Top performers awarded for mortgage broking excellence

Australia’s largest independently-operated mortgage broker, Mortgage Choice is proud to announce the winners of its esteemed 2012 achievement awards. Recognising outstanding performers in the franchise network, the awards were revealed at the company’s National Conference on Hamilton Island on 20 July.


July 23, 2012

Australia's largest independently-operated mortgage broker, Mortgage Choice is proud to announce the winners of its esteemed 2012 achievement awards. Recognising outstanding performers in the franchise network, the awards were revealed at the company's National Conference on Hamilton Island on 20 July.

The annual awards included the company's Business Excellence Awards, Team Awards, Business Driver Awards and the prestigious High Flyers.

Mortgage Choice CEO Michael Russell said, “Our annual National Conference is where we recognise the achievements of our top-performing established franchisees, as well as the success stories of newcomers who are all making their mark in the industry.”

“This year's honours list consists of a diverse and well-deserving group of top achievers, each of whom has set their benchmarks high, stuck to their business plan and continued to achieve results through service excellence despite challenging market conditions.”

“In 2012 we introduced three Business Driver awards to recognise those who are committed to business growth through diversified product sales and exceptional lead conversion.”

“We are proud of the passion and commitment that our top franchisees, loan writers and their support teams have shown to customers, business affiliates, lenders and their peers.”

Mortgage Choice's top performers include:

2012 Business Excellence Awards
Recognises franchisees that display excellence in a range of business behaviours. Winners: 

  • Multi Operator of the Year – Ben Herden (NSW)
  • Single Operator of the Year – Andrew and Jacqui Kerr (VIC)
  • Rookie of the Year – Antony Muir (QLD)

2012 Team Awards
Recognises the positive behaviours and contributions franchisees and their staff make to the business and the wider Mortgage Choice community. Winners: 

  • Contribution to the System – Tim Leonard (VIC)
  • Administrative Assistant of the Year – Louise Earl (SA)
  • Loan Writer of the Year – Colin Mason (QLD)

2012 Business Driver Awards
Recognises franchises with the greatest percentage improvement across settlements, group office and lender lead conversion and diversified cross-sell on the prior year. Winners:

  • Diversified Cross Sell – James Florance (QLD)
  • Group Office Lead Conversion – Julie Mahony (SA)
  • CEO/GM Award – Bianca Long (NSW)
  • 2012 High Flyers
  • Recognises the leading performers in terms of the value and volume of loans issued during the 2011-12 financial year. Winners:
  • Richard Crommelin, Dennis Aplin and Michelle Towner (WA)
  • Wendy Higgins (SA) PTO
  • Chris and Letitia Vitale (QLD)
  • Ashley Koenig, Stephen Zamykal and Cameron Price (VIC)
  • Anthony Smith (VIC)
  • Peter and Denise Phillips (QLD)
  • Deslie Taylor (QLD)
  • Linda Ireland (QLD)
  • Ben Herden (NSW)
  • Bart Tonna (NSW)
  • Adam Bourke (QLD)
  • Scott Partridge (NSW)
  • Tracey and Andrew Heath (NSW)
  • Hannah Fox and David Wilson (VIC)
  • Peta and John Short (QLD)
  • Jamie Christie, Chris Cooke and Scott Bament (SA)
  • Tony and Julie Schelling (NT)
  • James Hasselle (QLD)
  • Gavin and Sarah Maslen (VIC)
  • Peter and Maureen Johnson (NSW)
  • Darren Comerford (QLD)
  • David Thurmond (VIC)

The Mortgage Choice National Conference is a three-day professional development and networking event consisting of workshops, keynote speakers, executive panel discussions, business messaging, a supplier exhibition, plus themed evening events.

The conference plays a pivotal role our network's professional development program, and it is a much-anticipated networking event for franchisees, support staff, sponsors and suppliers.

For home loan tips, trends, facts, data and other information, visit Facebook.com/MortgageChoiceor Twitter.com/MortgageChoice. Or, call 13 MORTGAGE.

 For further information or to arrange an interview, please contact:

Belinda Williamson       
Mortgage Choice Corporate Affairs   
02 8907 0472 / 0407 416 124    
belinda.williamson@mortgagechoice.com.au 

Michelle Ryan  
BlueChip Communication
02 9018 8608 / 0404 381 886
michelle@bluechipcommunication.com.au


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