Keith Cullen is the founder and managing director of Synchron’s parent company, WT Financial Group Limited and is its largest (non-institutional) shareholder. He has 37 years of experience as a corporate executive and entrepreneur across the broadcast media, technology, and financial services sectors.
Chris Kelesis is a foundation director and significant shareholder of Synchron’s parent company, WT Financial Group. He has 15 years of financial services experience as an equities trader and technical analyst and has held private and wholesale client adviser roles with Spring Equities, Ark Equities, and the Rivkin Group. Chris has helped steer WTL with its transformation to a B2B focussed enterprise.
Frank Paul is an accomplished financial services professional with 25 years in financial advice, as a practice principal and senior executive including 7 years with Synchron’s parent company n the Head of Advice and COO roles. Frank’s focus is on general management of the group’s East Coast operations and he holds primary responsibility for group risk management processes.
David Newman has 35 years of financial services experience, specialising in strategic planning and execution. David is joint-COO of Synchron (and WT Financial Group) group focussing on business development operations and management of west-coast operations. He is also managing director of Synchron’s sister-company Sentry Group.
Sarah Congdon has more than 20 years of experience in financial services in roles including insurance adviser for MLC Insurance before joining Synchron as a regional manager. Sarah has built a career on initiating, managing, strengthening and maintaining strong client relationships, and a drive for new challenges.
Bernie Fernandes has more than 20 years of experience as an underwriter, in business development, and in risk and funds management. He has won multiple awards for new-business inflows and retention. Bernie joined Synchron in 2012 and has grown the WA network from 14 to around 100 advisers.
Ben Donohue commenced in financial services in 2005. He has experience across retail life insurance, retirement income, and aged care, with the majority of his professional life spent at Asteron Life and Challenger. Ben was appointed to the position of regional manager with Synchron in 2021.
Emma Crothers has an extensive background in financial services having held a variety of project management, sales, and support roles. A graduate of Synchron’s coveted Next Gen professional development program and Money Management BDM of the Year finalist. Emma was appointed as a regional manager with Synchron in early 2022.
Danny Maher is an industry executive with a broad range of experience across 40 years in financial services in GM, RM, and head of distribution roles with Tower (TAL) and Netwealth – and most recently 9 years with Synchron sister company, Sentry Group with responsibility for Eastern Seaboard advisory network.