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: Nancy Youssef by

    Celebrating 15 years in the industry, founder and mentor Nancy Youssef shares her career highlights and goals

  • Hot Seat: Matthew Andrews by

    The GM of Pivotal Financial, Matthew Andrews, reflects on the launch of RE/MAX Australia’s finance arm, his first job, and the lessons he has learned from a 20 year career in finance

  • Hot seat: Mardee Blackwood by AB

    Award-winning broker Mardee Blackwood shares her tips for balancing deadlines and downtime

  • Hot seat: Business Initiatives MD Matthew White by AB

    Business Initiatives MD Matthew White didn’t intend to become a broker, but seeing an opportunity to improve customer outcomes he followed the calling. Here he talks about the importance of satisfaction – and humor

  • Hot Seat: Daniel Ferro by

    Daniel Ferro, sales and partnership manager for Spotcap Australia talks tax, tapas and the top survival tips for working in finance

  • Hot Seat: Glenn Haslam by AB

    Richmond Tigers supporter and GM of operations at Resolve Finance, Glenn Haslam, talks leadership skills, customer advocacy and how brokers can deliver what the banks cannot