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Invest Blue is passionate about helping people reach their goals and dreams by providing quality, tailored financial advice.

Melbourne

Melbourne

Level 27, 101 Collins Street Melbourne VIC 3000

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Level 27, 101 Collins Street Melbourne VIC 3000

the Melbourne office

Invest Blue provides Financial Advice in Melbourne. We are equipped with a strong team of Financial Planners, as well as a dedicated Lending team who support advice and strategy development for those looking for home or investment mortgages.  Our Financial Planners are backed by a knowledgeable Advice team who support the development of individual strategies as well as dedicated Client Support Managers who work hard everyday keeping in touch with our clients. If you are interested in having a chat, get in touch and we will work out the best way to get you started.

the Melbourne team

Steve Sewell
Steve Sewell
Director / Financial Planner

LI logoOnly 8% of people reach financial independence. If I can have a much larger percentage of my clients reach financial independence and choose to live the lifestyles they want due to a plan that we have put in place for them, then the clients and I will be happy.

Steve's approach to providing advice to his clients is by first helping them to identify their goals and then put a plan into place to make this happen. With a background in the real estate industry as a property consultant Steve’s dream was to grow his own business.  An opportunity to pursue this dream presented itself in 1998 and he has not looked back.

Steve is incredibly proud of the New England region and is passionate about giving back to the region that his given him so much over the years. He has played an active role in local events since establishing Invest Blue, raising over $1 million for various charities and organisations. He was the founding member of the Armidale branch of Can Assist and is now Patron and Life Member. He also works with the Cancer Council. A focus of his contribution with this organization was to provide financial advice to patients diagnosed with terminal illness without cost, leading to recognition from AMP for being a leader in pro bono work in this field.

Steve loves spending time with his beautiful wife Jenni and four sons Tom, Sam, Joe & Jack. He loves supporting their sporting activities and keeping fit by cycling and surfing.

Areas of specialisation

  • Wealth creation strategies
  • Transition to retirement strategies
  • Risk management strategies
  • DIY and Self Managed Super Funds (SMSF Advice)

Qualifications and Professional Accreditations

  • Advanced Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Justice of the Peace Commissioned for Declarations Department of Justice NSW
  • Most Trusted Adviser designation; Beddoes Institute

Memberships

  • Member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia

LI logoOnly 8% of people reach financial independence. If I can have a much larger percentage of my clients reach financial independence and choose to live the lifestyles they want due to a plan that we have put in place for them, then the clients and I will be happy.

Steve's approach to providing advice to his clients is by first helping them to identify their goals and then put a plan into place to make this happen. With a background in the real estate industry as a property consultant Steve’s dream was to grow his own business.  An opportunity to pursue this dream presented itself in 1998 and he has not looked back.

Steve is incredibly proud of the New England region and is passionate about giving back to the region that his given him so much over the years. He has played an active role in local events since establishing Invest Blue, raising over $1 million for various charities and organisations. He was the founding member of the Armidale branch of Can Assist and is now Patron and Life Member. He also works with the Cancer Council. A focus of his contribution with this organization was to provide financial advice to patients diagnosed with terminal illness without cost, leading to recognition from AMP for being a leader in pro bono work in this field.

Steve loves spending time with his beautiful wife Jenni and four sons Tom, Sam, Joe & Jack. He loves supporting their sporting activities and keeping fit by cycling and surfing.

Areas of specialisation

  • Wealth creation strategies
  • Transition to retirement strategies
  • Risk management strategies
  • DIY and Self Managed Super Funds (SMSF Advice)

Qualifications and Professional Accreditations

  • Advanced Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Justice of the Peace Commissioned for Declarations Department of Justice NSW
  • Most Trusted Adviser designation; Beddoes Institute

Memberships

  • Member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia
Mina Cao
Mina Cao
Financial Planner

“I love that I am able to make a difference in people’s lives by playing a vital role in helping clients make informed financial decisions. I am passionate about guiding clients to make dreams a reality."

