Hot Seat

  • In the hot seat: Ian Simpson

    Smartline broker Ian Simpson is based in Mudgee, NSW, but looks after many clients in Sydney. The 2020 MPA Top 100 Broker and Smartline Franchise of the Year winner started his career at Mortgage Force in 2003

  • In the hot seat: Fi Dimos

    In 2019, Fi Dimos founded Bloom Finance, an Edgecliff brokerage servicing clients in Sydney and Canberra. Transferring the skills she gained from a career in reinsurance, Dimos succeeded in winning AFG's Excellence Award just four months later

  • In the hot seat: Deslie Taylor

    Mortgage Choice franchise owner Deslie Taylor decided to become a broker in 2007 after 15 years in banking. The MPA Top 100 broker is based in Ormeau on the Gold Coast

  • In the hot seat: Sheena Briffa

    She may have started her career in November, but Briffa managed to submit $2.9m worth of loan applications in her first month alone

  • Hot Seat: Shelley Beggs by AB

    The LoanBrix broker reflects on the career guidance that inspired her to break into the industry, and the lessons she has since learned since

  • Hot Seat: Tony Gale by AB

    Tony Gale, MD of Jims Financial Services, shares his top tips for thriving in the world of mortgages, and explains how the group is working to reinvent broking as a full suite of financial services

  • Hot Seat: Daniel Foggo by AB

    RateSetter Australia CEO Daniel Foggo explains the lender’s strategy for building its broker channel

  • Hot Seat: Travis Meyer by

    From pro sportsman to Finance Detective, Travis Meyer reflects on his career to date

  • Hot Seat: Graeme Salt by AB

    Graeme Salt, broker and consultant for Origin Finance, reflects on his transition from town planner to broker

  • Hot Seat: Melissa Gielnik by AB

    MFAA non-executive director, Melissa Gielnik reflects on her award winning career