Gary Palmer

Director / Senior Financial Planner

Prior to working as a financial planner, Gary Palmer was a university lecturer and a Certified Practicing Accountant who operated his own accounting firm.

With his wealth of experience in both the accounting and financial planning fields, a business degree from USQ and an advanced diploma in financial planning, he is able to understand clients’ circumstances and develop a personal strategy to meet their goals and objectives. 

Gary’s experience and training enable him to provide his clients with professional advice concerning their insurance, investment and superannuation needs.  

B Bus(Acc) AdvDip FS(FP)
Authorised Representative No. 340859

Qualifications and certifications

  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting)

  • Advanced Diploma Financial Services (Financial Planning)

Professional memberships

  • Association of Financial Advisers

Gary Palmer
Kent Bond

Qualifications and certifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • CFP ®
  • Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Advanced Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Certificate IV Mortgage Broking
  • Diploma of Mortgage Broking
  • SuperConcepts & ICFS Specialist SMSF Course

Professional memberships

  • Financial Planning Association of Australia

Kent Bond

Senior Financial Planner

Kent commenced his financial planning career in 2011 when he was selected by a large financial institution to go to Brisbane and complete an intensive 3 months in a classroom where he learnt all facets of Financial Advice. When Kent had completed that course he returned to Toowoomba and looked after an area from Gatton to Miles. Kent soon realised that he could not provide his clients with as wide a range of solutions as was sometimes required and left in 2014 and went into private practice.

Kent’s primary focus is to help you achieve your life goals. Kent specialises in customised financial planning strategies that build confidence in attaining financial success. Kent will work in partnership with you to offer objective financial advice, using proven strategies tailored specifically with your needs and goals in mind. Kent really likes to take the time to explain the options available to you so that you can make informed decisions. The work is not done once your financial plan is in place, Kent will continue working with you—advising and adjusting strategies along the way to ensure you stay on track and secure your financial future.

Whether you have spent a lifetime pursuing financial success, or are just starting out, Kent can help. Kent prides himself on offering personalised service and collaborating with you to create customised financial strategies to help you realise your short- and long-term goals.

B.Com, CFP® ADFS(FP)
Authorised Representative No. 453288 

Qualifications and certifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • CFP ®
  • Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Advanced Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Certificate IV Mortgage Broking
  • Diploma of Mortgage Broking
  • SuperConcepts & ICFS Specialist SMSF Course

Professional memberships

  • Financial Planning Association of Australia

Ben fitzgerald

office manager

When calling our office, you’ll likely speak to our office manager Ben, who started working for SQIS at the beginning of the 2019. He is currently studying a Bachelor of Business and Commerce, majoring in Finance and undertaking his Diploma of Financial Planning.

Ben was born in Toowoomba and did all his schooling locally; he enjoys watching footy on the weekends and likes to go 4wding and camping in his spare time.

Ben Fitzgerald