Dino Pacella Founder of National Finance Brokers Day Topic: Celebrating Five Years
With over seventeen years’ experience in finance I’ve cultured a deep passion for finance brokers. I founded National Finance Brokers Day, back in 2015 which was established to build awareness of the broker industry throughout Australia and help educate consumers on the advantages received by dealing with a broker along with the full service proposition that these professionals bring to the market place. NFBD is held annually on the third Wednesday of August and presents an opportunity for both brokers and consumers to reflect on the impact the industry has made on them during the past twelve months.
Graeme Holm Director of Infinity Group Topic: Debt free by 2030 If you have a home loan this is a must-see presentation on how mortgage brokers can help you destroy a 30 years home loan in under 10 years.
Graeme Holm is Australia’s original Money Mentor with over 18 years in the finance industry Graeme was awarded the 2019 Finance Broker of the year award at the Adviser 2019 Australian broking awards as well as the Industry Rising Star award, his firm Infinity Group Finance were also ranked the 4th most Innovative financial services firm in Australian and New Zealand for 2019, Graeme has a thousands of Customers in Australia paying off home loans in under 10 years with the record of a family I Sydney repaying $322,000.00 in just 1.7 years.
Mhairi MacLeod Principal of Astute Ability Group Topic: Consumer lending with a “Positive attitude, will bring Extraordinary results”! “We are more flexible than you think” Consumers working with brokers can produce high quality advice and fast turnarounds.
Having a strong lending panel for Brokers to choose the right product for each unique client situation Partner right.
Mhairi is the founder and principal of Astute Ability Group and her passion for excellence underpins its growth and success. Always responsive to the changing financial landscape, Mhairi’s open mind and resourceful attitude have built many lasting customer relationships. She tips her 19+ years of industry experience and knowledge into everything she does. Passionate about keeping her finger on the pulse to deepen the customer experience, she sits on numerous panels and boards. She’s a strong industry advocate and gives back at every opportunity – such as developing her Young Entrepreneurs Program to mentor and inspire disadvantaged kids.
Mark Bouris Executive Chairman of Yellow Brick Road Topic: Property Investing
Having built his reputation as a finance specialist in the top echelon of corporate life, Mark Bouris has always been willing to share his boardroom of knowledge with rank-and-file Australians. As host of The Mentor podcast on Southern Cross Austereo’s Podcast One, which has already attracted more than two million downloads, he’s in a unique position to share his financial expertise with a growing number of Australians keen to bottle his advice. His 2019 three-city speaking tour brought together more than 9,000 small business owners and entrepreneurs keen to savour his advice. His sharp financial analysis has been followed, and in many cases adopted, in recent years through his previous forays on national television as host of The Apprentice and The Celebrity Apprentice on the Nine Network and The Mentor on the Seven Network. Mark Bouris has established a successful career from building disruptive businesses to challenging the market and provide smarter solutions for consumers. His current mainstream positions include Executive Chairman of publicly-listed Yellow Brick Road Group. Appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in 2015 for his significant service to the finance industry, particularly the home loan mortgage sector, to education, and to charitable organisations, Mark Bouris currently sits on the Western Sydney University Foundation Council and is an Adjunct Professor for Banking and Finance and Business Law and Tax at UNSW Australia Business School. He is also an alumni of UNSW Australian Business School and works with the university to mentor tomorrow’s business leaders. The author of Wealth Wizard, The Yellow Brick Road to Your Financial Security, and What it Takes, Mark Bouris writes for some of Australia’s most recognised publications, including News Corp’s Money Saver HQ. Away from television cameras and boardrooms, he’s an ardent rugby league follower and sits on the board of 2018 NRL premiers, the Sydney Roosters.
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