People

ABOUT CONNECTIVE

PEOPLE

Meet the Connective team

Connective people

At Connective, our people are the key to our success. With experience spanning all areas of mortgage broking, working with lenders and aggregation, right through to fraud prevention, compliance and risk, you can feel confident that you will be supported by a team of experts.

With extensive training in customer service, our team are committed to providing the support and services you need, when you need them. We take great pride in attracting and retaining the best staff. To meet our team, click on the links below:

Glenn Lees – Director and CEO

Glenn holds both a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Laws Degree. He has worked extensively with Information Technology in the legal industry. In addition, Glenn has practiced as a solicitor in Intellectual Property and Commercial law.

With experience working as a mortgage broker and a history of building interactive data systems, Glenn started Connective in 2003. Glenn is the champion of our award winning Mercury software, recognising that a quality software platform drives broking effectiveness and success.

Mark Haron – Director

Mark brings with him a wealth of knowledge across all aspects of mortgage broking and lending. His vast experience and expertise spans operations, sales and relationship management.

Mark is heavily involved with the MFAA, serving on various committees. He also has strong relationships at the highest level with our lender partners.

Mark’s vision for the future of the industry strongly influences the direction that Connective takes in its dealings with broker members and lender partners.

Graham Maloney – Independent Director and Chairman

Graham joined the Connective board as an independent director and Chairman in 2011.

Having spent 38 years in the financial services sector, Graham has worked across a broad range of disciplines including superannuation, life insurance, general insurance, commercial banking and investment banking.

James Angus – Director

James Angus joined the Connective board in November 2013, when Connective sold a 25 per cent stake in the business to Macquarie Bank Limited. We are very pleased and proud to have Macquarie as a strategic investor in Connective, and welcome James’ extensive experience and expertise to the business.

Outside of his role on Connective’s board of directors, James is currently a Division Director within Macquarie Bank’s Banking and Financial Services Group, where he is responsible for a portfolio of strategic investments as well as leading a national team who deliver market leading white label mortgage funding and branded banking solutions. James also leads client strategy, relationship management and national accounts with strategic third party mortgage distribution partners.

James Atkins – Director

James Atkins joined the Connective board in April 2016. James is an experienced non-executive director, business advisor and marketing strategist. As a Director at Vantage Strategy & Marketing, he works with boards and management teams helping them clarify their strategy and implement change so that they can grow. Prior to setting up Vantage, James was a senior executive in highly competitive markets, including financial services, retail and energy.

Sales Managers

Fiona Brown

Sales Manager (NSW/ACT)

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Lara MacKay

Sales Manager (VIC/TAS)

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Barry Jannese

Sales Manager (QLD)

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Matt Cusworth

Sales Manager (WA)

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Justine Hockley

Sales Manager (SA/NT)

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Broker Support Managers

Chris Feltham

Broker Support Manager (QLD)

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Aaron Cody

Broker Support Manager (VIC)

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Rahul Yadav

Broker Support Manager (NSW)

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Tracy Field

Broker Support Manager (QLD)

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Ciara Brown

Broker Support Manager (VIC)

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Sanj Sanan

Broker Support Manager (NSW)

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May Watson

Broker Support Manger (WA)

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Loreta Berti

Broker Support Manager (NSW)

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George Georges

Broker Support Manager (NSW)

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Mark McColl

Broker Support Manager (VIC)

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Elena Alvaro

Broker Support Manager (SA)

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Connective Home Loans

Michael Goerner

Head of Connective Home Loans

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Cassandra Woodyard

Administration Associate

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Wendy Goddard

Broker and CHL Support Manager (WA,SA & NT)

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Connective Asset Finance

Brent Starrenburg

Head of Connective Asset Finance

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Phillip Meehan

Business Development Manager

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Stephan Light

Business Development Manager

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Mercury Helpdesk

Kieran Pace

Helpdesk
Team Leader

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Keerthi Damera

Mercury Helpdesk Administrator

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Alistair Pryor

System Support
Manager

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Randika Samarasinghe

Mercury Helpdesk Administrator

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Dhanu Jakanathan

Mercury Helpdesk Administrator

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Compliance

Amanda Stirling

Amanda Stirling

National Manager, Risk and Compliance

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Paul Palmer

Paul Palmer

Compliance Support Manager (NSW & ACT)

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Hilda Mogerdich

Compliance
Administration Officer

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Channon Byrne

Channon Byrne

Compliance Support Manager (WA & SA)

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Ryan Leong

Ryan Leong

Compliance
Analyst

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Trevor White

Trevor White

Compliance Support Manager (NSW & ACT)

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Erminia D’Oca

Compliance Support
Manager (VIC)

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Scott Anderson

Scott Anderson

Compliance Support Manager (QLD)

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Ashley Basinger

Ashley Basinger

Compliance
Officer

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Accounts

Cecily Humphreys

Cecily Humphreys

Finance Officer

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Kay Aitkin

Kay Aitkin

Finance Assistant

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Commissions

Jess Andrews

Jessica Andrews

Commissions Administration

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James Bourne

James Bourne

Commissions Administration

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Neil Eagleton

Neil Eagleton

Commissions Administration

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Marketing

Sangeeta Rawat

Sangeeta Rawat

My Marketing Coordinator

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John Slaughter

John Slaughter

Senior Digital Designer

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Monica Chung

Monica Chung

Digital Designer

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