Rebecca Firns (previously Newton) JP, CFP, DipFS (Dip), AdvDipFS (FP), SSA, SMSF Specialist Advisor has a long and diverse experience in the Financial Services Industry since November 1995. She has worked in various roles and sectors, such as Product Development, Business Development, Compliance Manager, Life Insurance Underwriter, Financial Planner and Software Development. She has also gained international exposure by working in Australia and the United Kingdom.

Rebecca founded her own Financial Planning practice, Prestige Wealth Partners Pty Ltd, in 2008, where she received multiple awards under Financial Wisdom. In 2015, Rebecca obtained her own AFSL, Prestige Wealth Advisers Pty Ltd, and launched Compare Your Life Pty Ltd (the home of iFace) along with its AFSL, Core Financial Services Pty Ltd. Rebecca is the responsible manager for both these licensees.

Rebecca sold Prestige Wealth Partners Pty Ltd and Prestige Wealth Adviser Pty Ltd on 1 January 2018 to focus on Core Financial Services Pty Ltd and Compare Your Life Pty Ltd. She continues to work as a Responsible Manager in Core Financial Services Pty Ltd and Director for Compare Your Life Pty Ltd.

Paul Burton has built significant business experience in the Financial Services industry over 25 years having previously worked as a self-employed Financial Adviser a Specialist Risk Adviser over the last 5 years, before selling the practice. Prior to this Paul’s career included many years consulting on mergers and acquisitions, corporate strategy, risk management and governance.

He has held Senior Executive positions with NAB/MLC and has had independent consulting engagements with companies such Challenger, Q Invest, Strategic Capital Management and Seaview Consulting. Paul has recently held the role of Chairman of Financial Services firms Bentleys (WA) Pty Ltd in Perth, Kidmans Partners, O’Brien’s Business Consultants and Rundles in Melbourne. Currently Paul is the Managing Director of Earthpak Pty Ltd, a clean technology preparing to IPO in FY2024.

Paul has a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Bachelor of Economics (Honours) and a Diploma of Financial Planning (DFP) from Murdoch University and University of South Carolina.

Jason Schupelius is a seasoned professional in the financial planning industry, having held various positions as a Partnership Manager for the Charter Financial Planning Licensee in WA, BDM for AMP Wealth Management (North platform) in WA and before that, a Practice Manager and Authorised Representative for a prominent financial planning firm in Perth.

Jason has a comprehensive understanding of the financial planning industry from different perspectives, with a solid expertise in financial advice, regulation and compliance. He holds a Master of Business Administration, Advanced Diploma in Financial Services and a degree and postgraduate degree in physiotherapy.

Jo McKee has a background in General Management across various sectors, and joined our team in 2020 as our Operations Manager.

Jo looks after the administration and marketing functions of our business and ensures effective communication with our advisers and external partners. Jo is responsible for the smooth operation of our daily activities and provides support to the team as needed.