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Across NSW and QLD, we are here for you. No matter where you are in life's journey or what your dreams are, we can help. Invest Blue works hard to get to know you so your strategy offers you the best chance to achieve your dreams. It's possible.

Toowoomba

2/102 Herries St, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350

PO Box 671, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350

phone: 1300 346 837

fax: 1300 546 837

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2/102 Herries St, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350

the Toowoomba office

Our Toowoomba office is located on the corner of Herries and Phillip Streets. The newly built office has a fresh and suave atmosphere and boasts beautiful vintage windows to reflect on the yesteryear of the suburb. 102 Herries Street property took out the Master Builders – Aspect Architecture Award 2016

We are equipped with a strong team of Certified 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 Toowoomba team

Craig Uys
Craig Uys
Financial Planner

LI logo‘The most fulfilling part of my job is helping people reach their goals and being a part of that. It is extremely rewarding.’

Craig grew up in Africa until the age of 15. Once he had completed school, he lived on campus at USQ for six years; three years studying and three in a management position. Craig became a financial planner as he wanted to help make a positive difference in people’s lives.

In his spare time, Craig enjoys watching sport and jogging, gym sessions and reading and researching. His favourite place in the world is Koh Chang in Thailand where you can do some of the best diving and fishing in the world.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Economics)
  • Diploma of Financial Services

LI logo‘The most fulfilling part of my job is helping people reach their goals and being a part of that. It is extremely rewarding.’

Craig grew up in Africa until the age of 15. Once he had completed school, he lived on campus at USQ for six years; three years studying and three in a management position. Craig became a financial planner as he wanted to help make a positive difference in people’s lives.

In his spare time, Craig enjoys watching sport and jogging, gym sessions and reading and researching. His favourite place in the world is Koh Chang in Thailand where you can do some of the best diving and fishing in the world.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Economics)
  • Diploma of Financial Services
Kent Paroz
Kent Paroz
Financial Planner

"The ever-changing financial services industry really appeals to me. I thoroughly enjoy helping clients realise their goals and dreams and building long-lasting relationships with them."

Kent has been involved in the financial services industry for over 10 years in roles including paraplanning, portfolio management and financial advising. He worked in boutique firms in Toowoomba before moving to Brisbane to join the Invest Blue Advice team in 2016.  Kent has now moved home and is a financial planner in our Toowoomba office.

Outside of work, Kent loves sport; both watching and playing. In particular, he enjoys tennis, cricket and AFL and is an avid Hawthorn Hawks supporter. Kent enjoys exercise and going to the movies, as well as spending time with family and friends.

Qualifications

  • Advanced Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Self-Managed Superannuation Fund Accreditation
  • Aged Care Accreditation
  • Commissioner for Declarations QLD

Memberships

  • Financial Planning Association of Australia

"The ever-changing financial services industry really appeals to me. I thoroughly enjoy helping clients realise their goals and dreams and building long-lasting relationships with them."

Kent has been involved in the financial services industry for over 10 years in roles including paraplanning, portfolio management and financial advising. He worked in boutique firms in Toowoomba before moving to Brisbane to join the Invest Blue Advice team in 2016.  Kent has now moved home and is a financial planner in our Toowoomba office.

Outside of work, Kent loves sport; both watching and playing. In particular, he enjoys tennis, cricket and AFL and is an avid Hawthorn Hawks supporter. Kent enjoys exercise and going to the movies, as well as spending time with family and friends.

Qualifications

  • Advanced Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Self-Managed Superannuation Fund Accreditation
  • Aged Care Accreditation
  • Commissioner for Declarations QLD

Memberships

  • Financial Planning Association of Australia
Serenette Crombie
Serenette Crombie
Financial Planner

“I love being able to help clients in an ever-changing industry by ensuring they have the best possible experience when it comes to their finances and financial security.”

Serenette has seven years of experience in the Financial Planning industry. She started with the Invest Blue Toowoomba Office in 2016 as the Client Support Manager and subsequently held other roles as Paraplanner, Planner Associate and Operations Manager prior to progressing to become a Financial Planner.

Outside of work, Serenette is currently studying a Bachelor of Business and Commerce with a Major in Finance at the University of Southern Queensland. In her “downtime” she enjoys cooking, camping and fishing.

In a previous life, Serenette used to be the State Leader of the Queensland Country Women’s Associate (QCWA), and thoroughly enjoyed her time volunteering for her community. Serenette loves to travel and spend time with friends and her husband. Once Uni is over, she plans to jump straight back into volunteering for a few local community organisations.

Qualifications

  • Diploma of Financial Planning
  • Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning
  • Justice of the Peace (Qual)

“I love being able to help clients in an ever-changing industry by ensuring they have the best possible experience when it comes to their finances and financial security.”

Serenette has seven years of experience in the Financial Planning industry. She started with the Invest Blue Toowoomba Office in 2016 as the Client Support Manager and subsequently held other roles as Paraplanner, Planner Associate and Operations Manager prior to progressing to become a Financial Planner.

Outside of work, Serenette is currently studying a Bachelor of Business and Commerce with a Major in Finance at the University of Southern Queensland. In her “downtime” she enjoys cooking, camping and fishing.

In a previous life, Serenette used to be the State Leader of the Queensland Country Women’s Associate (QCWA), and thoroughly enjoyed her time volunteering for her community. Serenette loves to travel and spend time with friends and her husband. Once Uni is over, she plans to jump straight back into volunteering for a few local community organisations.

Qualifications

  • Diploma of Financial Planning
  • Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning
  • Justice of the Peace (Qual)
Amanda Hardie
Amanda Hardie
Client Support Manager

"Whilst in my interview I knew then how people driven Invest Blue is and wanted to work for the company straight away."

Amanda joined Invest Blue in December 2011. Prior to working with Invest Blue Amanda worked at the Bank of Queensland. She values great customer service and brings with her a strong administrative background.

Outside of work Amanda loves spending time with family and friends as well as getting creative in the kitchen and decorating cakes.

"Whilst in my interview I knew then how people driven Invest Blue is and wanted to work for the company straight away."

Amanda joined Invest Blue in December 2011. Prior to working with Invest Blue Amanda worked at the Bank of Queensland. She values great customer service and brings with her a strong administrative background.

Outside of work Amanda loves spending time with family and friends as well as getting creative in the kitchen and decorating cakes.

Donalyn Aquino
Donalyn Aquino
Administrative Assistant

"I love working with Invest Blue because I feel valued by my clients, every inch of my effort are always appreciated."

Dona has a Bachelor of Science (Accountancy). She began working with Invest Blue in 2018. She likes working in the financial planning industry because for her it is something that interests her. Learning and growing from it gives her a sense of fulfillment.

In her spare time, she enjoys watching movies and going out with her friends.

"I love working with Invest Blue because I feel valued by my clients, every inch of my effort are always appreciated."

Dona has a Bachelor of Science (Accountancy). She began working with Invest Blue in 2018. She likes working in the financial planning industry because for her it is something that interests her. Learning and growing from it gives her a sense of fulfillment.

In her spare time, she enjoys watching movies and going out with her friends.