Michael Burke

Head of Sales

OnDeck Australia

 

Michael Burke

Head of Sales

OnDeck Australia

With more than 15 years of sales and leadership experience, Michael has a strong commercial acumen within the financial services industry and has managed large teams of up to 100 people. Prior to joining OnDeck Michael spent time with FlexiGroup. He also spent 14 years with GE Capital, rounding out his time there in the role of General Manager- Equipment Finance Australia.

He has extensive experience in all facets of commercial finance, having held a number of senior positions. Michael has a proven track record of building a customer centric culture through optimization of sales force effectiveness while ensuring delivery of shareholder return.

 

Melanie Cunliffe

Owner and Founder

Indigo Finance

 

Melanie Cunliffe

Owner & Founder

Indigo Finance

Melanie arrived in Australia in 2005 from the UK and worked with a Mortgage Manager in various capacities before recognising the opportunities in the mortgage broking space. This led to the establishment of Indigo Finance in 2011.

With a strong passion for customer experience the mission was to add value through a tailored and holistic approach to mortgage and finance broking. 

Indigo Finance has successfully grown through repeat business and referral leading to being recognised for a number of years as a Choice Platinum Broker and the team have also been finalists in various Industry Awards. 

 

Andrew Duerden

Director – Business Works

Loanworks

 

Andrew Duerden

Director - Business Services

LoanWorks

Andrew Duerden is Director, Business Services at Loanworks. Andrew has more than thirty years experience in the finance, technology and hospitality industries and for the past nine years, has led the company’s transformation from a successful fintech business to a specialised outsource services provider. He has held senior management positions including Director – Sales, General Manager - Operations, Technical Director, Global Business Development Manager and Executive Chef!

This combined experience of finance, technology and outsourcing gives Andrew a unique perspective on the risks and benefits facing businesses that seek to leverage outsource services to reduce operating costs, increase capacity and accelerate growth. He has helped many business owners and senior managers to understand the drivers in establishing outsource strategies, and the needs, pitfalls and realities of leveraging outsource services.

 

Jeremy Fisher

Managing Director

1st Street Home Loans

 

Jeremy Fisher

Managing Director

1st Street Home Loans

Director and Founder of 1st Street Home Loans, Jeremy Fisher is one of the most awarded mortgage brokers in the industry and winner of ABA’s prestigious “Australian Broker of the Year” and ranked #1 MPA Top 100 Brokers 2015.  Since 2002, Jeremy has settled in excess of $2 billion worth of property loans and delighted clients with exceptional results and highly personalised service.

 

Jason Gibson

Director

Bold Commercial Finance

 

Jason Gibson

Director

Bold Commercial Finance

A Relationship oriented professional with extensive Asset and Commercial Finance experience. 
 
I assist SME, Mid-Market and Corporate size businesses with innovative Structured Equipment Finance and Working Capital solutions, which match their specific needs and provide potential tax and cash flow benefits to their business whilst also setting a platform for future growth.  
Some examples of where I've helped my clients are: 
 
- Provide Pre-Approved Facilities for new Capital Expenditure 
- Provide capital to facilitate critical business events and potential investments 
- Provide cash injection to promote and facilitate growth  
- Improve cash flow 
- Business Turnarounds 
- Acquisitions of other Businesses  
- Release equity for wealth creation 
- Releasing properties from bank security 
- Succession planning / MBO's 
 
I am a High Performer with a proven history of fostering and building quality long term client relationships. I'm not just a Broker but an extension of my clients Finance function that adds value, insight and capabilities. 
 
I do things differently and I pride myself on my unique Value Proposition that resonates strongly with all business owners I engage with daily.  
 
Feel free to contact me if you would like to find out how my skill set can benefit your business. 

 

Jean-Pierre Gortan

Director

Simplicity Loans & Advisory

 

Jean-Pierre Gortan

Director

Simplicity Loans & Advisory

Jean-Pierre (JP) has been with the group since inception, he has over 17 years of lending and banking experience, and is responsible for the implementation and delivery of all commercial transactions within the business. Prior to forming SLA, JP ran the commercial division for one of Australia's largest privately owned brokerages. He's held several senior roles at NAB and was an associate director with GE Capital. JP has also been recognised personally for his achievements including achieving a national finalist position in the 2015 Australian Mortgage Awards:
 
- Commercial Broker & 2017 National Finalist in The Advisor Magazine Australian Broking Awards
- Commercial Broker of the Year

 

Alex Moody

Chief Executive Officer

Moody Kiddell & Partners

 

Alex Moody

Chief Executive Officer

Moody Kiddell & Partners

Alex runs Moody Kiddell & Partners, a national finance, corporate advisory and general insurance and business with branches in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. The business leverages off its deep knowledge of the industrials sector, to support and advise clients in that sector. 

Prior to Moody Kiddell, Alex worked across a range of industries including health, technology, and mining.  
He holds an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management, University of NSW and a Bachelor of International Relations from Bond University. 

 

Stuart Styles

Managing Director

Arthurmac & Co

 

Stuart Styles

Managing Director

Arthurmac & Co

Stuart has over 15 years’ experience as a Mortgage Broking professional having worked previously in asset finance & management roles within the Motor Industry before entering Property Finance in 2003.

Stuart has specialised in Non-Conforming and Private Mortgage Finance since 2003 and has a deep knowledge of the real estate market and is able to properly assess the needs and requirements for each loan application based on experience and a sound knowledge of the wider Lending landscape. Having been involved with Private Funding since the start of his career for both commercial and residential, Stuart brings oversight and an understanding of the risks and mitigations to ensure applications meet the Lender’s Policy and in turn means a successful outcomes for applicants.

Stuart has been awarded Broker of the Year (non-conforming) at the Australian Mortgage Awards three times, 2013, 2016 and 2018, and has been a finalist every year since 2012.

 

Margaret Wilcock

Director

MW Mortgage & Wealth

 

Margaret Wilcock

Director

MW Mortgage & Wealth

My aim is to find you the perfect home loan and help you achieve wealth through property. I do this by working with you to determine exactly what you want, taking into consideration your current situation and short/long term goals.

I save you time and energy by removing confusion, complexity and the countless distractions. I look at the various offers made by numerous lenders, advise on the right solution, make the application on your behalf and support you all the way through to settlement (and beyond). 

 

 

Nancy Youssef

Founder, Mentor & Visionary

Classic Finance

 

Nancy Youssef

Founder, Mentor & Visionary

Classic Finance

An award-winning finance brokerinspiring mentor, and energetic philanthropist determined to create lasting change, Nancy Youssef is the founder of Classic Finance and Classic Mentoring. Recognised as a leader and innovator, she is an ambassador for change both within the finance industry here in Australia, and in some of the world’s most impoverished communities. 

Nancy is the recent winner of The Adviser Better Business Award 2019's Mentor of The Yearas well as recently becoming an author! She is set to release her first book 'Fear Money Purpose' (out in August) which is an inspiring read for anyone who has started their own business and is looking for practical ways to overcome the challenges that running your own business brings. 

 

 

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