MFAA names WA state award winners

by Madison Utley18 Jun 2020

Yesterday, the MFAA held the second of its five virtual 2020 State Excellence Awards, recognising the most outstanding finance industry professionals in Western Australia.

Winners were selected based on their excellence in customer service, professionalism, innovation and ethics.

According to the association, the awards are a “much-needed and much-deserved” opportunity to celebrate the work being done by MFAA members in the mortgage and finance broking industry on behalf of their clients across the country – particularly after such a uniquely challenging year.

The 2020 MFAA State Excellence Award winners for WA are:

  1. Loan Administrator Award – Leila Deegan, Do Financial
  2. Fintech Leader Award – Prospa 
  3. Mutual /Specialty Lender Award – P&N Bank
  4. Non-Major Lender Award – Bankwest
  5. Major Lender Award – ANZ
  6. BDM Award - Lender and Support Service Provider – Mira Doolabh, St.George & Greg Mitchell, Adelaide Bank
  7. BDM Award – Aggregator – Jamie Ontal, Connective
  8. Equipment Finance Broker Award – Brett Richardson, Loan Market Ellenbrook
  9. Commercial Finance Broker Award – Rick Gherardi, Sicuro Finance Group
  10. Diversified Business Award – Cohesive Finance
  11. Community Champion Award – Helia Singh, Assurance Finance & Business Solutions Pty Ltd
  12. Customer Service Award – Business – The Loan Company
  13. Customer Service Award – Individual – Michelle Towner, Towner Finance
  14. Newcomer Award – Gerhard Sifkovits, Elite Finance Australia
  15. Young Professional Award – Balpreet Singh Bal, Loan Market Team Bal
  16. Regional Finance Broker Award – Christine Dunkerton, Loan Market 
  17. Finance Broker Business Award – TAG Financial Group
  18. Residential Finance Broker Award – Michelle Towner, Towner Finance