Venessa Afonso and Mario Fonseca are the Owners Corporation Managers of Ace Body Corporate Management (Geelong), and are members of Strata Community Australia (SCA) Victoria.
As Owners Corporation Managers for more than 5 years, Mario & Venessa have proven to be highly motivated, trustworthy and dedicated individuals who enjoy the complexities associated with managing 240 properties. Their professional skills and knowledge ensure that they communicate effectively with all clients so as to achieve optimum results for the Owners Corporations they manage.
Mario has over 15 years management and administrative experience in the finance industry. He has a Bachelor of Commerce (Degree) and is a fully accredited mortgage broker and a qualified financial planner.
Mario has a wealth of experience prior to strata management, having worked with one of the major banks as a business banker and financial planner for over seven years. He has also worked as a Client Relationship Manager (Australian government organisation) advising business clients on their tax obligations. Mario provides all of his Owners Corporation members with professional personal service and helpful advice about their strata property.
Mario has a keen interest in property, owning several properties with Owners Corporations as well as the share market successfully using his accounting, taxation and financial planning skills to ensure the best outcome for client, family and friends.
Venessa Afonso has exceptional customer service skills having worked as a registered nurse for over 15 years in prominent hospitals in Melbourne. In addition, her H&R Tax course and her mathematical aptitude have enabled her to manage her own investment properties. Venessa also manages the staff payroll, lodgement of business activity statements and reconciliation of company accounts and staff superannuation entitlements.
Venessa is married with two children. She is an active member of her social and church community and hobbies include volunteer work, gardening and sport.
Larisa Fonseca (Business Development Manager)
Larisa has a M.Sc (Hons) in Microbiology /Biochemistry and a MBA (Hons) specializing in Risk Management. Her 17 years’ experience working both overseas and in Australia in the scientific field as an analyst and as a risk analyst with the government has enhanced her problem-solving ability, client service expertise and analytical skills. Her role as Business Development Manager is focussed on enhancing growth of the business.
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