Hot Seat

  • Darin Hindmarsh in the hot seat

    Brokerage founder and CEO with a background in construction has put his knowledge of property and finance to use to help people realise their dreams

  • In the hot seat: Anja Pannek

    CEO of PLAN Australia shares her passion for finance and highlights the value brokers bring to the industry

  • In the hot seat: Grace Munro

    A lover of food, Grace Munro began her working life with a seven-year stint at the Coles deli counter. She moved into finance two decades ago after a career in hospitality, and all paths have since led to her current role as a broker relationship manager at MyState Bank

  • In the hot seat: Kathy Dundas

    Mortgage broker Kathy Dundas has a simple and straightforward business name, and No Fuss Home Loans aims to do exactly what it promises: deliver stress-free and seamless finance solutions. While her journey through the industry has been littered with changes, Dundas says finance will always be her ideal career

  • In the hot seat: Graeme Holm by Sarah Megginson

    Graeme Holm, co-founder and CEO of Infinity Group Australia, was barely out of school when he got his first job in a big four bank – and he's been on a mission to educate clients and help them pay down their loans as quickly as possible ever since

  • In the hot seat: Evelyn Clark by Sarah Megginson

    Embracing a philosophy that you should always surround yourself with people who challenge you to learn, grow and succeed, finance broker Evelyn Clark from Accession Finance believes in the mortgage industry's ability to positively impact people's lives

  • In the hot seat: John Kennedy by Sarah Megginson

    Clocking up almost two decades in finance as a mortgage broker, John Kennedy, principal at Mortgage Choice Mudgeeraba on the Gold Coast, has seen the industry evolve almost beyond recognition

  • In the hot seat: Rebecca Walker by Sarah Megginson

    With a passion for helping everyday Australians not just take out the right loans but set themselves up with optimal finances, Infinity Group broker Rebecca Walker believes that 'structure always beats rate'. Her goal? To help borrowers pay off their loans within 10 years – or sooner

  • Dan Peters in the hot seat by Sarah Megginson

    Partner at Edgeview Finance wants to give back in a meaningful way, saying "We want our contribution to charity to be significant, not a token"

  • In the hot seat: Kirsty Dunphey by AB

    When Kirsty Dunphey, director of Launceston-based Up Loans, transitioned from a career in real estate to her own mortgage brokerage, she thought it would be a simple cross-step into a similar industry. But 'it was a steep learning curve,' she says, 'and one I'm still on!'