Michael’s first degree was a Bachelor of Business Agriculture from the Muresk Institute of Agriculture and he followed this with roles in viticulture and roadhouse management. Deciding to change career he completed a Masters of Accounting at Curtin University.
Following further study and work experience he became a Chartered Accountant. He has also completed self-managed super fund specialist training through the University of New South Wales.Whilst a Partner in Thornburys Accounting & Advisers Michael recognised the need for high quality, holistic financial planning advice that took full account of a client’s individual position. Together with Lance Staer he established Integrated Financial Advice Pty Ltd in 2016 to meet this need.
Lance Staer AFP, CTA, ACIS, CA BBus PGradDipBus. Lance Staer began his career in the petroleum sector, culminating in a position of financial analysis and legal liaison for the Australian subsidiary of Esso, then the largest company in the world. Always entrepreneurial in his attitude, he left Esso and established his own company in the dangerous goods transport sector.
AFP, ADFP. Jane has over 15 years experience in the financial services sector. Having worked in both institutional and boutique financial planning firms Jane knows the practical value to clients of sound financial advice. Working initially with Thornburys Accountants & Advisors, Jane relished the opportunity to use her financial planning skills to assist with the establishment of Integrated Financial Advice.