Best Advice Mortgage Centre
Specialist packager, Best Advice Mortgage Centre (BAMC), has appointed Steve Holt as its director of operations. Holt will take charge of the Best Advice Mortgage Network, a new network for advisers due to launch this year.
Holt joined BAMC from introducer network, Homeloan Partnership, where he was director of compliance. Before that he worked for the packager MCA Finance where he was head of compliance.
Richard Hall, managing director of BAMC, said: ‘Our senior management team and our business development managers are IFAs and hold professional qualifications. Steve’s appointment to our senior management team adds to this as he is the first person appointed to the team with mortgage network experience.’
Brian Hayes has been appointed sales and marketing director of Olympian Financial. Hayes was previously general manager at Olympian, and in his new role he will be responsible for the business development team.
Mel Fordham, managing director of Olympian, said: ‘Brian’s promotion means we can move the business forward. I am confident Brian will bring many of his qualities to his new role and work hard to forge excellent relationships with our introducers.’
The Finance Centre
Sub-prime packager, The Finance Centre (TFC) has appointed Dawn Paget as its operations manager. The role was created for Paget who will be responsible for creating a series of initiatives aimed at improving internal efficiencies and controls, and devising staff training prog-rammes as well as the day-to-day running of the business.
Paget will also be working with TFC’s key mortgage intermediary accounts, where her remit is to help brokers improve efficiencies and build on core competencies.
Andy Brown, partner at TFC, said: ‘I am confident Dawn will be a valuable addition to our senior management team and will make a big impact internally and externally.’