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: 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