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

  • In the hot seat: Kathy Dundas by Sarah Megginson

    The mortgage broker behind No Fuss Home Loans aims to do exactly what the group's name promises: deliver stress-free and seamless finance solutions

  • 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"