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Kate Kennedy

Client Contact Manager

Kate Felmingham

Kate Kennedy has experience in the Financial Services industry since 2001. Kate’s extensive experience includes working as a Financial Planner for a major bank before moving to join the Member Services team at Western Financial in 2007. Kate is currently studying her Masters of Business Administration (Leadership) at Curtin University.

Kate has the following qualifications:
►Graduate Certificate of Business
► Bachelor of Commerce (Financial Planning)
► Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)

Brian Smith

Account Manager

Brian Smith

Brian Smith has over 10 years experience in the Superannuation industry. In his time in the industry Brian has been involved in a variety of areas including Pensions, Family Law, Compliance, Management and Member Services.

Brian has the following qualifications:
► Diploma of Financial Services (Superannuation)
► Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)

Brian is an associate of the following professional associations:
► The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia

Irene Burleigh

Account Manager

Irene Burleigh

Irene Burleigh has experience in the Financial Services industry for over 30 years. Irene's extensive experience includes working in Treasury for over 20 years and for a Financial Planning company. Irene has been with Western Financial since 2006. 

Irene has the following qualifications:
► Masters of Financial Planning MFinPlan
► CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER®

Irene is a member of the following professional associations:
► CFP® member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia

Danika Johnson

Account Manager

Danika Johnson

Danika Johnson has been with Western Financial since 2007. Danika has worked in the Financial Services industry since 2004. She began at Western Financial in the Administration department before moving to Member Services in 2009.

Danika has the following qualifications:
► Diploma of Financial Planning
► RG146 - Superannuation Essentials (AFSA)
► Bachelor of Business

Vasko Mihailov

Member Services Officer

Vasko Mihailov

Vasko Mihailov has been with Western Financial since 2007. Vasko's experience in the Financial Service's industry includes working for another major superannuation fund and then working in administration at Western Financial prior to moving into the Member Service team.

Vasko has the following qualification:
► RG146 - Superannuation Essentials (AFSA)

Jessica Donnelly

Member Services Officer

Jessica Preiato

Jessica Donnelly has worked in the Financial industry since 2000. Previously Jessica worked in the Insurance sector before moving into Superannuation in 2012. Jessica's experience includes co-ordinating development programs, member services and working within a quality assurance team. 

Jessica has the following qualification: 
► RG146 - Superannuation Essentials (AFSA)
► Certificate IV in Customer Contact
► Certificate IV in Front-line Management
► General Insurance PS 146 certified

Anna Keiley

Member Services Officer

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Anna Keiley has worked in the Superannuation industry since 2011. Anna worked for another industry super fund before joining WA Super.

Anna has the following qualification: 
► RG 146
► Certificate III business 

Ash El-Gammel

Member Services Officer

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Ash El-Gammel joined Western Financial in 2017. Prior to joining us Ash has worked in a variety of roles within the Financial Services industry since 2004, including Superannuation, Banking, Currency & Home Loans.  Ash has enjoyed helping clients in branches all over Western Australia during this time.

Ash has the following qualification: 
► RG146 - Superannuation Essentials (AFSA)
► Diploma of Business

Jane Wright

Member Services Officer

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Jane Wright  joined Western Financial in 2016. Prior to joining us Jane has worked in a variety of roles within the Financial Services industry since 1993, including Superannuation, Funds Management and Financial Planning.  Jane has a passion for delivering superior customer service.

Jane has the following qualification: 
► RG146 - Superannuation