Thuthuka is a qualified Lecturer by profession. After lecturing for a few years, he joined Matthew and Son Financial Management, a Liberty Life Franchise, as a representative where he spent 3 years from 1998 to 2001. In 2001, he decided to start his own brokerage, work as an independent broker, that’s where the Ngobese and Associates concept was born.
He started Ngobese & Associates Financial Services in 2001, however decided to gain further experience and knowledge at ABSA Private Bank as a Financial Planner in 2003 and later joined Liberty Life as Trainee Broker Branch Manager in 2005. The invaluable experience he gained both at ABSA Private Bank and Liberty Life rebounded him on to return to his brokerage in 2007.
Thuthuka has been managing the brokerage from 2007. He has a BA (HDE) qualification, an RFP 5, RE 5 and RE 1. He has a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning with University of Free State, and currently pursuing his Board Exam towards his accreditation as a Certified Financial Planner (CFP).
Thuthuka is both a representative and a key individual at Ngobese and Associate Financial Services. He is a Registered Financial Planner (RFP) professional and a professional member with the Financial Planning Institute of Southern Africa.
Nonhle has a BTECH: Business Management from UNISA. She also has a Higher Certificate in Financial Planning from Milpark Business School and a National Diploma in Administration acquired at Mangosuthu University of Technology. Currently, she is studying with University of Free State finishing her Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning. Her RE 1 was obtained through Moonstone. She has worked for various corporates and government owned institutions, namely Capital, EDI Holdings (Pty) Ltd, Siemens, Zurich Insurance etc.
Her passion is in human resources where she boasts of over 15 years’ experience. Over the years, she acquired plethora knowledge in various bouquet of disciplines within the scope of Human Resources, including but not limited to compensation management and employee benefits, attracting, recruiting and retaining talent, ensuring compliance with legislative labour regulations and handling administrative tasks such as payroll and taxes.As a managing member and practice manager at Ngobese and Associates, her business wits and entrepreneurial acumen has soared. She joined the practice on a full-time basis in 2010, where her involvement in the business is to drive tactical and operational plans, from compliance matters, staff management, stakeholder collaboration to client satisfaction.
Siphe is the newest member to Ngobese and Associates and has joined as a Paraplanner. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing. He also holds a Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Business Science/Marketing at the University of Witwatersrand and a Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning from the University of Kwazulu-Natal. Siphe has over 2 years of experience in the financial services industry and is currently pursuing his board exam to become a Certified Financial Planner (CFP)