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Prior to forming McKinley Plowman, Nigel specialised in management consulting and international accounting, enjoying success in Australia and in the United Kingdom.
His extensive experience in management consulting, international accounting and innovative tax structures has been a major driver in the success of McKinley Plowman as well as the many businesses he has steered towards new levels.
Nigel is dedicated to fast-tracking his client goals with cutting edge tax and business strategies. He is a member of the CPAs and the Taxation Institute of Australia and enjoys developing tax strategies that work well here and around the world.
With over 20 years of experience in working alongside business owners in both Australia and the United Kingdom including a number of years working in commerce, Dominic always looks to apply his experience and skills in order to work with a wide variety of businesses to identify and achieve their goals.
With a high level of expertise in business structuring, business acquisitions/disposals and business planning, coupled with a broad range of experience in dealing with businesses from start-ups through to listed companies, on both an Australian and international basis, Dominic has amassed a wealth of experience in understanding what makes a great business and focusses on partnering with businesses in an action focussed, yet light hearted manner.
Extensively qualified, Dominic is a member of the Chartered Institute of Accountants of Australia, a Chartered Tax Advisor, a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries and a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia.
Committed to working with the team at McKinley Plowman to ensure that an unsurpassed level of service is provided to all clients, Dominic is an example of the McKinley Plowman philosophy of recognising, fostering and developing talent from within the business.
Aaron McCracken joined the financial planning team at McKinley Plowman in March 2014 as a senior financial planner.
Aaron has had over twenty years of experience in the financial services industry across both senior management roles in large companies and in small businesses across all aspects of financial planning. He was a partner in a successful financial planning firm and has broad experience across superannuation (including self-managed superannuation), investments, estate planning and personal insurance, retirement planning and business succession planning.
Aaron is very passionate about the value of professional, client-focussed advice and enjoys working closely with clients to help them make smart decisions with their money, as well as aiding them to clarify and achieve their financial aspirations. He has a Bachelor of Business degree and is a Certified Financial Planner.
Two sons who are keen footballers (AFL code, that is) means weekends in winter are taken care of. Aaron also keeps active with golf, cycling and walking his overly spoilt dogs.
Paul brings more than 35 years experience in finding financial solutions for homebuyers, investors and business owners to the McKinley Plowman team.
A licensed broker and member of the Mortgage & Finance Association of Australia (MFAA), Paul’s extensive experience includes 20 years with a major bank, seven of which were as commercial banking manager.
His integral role with the McKinley Plowman practice enables Paul to deliver a holistic financial solution to achieve the best possible outcome for a client’s personal or commercial lending needs. Paul also provides a comprehensive financial consultancy to business owners on commercial, equipment and invoice finance.
Associate Director – Business Services
Ben’s career began in April 2008 specialising in taxation and business advisory by managing a small portfolio at a young age. He joined McKinley Plowman in 2014 as a Senior Accountant and with his passion for business and assisting clients in achieving their objectives he has progressed to a Business Services Manager, and more recently being appointed as an Associate Director.
As a qualified Certified Practising Accountant, his areas of expertise include but are not limited to, assisting clients with new business start-ups, advising on business structures, tax planning, business improvement, business valuations and management reporting across many industries.
Ben prides himself on being part of his client’s business journey in taking them from where they are now and working towards where they want to be. Ben’s wife Stacey and his three young boys keep him more than occupied when he’s not in the office, often adventuring and exploring the great outdoors.
Associate Director – Financial Planning
Will has 12 years industry experience working in both consultant and technical positions. Will has previously worked as a pensions consultant in the UK gaining Advanced Diploma qualifications in Retirement Planning and Investment Management whilst working there. He has also attained the Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning and recently completed the FASEA Financial Adviser Exam and Ethics qualification.
At McKinley Plowman, Will has progressed over the years from our UK Pensions Division all the way through to senior Financial Adviser and now Associate Director within the Wealth team – amassing invaluable experience and knowledge along the way.
Will is an Authorised Representative of Fortnum Private Wealth Ltd.
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