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Western Australia - State President
Provident Lending & Business Solutions
Mobile: 0448 773 310
Trent Carter has been involved in the finance sector for over 15 years working with banks and other lending institutions, small brokerages, and for the last 6 years as an ACL Holder in his own business ‘Provident Lending & Business Solutions.’
It doesn’t matter if he is helping a first home buyer, a sophisticated investor or a business owner, his core focus is always the same; to have his clients succeed in their business and personal lives, and to ensure they achieve their Enjoyment Factor!
Trent has become a FBAA State President to support local brokers and influence the broking industry in a positive manner. He believes that sharing his passion for finance broking and engaging with local brokers is essential for the continued growth of the industry sector. Part of this journey is hosting FBAA Professional Development Days and Roundtable Discussions which he considers powerful platforms allowing brokers the opportunity to share their industry knowledge, failures and success stories, as well as planning for the future in a competitive market place.
Trent encourages any WA broker, FBAA member or not, to get in touch with him if they are looking for support, or would like to get involved in this industry further.
Queensland - State President
Liberty Network Services
Mobile: 0434 338 704
Christine is Liberty’s Business Capital BDM for QLD and has been with the Liberty Group for over 8 years. Christine has an extensive background in Banking and finance with over 20 years of experience specialising in many aspects including credit, business development, all areas of business lending, coaching, and mentoring.
Christine has proudly volunteered for the Finance Brokers Association of Australia (FBAA) for the last 8 years and has held the position of Queensland State President for the last 5 years.
She believes in motivating and inspiring others by being an approachable, genuine and compassionate adviser.
Being available and showing an interest in others’ feelings not only helps people become comfortable around you but also aids in building trust and rapport.
At present, the mental health of work colleagues and peers has never been more visible or imperative.
For this reason, the well-being of those in the workplace is second on her business agenda.
Outside of work Christine enjoys spending time with family and friends and keeping an active and healthy lifestyle.
South Australia & Northern Territory
South Australia & Northern Territory - State President
Mobile: 0419 820 149
Joff O’Shannessy has extensive experience in business management. He has been a finance and mortgage broker for more than 23 years, 18 of those years running his own business. Currently a registered Credit Representative of ASIC. Joff joined FBAA in 2007, and is currently serving as SA State President since 2015.
New South Wales & ACT
New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory - State President
Mobile: 0488 810 555
Nick Wormald has over 25 years of diverse and synergistic experience in his personal, professional and business life, which culminates in a very holistic approach for his clients.
Working with their clients to assist in the growth of their business is Grow Capital’s core focus, providing a broad range of solutions to ensure the client has all the tools required for success.
Nick has decided to step up as NSW & ACT state president to assist with the FBAA’s positive growth, to drive new initiatives, and ultimately to ensure the FBAA is the first choice for Australian finance brokers.
Nick encourages anyone to contact him for support, guidance or just for a friendly chat
Victoria & Tasmania
Victoria & Tasmania - State President
Mobile: 0412 497 110
Brett Spencer is a second-generation mortgage stalwart, having been actively involved in the Mortgage & Finance industry for almost 30 years after starting his career working at the family-owned lender Interstar (now Advantedge).
He currently holds the position of CEO at Opica Group, a business that is responsible for building the industry’s first Responsible Lending and Transaction Verification system for Brokers and Lenders.
He also serves as Executive Director of business advisory firm TICH Consulting Group & is an advisor to a number of Mortgage and Real Estate companies in Australia.
Brett joined the FBAA in 2020 to give back to the industry that has given him so much, to support a team that he respects and to help shape a better industry for all of its participants. Initially a State Councillor for Victorian & Tasmania, he has stepped into the role of State President.
Brett is passionate about meeting members and hearing their stories, but most passionate about helping them achieve their goals.