COVID-19 has changed many things in our world. How has it affected commercial lending? Join our panel of industry experts as they explore all things commercial lending.

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21st October at 11:00 AM (AEDT)



Head of Commercial and Equipment Finance, Vow Financial

Glenn Mitchell

Glenn Mitchell has worked in the Finance Industry for over 35 years, in various senior corporate roles within Funds Management , Banking and Aggregation roles. Over the past 20 years specialising in the broking sector for Commercial Finance. Glenn is a Fellow of the MFAA being a past board member and has won a number of awards within the finance industry. Most recent in 2017 “ABA awards as Thought Leader Of The Year” for his work in delivering education and training for Commercial for the mortgage broking sector . 

Guy has been involved in financial services for over 25 years, starting in the UK and moving to Melbourne in 2000. As an ex-Olympic swimmer, Guy is driven to succeed in everything he does as well as helping those around him to achieve their goals. He loves seeing Banjo’s clients and partners grow and succeed. He believes Banjo have a responsibility to help drive the sustained growth of Australian SME's by allowing them to access the funds they need to succeed.

Chief Executive Officer, Banjo Loans.

Guy Callaghan

Experienced in the finance industry for over 19 years where she has worked with mainly specialised funders. Has experience in residential and commercial lending.
Sally as gained a lot of respect from her brokers for her lending knowledge, service and can-do attitude. Always trying to find a solution for her clients to help to become an integral partner to your business
Fun Fact :
Sally is a rugby league fan as her home town is Hull FC in the UK, she is a huge super league fan and supports the Storm in the NRL. 

Sally Carmichael

Area Sales Manager Vic/Tas, Redzed Lending

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Commercial lending environment

Has COVID-19 changed the commercial lending environment? Hear our panelists’ views.

Lending challenges for Australian SME'S 

How will lending requirements change for SME’s over the coming 6-12 months? What SME’s and brokers need to be prepared for.

Deal evaluations & examples

How the deal evaluation criteria has changed with the current economic situation and example deals being funded.

State Manager NSW/ACT, ScotPac

Philip Freeman

With over 12 years’ experience in asset and cash flow finance, Philip has spent the past 4 years championing SMEs and helping Australian businesses unlock their potential and achieve their goals. His passion for driving success for businesses has seen him build lasting relationships across the United Kingdom, Ireland as well as Melbourne and Sydney where he now frequently commutes between.

Outside the world of working capital and finance, Philip is a massive sports fan across many codes, His love the Wests Tigers, Hawthorn and Manchester United is matched only by his love of his two beautiful children.

Zarko works with people across our industry to find their strengths and challenge their weaknesses to drive better results through focus and process improvement.
People are inherently good.
People will be positive when the environment they find themselves in is positive.
His work with aggregators, lenders, business owners and consumers all share the same common goal; position finance brokers as the professionals of choice in the mortgage and finance industry.
The most rewarding aspect of the work that Zarko does is seeing a business owner progress from a zero start to a profitable and consistent business. 

State Manager NSW/ACT, MFAA

Zarko Jokic

CPD points available for webinar attendees

Loan example

Examples of successful loan applications and what was involved during the evaluation process.

Head of Third Party, Lend Capital

Donelle Brooks

Donelle started her career in media, with a “Girl Friday” role in the sports department of The Examiner Newspaper in Tasmania.

In her 10 years between Vodafone and Telstra she advanced from Team Leader and then Operations establishing business centres for Telstra on the Gold Coast in the late 2000’s.

In 2008 Donelle moved to a broker role covering consumer and commercial finance, her experience in these areas helped her move across to commercial lending in 2011 as a Senior Lending Manager and then Operations Manager for Speedy Finance.

Wanting to focus on “education and giving back” Donelle moved into the National BDM role for Business Fuel in 2018. In 2020 Donelle joined SME Digital disruptor “Lend” as the Head of 3rd Party. Donelle is a focused leader & hopes to make a difference in the SME/Commercial Lending space with her passion for arming brokers with the right education for writing business in the commercial/ SME space and hopes to get the industry working smarter harder.