Meet the Team

Carmela La Starza

Carmela La Starza

Financial Adviser

Carmela has been in the financial services industry for over 25 years, working in service and supervisory roles for large super funds, credit unions and institutional banks. She has been directly advising clients since 2007.

Carmela has a broad range of technical knowledge and experience with a focus on her clients full circumstances when giving advice.

Her areas of particular focus are Superannuation and Retirement planning, maximising Centrelink benefits, Self-Managed Super Funds, Personal Risk Protection and Aged care advice.

"I love building relationships with my clients and having not only a professional relationship but being someone they can speak to about anything, to listen to what is going on in their lives and what matters to them."

Susie White

Susie White


Susie’s administration background is mostly in human resources and accounting in Sydney and overseas. She has worked primarily in Senior Executive Assistant roles and has over 25 years of secretarial and administration experience.

Susie moved to Adelaide in 2001 and has spent the past 7 years in an administration role in the hospitality industry prior to joining AACFA.

"I love people so being the face and voice of AACFA is a great way to keep connected with our clients. I really enjoy being able to provide our clients with as much information as I can as a starting point and then being able to continue to work with them to ensure that they feel supported when they are dealing with us."