Meet our Team
Michael Mercurio, CFP, Dip. FP (Adv Dip FP), SSA
Practice Principal & Principal Wealth Advisor
Michael has a long history in the Financial Services Industry, commencing as a trainee accountant with a financial services group, comprising of a Friendly Society, Building Society and Credit Union.
In the early 1990’s Michael decided on a career change and became an Authorised Representative with GIO Australia. Early in his career, joined BankSA Financial Planning as a Senior Financial Planner where his career progressed in leaps and bounds.
More recently in 2010 Michael decided to commence his own Private Client Professional Practice, Mercs Wealth Management.
Michael is married to Sharon and they have raised a family of 5 children, which was a handful when growing up, but he now enjoy spending time with them and the grandchildren. Michael and Sharon also enjoy travelling, gardening and entertaining at home with family and friends, when time permits.
Michael is an avid sports fan who keenly follows the Adelaide Crows and Adelaide United whilst Sharon just as keenly follows Port Power.
Experience on Offer
Take peace of mind in knowing that your goals are being kept on track by an experienced adviser.
Michael is an Authorised Representative of Mercs Wealth Management which is a Corporate Representative of the Securitor Financial Group. Michael has achieved the Diploma of Financial Planning (Dip FP), holds the highest industry designation of Certified Financial Planner (CFP), is a Specialist Self Managed Super Fund Advisor (SSA) and is a registered Tax Agent.
Michael is aslo a member of the Financial Planners Association (FPA), SMSF Association and registered by the Tax Practitioners Board.
Tax Practioners Board Registered Tax Agent #20682004
Tenille Richards, Adv Dip FP
Client Portfolio Manager
Tenille is our Client Portfolio Manager and has been with Mercs Wealth Management since inception in 2010 and has an Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning.
Tenille started her career in financial planning working in administration for a small private practice before deciding on a career change and commencing as a police officer with SAPOL in 2004. She eventually decided to move back into financial planning and commenced working with Michael at BankSA in 2007.
Responsible for many roles including client portfolio management, para-planning, and practice management; she provides our clients with the highest level of support and brings a wealth of knowledge to the business.
Outside of work, Tenille is married to Dylan with 2 fur babies and enjoys running, spending time with family and friends and relaxing on the weekend.