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Stephen Handley
Owner, Financial Adviser


0458 224 427

Stephen has been working in the financial services industry since 2008, when he joined Brian Handley & Associates as a General Manager and Financial Planner.

As well as advising his own clients, Stephen's role at BH&A was to develop and implement the business succession plan, which successfully culminated in the sale of BH&A's Gippsland office.

In 2011 Stephen founded BHA Financial Solutions, acquired the remainder of the BH&A business and put in place a strategy to ensure long term growth and stability for his clients.

Prior to 2008, Stephen spent twelve years in the USA working in the Information Technology industry, including stints at Texas Instruments and Microsoft. 

In 2013, Stephen and his wife Claudia opened Whitesbeach Guesthouse in Torquay, Victoria, which is where they now reside with their 3 children.

In his role as a Financial Planner, Stephen's draws upon his own diverse experience to provide clients with practical advice aimed at achieving well defined outcomes. More than picking products and administering accounts, Stephen sees financial planning as an exercise in long term project management of his clients financial goals. 

Along with a Diploma in Financial Services, Stephen has his Bachelor of Electrical Engineering and Master of Science in Music Engineering.