Branch Manager, Wealth Management Adviser
He began his career with Pavitts Sharebroking in 1986, moving to MG Neale & Co in 1988. That business became part of Credit Suisse First Boston in 1989, but six years later Francis and a colleague purchased the business back, trading as Neale Gargiulo Sharebroking for seven years. In 2002, Neale Gargiulo Sharebroking was purchased by First New Zealand Securities (now part of Jarden).
Francis has expertise in portfolio management, business planning, strategic planning, startups and venture capital.
Francis is an Authorised Financial Adviser, an Associate Chartered Accountant and a director and former director of a number of private companies across a range of sectors. He has also been a District Councillor for the NZ Automobile Association, and was a committee member of the Hospital Advisory Committee for Nelson Marlborough District Health Board.
Phone: +64 3 548 8319