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: Adam Crane by Melanie Mingas

    When he completed his undergrad degree, all Adam Crane knew was that he didn’t want to be an accountant. Now the CFO for ME Bank, he shares his tips for working in finance

  • 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