Emele Palamo was born and raised in Samoa. She migrated to New Zealand in 1982 and completed High School up to 7th Form at Waitakere College. Emele has been working in the banking industry for over 25 years and has held a variety of roles including team management, high valued clients’ portfolio management, business development management, and her current role as Mobile Mortgage Manager for Westpac. Emele loves the opportunity to help families achieve their financial goals in property ownership and property investment. She holds a Certificate in Management Studies in Property and Finance from the University of Waikato. In addition to Emele working in the finance sector, she and her husband are heavily involved in their local community and church, coaching leaders and mentoring. Emele’s main passion in life is her marriage and family. She believes that it is a privilege to partner with couples and families, so that we may all live God-centred and fulfilling lives that will have a positive impact now and on future generations. In her opinion, healthy marriages and families are reflected in healthy communities and a legacy for future generations, which further supports the mission of SouthSeas Healthcare Trust.