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 is proud to be the recipient of numerous industry awards which he believes reflect his dedication to his customers, the service he provides and the continuous backup support from both himself and the Mandurah team.
He recently received top honours in Australia at the Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia (MFAA) as the national winner of ‘Regional Finance Broker Award’ 2019, Steve also won ‘WA Regional Broker of The Year’ in 2018 and 2019. At the Better Business Awards he was awarded ‘Best Regional Broker’ in 2020, ‘WA Broker of The Year’ in 2016 and 2019 as well as ‘Best Residential Broker’ 2019.
From 2011-2019, Steve has been recognised in the ‘Top 15 Brokers Nationally’ at the Professional Lenders Association Network (PLAN) annual gala and in 2019, honoured as a ‘Hall of Fame Valued Partner 10 Years’.
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 and participating in charity events..
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.
The Dream Home and the Two-Year PlanOctober 22, 2020
The features that tenants are looking for in a rental propertyOctober 20, 2020
How to reduce investment property expensesOctober 20, 2020
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