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: Nath or Nato. 

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 & INNOVATION

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 :)

ANTONIO ZALAMEA

ANTONIO ZALAMEA

SENIOR 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.

JASON DESMOND

JASON DESMOND

HOME and COMMERCIAL LENDING SPECIALIST

Nickname:  Desi.

Time in the industry:  20+ 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!!

SHERIDAN DART

SHERIDAN DART

HOME LOAN ASSOCIATE

Nickname: Sherry.

Time in the industry: 5+ years.

Fun fact or something nobody knows about you:  I have two adorable and very spoilt pet chickens!

Hobbies: Reading, yoga, walking, camping and exploring outdoors!

The best advice you have been given: Do the right thing because it's the right thing to do.

Favourite song: Dancing in the Moonlight (Toploader).

Dream holiday destination: Aruba, Caribbean.

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

What song reflects your personality: Two Shoes The Cat Empire.

Finish the sentence.... As a child I always: Looked for an adventure.

If you had a super power what would it be: Teleportation.

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.