Our Staff

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Richard Arthur

Richard Arthur

General Manager / Director

Dip. Business Management, Dip. Financial Services MB, Dip. Financial Planning

Richard has been involved with banking and finance most of his working life. Richard joined the ANZ Banking Group early in 1979 after completing year 12. After 18 years with the bank mostly in lending positions Richard left the Bank and spent six years successfully operating his own retail business.

In 2003 Richard took up mortgage broking and in 2006 joined up with his business partner Derek Holden and formed Connected Home Loans. Richard and Derek in 2012 expanded the Connected Group by incorporating Connected Realty Sales & Management and Connected Financial & Taxation Services Pty Ltd.

Derek Holden

Derek Holden

Director

Diploma of Financial Services MB

Derek has been involved with Banking and finance all his working life after leaving school in 1978 joined the State Bank later to become BankSA. Derek remained with the Bank for over twenty years. While serving with the Bank Derek held a number of management positions mainly in the sales and customer relation roles. In 2003 Derek took up mortgage brokering and in 2006 joined up with his business partner Richard Arthur and formed Connected Home Loans. Derek and Richard in 2012 expanded the Connected Group by incorporating Connected Realty Sales & Management and Connected Financial & Taxation Services Pty Ltd.

Elizabeth Anderson

Elizabeth Anderson

Tax Accountant

Qualifications

Adv Diploma of Accounting, Diploma of Financial Services MB, Adv Diploma of Financial Planning

Biography

Elizabeth joined Connected Home Loans in early 2007. Elizabeth worked initially in administration role before becoming a finance broker in her own right in 2010. In 2013 Liz completed her accounting studies and proceeded to obtain her qualification in financial planning.

Elizabeth in currently studying towards her Bachelor of Commerce (Business Law) which she hopes to complete in 2019.

Hayley Walsh

Hayley Walsh

Lending Specialist

Qualifications

Diploma of Financial services MB

Biography

Hayley has been involved in a number of business in her working career mainly in customer service roles. Hayley joined Connected Home Loans in 2008 where she initially worked in a mortgage brokering role for five years. After having a two stint at another firm to gain further experience Hayley returned to Connected Home Loans at the beginning 2014.

Howard Flinn

Howard Flinn

Lending Specialist

Qualifications

Biography

 

Graeme Maylin

Graeme Maylin

Business Development

Qualifications

Retired Bank Manager

Biography

Graeme retired from the ANZ Banking Group after 40 years service in 2010. Graeme spent the last 20 years of his service in management positions and has vast experience in Banking and customer service. On retiring from the Bank Graeme joined Connected Home Loans to assist the business in interacting with its valued clients.

John Blocki

John Blocki

Lending Specialist

Qualifications

Biography

 

Jacob Henson

Jacob Henson

Accountant

Qualifications

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

Biography

 

Frank Noto

Frank Noto

Lending Specialist

Qualifications

Biography

 

Shona Phelps

Shona Phelps

Receptionist

In service industries you can’t stress enough the importance of keeping your client informed, we at the Connected Group are fully aware of this and will always do our best to keep you up to date whether it be the progress of your loan application, finding a tenant for your property or the progress of your tax return.

Our job at the Connective Group is to solve your problems by coming up with the right ideas whether it be the way you structure your loans to maximise your borrowing potential, The way you present your investment property for rental to achieve the best rent possible or to ensure every angle has been coved in the completion of your tax return to minimise the tax you need to pay.

Every company says they have great customer service but most don’t deliver, we at the Connected Group understand the importance of always putting our clients first. We pride ourselves for going that extra step to make sure the client experience with us is a good one.

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