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Team | Elite Wealth

Rassie Du Preez
(Managing Director)

Rassie studied B.Com (Accounting) at the University of Pretoria and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERĀ®. He started his career as an Accounting teacher and then joined Citadel Investment Services as a Para-Planner. He later became a senior business analyst responsible for the design and development of their Wealth Management software. After ten years at Citadel, Rassie joined RMB Private Bank as the head of software systems for the First Rand Wealth Segment. He then joined Elite Wealth as Managing Director in 2010.

Orne Young
(Director and Software Engineer)

Orne completed her B.Sc. (Computer Science) degree at the Rand Afrikaans University and then her B.Sc. (Hons) degree at the University of Pretoria (both cum laude). She worked at Elkon Computers from 1989 and joined the Actuarial department's development team at Momentum in 1992, where she was awarded several performance-related awards. In 1997, she joined Citadel Investment Services as part of their development team. In late 2005, she co-founded doVERIA Solutions, and in 2008 co-founded Elite Wealth. She is currently focussing on Software Development at Elite Wealth.

Margo de Bruin
(Business Analyst)

Margo studied B.Com (Financial Management) at the University of Pretoria. She started her career as a Financial Assistant at Citadel Investment Services and later became a business analyst in their Wealth Management software team. After eight years at Citadel, Margo joined RMB Private Bank as a Business analyst for the First Rand Wealth Segment. She then joined Elite Wealth in 2011.

Kirill Peslyak
(Technical Director)

Kirill studied BSc Computer Science (Computer Systems and Networks) at the Belarusian (ex-USSR) State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics. He immigrated to South Africa and joined Citadel Investment Services as a programmer in 1998. He was involved in design and development of their Wealth Management software. After seven years at Citadel, Kirill joined Elite Wealth as Technical Director in 2005.

Janine du Preez
(Financial Manager)

Janine studied a B.Com at Unisa with economics and Human Resources Management as main subjects. She started out as a debtors and salaries clerk at Calvert Removals in 1991 and has accounting experience in the following areas: debtors, creditors, payroll, budgets, financial statements, etc. After about 6 years of various accounting-related positions she joined Citadel Investment Services as an assistant and eventually junior Wealth Manager and Trainer. She has been part of Elite Wealth since the inception of the company.