Hot Seat

  • In the hot seat: Rachel Farrell

    Rachel Farrell has been a broker for six years and runs Bloom Capital in Melbourne. She's been named one of the Australian Business Journal's 20 leading Australian mortgage brokers to watch, and is the only woman featuring on this list

  • In the hot seat: Amber Linzner

    Amber Linzner had her heart set on being a major bank BDM when she joined the finance industry but soon discovered the advantages of mortgage broking. She became a qualified broker 16 years ago and set up AKL Finance Group in 2012

  • In the hot seat: John Contarino

    In 2017, John Contarino started his own brokerage, Mobile Finance Broker, in Atherton, a small rural town in Far North Queensland. Now he’s celebrating winning Broker of the Year Regional at the 2021 Australian Mortgage Awards

  • In the hot seat: Jayden Brown

    Jayden Brown is excited about having set up his own Sydney brokerage, Harrow and Co. He brings the same drive and determination to his career that enabled him to play golf in the US on a university scholarship

  • Hot Seat: Andrew Bromley by Melanie Mingas

    Personal mortgage adviser for Smartline Andrew Bromley, talks about how to nurture professional relationships

  • Hot Seat: Tony MacRae by Melanie Mingas

    The GM of banking for MyState talks about horse racing and the professional achievements he’s prioritising for 2019

  • Hot Seat: Matthew Woods by Melanie Mingas

    Citibank’s head of mortgage distribution Matthew Wood, reveals details of the bank’s revamped mortgage plans

  • Hot Seat: Alissa Childs by Melanie Mingas

    Two Birds One Loan director Alissa Childs, explains why she turned from BDM to broker and how she finds new business opportunities

  • Hot Seat: Will Unkles by Melanie Mingas

    The award-winning director of 40 Forty Finance, shares his tips for keeping on top of the email avalanche

  • Hot Seat: Taylor Kelly by Melanie Mingas

    Taylor Kelly, mortgage broker for Home Loan Connexion, explains how she would use a windfall to develop a micro-finance program for disadvantaged women