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Tony Carter

Tony Carter

Director

Cert IV Finance, Graduate Management Qualification (GMQ) – UWA

Special Responsibilities – Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chair of Nominations and Memberships, Commercial Equipment and Motor and Lender Forum Committees, Member of Governance, Finance & Risk Management, Renumeration, Sate Presidents and New Entrants and Concierge Committees.

Anthony (Tony) has been involved with the motor and finance industry for over 40 years, the last 20 years as Dealer Principal/Director of 3 motor dealerships.  He has been engaged with finance since early career days at AGC and was a Licensed Finance Broker in WA from 2004 to 2013 ending as an ACL holder when he resigned from the motor dealership position.  Today Tony holds a Credit Rep role under his son’s company Echo Finance and runs his own Vehicle and Finance Brokerage in WA – Brokerage WA.

Over the past 20 years Tony has been on three NFP boards – BIZLINK – Chairman, Asthma Foundation WA – Chairman and Asthma Australia – Director. In addition, he served from 1997 to 2007 on Royal Perth Club General Committee rising though Flag Officer ranks to Commodore.

He has held the roles of Councillor and State President for FBAA in WA until appointed to the FBAA Board and Chairman in 2018.

Principal Broker
Business: tony.carter@brokeragewa.com.au
Phone: 0418911220
FBAA:  tcarter@fbaa.com.au

Peter J White AM

Peter J White AM

Managing Director

MAICD

Special Responsibilities – Government, Media, Strategy, Chair International Mortgage Broker Forum and Concierge Committee, Equipment and Motor, Equity Release and Lender Forum Committees.

Peter has vast experience in Banking and Finance spanning over 41 years.  He is highly engaged with Government and Industry Regulators ensuring and protecting the future of our industry and dealing with regulatory matters of the day. His activities also include representation on the Advisory Board of the Small Business Association of Australia, the Chairman of the Global Board of Governors for the International Mortgage Brokers Federation, and the industry’s passionate advocate for mental health awareness. In the June 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours List, Peter was awarded as a ‘Member of the Order of Australia (AM)’ for significant service to the finance sector and to the community. Peter started with the FBAA in 2003 and has held past roles in the FBAA as NSW President, National Vice President, National President, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director.

Phone: 07 3847 8119

Email: pwhite@fbaa.com.au

Kim Szigeti

Kim Szigeti

Director - Company Secretary

JP (Qual), DipFS, AFB, MAICD, GIA (Affiliated)

Special Responsibilities – Company Secretary, Chairperson of the Governance Committee and Member of the Nominations and Membership Committee.

Kim Szigeti has vast experience in Finance and Mortgage Broking spanning more than 25 years and has attained a AAMC Cert IV in Financial Services FNS40804, AAMC Diploma Financial Services (FMBM) FNS50504, and Cert IV in property services (Real Estate) Salesperson 3825587. Over the years Kim has been involved in numerous volunteer positions within the community as Chairperson/co-ordinator and Secretary in those roles working with other volunteers, securing donations and organising events.

She is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and the Governance Institute (GI).

Kim joined FBAA in 2005, was Secretary of QLD Council 2007-2009, and elected to the Board in 2015. She was appointed to the position of Company Secretary of the FBAA in 2017.

Mortgages Can Do
Phone: (07) 5592 2635
Email: kszigeti@fbaa.com.au

Chris Szigeti

Chris Szigeti

Director

Dip Mortgage Lending, AFB, MAICD, REIQ Cert IV Property Services (RE), FBAA Life Member 

Special Responsibilities – Vice Chairman, Chair of Dispute Resolution Service and Renumeration Committee

Chris has been involved in the finance industry since 1975, running his own Mortgage and Finance business, Chris Szigeti & Associates t/as CSA Finance and Mortgages Can Do since 1983. He started his finance career with IAC (Citibank), then 10 years with AGC, where he held senior managerial roles covering all aspects of finance including HP, leasing, property finance, international and trade finance, mortgages and property finance. He became a broker in 1985.

Chris was a founding member of FBAQ in 1992 which later became FBAA. He was Queensland State President (2004-2009), and first elected to the Board in 2009 as National Treasurer (2009-2011). Chris was admitted to the status of Life Member in 2014 in appreciation of services provided to the Association and Members.

Chris has also held the office of Chairman and Treasurer of the Gold Coast Bowls and Community Club and was the Area Coordinator and Treasurer of the Neighbour Hood Watch in his local area.

Chris Szigeti & Associates Pty Ltd
Phone: (07) 5592 2635
Email: cszigeti@fbaa.com.au

Stephen Rasmussen

Stephen Rasmussen

Director

B.Com (Prof Acct), Cert IV (FMB),CPFB, MAICD, FBAA Life Member

Special responsibilities – Chair of Finance & Risk Management Committee, Chair of Equity Release Industry Advisory Committee, Member of Governance Committee

Stephen has been involved in the finance and banking industry for more than 40 years, starting with the CBA in a branch environment acquiring broad lending experience across both retail and SME sectors. Stephen started his own broking business, Tailored Lending Concepts in 1995 and became a member of the FBAA in 2000.  Stephen was appointed as QLD/NT State President in 2009, and subsequently elected to the Board as a Director in 2016.

