Mark Agnew

Practice Principal/Financial Planner

Mark started Best Life Financial Planning with his wife in 2017 after he had worked with Commonwealth Financial Planning since 2010.

Prior to that he had been a Maths and Science teacher at Narangba Valley & Pine Rivers State High Schools. He lives in Caboolture with his gorgeous wife, three beautiful daughters, and two German Shepherds. Mark also enjoys climbing Mt Beerwah on the weekends, camping, practising kung fu, and playing video games.


- Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning
- Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
- Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental)
- Financial Planner AFP®
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Marissa Agnew

Office Manager

Marissa started Best Life Financial Planning with her husband Mark in 2017. She previously worked as an Office Manager in accounting firms.

After their first daughter was born she moved into childcare to spend more time with their daughter, and became a full-time stay home mum when their second daughter was born. Marissa enjoys spending time with her husband and daughters on the weekends, hiking and exploring the outdoors with her family.


- Cert IV in Business Administration & Finance

Leisa Dangerfield


Leisa joined Best Life Financial Planning in 2019. She has been working within the Financial Services Industry since 1996. She has extensive Banking experience working with NAB, CBA, Heritage and MOVE Bank during this time, holding positions ranging from Teller, Customer Service positions and Home Lending Management roles.

Leisa has also been a self-employed Mortgage Broker assisting people from Gympie through to Northern Brisbane with their home finance needs. Leisa currently lives in Townsville working remotely for Best Life Financial Planning as her husband was transferred for work in January 2023 and travels back to Brisbane to visit family and friends regularly.


- Diploma in Mortgage Brokering/Financial Lending
- Diploma in Financial Services