Leading the next generation
AS one of Australia’s leading non-bank retail financial services groups, Aussie has built a reputation for providing customers with finance solutions.
Here in Shepparton, Aussie has been providing this same great service to customers throughout the Goulburn Valley, but now, under the leadership of new proprietor, local Shepparton resident, Tessa Vaitohi and her friendly and knowledgeable team.
Tessa says it has been a long held dream of hers to own her own business and after working within the Aussie group here in Shepparton for the past two years, she is thrilled to take the reigns.
“I am very excited to lead the next generation of Aussie here in Shepparton,” she said.
“In a sense, what we do here is to help people whether it’s to purchase their first home, their next home, their dream home, an investment or to consolidate their debt, we really go on the journey with them.”
With a background in business analysis, Tessa aims to incorporate her knowledge of the industry and of Aussie with a new lease of life and a passion for helping customers.
As a mother of eight, Tessa is also pleased to have her step-son, 23 year old Daniel Vaitohi come on board with the business.
Tessa said, “Daniel has a Bachelor of Business in Accounting and Finance and recently undertook a cadetship with the Bank of New Zealand sponsored by Coopers Australia. He was offered an ongoing role with the bank but instead chose to come on board with the family business, which is wonderful.”
“Together with team members, local Shepparton girls, Jodie Giustino and Bridget Dwyer, we have a wonderful team which not only provides a continuity of support for our customers, but also for each other.”
“I am simply a mum, from an average family and this pursuit has been a long term dream. I see it as an opportunity to provide my children with something solid for their future.”
“A legacy of work ethic and achievement of personal goals if you like.”
“My father told me when I was a small child that there is no such thing as luck, luck is when opportunity meets skill and determination, and these are words I continue to live by.”
Call in and meet the new team at Aussie Shepparton, 100B Wyndham Street, Shepparton or phone 13 13 33 and start making your dreams come true.