Mina began her career in financial services in 2012 and holds a Double Bachelors Degree in Business Accounting and Business Banking and Finance. She has also completed her Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning and is currently working towards completing her CFP Certification.

In her free time, Mina spends time with her three younger siblings to help her stepmother out.  She also loves being active and going on hikes.

Areas of specialisation

  • Debt and cash flow management
  • Wealth Protection
  • Retirement planning
  • Wealth creation strategies
  • Self-managed super funds

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
  • Bachelor of Business (Banking & Finance)
  • Diploma of Financial Planning
  • Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning

Memberships and Association FPA member

“I love that I am able to make a difference in people’s lives by playing a vital role in helping clients make informed financial decisions. I am passionate about guiding clients to make dreams a reality."

Mina began her career in financial services in 2012 and holds a Double Bachelors Degree in Business Accounting and Business Banking and Finance. She has also completed her Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning and is currently working towards completing her CFP Certification.

In her free time, Mina spends time with her three younger siblings to help her stepmother out.  She also loves being active and going on hikes.

Areas of specialisation

  • Debt and cash flow management
  • Wealth Protection
  • Retirement planning
  • Wealth creation strategies
  • Self-managed super funds

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
  • Bachelor of Business (Banking & Finance)
  • Diploma of Financial Planning
  • Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning

Memberships and Association FPA member

Goran Velevski
Goran Velevski
Financial Planner

"I love being able to help my clients achieve their goals and dreams. I love getting to know my clients so I can understand what is important to them and their family."

As a Financial Adviser I strive to improve the quality of life for those who seek my advice and have a passion for improving their financial well-being. My aim is to be my client’s trusted adviser, to offer them a sounding board for their ideas, to challenge them to achieve their goals, to support them through difficult times and to celebrate with them when they achieve their goals.

Goran has joined Invest Blue in September 2019 and has been part of the finance industry since 2012. Prior to working as a Financial Planner, Goran worked as an accountant before realising that his passion lies in helping his clients plan their future. Goran holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Swinburne University and an Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning.

Outside of work Goran loves spending time with his family and friends. He enjoys keeping fit and healthy by cycling and going to the gym.

Areas of specialisation

  • Wealth creation strategies
  • Debt and cashflow management
  • Risk Insurance strategies
  • Retirement planning

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Business
  • Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning

Memberships and Associations

  • Member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA)
  • Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT)

"I love being able to help my clients achieve their goals and dreams. I love getting to know my clients so I can understand what is important to them and their family."

As a Financial Adviser I strive to improve the quality of life for those who seek my advice and have a passion for improving their financial well-being. My aim is to be my client’s trusted adviser, to offer them a sounding board for their ideas, to challenge them to achieve their goals, to support them through difficult times and to celebrate with them when they achieve their goals.

Goran has joined Invest Blue in September 2019 and has been part of the finance industry since 2012. Prior to working as a Financial Planner, Goran worked as an accountant before realising that his passion lies in helping his clients plan their future. Goran holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Swinburne University and an Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning.

Outside of work Goran loves spending time with his family and friends. He enjoys keeping fit and healthy by cycling and going to the gym.

Areas of specialisation

  • Wealth creation strategies
  • Debt and cashflow management
  • Risk Insurance strategies
  • Retirement planning

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Business
  • Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning

Memberships and Associations

  • Member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA)
  • Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT)
Yanish Geerdharry
Yanish Geerdharry
Financial Adviser

Yanish has worked in the Financial Services and Banking industry since 2009 and has held various roles both as an adviser and in leadership within the industry.  He is a Certified Financial Planner, holds a Bachelor of Commerce, an Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning and a Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce majoring in Taxation.  He has also recently been admitted into an MBA program with Deakin University and is looking forward to the new challenge.

Yanish prides himself in having a contagious passion and strong belief in the industry.  He focuses on educating his clients to make smart money decisions as well as providing them with the support they required to help them gain financial clarity and feel confident about the future.

