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Under 35 CEO – Aaron Zamykal

At 31, Aaron Zamykal is an adventurous and highly successful entrepreneur who is the Managing Director of Ellerfield Financial Planning.

The average age of a financial planner is 58 years old; however Aaron has been in the financial industry since 1988. Ellerfield has a 20 year history and was originally started by Aaron’s father Ralph Zamykal. The second generation business has experienced rapid growth and now employs 25 people and has offices in Brisbane, Sunshine Coast and Mt Isa.

Studying a Bachelor of International Business from Griffith University (Brisbane), together with an Advanced Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning), Aaron says that working in the financial industry is a natural progression.

Aaron believes that he has never really worked a day in his life because he loves what he does. Always being financially aware, he has always been successful when it comes to money. He started investing when he was 17 years old and he purchased his first house at 24.

Aaron loves to travel taking regular trips within Australia and overseas. He has a passion for sports especially golf, squash and AFL which he regularly travels to Melbourne to catch a game.

Aaron also sits on the advice boards of MLC QLD, Garvan National Advice board and the Entrepreneurs Organisation.

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