Mark Rando, Managing Director and Senior Adviser of Rando and Associates has been named Risk Adviser of the Year with Rando and Associates also taking home the award for Practice of the Year, at the annual Millennium3 National Conference.
Mark and the team at Rando and Associates came in ahead of over 200 other practices to secure the accolades.
Awards criteria for the Risk Adviser of the Year considers qualifications, leadership attributes, excellence in client service and adherence to professional standards. Along with professional standards, the awards criteria for Practice of the Year measures advice quality, business acumen, revenue growth and practice sustainability.
Finalists in the Telstra Business Awards in 2016 as well as a finalist in the Adviser of the Year (Association of Financial Advisers) three years in a row, recognition for their business model and commitment to quality advice are nothing new for the team.
Mark, who also formally mentors other advisers in Australia and has had published a number of articles on practice sustainability, had this to say about the awards win:
‘The adviser community has faced a lot of scrutiny in the last few years, from government and consumers. At Rando and Associates, we’re proud to say we’ve stood up to that scrutiny and will continue to do so, continuing to provide quality advice that considers a persons whole life. Our services are not just about securing a persons financial future but preventing their financial distress.’
Other highlights from the conference included the opportunity to hear from inspirational speaker, Turia Pitt as well as constructing bikes for children in the Camp Quality program, fighting cancer.