marina spends time with her husband and her family along with her beloved Jack Russell Terrier named Hugo.