Professional Service Partners

We would like to introduce you to our hand selected Professional Service Partners. These relationships have been developed through years of doing business with reputable, trustworthy and passionate business owners or managers. Allow us to create the right team to meet all your personal and business financial needs.

Insurance and Financial Services

Meet David Baccinelli

Since 2002 David has been providing quality personal service to clients requiring Protection Insurance Services including Life Insurance, Total and Permanent Disablement Cover, Trauma Insurance and Income Protection

His passion for client service is driven by his own story which saw a near death accident out of the workforce for over 5 years with his personal policies assisting him and his family to live and recover until his return to work

David holds a Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning and is a Member of the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA).

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David Baccinelli

Financial Planning and SMSF Services

Meet Darren Gollan

Darren has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, including a 13 year engagement as an Executive Financial Adviser, within the Private Bank of a major Australian bank. He went into private practice to enable him to provide more comprehensive solutions when advising individuals, families and businesses, with substantial investable assets.

He has extensive experience advising clients on portfolio construction, income tax planning, estate planning, stock option exercise planning, insurance analysis, retirement planning, asset protection strategies and business succession planning.

Darren holds a degree in Commerce, in Management and Accounting, from the University of Western Sydney. Additionally he has attained an Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning and is a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA). He is SMSF Accredited and an ASX Accredited Derivatives Adviser – Level 1.

Darren Gollan


Accounting and Taxation Services

Meet Mark Cronin

A small firm of dedicated accountants based in Brisbane northside, Better Accounting deliver a range of accounting and taxation services to both individual clients as well as small business owners, including:

  • Taxation Planning, Return Preparation and Lodgement
  • Business Financial Statements and Reporting
  • Accounting Support
  • Compliance
  • Self Managed Superannuation Services
  • Business Evaluations

They do things without fuss; create value where they can, and generally make it easy for people to get a good result out of this area of their lives without paying the earth. Their staff are committed to maintaining current knowledge on taxation and compliance issues, and regularly undertake cutting edge training on latest developments.

Financial Education and Support Services

Meet Chris Waight

Financial Grace is the third generation of a service providing education and support in matters financial. All services from Financial Grace Pty Ltd are fee for service and they are not remunerated through commissions or free services from financial product providers. Their services include:

  • Financial Courses and Workshops
  • Share Portfolio Management
  • Property Support and Mentoring
  • Financial Planning

Financial Grace is educational first. They provide economic data to investors that is important in the decision making process.

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Legal Services

Meet Ian Tindale

From humble beginnings – a small office above a pizza shop in South Brisbane – Redchip Lawyers has grown into an enviable commercial firm, with a client footprint spanning small and mid-market companies operating in a broad cross-section of industries.

Redchips professional team has grown to include a raft of commercial directors, associates, lawyers and a specialist support crew. The team’s mandate is to take complex problems, break them down, simplify them and communicate solutions in a way that makes sense to clients.

Whilst the experts at Redchip are thrilled by the highs of commercial success, they are just as motivated by the day-to-day work involved in supporting clients who are determined to achieve their ambitions.

Redchip’s team is driven by commercial thinking and by unpacking the outcome the client is looking to achieve, identifying how to get there, defining the risks involved and developing solutions to mitigate them.

Their services include Commercial, Litigation, Private and Property law.

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Commission Advance Services

Meet Justin Steer

Commission Flow was born on over 25 years’ experience in real estate and an in-depth understanding of the problems faced by agencies today. They understand every facet of running a real estate business – because they’ve been on your side of the fence. They’ve seen first-hand how difficult it can be to efficiently manage cash flow whilst also trying to grow your business so they offer a new approach to cash flow management.

If you need help to overcome the difficulties and limitations in your business, so that you are well positioned to take advantage of new growth opportunities that come your way. And more importantly, know that you have the peace of mind that your cash flow is taken care of, Commission Flow is for you.

Justin Steer

Home and Contents, Vehicle & Trades Insurance

Meet the Team at Regional Insurance Brokers

Regional Insurance Brokers was established in 1981. Their progressive and innovative approach to clients’ needs has ensured the company’s growth so that Regional is now one of the largest insurance broking houses in Australia.

With offices located throughout Queensland, Regional is well placed to provide exceptional service and expertise to a large and diverse clientele both within and outside the state. Their alliances with key players in southern capitals ensures that we can truly combine NATIONAL STRENGTH with REGIONAL SERVICE ensuring peace of mind and security for our clients.

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Commercial Law, Estate Planning & Conveyancing

Meet Kylie Regan

Charter Lester Lawyers are a small firm with a big attitude established in 2002.

They pride themselves in providing clients with personal and professional services, delivered in a cost effective and timely manner

Their clients range from first home buyers and individuals or families buying and selling real estate to property developers. They also serve small, medium and large business requiring legal assistance for a range of issues.

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Real Estate Consultant

Meet Phil Devin

For Phil, real estate is a passion, hobby, job and career. He was born into it (his father was a real estate agent).

Growing up, I learnt from my father how to sell real estate ethically and honestly. He was a trusted man, so much so, Valuers, Developers and Consultants looked to him for advice, information and his opinion on anything from values, trends and property cycles.

So with a bloodline in real estate and a professional career previously in sales and management Phil pays homage to his father by being the Principal of a agency that is committed to being ethical, honest and true to its word.

Phil has been a fully licenced Real Estate Agent for over 12 years. He use best practice systems and processes, and understands the buying habits of today’s most discerning property buyers and by proactively and strategically marketing properties, he will get the best price in the market.

Phil is actively involved in community service by being a Board Member of a private school and is the founding Chairperson of the Brisbane Central Volunteer Area Committee of Crime Stoppers.

Phil Devin

Business Coach

Meet Helene Kempe

A good business operator is always looking to improve both themselves and the effectiveness of the business processes and culture to gain maximum return for effort.

Helene specializes in coaching Individuals and Groups to develop their Self-Leadership and Self-Governance. She facilitates training workshops in Personal Development, High Performance Teamwork, Conflict Resolution, Stress Management, Developing Organisational Culture, Values and Brand.

Helene can also act on a Consulting & Contracting basis to co-ordinate Organizational Development and Marketing Project Management, provide Strategic Planning Facilitation and Process Management

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Foreign Currency & Travel Insurance

Meet Jim Stewart-Koster

Crown Currency Exchange is a customer-focused, dynamic and ambitious currency exchange and international money transfer business based in Queensland, Australia

They offer great rates every day on over 80 currencies in stock in any of their outlets throughout SEQ and Queensland

They can assist in sending or receiving foreign currency and convert it to Australian dollars on your behalf, and can do so at exchange rates better than a bank will offer. Their inbound and outbound International Money Transfer (IMT) service from/to Australia is free for transactions exceeding A$3,000 meaning you save real money.

There are NO FEES or commissions on ANY of their other products – the rate you see is what you pay.

You can a get a LIVE market quote for either foreign currency/travel money or an IMT, fast, by clicking here.

The team at CCE are always delighted to see you and share some tips.

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