In a financial services career spanning 20 years, Arthur Kallos has been dedicated to becoming an expert in financial services and has lead a number of wealth management & advice organisations. He has built a reputation as a high performance professional with the utmost level of personal and commercial integrity.
Arthur has worked in both National and State jurisdictions for a number of banking & wealth management institutions including St George Bank and BT Financial group, as well as several privately owned boutique financial services firms. Arthur has been recognised throughout his career with Westpac Group, which included being awarded as St George Financial Planning Regional Manager of the year 2008 & was BT Group’s Innovation Award winner in 2011 and led an AMP practice to achieve National Conference in 2013 as a top 3 firm nation wide.
In addition, Arthur has extensive experience in assisting financial services organisations implement strategy and successfully deliver Wealth Management solutions to their clients. He has been recognised in the media for the development and distribution of ‘New to Market’ Financial Advice models and offerings which became full scale operations across several financial services organisations from the majors to local business.
Arthur holds a Diploma in Financial Planning, has a Commerce Degree from the University of South Australia and is an MBA graduate from the University of Adelaide where he was awarded with the Playford Capital Prize for Entrepreneurship in 2003. He has also completed his SMSF & Margin Lending accreditations, holds a Certificate 4 in Mortgage Broking, and has passed the FASEA Financial Advisor exam.
Arthur has further completed Executive Education courses through the Adelaide Graduate School of Management and specialises in the areas of Strategy Development, Strategy Implementation, Financial Analysis and Risk management. He has a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Advanced qualification and has completed the Australian Institute of Company Directors course.
Today, as the Founder & CEO of Spark Financial Group, he hopes to empower a new breed of Financial Advisors to deliver good advice to all Australians.