October 13, 2017
Queensland financial adviser Lea Schodel, of Wellthy, has been named as the winner of 2017 AFA Female Excellence in Advice Award.
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.