Director / Finance Manager
Steve started in the banking and finance sector in 1986 with the R&I Bank (now BankWest). He has over 30 years’ experience and holds a wealth of experience in the residential, commercial, asset finance and SMSF areas.
Having a drive to succeed, he was given his first management appointment when he was 24. Steve then moved into the private sector where he became the Group Business Manager with Lane Group for 10 years. During his time there he received the accolade for the Top West Australian Business Manager five years in a row.
Moving into the mortgage broking industry was a natural step for Steve, providing specialist advice to his clients on home loans, investment loans, refinancing, commercial and asset Finance. Steve has already won numerous awards in his time as a mortgage and business finance broker including the two major independent awards within the finance industry:
- Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia (MFAA) – 2018 Regional Broker of the Year.
- Professional Lenders Association Network (PLAN) Finance Excellence Awards – Top 15 Brokers Nationally 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
- Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia (MFAA) – 2017 Residential Broker of the Year.
- Better Business Awards – 2016 West Australian Broker of the Year; and Best Regional Broker
Steve is proud of winning these awards, which he believes reflects his dedication to his customers, the service he provides and the continuous backup support.
Steve is a foundation director of Launch Finance which was formed in 2014 and holds a Diploma in Financial Services and numerous management and directorship courses. His vision of giving back to the community has seen him provide various pro bono services within community boards and sporting committees.
Outside of work Steve loves the coastal lifestyle of Mandurah with his wife Michelle, who also works in the Mandurah office, and his two kids.
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I have recently been approved my first mortgage in Australia through Steve at launch finace after emigrating from the UK. it was a bit daunting at first but Steve explained the process step by step and made it as easy as possible to understand....Read More
I have recently been approved my first mortgage in Australia through Steve at launch finace after emigrating from the UK. it was a bit daunting at first but Steve explained the process step by step and made it as easy as possible to understand. I would recommend Steve to anyone and we will be in contact with him in the future if we need any other sort of finance.Read Less