DAN FOX

DAN FOX

FOUNDING DIRECTOR

Nickname: Foxy

Time in the industry: 30 years this year, I started finance at 3 years old ;-)

Fun fact or something nobody knows about you:  I once shook hands with Mike Tyson in Las Vegas

Hobbies: Jet skiing and most recently netflix documentaries

The best advice you have been given: "End every encounter with an offer"

Favourite song: Run to Paradise, Choirboys

Dream holiday destination: Boracay Island, Philippines

The one thing you can't live without: Cuddles from my 3 boys

What song reflects your personality: "in my blood" by Shawn Mendes

Finish the sentence.... As a child I always: knew I had a purpose to help others

If you had a super power what would it be: I wish I had a magic wand to approve all the loans my customers want

NATHAN DREW

NATHAN DREW

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Nickname: Nato (not that original but I get it from time to time)

Time in the industry: 20+ years (showing my age)

Fun fact or something nobody knows about you: I'm a Christmas Light addict

Hobbies: Football (soccer) and SUP Surfing

The best advice you have been given: Get comfortable with change

Favourite song: There goes my hero (Foo Fighters)

Dream holiday destination: Malolo Island FIJI

The one thing you can't live without: Family support

What song reflects your personality: Head Full of Dreams (Cold Play)

Finish the sentence.... As a child I always: had to explain my actions to the powers that be. (I sometimes challenged the rules)

If you had a super power what would it be: I'd like to have a couple of super powers - The first one is to have the power of Foresight to help myself and others with managing their headspace and the second is to be able to naturally breath under water to spend time relaxing in a weightless environment surrounded by interesting marine creatures. 

JUSTIN HARDING

JUSTIN HARDING

HEAD OF DIGITAL

Nickname: JC

Time in the industry: 20 years +

Fun fact or something nobody knows about you:  I once got knocked off my surfboard by a tiger shark.

Hobbies: Reading, walking, swimming, surfing, cooking, dad jokes

The best advice you have been given: Be impeccable with your word, don’t take anything personally, don’t make assumptions, always do your best

Favourite song: Hallelujah (Jeff Buckley’s Version)

Dream holiday destination: Cusco, Peru

The one thing you can't live without: My beautiful wife and amazing kids

What song reflects your personality: “I Am the Highway” (Chris Cornell’s live version)

Finish the sentence.... As a child I always: thought I’d become a game ranger

If you had a super power what would it be: Precognition - seeing into the future could help do a lot of good in the world ... and help pick the right lottery numbers every week :)

JASON DESMOND

JASON DESMOND

HOME and COMMERCIAL LENDING SPECIALIST

Nickname:  Desi or "The Destroyer"

Time in the industry:  23 Years

Fun fact or something nobody knows about you:  I play darts socially once a week with the Coasters Darts Club. (It's so much fun!!)

Hobbies: Going to the Gym & Playing Darts (The nickname "The Destroyer" is just a bit of fun!! I am certainly not the Destroyer. )

The best advice you have been given:  As a child it was "Always do the right thing!!"; As an adult it was "purchase an investment property"

Favourite song:  Better by The Screaming Jets

Dream holiday destination:  Dubrovnik - Croatia

The one thing you can't live without:  Family My beautiful wife Juanita and our children Alexander & Monique.

What song reflects your personality:  Happy by Pharrell Williams

Finish the sentence.... As a child I always:   Rode my bike everywhere.

If you had a super power what would it be:  Super Speed..  Like the flash!!

ANTONIO ZALAMEA

ANTONIO ZALAMEA

HOME LENDING SPECIALIST

Nickname: Ant

Time in the industry: 7+ years

Fun fact or something nobody knows about you:  I went on a Caravan trip with Orlando Bloom in my hometown Wellington, New Zealand

Hobbies: Playing sports, going to the gym and relaxing at the beach

The best advice you have been given: The Golden Rule - The principle of treating others as one wants to be treated (thanks Mum)

Favourite song: Superman - Five For Fighting

Dream holiday destination: Cruise around the Mediterranean islands

The one thing you can't live without: Family, Friends, and my baby bear, Nalah (Puppy)

What song reflects your personality: Chill House/EDM Music

Finish the sentence.... As a child I always: Shy but very cheeky and being terrified of clowns!

If you had a super power what would it be: The power to make the world a better place and to cure cancer

RAFAEL PONCE

RAFAEL PONCE

DIGITAL MARKETING SPECIALIST

Nickname: Raffy

Time in the industry: 19 years.

Fun fact or something nobody knows about you:  When i jumped from the rooftop to the ground, I thought that I could make it but luckily I only got minor injury.

Hobbies: Watching Movies, Joining Craft Competitions and Playing Basketball.

The best advice you have been given: Never give up, try everything and pursue your dreams.

Favourite song: Bring me to Life, Be my Lady, I just can't stop loving you and I can wait forever.

Dream holiday destination: Disneyland, Miami Beach.

The one thing you can't live without: My hard pillow.

What song reflects your personality: My Sacrifice.

Finish the sentence.... As a child I always: Knew that I can live in my Dreams.

If you had a super power what would it be: I can jump higher than MJ.

ANDREW MILLS

ANDREW MILLS

FINANCIAL PLANNING

Nickname: Millsy

Time in the industry: 20 years

Fun fact or something nobody knows about you: I can juggle, self-taught.

Hobbies: Running, cycling.

The best advice you have been given:  There are no degrees of honesty.

Favourite song: Too many I am stuck in the 70s/80s. Back on the borderline Midnight Oil.

Dream holiday destination:  Canada.

The one thing you can't live without: Family and friends.

What song reflects your personality:  In the summertime.

Finish the sentence.... As a child I always: Had way too much energy.

If you had a super power what would it be: See the future.