Hot Seat

  • In the hot seat: Paul Herbert

    A chance opportunity at a university careers day led Paul Herbert, MyState Bank's head of home lending distribution, into banking. Previously, a career in landscaping beckoned: 'I still crave the creative aspects of seeing something physical from my efforts, so it’s an important outlet for me,' he says

  • Deanna Ezzy in the hot seat

    It may have been a "fluke" principal mortgage broker of More Than Mortgages got into broking but 10 years later she says there’s nowhere she'd rather be

  • Stephen Moore in the hot seat

    While Choice CEO sees ‘tough times ahead’, he's confident broker market will come out even stronger

  • In the hot seat: Daniel O'Brien

    In a burst of optimism and 'arrogance', Daniel O’Brien quit his banking job and launched PFS Financial Services in 2004. Since then, the broker has seen every possible loan scenario cross his desk – including an extramarital aff air that caused fi nancial carnage

  • Hot Seat: Kevin Frost by AB

    Kevin Frost, head of lending solutions at Centrepoint Alliance, discusses the benefits of boutique aggregators, as well as the biggest challenges for the industry in 2020 and how best to tackle them

  • Hot Seat: FBAA Mentor of the Year by AB

    Anthony Zveglic on why good mentoring matters, and how you can provide it to your team

  • Hot Seat: Tom Morison by AB

    Tom Morison, mortgage and finance adviser at Smartmove, shares how winning his first client referral at the age of 12 ignited a lasting passion that guides his business to this day

  • CEO in the hot seat by AB

    Bill Baker shares how building small joys into one’s daily routine can helpward off burnout

  • In the hot seat: Damian Medici by Melanie Mingas

    Damian Medici, recently crowned Broker of the Year (Productivity) at the Australian Mortgage Awards, shares how he powers up through a well-round

  • In the hot seat: Zoran Petkovski by Melanie Mingas

    Newly appointed BDM Zoran Petkovski explains why he left banking for a new career at Marketplace Finance and why all life skills matter when it comes to building customer connections