AFA 2017 National Adviser Conference

Schodel Named as AFA Female Excellence in Advice Award Winner

Queensland financial adviser Lea Schodel, of Wellthy, has been named as the winner of 2017 AFA Female Excellence in Advice Award.

Wellthy, Lea Schodel

Wellthy CEO, Lea Schodel

Schodel was chosen from a group of five finalists, which were drawn from a list of 211 nominees, a sizeable increase from 86 nominees in 2016.

The Award, which is a joint initiative of the AFA and TAL, recognises the impact of women in financial advice on their clients, the community and their profession, including contributions to financial literacy and/or campaigns for helping female clients take control of their financial lives.

AFA Chief Executive, Phil Kewin said, “Lea redefines financial advice that demonstrates a meaningful and tangible connection between personal and financial wellbeing”.

TAL General Manager, Retail Distribution, Niall McConville added Schodel “…has continued to do amazing things in this space and is a very worthy winner and a fantastic ambassador”.

The Award was presented at the AFA National Adviser Conference on the Gold Coast and includes a $15,000 TAL education package which Schodel can customise in line with her education interests and requirements.