Our team

Meet The Team

We want to see you reach your potential.


Darren Franklin

Darren is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER professional and has over 30 years experience across the financial services industry assisting clients and charitable organisations to meet their financial needs goals and objectives through all types of market conditions. Being in a privileged position to be able to improve the financial health and well being of many individuals and corporations, he is also passionate about assisting those individuals and families that need a helping hand through volunteering roles in local community groups and as a Foundation Trustee of the United Apostolic Volunteers Foundation. Darren enjoys spending time with his family and friends where there is plenty of good food, wine and laughter.

Andrea Gedling

Andrea has worked in the financial planning sector since January 1999. Andrea gained extensive experience in her role as a Financial Planner in the Townsville office of Morgans Stockbroking for a period of 12 years, where she specialised in providing advice in the superannuation and Self-Managed Superannuation Fund space. After a three year hiatus from the industry to raise her family, Andrea joined Findex Financial Services, working in a range of non-advisory roles during her 6 year tenure with the group. Andrea has recently joined Darren Franklin at Cornerstone where she provides technical support as a Paraplanner. Andrea holds a Bachelor of Commerce from James Cook University and a Diploma of Financial Planning from Deakin University. She is also a CFP member of the Financial Planning Association and a Specialist member of the Self Managed Superannuation Association.