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: Clint Howen by AB

    Clint Howen, founder of Hero Broker, talks about customer innovation, financial management and leading the first crowdsourced funding round by an Australian mortgage start-up

  • Hot Seat: Justin McDonald by

    A year after she walked away from corporate life, Justine McDonald, franchise owner and finance specialist at Nectar, tells Australian Broker about making the leap and what she would be with a $1m lottery win

  • Hot Seat: Matt Leibowitz by AB

    On a mission to bring Australian traders a better deal on the NYSE, founder and CEO of Stake shares his top tips

  • Hot Seat: Brenden Lowbridge by

    From setting up his own business to training for his first marathon all within a year

  • Hot Seat: Curtis Stewart by AB

    On respecting the regulators’ decisions

  • Hot Seat: Lloyd Thomas by AB

    The director of DPN challenges brokers to reach an ambitious goal by 30 March