Principal
Tailored Lending Concepts
Mobile: 0412 295 875
Phone: (07) 4637 0836
Email: srasmussen@fbaa.com.au

Gus Gilkeson

Gus Gilkeson

Director

Special responsibilities – Chair of State Presidents Committee, Member of Governance Committee, Commercial, Equipment, Motor and New Entrants Committee

Angus (Gus) has spent 20 years in financial business development, product development and origination – primarily responsible for loan origination and structuring. He has held successful roles building and running teams with domestic trading and investment banks, financial advisory firms, private lenders, mortgage and funds management, commercial finance broking. Gus has reviewed thousands of individual business and property finance applications in most sectors and has completed billions in loan settlements. Gus holds tertiary qualifications in Information Technology, Financial Advisory, Mortgage and Finance Broking.

Managing Director
Grow Capital
Mobile: 0423 001 002
Email: ggilkeson@fbaa.com.au

Rick Nieuwenhoven

Rick Nieuwenhoven

Director

B Economics (Business), B Education (in Service), GCFP, FIPA GAICD, Member EO, DipFS

Special Responsibilities – Chairman of New Entrants committee, Member of the Finance and Risk Management and Renumeration Committee

Rick Nieuwenhoven has vast experience in accounting practice and education, finance, financial planning, property investment, and mortgage broking spanning more than 15 years, and currently is a registered agent of ASIC. Rick joined FBAA in 2012, was SA State President 2013-15, and elected to the Board in 2015.

Business Owner
Nieuvision
Phone: (08) 8263 4009
Email: rnieuwenhoven@fbaa.com.au

Angelo Lauro

Angelo Lauro

Director

Special Responsibilities – CAM: Commercial Equipment, Asset Finance & Motor Dealers

Angelo has had several careers in executive and development roles across various sectors in the past 20 years with more than 10 years in Finance specialising in the Asset Finance sector. Angelo has built successful businesses including one of the largest asset brokerages in Australia.

He currently is the director of a boutique aggregation business supporting brokers across Australia and currently works with the CAM committee supporting asset brokers and motor dealers.

Director
Australian Finance Aggregation
Phone: (07) 3193 9447
Email: alauro@fbaa.com.au

Clive Kirkpatrick

Clive Kirkpatrick

Director

BEc, MBA, GAICD, Grad Dip FP, Grad Dip App Finance & Investment

A successful executive with over 30 years’ experience in banking and financial services both in Australia and offshore.  Experienced in strategy formulation and execution, business management, sales management and people leadership.  A generalist background with sound understanding of marketing, product development, legal and compliance supported by a MBA.  Governance and directorship skills through GAICD and memberships.  Specialist knowledge and demonstrable capability in distribution.

Kircon Pty Ltd
Director
Mobile: 0439 564 885
Email: ckirkpatrick@fbaa.com.au

 

State & Territory Presidents

Nick Wormald

Nick Wormald

New South Wales & ACT - State President

Grow Capital
Mobile: 0488 810 555
Email: nsw@fbaa.com.au

Christine Green

Christine Green

Queensland - State President

Liberty Network Services
Mobile: 0434 338 704
Email: qld@fbaa.com.au

Bernard Desmond

Bernard Desmond

Victoria & Tasmania - State President

Director
Feedback Finance Pty Ltd
Mobile: 0499 888 666
Email: vic@fbaa.com.au

Joff O’Shannessy

Joff O’Shannessy

South Australia & Northern Territory - State President

Director
Finance Opportunities
Mobile: 0419 820 149
Email: sa@fbaa.com.au

Trent Carter

Trent Carter

Western Australia - State President

Director
Provident Lending & Business Solutions
Mobile: 0448 773 310
Email: wa@fbaa.com.au

 

Hall of Fame

Vernon Spencer

Vernon Spencer

Year Award Presented - 24th November 2017

Steve Weston

Steve Weston

Year Award Presented - 7th November 2019

 

Fellow Members

Darren Loades

Noel Laird

Date - 24th October 2002

Jeffrey Mazzini

Date - 15th November 2007

Thomas Ian Morris

Date - 15th November 2007

Kym Dalton

Date - 24th November 2017

Randal Dennings

Date - 2003/2004

 

Life Members

Stan Millar

Keith Stringer

Chris Szigeti

Ted Brunton

Jim Easton

Peter White

Date - 7th November 2019

John Mulcair

Lynne Cox

Jan Kirstein

Stephen Rasmussen

National Office

Hours: 8:30am – 5pm Monday to Friday
Phone: 07 3847 8119 Email: info@fbaa.com.au

National Office

Street: Level 1, 116 Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, QLD 4102
Post: PO BOX 177, Coorparoo, QLD 4151

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