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: Glenn Gibson by AB

    ING's new head of third party distribution and direct mortgages, Glenn Gibson talks career goals and highlights, and the importance of the broker channel

  • Hot Seat: Nathan Vecchio by AB

    Nathan Vecchio, director at Hunter Galloway Finance reflects on his recent award from the FBAA

  • Hot Seat: Ray Hair by AB

    Ray Hair, executive director of The Local Loan Company, explains the importance of a client-first attitude and reveals the hiring and education plans that will underpin the firm’s expansion in 2019

  • Hot Seat: Daniel O'Brien by AB

    Daniel O’Brien, broker for PFS Financial Services, talks about challenges facing brokers currently – and reveals how he would spend a $1m lotto windfall

  • Hot Seat: Preeti Kowshik by AB

    Mint Equity broker Preeti Kowshik, talks about building respectful relationships

  • Hot seat: Liz Wilson by AB

    Liz Wilson, director at Wilson Financial, reflects on the meaning of customer service and the importance of forging personal connections