GOLD COAST: 11 October 2018 – AFA and Asteron Life Announce 2018 AFA Excellence in Education Award Winner


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AFA and Asteron Life Announce 
2018 AFA Excellence in Education Award Winner


GOLD COAST: 11 October 2018 – The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) and Asteron Life (Asteron) have announced Felicity Cooper of Cooper Wealth Management as the winner of the 2018 AFA Excellence in Education Award (the Award).

Finalists of the Award were chosen for their commitment to professional development through continuing education and making a difference within the marketplace and their local community through the practical application of their knowledge and expertise.

Judges placed a weighting across the four criteria areas - 60% on education and 40% on their practice, industry and community combined.

Ms Cooper will receive an education scholarship for study with Kaplan to the value of $25,000.

AFA CEO Phil Kewin said, “Felicity has a refreshing approach to education, proving it is not just about study but true personal development which results in enhanced skills."

Asteron Life Head of Life Intermediaries, Daniel Waller said, “For 11 years, Asteron Life has proudly supported this Award. We’re delighted to recognise Felicity Cooper who through her education, continues to improve herself and demonstrate uncompromising care for her clients.  This in turn helps strengthen the overall profile of the advice profession.

"I would also like to acknowledge Caleb Dozzi as highly commended for his significant achievements in furthering his education.”

The Award was presented at the AFA National Adviser Conference on the Gold Coast this morning.

Please CLICK HERE to download a photo of the winner. 


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