|Kevin Centra CFP®
|Shadforth Financial Group Limited
|100 Brougham St
Geelong, VIC 3220
|03 9649 2400
Kevin is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® practitioner, the internationally recognised and pre-eminent representation of financial planners around the world. He is a member of Financial Advice Association Australia (FAAA) and has served on the Association’s National Committee for Professional Engagement.
Kevin completed a Bachelor of Business (Financial Planning) from RMIT. He has since been a liaison to the university with past involvement on their Industry Advisory Committee, he has also been a guest lecturer and mentor to RMIT finance students.
Having worked in the financial planning profession for over 20 years, Kevin has extensive knowledge in a broad range of financial planning areas and has appeared as a finance expert on 3AW talk-back radio. He has enjoyed the experience of helping clientele from varied backgrounds, from young wealth accumulators through to high net worth clients.
In 2023, Kevin was recognised in The Australian newspaper’s Top 100 Financial Advisers in Australia, in association with Barron’s.
Away from work, Kevin is active in the community through his long-standing association with Surf Lifesaving Australia and is an active member of Jan Juc Surf Lifesaving Club. Kevin also takes great pleasure in spending time with his family, and his three young children keep him very busy.
What his clients say:
“Kevin provides us with peace of mind, knowing that our superannuation and investments continue to be in a sound financial position and under constant review.” (A & G Hand, client since 2015)
“I have an advisor that I can trust 100% to handle all my finances and does his best with the assets I have” (W Dunlop, client since 2011)
“We have been with Kevin Centra for many years now and we are extremely happy with his professionalism, availability, honesty and attention to detail. Even after various set backs in the financial world we have had no concerns and have slept well at night, essentially because of Kevin and his team. Hope we never lose him. (P & F Mason, clients since 2010)
“Kevin provides continued confidence in our plan, and that despite world events our finances will remain strong” (Gordon, client since 2012)
“We have used Shadforth (and before that Money Managers) for more than 20 years and have been very happy with the excellent service they have provided. Kevin Centra, ably assisted by Judy Simmons, have provided us with outstanding advice and support. Thank you.” (P & H Newton, clients since 2003)