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: 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