Away from the office, Yanish likes to play tennis, is an avid follower of the English Premier League and the AFL.  He is a passionate Bombers supporter and looks forward to flying the ‘grand old premiership flag’ high this year!

Yanish has worked in the Financial Services and Banking industry since 2009 and has held various roles both as an adviser and in leadership within the industry.  He is a Certified Financial Planner, holds a Bachelor of Commerce, an Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning and a Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce majoring in Taxation.  He has also recently been admitted into an MBA program with Deakin University and is looking forward to the new challenge.

Yanish prides himself in having a contagious passion and strong belief in the industry.  He focuses on educating his clients to make smart money decisions as well as providing them with the support they required to help them gain financial clarity and feel confident about the future.

Away from the office, Yanish likes to play tennis, is an avid follower of the English Premier League and the AFL.  He is a passionate Bombers supporter and looks forward to flying the ‘grand old premiership flag’ high this year!

Teressa Maring
Teressa Maring
Relationship Manager

"I enjoy connecting with people and helping them to resolve their queries."

Teressa brings over 10 years of experience working in customer service-oriented roles. She began working in the financial services industry after completing her undergraduate degree in Criminology and Sociology.

Teressa’s career began with Link Group as a Customer service officer in the contact centre working for Australian Super. She proceeded to work in several different departments. While she enjoyed being exposed to various roles, she realised she enjoyed educating members on their superannuation the most. This led her to Invest Blue where role involves assisting clients and advisers and building her own knowledge of the financial planning industry. She is currently completing a Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning and hopes to become a great Financial Planner.

In her spare time, you can find Teressa spending time with her family and friends, reading, travelling or enjoying herself out and about.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts majors - criminology & sociology

 

Areas in Specialisation

  • Client experience
  • Strong knowledge of superannuation
  • client relationship management

"I enjoy connecting with people and helping them to resolve their queries."

Teressa brings over 10 years of experience working in customer service-oriented roles. She began working in the financial services industry after completing her undergraduate degree in Criminology and Sociology.

Teressa’s career began with Link Group as a Customer service officer in the contact centre working for Australian Super. She proceeded to work in several different departments. While she enjoyed being exposed to various roles, she realised she enjoyed educating members on their superannuation the most. This led her to Invest Blue where role involves assisting clients and advisers and building her own knowledge of the financial planning industry. She is currently completing a Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning and hopes to become a great Financial Planner.

In her spare time, you can find Teressa spending time with her family and friends, reading, travelling or enjoying herself out and about.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts majors - criminology & sociology

 

Areas in Specialisation

  • Client experience
  • Strong knowledge of superannuation
  • client relationship management
Brylle Louiss Amorado
Brylle Louiss Amorado
Administrative Assistant

"I love how Invest Blue lives by their Core Values. I feel like everyone is doing the right things for the right reasons, and our common purpose and understanding helps people build great working relationships. The alignment of everyone's values helps the organization as a whole to achieve its core mission."

Brylle has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and has Human Resources and Marketing experience as an intern with a real estate company. As his first job, Brylle began working with Invest Blue in 2017 and likes working in the financial planning industry because the work he does gives him a sense of fulfilment. Knowing he is a part of a process that enriches people's lives is something he is proud of, and he feels empowered doing it for a living!

In his spare time, Brylle loves to paint, taking pictures, reading books, watching documentaries, and spending time with family and friends.

"I love how Invest Blue lives by their Core Values. I feel like everyone is doing the right things for the right reasons, and our common purpose and understanding helps people build great working relationships. The alignment of everyone's values helps the organization as a whole to achieve its core mission."

Brylle has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and has Human Resources and Marketing experience as an intern with a real estate company. As his first job, Brylle began working with Invest Blue in 2017 and likes working in the financial planning industry because the work he does gives him a sense of fulfilment. Knowing he is a part of a process that enriches people's lives is something he is proud of, and he feels empowered doing it for a living!

In his spare time, Brylle loves to paint, taking pictures, reading books, watching documentaries, and spending time with family and friends.