Meet the team

This is who we are

Why choose Us.

An advisor is like a personal coach for your money. We bring the right knowledge, expertise and guidance to identify your specific goals and help you achieve them. And a little planning early on, can go a long way....

A Financial Advisor, much as an accountant or lawyer, utilizes their professional training, formal study and experience in understanding your personal financial situation and co-ordinating solutions to meet your needs in every area of your financial life. Accessing this expertise enables you to receive the best possible advice to protect and leverage your family’s income and asset position over the short, medium and long-term.

Joe Cardamone

Joseph Cardamone

Director / Private Wealth Advisor - Authorised Representative of Consultum

Joseph is an award winning Adviser, with over 13 years’ experience in the Financial Advising industry. Having worked across the major banks in both the Premium and Private Banking realm, Joseph was classified as one of the top planners nationwide. He holds a Bachelor Degree from Deakin University (Honours) and an Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning, specialising in Self Managed Super Funds, Direct Equities and Insurance.

Authorisations
  • Giuseppe (Joe) Cardamone ASIC Authorisation Number 1007631
  • Wealth Arena ASIC Authorisation Number 1007629
  • Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) - Tax (financial) adviser registration number 25289471
  • Member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA)
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Advanced Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Self-Managed Superannuation Funds Accreditation
  • Margin Lending and Geared Investments Accreditation
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Joe Scarmozzino

Joe Scarmozzino

Director / Private Wealth Advisor - Authorised Representative of Consultum

Joe is an award winning Adviser and Banker, with over 16 years’ experience in both the Banking and Financial Advising industry. His previous roles included leadership and advisory roles. Having run successful businesses and teams in the past, his experience in working with an affluent client base is second to none. He holds a Bachelor Degree from The University of Melbourne (Honours) and an Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning, specialising in Self Managed Super Funds, Direct Equities and Insurance.

Authorisations
  • Giuseppe (Joe) Scarmozzino ASIC Authorisation Number 1007632
  • Wealth Arena ASIC Authorisation Number 1007629
  • Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) - Tax (financial) adviser registration number 25293213
  • Member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA)
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Engineering with Honours
  • Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Advanced Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Self-Managed Superannuation Funds Accreditation
  • Margin Lending and Geared Investments Accreditation
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David Posterino

David Posterino

Partner / Private Wealth Advisor - Authorised Representative of Consultum

David has over 10 years’ experience in both the Financial Advising and Accounting Industry. He has previously worked for a major bank as a Financial Adviser and an Accountant for a boutique accounting firm. He holds a Bachelor Degree from Deakin University majoring in Accounting, Banking and Financial Planning, with specialisation in Self Managed Super Funds, Direct Equities and Insurance.

Authorisations
  • David Posterino ASIC Authorisation Number 1254299
  • Arena of Wealth ASIC Authorisation Number 1254298
  • Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) - Tax (financial) adviser registration number 25578400
  • Member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA)
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Majoring Accounting, Finance and Financial Planning)
  • Accredited Listed Product Adviser Program Accreditation
  • Self-Managed Superannuation Funds Accreditation
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Dan Testa

Dan Testa

Partner / Private Wealth Advisor

Dan is a highly respected professional advisor bringing over 10 years’ experience within the financial planning, banking & financial services industry. Dan has consistently been held in the highest regard by his company, business partners & peers as being ‘the go to guy’. He holds an Advanced Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning) & will commence studying his Masters of Financial Planning in 2019.

Authorisations
  • Daniel Testa ASIC Authorisation Number 1240809
  • Vestra Financial Solutions ASIC Authorisation Number 1272265
  • Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) - Tax (financial) adviser registration number 25955011
  • Member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA)
Qualifications
  • Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Advanced Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
Financial Services Guide
Darcy Krenn

Darcy Krenn

Associate Advisor

Darcy has been in the Financial Advising industry since 2014, undertaking client management and associate roles. She has a Bachelor of Business (Applied Economics & Finance) at RMIT and is in the process of finalising her financial planning qualifications and moving into a Financial Advising role in the not too distant future.

Alvina Stowers

Alvina Stowers

Client Support Associate

Alvina is the liaison between Wealth Arena and its clientele. She has over 4 years experience in customer service through her various roles within the Retail, Health Care and Financial Advisory Industry. Responsible for developing and maintaining favourable relationships with new and existing clients, she is enthusiastic and pro-active in her role, supporting the needs of an array of clients whilst balancing the organisational workflow. She is currently in her final year of her Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, and will continue to develop her career within the Financial Advisory Sector.

Sebastian Patamisi

Sebastian Patamisi

Support Paraplanner

Sebastian is one of the junior staff at Wealth Arena and works within Wealth Arena completing plans with the direction from the firms Advisors. With over 2 years' experience as a support paraplanner and knowledge in multiple advice areas, he is building up his expertise to become a qualified Financial Advisor. Passionate and organised in his work, he also assists in liaising with client's and other stakeholders to accomplish the advisory process. Sebastian is currently studying a Bachelor of Business (Financial Planning & Accountancy) and will continue to develop his career in Financial Advisory here at Wealth Arena.

Matthew Pecipajkovski

Matthew Pecipajkovski

Support Paraplanner

Matthew works within Wealth Arena completing plans and providing overall business support to its Advisors. With many years' experience as a support paraplanner and knowledge in multiple advice areas, his longer term aim is to become a qualified Financial Advisor. Passionate about delivering a seamless client experience, he also assists in liaising with client's and other business stakeholders in providing support across all facets of the business. Matthew is currently studying a Bachelor of Business (Financial Planning & Accountancy) and will continue to develop his career in Financial Advisory here at Wealth Arena.