Meet Our Team
Managing Director & Principal Adviser
Tricia has been a financial planner for 10 years. She received her Master's Degree in Psychology from California Lutheran University in Los Angeles, Ca. and her Diploma of Financial Planning from Tribeca. In 2009, Tricia received the Rising Star of the Year Award, which recognises new advisors who “provide quality holistic advice, demonstrate a commitment to education and contribute to the industry and their community.'”
Tricia specialises in investment, self-managed super funds, retirement planning, asset protection and insurance, and aged care. Tricia has the knowledge and expertise to help guide you in defining and achieving your financial goals. She’ll work with you to help keep you firmly in control of your affairs, minimise risk and in creating lasting financial security and wellbeing.
Tricia regularly leads seminars and educational workshops with Life Solutions on a variety of topics designed to help people better understand the issues affecting their financial future.
Tricia is an avid traveller, whether it's to visit family in the United States, or on her annual trips to work with orphanages she helps sponsor in Burma. Tricia enjoys and outdoor lifestyle of running, sailing, and chasing her grandchildren. She completed her 6th marathon in December of 2013.
President & Founder
Chris has been a practising lawyer for over 25 years and a financial adviser for over 20 years. Chris is the managing director of Hill Legal and Life Solutions, Financial Advisers which both focus on providing holistic tailored legal and financial solutions to clients at different stages of their lives. He is also the managing director of Hollenstein Hill Australia Consulting, a business that is involved in providing consulting services to Australians working in the United States.
Chris holds regular speaking engagements, educational workshops and guest radio spots, presenting on a wide range of both legal and financial topics, both in Australia and the United States.
Chris holds other non professional associations and sits on the board of various charitable and philanthropic organisations.
He is an avid adventurer and has climbed mountain peaks in Nepal and New Zealand and enjoys offshore racing, sailing and bike riding.
Our Valuable Team Members
Client Services Manager
Sue Walton has been with the Life Solutions team since 2009. Sue came to Life Solutions with an extensive knowledge of the banking and mortgage industry.
Sue is a very valuable asset to our team who handles a number of various operational responsibilities. As our client services manager, Sue is responsible for client relations and communication, as well as new business processing. Sue provides support to our advisers and clients, as well as maintaining compliance requirements.
Sue also provides support to the client education arm of Life Solutions by assisting with programs like our Wise Wealth for Women, and other workshops and seminars.
Mark Hanson has been a financial planner for 24 years, originally practising in the United States. He is originally from Minneapolis, MN and earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Minnesota. Mark then met and married an Aussie, and he and his five children made the big move to Australia.
Mark received his Diploma of Financial Services through Tribeca, and then in 2008 joined Life Solutions. He is a holistic financial planner with Life Solutions, and specialises in financial portfolio construction and design as well as personal business insurance. Mark also prepares statements of advice for new clients.