Our wealth management business was started by Pauline in May 2004.
Pauline Rudden is the founder of PR-FS and has been in financial services since 1987. She spent 12 years in retail financial planning at NBS (the old Nedbank), followed by 4 years at BoE Corporate, where she was consistently acknowledged as one of the top six national financial planners, before leaving to start her own practice. Pauline started PRFS in May 2004 and has built up a solid practice of diverse clients.
Pauline is a CFP® and has a NQF6 Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning and NQF7 Certificate of Competence in Investment Planning Principles of Portfolio Planning and Management.
Candice Paine joined the business in 2015. Having spent 20 years in finance both globally and locally it was finally time to hang up the corporate gloves and become more self-determining whilst adding real value to real people in terms of their money. She spent many years at Sanlam Investment Management running their retail business and has also headed up research teams and spent time as an analyst and portfolio manager. Candice completed a BComm Honours at the University of Cape Town and is a CFA and CFP®
Barbara Vintcent worked for BlackRock (the largest global asset manager) for 20 years in both London and Cape Town holding the position of Managing Director. In 2020 she joined PR-FS. Her move to financial planning has been motivated by the desire to use her industry experience to assist individuals in making and executing on sound financial decisions.
Barbara majored in Economics and Industrial Psychology at UCT and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Marketing). She also holds the Post Grad Diploma in Financial Planning via the University of Free State and intends on taking the CFP exam in 2021.
Lesley Johnson spent many years working in education. She joined PRFS as our full time administrator in 2012. The experience she gained in school management has assisted her in understanding the financial processes that she deals with daily
Dianne’s financial knowledge comes from experience in the banking and manufacturing industry. In 2005 she started and has maintained her own successful bookkeeping business. Bringing her wealth of financial knowledge with her Dianne joined PRFS in 2019.